The New York Mets are doing everything in their power to help Matt Harvey through his injury.
Today the Mets placed their ace on the Disabled List today with a tear in his UCL. It is unclear whether or not Harvey will need to have Tommy John Surgery.
Later on the team announced that they will wear a commemorative patch in Harvey’s honor for the remainder of his stint on the DL. Harvey admitted he was touched by his teammates devotion during what he called his “Vietnam.”
We caught up with Harvey at a coffee shoppe/record store/speakeasy in SoHo to talk about the patch.
“The guys have been wonderful since I hurt my arm,” the 24-year-old former ace began. “I couldn’t ask for a better group of bad baseball players.”
Harvey told us Mets Management asked him to break the news to his teammates, deeming that they were ‘not competent enough to do so.’
“I went in there and said ‘look there’s a chance that a few of you may be around when I’m winning the Cy Young with another team, probabl