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Matt Harvey Could Be Held Back Until Home Opener At Citi

Mets manager Terry Collins told Kevin Kernan of the New York Post that he is looking at Matt Harvey like Bruce Bochy looks at Madison Bumgarner. “He’s got the competitiveness of a stinkin’ bear. Matt and I just met a couple of days ago in New York and talked about how important it is for him to understand that we’ve got to be careful.” Collins said the Mets are now considering...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets have an idea: A 7-day DL to rest pitchers

One of the New York Mets’ most important objectives during the 2015 season will be managing Matt Harvey’s workload as he returns from Tommy John surgery. Obviously, the goal is to keep him healthy (as it would be for any pitcher), but also to avoid a Stephen Strasburg-type shutdown that would end Harvey’s season in September. Skipping Harvey’s turn in the starting rotation...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Matt Harvey aiming to throw off a mound in two weeks

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey plans to start throwing off a mound in about two weeks for the first time since the regular season in attempt to get ready for spring training, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: #454409580 / Harvey has not pitched in a regular season game since August 24, 2013 due to a torn UCL, leading to subsequent Tommy John...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Completely Onboard With Innings Limit Plan

On Wednesday afternoon, Matt Harvey acknowledged to reporters at Citi Field that he will not pitch 200 innings in 2015 and that he’s completely on board with however the front office plans to limit his innings next season. “You know what? I’m going to be happy to throw an entire year,” Harvey said. “Whatever they decide, it’s in the best interests of both the team and...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Adding Jacob deGrom to the Harvey-Wheeler comparison

Back in August of 2013, after he made his 10th start of the season, we ran a comparison of Zack Wheeler to what Matt Harvey had done in his first 10 starts in 2012. For fun, let’s throw Jacob deGrom into the mix and see how his numbers stack up to his more heralded teammates. Because if we asked at the beginning of 2012 which pitcher in the farm system was most likely to win...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Feels 100 Percent, Set To Begin Workouts In December

Matt Harvey appeared on WFAN this morning where he spoke about a number of different team specific topics. as he gets set to make his return this Spring. The Mets righty feels great and expects to be 100 percent ready when he reports to camp in February. He is preparing to begin his normal offseason routine and expects to be throwing off a mound in December. “It’s nice going...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: offseason Matt Harvey update

The New York Mets are poised to get their ace back in time for Opening Day 2015. There was little doubt about that. The question that was looming was how cautious would the team be with Matt Harvey as he returns from Tommy John surgery. Well now we have the long awaited answer. Harvey is expected to be able to pitch for as long as the Mets’ season goes, with a small exception....
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Matt Harvey trolling for Eugenie Bouchard at US Open?

Since Matt Harvey has apparently given up on the thought of throwing baseballs at CitiField this season, it sounds like the Mets starter decided to pitch some woo at the US Open this week — namely in the direction of tennis star Eugenie Bouchard.The rehabbing Mets pitcher approached US Open officials about getting tickets to watch the Canadian beauty's matches, even asking them...
Via The Other Paper
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
Via The Other Paper
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey won't apologize to Mets for ‘having a life’

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey seemingly finds himself at the center of controversy on a routine basis. Despite his accomplishments and contributions he makes to the success of the Mets on the field, his away-from-the-ballpark life seems to constantly caused hand-wringing and consternation among Mets brass and the team’s fans. Just a few weeks […] The post Matt Harvey refuses...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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