Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw, who leads the majors with a 1.89 ERA, endorses the idea of Mets righty Matt Harvey starting the All-Star Game at Citi Field.
"He should," Kershaw told FOXSports.com. "There's no reason, especially if it's in New York, that he shouldn't start. That's what the fans will want. I've got no problem with that."
Harvey, fourth in the majors with a 2.27 ERA, will pitch in front of National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy on Monday night when he starts for the Mets against the Giants at AT&T Field.
The Mets are off Thursday, so Harvey's next scheduled start would be Sunday, potentially eliminating him from consideration to start the All-Star Game. Starters who pitch on the Sunday before the ASG can throw no more than one inning in the game, according to baseball's collective-bargaining agreement.
Harvey, however, also could pitch Saturday on regular rest if the Mets reworked their rotation -- something that shouldn't be an issue for the team, ...