Found May 22, 2013 on New York Mets Report:
The headlines were basically the same no matter where you look: Today Is Matt Harvey Day. Harvey, undeniably the most exciting thing to happen to the Mets this season, starts Wednesday against Cincinnati. In games following his start, the Mets are 0-9. HARVEY: Goes against Reds. Harvey has started nine games and won five with four no-decisions. Even in those games he was brilliant. Yes, when Harvey starts the Mets have a very good chance of winning. On those days, the Mets are major league quality. That’s a good thing, but it comes with a flip side, and that’s outside of him, David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Bobby Parnell, there’s little substance on this team. Harvey’s success merely illustrates how little the Mets have on the major league level, and their refusal to demote Ike Davis shows how little faith they have in their minor league players. Harvey is a major leaguer both in talent and demeanor, surrounded by players who mostly are not. John Buck has his moments, as does Marlon...
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