As was the case late last week, the Mets are extending the leash on struggling starter Matt Harvey, letting him make his next scheduled start on time, following another eye-catching, ERA-raising night against the Nationals. But given their competitive state, the Mets can't reasonably let this situation linger much longer.
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The Mets will continue to throw Matt Harvey to the wolves despite another poor outing. After allowing five runs in five innings Tuesday against Washington, Harvey saw his ERA balloon to 6.08, and Mets manager Terry Collins initially admitted that removing Harvey from the rotation, at least temporarily, was something the team would have to consider. “Right now we’ve got to think...
Matt Harvey will once again be allowed to work out his issues on the mound. A morning after Harvey gave up five runs to the Nationals, increasing his ERA to 6.08 in nine starts, the Mets announced that Harvey will take his next turn in the rotation Monday against the White Sox.
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During last night’s SNY broadcast, SNY showed Matt Harvey’s opposing batting average broken down by number of times through the opposing team’s lineup: First time through the lineup: .243 Second time through the lineup: .284 Third time through the lineup: .510 This pattern continued last night as the Washington Nationals hit two home runs their second time through the...
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Matt Harvey surrendered three homeruns as his struggles continued in the Mets 7-4 loss tot eh Nationals.
One thing Mets fans have never lacked is commitment to their team, even when they struggled in past years. And with Matt Harvey struggling on the mound, while the rest of the pitching staff continues to shut down hitters, it seems fans are committed to helping him get back on track. Harvey is set to face off against Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday night, and the biggest Mets fan...
Matt Harvey has struggled mightily this season. Once the top option amongst the best starting five in baseball, the Mets starter is mired in arguably the worst stretch of his career. Harvey is 3-6 and his ERA has ballooned to 5.77 after he allowed nine runs in 2 2/3 innings in the worst start of his career last time he took the mound. With their star struggling, the Mets front...
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is off to a disappointing start in 2016 with a 3-6 record and a 5.77 ERA. The Mets and Harvey are not quite sure why Harvey is struggling this much at this point of the season. Mets general manager Terry Collins believes it is a confidence issue with Harvey. “We really think he’s got to get back on the horse, as fast as he can,” Collins said...
Yes. What is wrong with Matt Harvey? Because if you watch him pitch, it seems like everything is wrong, and yet nothing at all. At least, it’s hard to put your finger on it. You run down the list of things that could explain why he has an ERA near five and the worst ERA estimators of his career, and you find little things here or there. But do you find a smoking gun? Velocity...
Things are going so poorly for Matt Harvey right now that the New York Mets will consider skipping the ace’s next scheduled start. Harvey’s season went from poor to 1962 Mets-level bad after he was bombed in a career-worst outing Thursday night. Harvey was tagged for a career-high nine runs over a career-low 2.2 innings in the Mets’ 9-1 loss to the Nationals. He was booed...
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