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New York Mets Report:
When you’re fading fast and it’s not even June, you celebrate the little things. For the Mets, that would be Matt Harvey on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated.
HARVEY: No jinxes please.
Harvey won his first four starts, but has no-decisions in his last four. He has a Major League-best 1.44 ERA and is scheduled to start Friday in Chicago against the Cubs.
ATCHISON TO DL: Reliever Scott Atchison was placed on the disabled list today with numbness in the fingers of his right hand. He experienced the same thing last season before he was diagnosed with a tear in an elbow ligament last year.
Last year, while with Boston, he rejected Tommy John surgery in favor of rest. Looks like a bad decision.
Replacing him will be Collin McHugh, who is 3-2 with a 2.74 ERA in eight starts for Triple-A Las Vegas. McHugh is also capable of spot starting or working in long relief.
McHugh made eight appearances (four starts) for the Mets last season, going 0-4 with a 7.59 ERA.
METS REACH LOW FOR FO...
BEST OF MAXIM
What a beauty of a cover and an instant Mets collectible for all you die-hards out there. Get is signed, get it framed, I know I will.
Matt harvey has gone from New York sensation to a National sensation in less than a half season worth of starts.
SI.com’s Tom Verducci, calls Harvey:
“The most fascinating young power arm in baseball.”
“In an era dominated by pitchers, Matt...
Sports Illustrated has dubbed Mets Ace Matt Harvey as "The Dark Knight Of Gotham."
Harvey, who was named NL pitcher of the month for April will grace the cover of SI this week.
In case you haven't seen it...
METS CAN’T AFFORD TO WASTE HARVEY (AP)
Terry Collins said the Mets are a different team with Matt Harvey, and that he gives them a presence a chance to win once every five days.
That makes it is especially troubling when they waste one of his starts, as they did in Sunday’s 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Harvey, who flirted with perfection in his previous start Tuesday...
With Matt Harvey on pace for over 200 innings pitched, is it possible the New York Mets will shut him down early?
Chances are he’ll be doing his best Stephen Strasburg impression by the season’s end.
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Where would this team be without Matt Harvey?
Is it safe to say that as of this moment, the only proven and legit core player under the age of 30 this team has is The Dark Knight of Gotham?
I like Jon Niese a lot, but is he a core player? Or just an number three pitcher who plays the role of an ace on a very bad team?
I quickly threw some numbers into a spreadsheet and I can’t...
Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3
Despite a near-bullpen meltdown, the Las Vegas 51s were able to avert any further damage and best Albuquerque by a final score of 4-3.
Collin McHugh got the nod for the 51s and had himself his second-straight spectacular outing. McHugh went seven frames allowing just one run on six hits while walking two and striking out five. The 25-year old righty...
TweetWhy even bother to recap or preview Met games this year? It pretty much is the same old story day in and day out (except with a slight possibility that the team stays in the game with Matt Harvey on the mound). Instead, we at MetsFanClub.com created a quick and easy template to use that will surely save bloggers countless hours of useless game recapping copy:
Before the first...
Mets Minor League Roundup:
Class AAA – LAS VEGAS 3, ALBUQUERQUE 1: The 51s defeated the Isotopes, 4-3, for their second straight victory in game two of the four-game series before a Little League/Mother’s Day crowd of 3,489 at Cashman Field. Las Vegas built an 4-0 lead after four innings. RHP Collin McHugh improved to 3-2. He pitched seven innings and allowed six hits, one run...
Usually, it isn’t until after the All Star break, when we need to combine series to come up with 3 Ups and 3 Downs. This week was an exception with the Mets winning 2 out of 6 games against the Chicago White Sox & the Pittsburgh Pirates. Unless the Met offense wakes up real soon, we’re going to be in for a long season. Sorry to say, a first baseman batting .190 in the middle...
Updated by HoJo at 6:00 PM
Scott Atchison, who experienced numbness in his fingers while pitching Monday, has been placed on the disabled list according to Assistant GM John Ricco.
Atchison was examined Tuesday in New York by team doctors who said there is “no new structural damage.”
The 37 year old veteran reliever opted not to have Tommy John surgery last year despite a ligament...
When the New York Mets decided to shut down Matt Harvey after only ten starts last season, baseball fans across the borough of Queens must have had that uneasy part of deja vu that nobody likes. Understandably, the Mets brass were hesitant to allow their young right-hander to pitch beyond the 59 plus innings that he had already worked, coupled with the team’s recent inability...
Last Night’s Quick Scores
Las Vegas dropped Albuquerque, 4-3.
Binghamton split a double header with Harrisburg, 3-1 and 9-3.
St. Lucie had an off day.
Savannah lost to Rome, 4-1.
Wheeler Watch: Joe D. thinks the timing is right, everyone likes what they see (including Wally Backman — see below), and the Mets could us a jolt…one more solid start...
Well, that was wild.
There were a lot of ways that the Pirates could've lost this Sunday afternoon game against the Mets. They had a chance to really deliver a knockout punch to Matt Harvey in the second when Clint Barmes lead off the inning with his second homer (his first homer was against Stephen Strasburg, go figure) and then they loaded the bases up with just one out...
You have to feel good about the Bucs taking winning on a day their spot starter went against an ace on the road, and that’s exactly what happened on Sunday afternoon as they finished off a series victory in New York.
Phenom Matt Harvey had a solid afternoon, but was far from dominant. After the Bucs fell behind early, they answered with a home run in the third inning by Clint Barmes...
Matt Harvey flip flopper Mike Francesa ripped the Mets today. Lather, rinse, and repeat.
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