Found August 30, 2012 on
Wouldn’t you know it? The Mets are on a four-game winning streak!
It’s hardly cause for celebration, but winning four games in a row (and in the process two series in a row) is at least a little soothing after all the suffering Mets’ fans have had to endure in the past month or so.
Also helping matters is the way Matt Harvey is holding up his end of the bargain. Ever since he got called up on July 26, Harvey has given the Mets a shot in the arm, which was exactly what they needed. For a staff sans Johan Santana and Dillon Gee, Harvey is bringing stability to the rotation while also restoring faith in a seemingly hopeless fanbase.
Harvey has now made seven starts and has thrown five quality outings in the process. His other two starts were perhaps his best and his worst. Harvey was splendid in his debut in Arizona when he pitched 5.1 shutout innings, allowing only three hits and three walks while striking out 11 batters (a Mets’ team record for a rookie pitcher making his debut). Har...
BEST OF MAXIM
Enjoy it while you can. The Mets plan to shut down Matt Harvey after 175 innings max, which is about three more starts.
While he’s been one of the bright spots to a disappointing season, I have no problem with the decision as there’s nothing to be gained by running him into the ground. If he’s as good as projected, he’ll be throwing 200-plus innings soon enough.
Matt Harvey takes the mound as the Mets try to make it four in a row and tie the Phillies for third place in the division.
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Matt Harvey, without having his best stuff still had a quality start against the Phillies, thanks to some key offensive contributions from Lucas Duda
Matt Harvey came out of the gate throwing his fastball often, and about as hard as Mets fans have seen in during this 2012 season. Harvey hit 99 MPH at least 5 times, and utilize that fastball for two strikeouts looking. Harvey’s...
Who says the Mets had no talent at Triple-A Buffalo this year? Oh, right. This guy. He’s wrong.
A duel between two AAA All-Stars on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park turned on the bat of a man who recently returned from there. Lucas Duda mashed a two-run homer in the third inning — his first since returning from a stint at Buffalo – and Matt Harvey made it stand up, outdueling...
The Phillies dropped their second straight to the New York Mets, losing 3-2. Tyler Cloyd pitched well, but was out-dueled by fellow rookie Matt Harvey.
CLOYD IMPRESSIVE DURING DEBUT
-Tyler Cloyd made the “emergency start” due to Cole Hamels’ illness. Cloyd was called up, and pitched fairly well in his debut. He went six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits. He...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 • 7:05 PM
Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA
RHP Matt Harvey (2-3, 2.75) vs. RHP Tyler Cloyd (ML Debut)
Ruben Tejada, ss
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Ike Davis, 1b
Lucas Duda, lf
Scott Hairston, cf
Mike Baxter, rf
Matt Harvey, rhp
The Mets won yesterday! The Mets won the day before that! The Mets won the day before...
Final: Mets 3, Phillies 2.
Harvey (3-3, 2.76 ERA) LP: Tyler Cloyd (0-1, 4.50 ERA) SV: Frank Francisco (22
SV, 5.94 ERA)
today, the Phillies scratched Cole Hamels from his start due to an illness. In
order to fill that spot, they soon called up Tyler Cloyd, a AAA pitcher who had
been cruising through the minor leagues this season.
young players have come up...
Hello everybody and welcome to another sunshine-filled day of Mets baseball. We hope our friends in New Orleans and the rest of the Gulf Coast are safe and sound as Hurricane Isaac continues to swarm. Meanwhile, the weather in the Northeast couldn’t be better as the Mets try to take another from the Phillies tonight.
Last night New York came from behind not once, but twice in...
As previously posted, Tyler Cloyd was making his major league debut tonight. In an unexpected spot start for the young righty, the Phillies were sure glad he tossed a solid six innigs to avoid a bullpen game.
Matt Harvey, a rookie starter for the Mets surrendered a run in the top of the first, a sacrifice fly from Ryan Howard which scored Juan Pierre.
Harvey did a bit of hitting...
PHILADELPHIA -- Lucas Duda hit a go-ahead two-run homer and then preserved the lead with an excellent defensive play to back Matt Harvey and lift the New York Mets to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. Harvey (3-3) allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings to help the Mets to their fourth straight victory and fifth consecutive win at Citizens Bank...
Tuesday, 7:05 -The Vanimal v. Chris YoungWednesday, 7:05 - King Cole v. Matt HarveyThursday, 1:05 - Oh no, it's KK v. Jon NieseWhat To Watch For:Tuesday - Want to play a drinking game? Here's a good one: drink every time T-Mac or Wheels make a comment about Chris Young's height and how it relates to his pitching style. They love talking about how he's an "intimidating...