Matt Harvey had another great outing, but the offense and bullpen couldn’t hold it together in the 5-2 loss to the Rockies
Matt Harvey put on six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run, walking two and striking out nine. Harvey has been a revelation in terms of durability and ability mto strike out hitters, minus one outing and has proven a valuable commodity to the 2013 Mets. The only run he allowed was scored on a sac-fly, and Harvey has done nothing short of prove his space on the 2013 team as the #4 starter behind Dikcey, Santana and Niese.
The bullpen, did not get such glowing reviews. The combined to allow four runs, two a piece coming from Ramon Ramirez and Frank Francisco withRob Carson and Josh Edgin coming in for one and one-third clean innings of work. The bullpen continues to be the biggest issue. If a starter can pitch six one-run innings, holding it should not be the utmost concern.
From the offensive side of the ball, the Mets didn’t thrive but a sac-fly in...