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Pedro Martinez: Mets Ace Matt Harvey Could Become ‘Better Than I Was’

This embed is invalid" /> If you believe Pedro Martinez, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey someday will be a Hall of Famer. Harvey has been dominant this season after missing all of 2014 with Tommy John surgery. The sky is the limit for the 26-year-old right-hander, who Martinez lauded Wednesday during an interview promoting his new book, “Pedro.”...
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Matt Harvey Dominates as the Mets Snap Their Losing Streak

Matt Harvey reacts after a double play to end the seventh inning on Friday night at Citi Field. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) On Friday the Mets were coming off a brutal 8-2 loss opening the series against Washington. Since winning 11 straight, the Mets have lost five out of seven games and are starting to look like the Mets of old. Friday night’s matchup featured both...
Via The Sports Journal
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Matt Harvey has a middle finger snow globe in his locker

Matt Harvey seems to have a subtle message in his locker for the media that covers him. Harvey, who improved to 5-0 after shutting out the Washington Nationals over seven innings Friday night, was interviewed in front of his locker following the game. Many fans noticed an interesting item he had on a shelf. Matt...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Harvey Wanted It So Bad He Could Taste It

As I watched Matt Harvey pitch for the Mets on Saturday against the Yankees, I couldn’t help but wonder: Was he showing off for his future bosses? I have little doubt from his body language there’s little question to the matter of showing up his current boss. Please don’t say Harvey someday toiling for the Yankees has not crossed your mind. How could it not? It definitely...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 19: Harvey dominates to split series

New York Mets 8 – New York Yankees 2 Matt Harvey stepped into enemy territory and stepped up his game. For the fans that complained about it, the Mets’ Lucas Duda made quick use of the hitter’s advantage in right field. In the first inning, the Mets first baseman would hit a two-out solo home run into right field off of CC Sabathia to put the Mets ahead early. Through the first...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No Joke: Harvey Ready to Battle A-Rod and the Yanks

That’s the back cover of the Daily News featuring Matt Harvey as Batman and Alex Rodriguez as the Joker. Pretty awesome… Despite a mild ankle sprain, Harvey is full steam ahead for his start this afternoon against CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees in the Bronx. In his only other start against the Yankees, Harvey was in beast mode, allowing just one run in eight innings while...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvey To Have Foot Issue Examined By Doctors

Speaking to reporters at Turner Field in Atlanta, Terry Collins said that Matt Harvey has a minor foot issue but will make his next scheduled start against the New York Yankees. Harvey will have his left foot checked out by a team doctor, and has been reportedly dealing with this issue for about a month. “He’s fine. It’s nothing,” Terry Collins said. The Mets ace is 3-0...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Was Sick, But Wanted To Make His Start

Matt Harvey had an excuse for Sunday’s mediocre performance by his standards. He was sick for a couple of days. It affected his sleeping and his ability to comfortably swallow. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) The illness intensified on Sunday so he texted a Mets trainer at 7:30 AM. But despite that, he still decided to make his scheduled start. Harvey battled through six innings, giving up...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey’s velocity is in midseason form

We’re still very early in the season, which means we’re still deep into small sample size territory. That doesn’t mean we can’t start analyzing what’s happened so far, though, especially against the backdrop of the questions with which we entered the season. One of those major questions regarded what we could expect from a post-surgery Matt Harvey. His Spring Training performance...
18 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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