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SNY breaks ratings records for Matt Harvey’s home return

On Tuesday, Matt Harvey started a game at Citi Field for the New York Mets for the first time since his 2013 Tommy John surgery. The Mets drew a crowd of 39,489 to the ballpark for the game, and SNY delivered some fantastic viewership numbers for the 6-5 Mets win. 322,000 households and 429,161 viewers tuned into the game, the highest numbers since a 5-0 Mets win over the Tigers...
Via Awful Announcing
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Never Miss “Happy Harvey Day” for the Mets With Slingbox

For the first time in a long time, Mets fans have reason to be excited for the season. And nothing gets the fan base fired up more then Matt Harvey starts. They’ve taken on a life of their own, and #HappyHarveyDay has trended on Twitter since he’s come back from the Tommy John surgery. Tonight he makes his second start of the season when the Mets host the Phillies, and as a Mets...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Dominates Washington Nationals in Return

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Washington. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) In one of the most anticipated days in recent history for New York Mets fans, Matt Harvey returned to the mound for the first time since August of 2013...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baffled Bryce Harper says Matt Harvey will one day win Cy Young Award

There isn’t much Bryce Harper can say after once again being left baffled by Matt Harvey during the teams’ game Thursday other than to concede that the New York Mets ace is back and better than ever. The Washington Nationals slugger went hitless in his plate appearances against Harvey in a 6-3 loss, striking out...Read More The post Baffled Bryce Harper says Matt Harvey will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Star Power: Matt Harvey Is Big Box-Office Draw

In an exclusive interview with Mike Puma of the New York Post, Mets chief revenue officer Lou DePaoli said that the team has already sold upward of 30,000 tickets for Matt Harvey’s first home start scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 at Citi Field. “Generally the second home game of the season is the toughest to sell.” “Once people heard what the rotation would be, it started...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered

“It’s like he never left,” said Gary Cohen as Matt Harvey walked off the mound – swagger and all – after striking out Clint Robinson to end the sixth and complete his incredible and somewhat magical return to baseball. Harvey’s first pitch of the day was a scintillating 96 mph fastball for a strike that seemed to announce his return with the echoing pop of the glove...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Beat Washington Nationals in Matt Harvey’s Debut

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches during the second inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy/Getty Images) For fans of the New York Mets, there has been an uneasy anticipation around the return of All-Star starting pitcher, Matt Harvey. Harvey, 26, last pitched in a game...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets paying Bobby Bonilla twice as much as Matt Harvey

Former Major League Baseball player Bobby Bonilla hasn’t played in a professional game since 2001. He’s 52 years old and last stepped on a baseball diamond less than a year after George W. Bush moved into the White House. He’s also set to receive a $1.2 million paycheck from the New York Mets as part of a deferment he agreed to with the team back in 2000. The story is as...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey, The Real Baseball Maverick

The temperature is in the mid-40s. It’s a dreary, early spring day on the east coast. It’s not exactly the type of day you would be running to the ballpark to watch a game. That is, unless, the pitching matchup features Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey. Below, you will find an actual text conversation that took place between Joe. D and myself at about 2:00 pm this afternoon...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey puts media on blast for how he’s negatively portrayed

The way Matt Harvey sees it, the New York Mets have no right to delve too deeply into his personal life so long as he’s doing his job and performing well on the mound. In an upcoming profile on the pitcher set to air on ESPN’s “E:60″ newsmagazine program, Harvey scoffs at the notion that...Read More The post Matt Harvey puts media on blast for how he’s negatively portrayed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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