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The Frightening Prospect of a Good Matt Harvey Curveball

Matt Harvey hasn’t been featured in these digital pages since the illustrious David Temple pointed out in early August that the Mets right-hander was throwing again after 2013 Tommy John surgery. With his coming start on Friday against the Tigers in the Grapefruit League, Harvey is about to be pitching again to major league hitters; […]
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Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Make 30 Starts

Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest on Mets Hot Stove on Tuesday at Tradition Field. He told Gary Apple that in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, Matt Harvey should make at least 30 starts. “There are going to be nights when he’s dominant, and you got to let him stay out there, which means next time we’re gonna have to cut him back.” “Matt and I have...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Harvey To Make Season Debut April 9 Against Nationals

Matt Harvey will likely make his regular season debut on April 9 against the Nationals in DC according to a report by Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. The Mets ace will then be slated to start the team’s second home game on April 14, against the Phillies at Citi Field. “The Mets don’t need Harvey to over-amp it on Opening Day in Washington and run into issues as he returns...
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Mets Matters: Looking At Harvey, Left Field And Other Issues

It is way too early for rave reviews, but the first impression of Matt Harvey have been positive. Harvey threw to hitters – who swung this time – Monday morning and the reaction has been good. Curtis Granderson especially liked Harvey’s command, telling reporters: “The big thing is he went to both sides of the plate really consistently and accurately and effectively. If...
Via New York Mets Report
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New York Mets: Matt Harvey impresses in first action

The Mets hope that Matt Harvey returns to his 2013 form after 18 months of rest and rehab from elbow surgery April is right around the corner, and hope is in the air. Around this time, most MLB teams are gearing up for another season. A lot of projections and things of that nature are coming out right about now. However, everyone is 0-0, so everyone has a reason to be optimistic...
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Mets’ Ace Matt Harvey Is Finally Back In Action

New York Mets’ starting pitcher Matt Harvey had Tommy John surgery in October of 2013 and he was far from what you might call a “happy camper” or even a remotely cooperative one about it. Initially he attempted rehabbing his torn ulnar collateral ligament but reluctantly opted for the procedure as it is, on the whole, much more effective. As soon as Harvey was out of surgery...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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What is Matt Harvey’s kryptonite?

New York Mets ace Matt Harvey’s bullpen session sparked cheers from a fan base that has endured eight consecutive playoff-less seasons – but does he have a weakness? Harvey’s 36 dominant Major League starts have made him the undisputed ace of the team, but the Dark Knight will need to adapt to overcome one blemish on an otherwise pristine resume: His ability to pitch effectively...
Via Around Citi
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What does Matt Harvey mean to the New York Mets?

So 2014 was supposed to be the year the New York Mets finally took the next step. The year they finally competed and were once again true playoff contenders. But that changed very quickly when Matt Harvey was lost for the season. Harvey had to undergo Tommy John surgery after suffering discomfort at the end of the 2013 season. Harvey made his major league debut on July 26, 2012 against...
Via NYMetsLife
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New York Mets: position battles to watch

With pitchers and catchers officially reporting in less than a week, it’s useful to take this time to spotlight some key competitions that will be going on with the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie this spring. Much of the Mets roster is pretty set but there a few positions that have yet to be decided. First, there is one open bullpen spot, believed to go to a second left-hander...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey: A-Rod's return 'good for baseball'

There are a lot of people who would like for A-Rod to just go away. Matt Harvey is not one of them.     Harvey has been keeping tabs on Alex Rodriguez’s situation with the New York Yankees amid his own recovery from Tommy John surgery. The New York Mets ace is prepared to welcome A-Rod back to baseball with open arms, even if the slugger will go down as one of the biggest...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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