Posted April 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
Matt Harvey didn't allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday. Harvey (3-0) pitched past the seventh for the first time in 13 career major league starts, allowing one run and two hits in eight innings with six strikeouts and two walks. His ERA rose from 0.64 to 0.82. Despite a 35-degree gametime temperature, the 24-year-old right-hander pitched with his sleeves rolled up and reached 97 mph. Before Morneau's homer - his first this season - Minnesota's only hard-hit ball came on Eduardo Escobar's lineout to first base in the third. Johan Santana pitched the Mets' first no-hitter on June 1 last year against St. Louis, in New York's 8,020th game. Making his first start since elbow surgery in December, Twins starter Scott Diamond allowed all four runs and eight hits in 4 1-3 innings. New York scored all its run in the fifth, when the Mets got seven straigh...
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