Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/21/13
Bob Raissman of the Daily News ripped into Matt Harvey in his Sunday column and asked him to not to blame the media for any of the blow-back from his rendezvous with the glamorous lifestyle of the rich and famous. Matt Harvey says he wants to be like Derek Jeter. He’s acting more like Alex Rodriguez , which is the last thing the Mets, desperate for a positive image, need. Harvey’s nude modeling in ESPN The Magazine, and revealing his wants, needs and personal preferences in a Men’s Journal profile (including his idea of the “model” playboy) bring us back to the best of A-Rod’s self-indulgent, narcissistic moments. Raissman doesn’t complain about Harvey’s over-exposure in gossip columns, celebrity magazines, and doing nude spreads. But takes issue with Harvey blaming the media for any negative fan reaction and public perception. This all comes under the categories of superficial and harmless. Still, with Harvey, it’s worth wondering where it’s all going. “Baseball is my job and I love
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