“About the first of June, when he’s about ready to get on the mound, he will come down to Florida and be here more or less full-time with occasional trips back to New York,” Alderson said.
No matter what the New York Mets think, Matt Harvey is convinced he can pitch at some point this season.
The right-hander raised eyebrows on Twitter over the weekend when he wrote “2014 Harvey day will happen,” an apparent response to some tweets about prospect Noah Syndergaard.
The recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.
The 2014 contract of the injured New York Mets star contains unusual provisions that reward him for 2013 accomplishments.
New York Magazine released its list of New York’s most influential tweeters on Friday, and both WFAN and local athletes were well-represented.
Matt Harvey is back! Well, sort of. Harvey met a major goal on Saturday when he threw his first pitches since undergoing Tommy John surgery.
For his career, Leathersich has struck out a ridiculous 15.2 batters per nine innings — but has also given up five walks per nine innings pitched.
Harvey was cleared Thursday to start playing catch only four months after having reconstructive elbow surgery.
Dollars and cents always seem to take priority over wins and losses, and there is where a lot of the Mets’ problems lie. If Noah Syndergaard proves that good, it might be worth sacrificing the extra cash to get him started in the big leagues.
Unlike teammate Eric Young Jr., who arrived happily at camp and enthusiastically shook hands, fist-bumped or hugged almost every player, Harvey was quiet and reserved.
It’s going to be an intriguing season for the Mets, one filled expected maturation of young players and production from some key veteran signings, but where the Amazins end up in the NL East is anyone’s guess.
Matt Harvey is not planning on doing anything radical to try to defy conventional wisdom on how long his recovery from Tommy John surgery should take, but he is planning to get out on a mound soon.
Wheeler showed signs last season of becoming a co-ace with Harvey, which is exactly what the Mets envisioned when they acquired the hard-throwing right-hander from the San Francisco Giants for Carlos Beltran back in July 2011.
Matt Harvey, who was quoted last year as being an admirer of Derek Jeter’s dating prowess, has ended his relationship with supermodel Anne V after weeks “on the rocks,” Us Weekly reported on Sunday.