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Matt Harvey to have surgery after all

According to the New York Mets official Twitter account, Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. After further consultation with docs, Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament…. — New York [...]

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A Challenging Loss Presents New Challenges for the Mets

By Dave Mills The loss of Matt Harvey, whether for the balance of this season, or next season, is a sobering development for Mets fans and the team itself, but it’s certainly not the end of the world. On Monday night, Zach Wheeler pitched a gem, and the next day—with Jon Niese even better and [...]

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Harvey’s heat has been unhittable

Matt Harvey‘s 2013 season keeps rolling along and nothing seems to be slowing the New York Mets Ace down.  His numbers are extraordinary as the 24-year-old leads the National League in strikeouts (121), ERA (2.05) and WHIP (0.88). Simply put, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote in his column this morning, “Right [...]

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Matt Harvey drawing comparisons to Gooden and Verlander

If there was anyone left around major league baseball that wasn’t talking about Matt Harvey‘s, that likely changed after his performance on Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox.  The 24-year-old ace of the New York Mets staff turned in a nearly perfect nine inning effort and the buzz he created since being called up [...]

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Matt Harvey looks to end the Mets skid

Last week New York Mets manager Terry Collins referred to Matt Harvey as his Ace.  With a 4-0 record and 1.54 ERA, it’s hard to argue with Collins and Harvey will have yet another opportunity to prove worth of the title when the Mets head to Miami tonight to face the Marlins in the midst [...]

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Curt Schilling says he would take Matt Harvey over Stephen Strasburg

With the New York Mets set to take on the Washington Nationals tonight at Citi Field, the focus is on the two young studs that will be squaring off, Matt Harvey and Stephen Strasburg.  With each start that he makes Matt Harvey closes the gap between potential and performance as he works to not only [...]

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Matt Harvey terrific for the New York Mets in season debut

The New York Mets cruised to an 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres  behind the right arm of future star, Matt Harvey. Harvey looked absolutely filthy on Wednesday night.  The 24-year-old dominated the Padres lineup allowing just one hit, with 10 strikeouts and two walks over seven scoreless innings of work, picking up his first [...]

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New York Mets season predictions from ESPN analysts

The New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk prior to heading into their 2012 season and went on to win just 74 games.  This offseason they decided to trade away the reigning National League Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey, and recently discovered that Johan Santana is likely to miss all of 2013.   The [...]

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Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler get the week started on a positive note for Mets fans

New York Mets pitchers Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler both pitched on Monday afternoon and the results were enough to help Mets fans get their week started on a good note.  Harvey, going up against the St. Louis Cardinals, made his fifth start of the Spring and went 5 1/3 innings while allowing two runs [...]

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