Found October 23, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
New York Mets ace right hander Matt Harvey finally underwent Tommy John surgery on his injured pitching elbow on Tuesday. Harvey had tried to avoid surgery for several weeks, believing he could simply rehab the injury and return to the mound. It was finally determined his best course was to undergo surgery. The 24-year-old hurler had his surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews, and he will miss all of the 2014 season, with eyes towards returning for the start of the 2015 campaign. His partially torn ulnar collateral ligament was repaired in the surgery and there were no unforeseen complications. The Mets need Harvey to get healthy as quickly as possible. Along with third baseman David Wright, Harvey represents the future of the franchise. The team simply can’t go anywhere without him around. The 2013 was the second season of Harvey’s young career and he was outstanding before getting injured. He was the National League’s starter at the 2013 All-Star Game and certainly deserved that ...
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