Matt Harvey

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets is met by manager Terry Collins after scoring in the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets will continue their best-ever first homestand this week after beginning their home schedule with seven straight wins for the first time in club history.

04/20/2015

Curtis Granderson #3 and Jeurys Familia #27 of the New York Mets celebrate a 7-6 win against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets’ Fast Start Has Citi Field Rocking Like Never Before

With higher expectations for 2015, three of the first seven home crowds exceeded 41,000 and two others were around 39,000.

04/20/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets watches Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies take first base after he was hit by Harvey in the fifth inning during their game at Citi Field on April 14, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

WATCH: Matt Harvey Plunks Chase Utley After 2 Mets Are Hit

Harvey (2-0) was no doubt retaliating after Buchanan (0-2) plunked Wilmer Flores and Michael Cuddyer in the second inning, both on the left hand.

04/15/2015

Harvey Picks Up ‘W’ As Mets Beat Phillies 6-5 On Wild Night In Queens

Matt Harvey won his first home start in almost 20 months, and Lucas Duda hit a three-run double to lead the New York Mets past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.

04/15/2015

Matt Harvey pitches at Citi Field in 2013 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Get Pumped! Matt Harvey Returns To Citi Field Tuesday Night

Coming up at Citi Field, the night Mets fans have eagerly anticipated for more than a year and a half: Matt Harvey back on the mound in Queens.

04/14/2015

Bartolo Colon pitches against the Braves at Turner Field on April 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Colon And Clemens Have In Common?

John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.

04/13/2015

Matt Harvey pitches in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats’ Harper On Harvey: ‘He’s Going To Be Cy Young One Day’

Now that’s how you return from Tommy John surgery. Mets ace Matt Harvey impressed everyone in the ballpark in his first start in nearly 20 months.

04/10/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Matt Harvey — The Biggest Star In New York?

The headline says it all.

WFAN–04/10/2015

Matt Harvey pitches in the first inning during a baseball against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: ‘Must-See Harvey’ Lives Up To The Hype, Yankee Panic And More

Boomer and Craig were collectively beside themselves after their young ace came up well, aces, and you could hear it in their tone.

WFAN–04/10/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches in the third inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Harvey Brilliant In Return; Mets Make Statement With Series Win Over Nationals

Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine.

04/09/2015

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In Honor Of Matt’s First Start, The 7 Best Harvey Days Of All Time

Matt Harvey is set to make his first regular-season mound appearance in over 500 days, and to celebrate his return, we gloss over his seven best performances.

04/09/2015

Matt Harvey throws a pitch during a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Now It Counts: Mets’ Harvey Set For Big Return Against Nationals

Matt Harvey has been itching to help the Mets. That day has finally arrived. New York’s ace, with his surgically repaired elbow, will take the mound Thursday afternoon in Washington.

04/09/2015

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Are The Mets About To Take The City From The Yanks? CC Doesn’t See It

“I’m just saying for every starter they have, we have the same guy who has done it before, been in World Series and won World Series games. That’s why I don’t think it’s a battle.”

04/06/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Says Mets Shouldn’t Judge His Personal Life

Asked during an ESPN profile about the Wilpon family and whether he thinks they want him to buy a house in the Connecticut suburbs, get a station wagon and get married, Harvey said: “I have one father, basically.”

04/03/2015

Curtis Granderson poses for a picture with a fan prior to a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Palladino: Young-Gun Mets In Position To Take Over City

No one can guarantee it will ever happen. These are the Mets, after all. But the foundation exists. The Yanks have left the door wide open.

04/03/2015

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