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Harvey Is No Longer The Mets Number Two Prospect
Since his call-up to the bigs and a dazzling Major League debut by Matt Harvey last week, the Mets top pitching prospects rankings needed to be revised. So I scratched Mr. Harvey’s name off, and did a redo of the order with their recent performances this season factored in. After doing this, I quickly noticed that several players like lefty Steve Matz and righty Michael Fulmer, have soared up the charts. Here’s the latest ranking of the 10 best Mets minor league pitching prospects:
Zack Wheeler – The reigning number one prospect in the system has done nothing this year to change his status. Despite struggling badly in his last two starts, Wheeler is a top talent, and a few bad performances is not going to alter that fact. The guy has hair-raising stuff. He may have hit a little bit of a wall in the dog days of summer this year, but keep in mind that he is already less than four innings shy of his career high for innings pitched in one...
BEST OF MAXIM
And just like that, the Mets have won three games of their last five. The Mets offense was able overcome the Giants and the Mets bullpen last night to win the game in extra innings. Tonight, the Mets will hope to win more conventional manner not involving a bullpen meltdown as Matt Harvey makes his second major league start against Tim Lincecum.
Matt Harvey was awesome in his major...
New York Mets rookie right-hander Matt Harvey made his second career start Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants and delivered another strong outing. The 23-year-old worked six innings while striking out seven and allowing just two earned runs on four hits and three walks.
In the end it was New York’s defense that did Harvey in as failed double play ball in the second...
I really loved this post by Bob Klapisch of The Record this morning on Mets rookie pitching phenom Matt Harvey.
Harvey isn’t just some overhyped prospect being pimped by desperate ownership. To the contrary: Rival executives believe the 23-year-old right-hander is the most gifted rookie pitcher the Mets have produced since Doc Gooden.
Granted, that’s a crazy endorsement for...
Despite a solid effort by Matt Harvey, the Mets combined sloppy defense and little run support to saddle their rookie with a loss as the Mets (50-54) fell to the Giants (56-47) by the score of 4-1 Tuesday night in San Francisco.
Matt Harvey gave up three runs, only two earned, on four hits, three walks and seven strike outs in six innings pitched.
After loading the bases in the...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: New York NL at San Francisco, 22:15 ET
2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: New York NL at San Francisco, 22:15 ET
What’s Notable About This Game
What’s notable about this game is how Mets right-hander Matt Harvey...
The Mets were out in Arizona for a four game set against the Diamondbacks, and they leave Arizona with a split, winning the first and last games of the series. The 3 Ups for this piece were pretty to easy determine, so here we go:
Hooray For Harvey: So many times in the past we’ve seen other teams bring young pitchers up to stymie the Mets. It was great to see the Mets do that...
Matt Harvey arrived on the big league scene in dramatic fashion last week for the New York Mets and now it appears as though fellow pitching prospect Zack Wheeler may be making a jump of his own. Wheeler, who has spent the entire season in Double-A with the Binghamton Mets, appears to be in line for a promotion to Triple-A this weekend. According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork...
Jordany Valdespin – CF
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Ike Davis – 1B
Scott Hairston – LF
Mike Baxter – RF
Justin Turner – 3B
Josh Thole – C
Matt Harvey – RHP
And just like that, the Mets have won three games of their last five. The Mets offense was able overcome the Giants and the Mets bullpen last night to win the game in extra innings...
The excitement surrounding Matt Harvey’s stellar debut overshadowed another Mets debut last night. This one albeit it a dubious one. Kind of representative of the entire Mets season, huh?
I’m talking about Lucas Duda and his free fall from the starting line up of the big club in Queens. The same night Matt Harvey made his star making turn with the Mets, Duda made his debut as...
Two highly touted prospects made their major league debuts this week, and both made excellent first impressions. Pitcher Matt Harvey struck out eleven Diamondbacks in 5-1/3 innings in the Mets 3-1 victory, and in doing so set a new team record for strikeouts by a starting pitcher in his first MLB start (the previous record of eight was shared by Hall of Famer Tom...
The New York Mets entered this afternoon’s game against the Diamondbacks having lost eight of their last nine games and 14 of of their last 16. The luster of Matt Harvey‘s brilliant debut was starting to wear off for Mets fans as the team reverted back to it’s post-All-Star break swoon. With New York badly needing another pick me up, their most reliable pitcher delivered...
The Mets try to split the series today as they play game 4 in a three game set. After winning the series opener behind Matt Harvey, the Mets dropped game 2 and 3, mostly due to ineffective starting pitching. One highlight from last night to note, obviously, would be Ike’s performance smacking three homers in the game. Anyway R.A. Dickey looks to correct his ship and the team ship...