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LEADING OFF: Harvey vs. Nola, Royals get chickenpox

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Wednesday: --- SEVENTH HEAVEN In the first matchup between two talented NL East pitchers who could be squaring off for years to come, Mets ace Matt Harvey (11-7) faces prized rookie Aaron Nola (5-1) and the Phillies. Both right-handers were drafted No. 7 overall - Harvey out of North Carolina in 2010 and Nola from LSU last year...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade Xander Bogearts-No Way

The Globe’s Nick Cafardo recently said on a Red Sox pregame show that he might trade Xander Bogearts for a young pitcher. If I’m not mistaken, he mentioned the Mets’ Matt Harvey, who was their starter the same night. I don’t agree. There are several reasons for this. Bogearts has maintained his slashes, which are now .313/.343/.405. He has 13 rbi’s in the month of...
Via Fenway West
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Verrett takes 'Matt who' approach in spot start for Harvey

Logan Verrett couldn't understand what all the fuss was about when he was tabbed to make Sunday's spot start in place of New York Mets ace Matt Harvey."Why's everybody freaking out?" Verrett jokingly asked Harvey on Friday. "Don't they know I'm a way better pitcher than you?"Pretty bold talk for a rookie who was already let go by two other teams this season and had never made a major...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey 'on board' with Mets skipping his turn in rotation

    Get ready for a potential controversy in the Big Apple. The New York Mets announced on Friday that they will skip Matt Harvey’s next turn in the rotation in order to keep his innings down. The pitcher says he is “on board” with the decision. “The innings are adding up — we have kind of been discussing that the whole time. I told them I was completely on board...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Does Not Accept Mediocrity

I wanted to update this post with something Matt Harvey posted on MLB’s Snapchat this afternoon. It’s just another reason why I am so glad that we have a player with this kind of focus and high aspirations on our team. Harvey epitomizes everything I want to see from this team. * * * * * […]
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvey Battles Against Pittsburgh, But Receives Little Support

Matt Harvey delivered another solid performance yesterday, but he received little support from his teammates. He tossed six strong innings while allowing only one run and striking out six. However, he got a no decision as the Mets’ lineup struggled to score against the Pirates’ pitching. This has unfortunately been a theme throughout Harvey’s career. […]
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvey And deGrom Fire Back To Back Gems

Following Matt Harvey‘s dominant performance Tuesday against the Rockies, Jacob deGrom responded with a stellar outing of his own. He fired seven shutout inning while striking out ten to earn his 11th win of the season. Colorado’s lineup looked completely overmatched as deGrom annihilated them with his explosive heater and electrifying breaking pitches. “I was […]
Via Mets Merized Online
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Innings Limits Stifle New York Mets’ Dominant Starters?

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 11: Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets celebrates the final out of the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies on August 11, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Even before they took first place, the Mets were held afloat by their starting rotation. Their youth means they...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Has Not Allowed A Run In 15 Innings

 Matt Harvey was overpowering versus the Colorado Rockies last night. He fired eight scoreless innings while striking out four batters to gain his 11th win of the season. He dominated the Rockies’ lineup for the entire contest as his fastball and changeup command were on point. Harvey did not walk a single batter all evening. […]
Via Mets Merized Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey fires back on Instagram after catching heat for private jet pic

Matt Harvey took to Instagram to fire back at critics after he was roundly ripped on social media for posting a photograph of himself enjoying the luxurious environs and posh amenities he was afforded during a recent flight on a private jet. The New York Mets ace on Thursday morning posted a photograph to Instagram...Read More The post Matt Harvey fires back on Instagram after catching...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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