New York Mets manager Terry Collins attempted to make light of the latest in a long line of Matt Harvey-related controversies by making wisecracks about how the team has a plan in place to make sure the talented-but-mercurial pitcher is on the team flight to the West Coast for the team’s division series showdown with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Harvey of course was late to a mandatory...
While the New York papers are having a field day speculating about the potential negative impacts of Matt Harvey being late to Tuesday’s mandatory workout at Citi Field, a New York Mets teammate went to bat for the oft-controversial pitcher. Curtis Anderson on Wednesday said the pitcher, who is slated to start Game 3 of the team’s NLDS series against the Los Angeles Dodgers...
New York Mets star pitcher Matt Harvey missed a mandatory team workout on Monday, and it is highly unlikely that traffic had much — if anything — to do with it. When reports began surfacing that Harvey was not on the field with the rest of his teammates, it quickly became clear that the 26-year-old’s...Read More
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey undoubtedly annoyed his teammates, coaches and fans on Tuesday when he was the only player who could not manage to show up on time for a mandatory workout. But don’t worry, Twitter wasn’t about to let him off the hook. Harvey claimed he was stuck in traffic, yet no...Read More
Matt Harvey has put the innings cap drama behind him and is scheduled to pitch in the first round of the playoffs, but that does not mean the drama between him and the New York Mets has disappeared completely. On Tuesday, Harvey failed to show up for a mandatory team workout after he supposedly got...Read More
There was one player of note not present for the New York Mets’ mandatory workout Tuesday ahead of the team’s NLDS showdown with the Los Angeles Dodgers: Matt Harvey. The pitcher was the only one of 27 players either on the Mets’ playoff roster or on the bubble who wasn’t in attendance. And given how his name routinely makes an appearance whenever controversy arises, his...
Sandy Alderson was none to pleased after learning that Matt Harvey was a no-show on Tuesday during an official team workout at Citi Field. Alderson said he did not know why Harvey wasn’t at the workouts and preferred not to comment further until he speaks to Harvey. Initially, a team spokesman told reporters that the […]
Matt Harvey has been nominated for the comeback player of the year award in the National League along with Carlos Gonzalez of the Rockies and Joey Votto of the Reds. (CBS New York) Harvey, who missed all of 2014 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, has been excellent in his first year back from injury. His […]
Former Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone isn’t a fan of the Mets handling of Matt Harvey. Mazzone, who was the Braves pitching coach for 26 years, told Bob Nightengale of USA Today that he never once had to limit a pitcher’s innings like the Mets are doing with Harvey. “I think the thing is totally […]
The New York Mets and Matt Harvey may resolve the innings limit controversy by having the pitcher throw shorter half-outings over the remainder of the season. Harvey has thrown 171.2 innings this season. His agent Scott Boras says Harvey has a strict 180 innings limit as prescribed by his doctors. The two sides reached a compromise with Harvey saying he will pitch in the...
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