Found April 25, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
While approaching Citi Field last night one couldn’t help but notice the monstrous digital image of Matt Harvey on a video board outside the stadium with the screaming caption, “Harvey-licious.’’ When logging onto the Mets’ website there was an advertisement plugging Harvey T-Shirts. And, all of this is for a guy who was starting just his 15th major league game. I am waiting for the Mets to put him on a banner outside the stadium, joining the likes of Keith Hernandez and David Wright; Ed Kranepool and Bud Harrelson; Jerry Koosman and Jon Matlack. Make no mistake, Harvey is a good Met, but not yet a great one. There is plenty of time for him to reach that distinction. “I don’t get caught up in the marketing angle,’’ manager Terry Collins said when asked if this is too much, too soon, much the way it was last winter for the Knicks and Lin-sanity. “I don’t thing he gets caught up in it, either. Let’s ride the wave. This guy is ready.’’ He might have been ready last night,
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