Former New York Mets closer Billy Wagner thinks Matt Harvey should forget about rehab and just bite the bullet on reconstructive elbow surgery.
A lot of people are criticizing Matt Harvey for choosing to delay possible surgery on his ailing right elbow. His manager, however, isn’t one of them.
Harvey will try to rehab his injured right elbow without reconstructive surgery, a move the young ace hopes is going to keep him on the mound for the Mets next season.
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN Insider Jon Heyman, Harvey visited with renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Monday and apparently came away from the meeting confident he can rehab his injured right elbow for the time being.
Harvey traveled to Pensacola, Fla., to see Andrews on Monday. The Mets say they expect to have additional information Tuesday.
Harang struck out 10 Washington batters to become just the third pitcher in club history to fan 10 or more opposing hitters in his first game for the Mets.
The big day has arrived. Harvey is scheduled to visit Dr. James Andrews today, though a call on rehab versus surgery likely won’t be made right away.
If Matt Harvey was an everyday guy pitching in a Central Park league and he opted to try conservative management after partially tearing his ulnar collateral ligament, we wouldn’t give it a second thought. But he’s not.
Mets fireballer Matt Harvey plans to visit Dr. James Andrews before deciding whether he will have reconstructive surgery on his ailing right elbow.
Mets ace Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews to help determine if the 24-year-old ace needs reconstruction surgery.
“I think he’s got most of the control,” Alderson told WFAN radio’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday. “I mean, it’s his body. He ultimately decides what’s in his best interest. All we can do is advise and recommend.”
The Mets fan already knows where his team will be on Halloween. And soon they will be joined by some overpriced, pinstriped clowns across the river.
Wright was headed to the Mets’ complex in Florida on Thursday, a day before the team begins a nine-game road trip. He said he feels fine swinging and fielding, but he’s not running full speed and isn’t ready for rehab games.
Terry Collins says Harvey was encouraged after talking to other pitchers who had similar symptoms or injuries and didn’t require surgery, including “Doc” Halladay.
We all know how this ends. We’re talking about the Mets, a franchise so rife with self-inflicted wounds that even the kindest of baseball gods won’t deign to cut it an occasional break.