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Boras: Matt Harvey Gave His Arm Already For Mets

Matt Harvey‘s agent Scott Boras, who infuriated the Mets front office when he launched a public innings limit controversy  that put the Mets and his client Harvey in an awkward and tenuous position, was at it again on Friday night. Asked by reporters yet again about his opinion of how the Mets are handling Harvey, Boras said:  “Everybody knows what his ethic is. And remember...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey changes pitching plan, wants ball from Mets

    Matt Harvey threw 6.2 innings and 97 pitches on Saturday to give his New York Mets their best chance of clinching the NL East for the first time since 2006, and it’s all part of a new pitching plan brought on by the ace himself. Harvey, apparently feeling badly about the way the entire innings limit controversy unfolded, took it upon himself to tell manager Terry Collins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken says Matt Harvey is in a ‘no-win situation’

The battle between the New York Mets and superagent Scott Boras over a proposed strict innings limit for Matt Harvey has put the pitcher in a “no-win situation,” so says renowned baseball ironman Cal Ripken. Ripken, now a TBS analyst, was in New York to promote the network’s upcoming postseason coverage, made an appearance on the Daily News SportsTalk podcast, and essentially...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey deserves all the blame for innings limit fiasco

Before, it was Diana Ross and the Supremes, as well as Gladys Knight and the Pips, and now it’s Matt Harvey and the Mets. Please welcome baseball’s newest diva. As the team from Queens embarks on its first postseason berth since 2006, their star pitching performer may not be on the October stage as long as his fans, his manager or general manager would prefer. The roots of...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets, Scott Boras, James Andrews agree on Matt Harvey plan

Let’s put all of the Matt Harvey drama behind us. The Mets, agent Scott Boras, and Dr. James Andrews have agreed to a plan to monitor the health of Harvey’s elbow and ensure he starts in the playoffs for the Mets. ESPN’s Buster Olney explored the details. As the regular season winds down and the Mets continue to move closer to clinching the NL East — their magic number...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent value: 3 up 3 down

With the final stretch of the MLB season winding down, players about to embark on free agency have largely impressed upon the industry their market value.  Following last year’s free agent class, top heavy with pitching, this year's group is more well rounded and should see comparable value in terms of dollars. MLB teams have shown a willingness to break the bank for both pitchers...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez defends Matt Harvey against Mets

    Matt Harvey found a friend in the media to defend him in his spat with the Mets over an innings limit, and it was none other than Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez. Martinez, who pitched for the Mets from 2005-2008 but struggled with injuries during his time with the team, weighed in on the matter via Twitter Tuesday. The Mets have to monitor how many stressful innings Harvey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

What should the Mets do with Matt Harvey?

In 2012, the Washington Nationals were not shy about their intention of shutting down their star ace, Stephen Strasburg, once he hit roughly 160 innings pitched. In his first year following Tommy John surgery, the Nationals decided the long-term future was more important than that year’s result.  Sure enough, his final start came on September 7th and even though the Nationals...
Via The Outside Corner
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets GM rips Scott Boras over Matt Harvey innings cap

    The New York Mets are putting Matt Harvey in a position to become incredibly unpopular with the fans if he decides to shut it down for the year after pitching a certain number of innings. Scott Boras, Harvey’s agent, recently made it very clear that Harvey’s doctor does not want the 26-year-old pitching more than 180 innings this season. The Mets are in first place...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets, Scott Boras clashing over Matt Harvey’s innings limit

The New York Mets are on the verge of their first Postseason appearance since 2006, but they could conceivably be without ace Matt Harvey once October comes around. Harvey’s agent Scott Boras is insisting that Harvey’s doctors have stamped him with a limit of 180 innings this year, which is problematic considering it’s only September 4th and Harvey is already at 166 1/3...
Via The Outside Corner
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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