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Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Schwartz: When It Comes To UCL Tears, It Starts At A Young Age

The increase in Tommy John surgeries has been dramatic in recent years. But as doctors and other health-care providers learn more and more about the UCL injuries and how to prevent them, those numbers should go down.

07/18/2014

Shane Greene (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), Jacob deGrom  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Replacement Arms Key For Mets, Yankees In Second Half

Good fortune certainly smiles if the kid works out. If he doesn’t, then the position goes down the tubes. If enough spots follow, then the season goes out the window.

07/14/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Skipper Says He’s Optimistic Tanaka Will Return This Season

New York’s 9-3 loss to the Indians was overshadowed by the news that rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow.

07/11/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Harvey Unhappy With Pitchers Throwing Wright Inside, Vows To Retaliate

“I don’t forget,” Harvey said. “Once I’m back I’ll be excited about getting the chance to help the captain.”

06/13/2014

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Reality Setting In For Mets’ Harvey; Collins Gets Vote Of Confidence

General manager Sandy Alderson said there is nothing wrong with Matt Harvey. In fact the 25-year-old’s recovery might have been going too well.

06/11/2014

Television host and comedian Jimmy Fallon (2nd from L) and professional baseball player Matt Harvey attend Game 3 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Harvey, Fallon Take Shots At Each Other While Enjoying Rangers Game

Harvey, of course, did a memorable skit on Fallon’s show before starting the 2013 National League All-Star Game. The pitcher and the comedian had some fun during the contest, taking shots at each other on social media.

06/10/2014

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Sims: Mets’ Harvey Learning That The Body Has Its Own Recovery Plan

Unless he’d like to face a revision surgery down the road — perhaps sooner than later — Matt Harvey would be wise to take direction from his medical team without a fight.

06/09/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images), Matt Harvey (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mets Prospect Syndergaard Hurts Shoulder; Harvey Forced To Slow Rehab?

Noah Syndergaard has already survived an elbow scare this season. Well, the Mets’ top pitching prospect is banged-up again — but this time it’s his shoulder.

06/06/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Matt Harvey Needs To Be Quiet — Now

Harvey sparkles on the diamond — where he belongs — but not in the media, the front row or the operating table.

05/22/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Softening Stance On Harvey Pitching In 2014? It Sure Seems Like It

Matt Harvey is many things — headstrong, determined, even stubborn. But he’s also apparently very convincing, so much so that he may actually talk the Mets into allowing him to pitch this season.

05/21/2014

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Matt Harvey: ‘I Want To Make 5, 6, 7 Starts This Year’

The Mets ace wants to make a half-dozen starts before the end of the season, which many — check that, nearly everybody — wrote off when he had Tommy John surgery in October.

05/20/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Let’s Acknowledge Harvey Did Smart Thing In Club Brawl

The WFAN co-hosts wanted to take some time Friday to praise the rehabbing Mets ace for having the smarts to get out of The Gilded Lily on Thursday once his friends’ fists reportedly went flying.

05/16/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

On The Mend: Mets’ Harvey Ups Throwing Distance To 120 Feet

Mets ace Matt Harvey took the next step in his rehabilitation from right elbow surgery, increasing his throwing distance from 90 to 120 feet.

05/09/2014

Matt Harvey (Credit: Twitter/@MattHarvey33)

Mets’ Matt Harvey: ‘I’m Not Going To Apologize For Being Myself’

“I’m not going to apologize for being myself and, you know, having a good laugh at a funny little picture,” he said. “But I’ve kind of had enough with Twitter.”

04/23/2014

Matt Harvey (Credit: Twitter/@MattHarvey33)

PHOTO: Matt Harvey Flips Bird In Tweet, Then Deletes Twitter Account

“I think he’s got some A-Rod in him,” WFAN co-host Evan Roberts said on Tuesday afternoon, referring to Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. “…The ability to get attention for everything, that’s the comparison.”

04/22/2014

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