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Mets’ Jason Vargas suffers fracture to non-pitching hand

Mets left-hander Jason Vargas suffered a non-displaced fracture of his right hamate bone during his outing Friday, the team announced. It’s unclear how long Vargas will be on the shelf, though Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News estimates two to six weeks, depending on whether he undergoes surgery. General manager Sandy Alderson told Tim Britton of The Athletic and other reporters...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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New York Mets: Is the “Dark Knight” Back?

It has been a long time since Matt Harvey’s “Dark Knight” days. Harvey Day was a holiday at Citi Field, Mets fans came expecting a dominant and well-pitched game from their ace. There has not been a Harvey Day since 2015. This was the last time the “Dark Knight” made an appearance at Citi Field. Two years later, Harvey is looking to regain a semblance of his former self. 2018 will...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harvey Used Changeup As Strikeout Pitch Effectively

  New York Mets’ starting pitcher Matt Harvey made some notable comments yesterday, as per Kevin Kernan’s article this morning for the New York Post, after an encourage outing in which the 28-year-old struck out eight batters in five innings of work. The fact that he allowed six hits and three earned runs is an afterthought to Harvey as he talks about his changeup, “That’s the big...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago

Matt Harvey takes big step after rediscovering a lost pitch

PORT ST. LUCIE — What a change from a year ago. In more ways than one for Matt Harvey and the Mets. Harvey has a feel for the baseball again, something he didn’t have last year because he was recovering from thoracic outlet syndrome surgery. That change Thursday was obvious as Harvey struck out the...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Harvey K's final 5 hitters in 5-inning start

After two good starts to open Spring Training and a poor start Saturday, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey combined a little bit of all three in his fourth outing. Harvey allowed three earned runs on six hits over five innings in his deepest start so far against the Marlins at First Data Field on Thursday.
2 days ago

Harvey Strikes Out Eight in Five Innings Against Marlins

New York Mets righty Matt Harvey made his fourth start of the spring with five innings against the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon. In those five innings, Harvey allowed three earned runs (all in the third inning) on six hits, one walk and struck out eight including striking out the side in his final frame. His Grapefruit League ERA is down to 5.52 in 14.2 innings though he has...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago

Talkin’ Mets: The Cespedes Dilemma, Harvey’s Rotation Spot

Hear a replay of my podcast and appearance on WLIE 540 AM I discuss Mickey Callaway’s comments on the team’s lack of hustle, fundamentals and how this applies to Yoenis Cespedes. Will Matt Harvey earn a spot in the starting rotation? Hear my thoughts. Finally I end up with a “get off my lawn” rant about the exclusive Facebook broadcasting rights. In the back-half of the show you...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago

WATCH: Mets starter Matt Harvey talks about positive Monday outing

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey discusses his outing on Monday, a successful start which lasted three scoreless innings in Port St. Lucie.
13 days ago  |  Discuss

10 MLB players who will crush it in contract years

It took longer than expected, and a select few big names do remain unsigned, but the main free agents of the 2017-18 class are largely signed. What caused the slow signing class is a matter of some debate between MLB and the MLBPA (which you can read about here). But one potential cause of the slow activity was the loaded free agent class of 2018-19.It’s certainly possible that teams...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets pitcher Matt Harvey happy with outcome of first spring start

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey talks about his first start of Spring Training, in which he tossed two innings of one-run ball.
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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