Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 3/5/12
Later today the Mets will begin the first game of Spring Training and Met fans will get a glimpse of the prize of the farm, Matt Harvey.  Harvey is scheduled to pitch against the nationals along with a group of veterans who should make his fastball look mighty impressive by comparison.  On March 6th the story will be Johan Santana’s start against the Cardinals but instead you could focus on Pedro Beato who is converting to a starter or the B-Squad game vs. the Astros featuring Jeurys Familia and Josh Stinson. Matt Harvey: He has a fastball that sits in the mid-90s and touches the upper 90s from time to time.  He boasts a plus curveball and a slider listed as “Nasty” as well as a changeup that was referred to as “much improved”.  The control problems that lowered his value going into the draft were not visible through 2011 as he crushed the competition in Port St. Lucie and progressed with some early struggles in Binghamton. What To Watch For: There is little Met fans shouldn’t...
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