New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson defended the team’s handling of pitcher Zack Wheeler, who is expected to miss the 2015 season because of a torn elbow ligament.
Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, and the New York Mets lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday.
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After getting six straight outs last week in his first appearance following elbow surgery, the Mets’ ace allowed two runs and six hits over 2 2-3 innings Wednesday in a 7-4 loss to the Marlins.
Six up, six down. Three strikeouts and 99 on the gun. You couldn’t ask for a better return from Tommy John surgery.
“You don’t think he’s going to be amped up?” manager Terry Collins said. “We’ll do the best we can to make sure he understands what the process is (on Friday).”
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It’s hard to know which opponent will be more challenging for Matt Harvey on Friday — the Detroit Tigers or his own competitive nature.
Warthen appreciates having Harvey aboard once again to lead the way, and also to add some confidence and swagger to a staff that is seemingly blending together nicely early on.
According to the New York Post, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will likely make his first start of 2015 on April 9 against the Nationals in Washington, DC.
Mets ace Matt Harvey might be returning from elbow surgery with another nasty pitch.
Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.
Is the city’s baseball landscape about to shift? Curtis Granderson, who played for the Yankees from 2010-13 and is entering his second season with the Mets, certainly thinks so.
The Mets’ pitching staff is loaded, so who will get the ball on opening day when the Amazin’s take on the division-rival Nationals on April 6?
He didn’t limit the session to fastballs. The 25-year-old threw some secondary stuff, and tossed a devastating curveball that manager Terry Collins called “stinkin’ dynamite.”