Jun 11, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Matt Harvey has insisted all along that he planned to pitch this season, but now that his recovery process from Tommy John elbow surgery has been slowed down a bit by the Mets he’s come around to the idea that it might be 2015 before he sees games action in the majors again.
Jun 6, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT
Don’t call it a setback [bass thumps]
Jun 3, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
Matt Harvey is, generally speaking, not allowed to have a life. So it should be fun if/when he goes to a Stanley Cup Final game on the same day he throws from a mound for the first time.
May 22, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT
How DARE Matt Harvey say, um, wait. What did Matt Harvey say again?
May 21, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT
Mets right-hander Matt Harvey spoke to Tom Verducci of the Sports Illustrated about his recovery from Tommy John elbow surgery and said he wanted to return to the majors in August to make 5-7 starts down the stretch, but general manager Sandy Alderson quickly made it clear that the team isn’t going to let that happen.
May 20, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
Everyone else is doing it, why not Rinku?
May 13, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
I saw the best arms of my generation destroyed by sliders
May 9, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT
The rehab is going well.
Apr 27, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT
Kathleen Lucadamo of the New York Times has a cool little feature on what a typical Sunday is like for Mets right-hander Matt Harvey, who is rehabbing from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.
Apr 23, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT
The columnist’s name is Anthony Rieber. And he apparently doesn’t get out much.
Apr 14, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Last month Matt Harvey talked the Mets into letting him do his Tommy John elbow surgery rehab in New York rather than at their complex in Florida, so naturally he’s been taking in the local scenery.
Apr 3, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers dominate the best-selling jerseys list.
Mar 24, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT
You may recall that there was some drama between the Mets and Matt Harvey last week on the topic of just where he will rehab from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. While the ace right-hander has made it clear that he wants to stay with the team in New York during the rehabilitation process, the…
Mar 20, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT
With Matt Harvey working his way back from Tommy John surgery and Jon Niese likely to be held back for the second series of the regular season due to elbow inflammation, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported this morning that Dillon Gee will start for the Mets on Opening Day against the Nationals on…
Mar 19, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT
I haven’t been following the Mets’ roster moves too terribly closely this spring so maybe this isn’t news to hardcore Mets fans, but Jon Heyman says that he believes both Jose Valverde and Daisuke Matsuzaka are expected to make the Mets’ 25-man roster. Matsuzaka should make the rotation. The two veterans have some things in…
Mar 18, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
It’s impossible to summarize all the elements of this story from Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, so you might as well just go read it. The gist is that Matt Harvey wants to do his year-long rehab from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery at home in Manhattan and the Mets would rather…
Mar 8, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT
Matt Harvey‘s starts quickly became an event with Mets fans, so much so that the day that he would start began to be called “Harvey Day.” There’s a very good chance that there won’t be another “Harvey Day” until 2015 after his Tommy John surgery, but the ace right-hander indicated on his Twitter account this…
Mar 5, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Washington Nationals. The Big Question: Can the Nationals reclaim their throne atop the NL East? The Nationals were everybody’s…
Mar 3, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The New York Mets. The Big Question: Can the Mets finish with 80 or more wins for the first time…
Feb 23, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT
Good news this weekend out of Mets camp … According to beat writer Tim Rohan of the New York Times, rehabbing right-hander Matt Harvey threw a baseball Saturday for the first time since having Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery last October. The workout consisted of 20 light throws from 60 feet. Mets bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello was…
Feb 20, 2014, 9:58 PM EDT
According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, doctors have given Mets right-hander Matt Harvey the go-ahead to throw for the first time since Tommy John surgery. Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said that Harvey expects to begin throwing in a few days. The 24-year-old will start out on flat ground before working his way back to…
Feb 8, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT
Mets right-hander Matt Harvey is a severe long shot to throw a pitch in the majors this season, but he continues to make progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, Harvey said Thursday that he’s aiming to begin throwing on February 22. That’s just two…
Jan 24, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT
Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal caught up with Matt Harvey and updates us on his rehab. Short version: everything is feeling great. Almost too great: Harvey says he has progressed from rehabbing his arm to regular upper-body workouts, and he hopes to begin playing catch by the end of February. He believes he…
Justin Verlander says Seahawk Richard Sherman would get a “high and tight fastball” if he played baseball
Jan 19, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
The Seattle Seahawks punched their ticket to the Super Bowl tonight thanks in part to some great defense by cornerback Richard Sherman. Sherman broke up a pass from San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, then had one of the most interesting post-game interviews you’ll ever find. Shouting at the top of his lungs, ostensibly because…
Dec 6, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT
The Mets made their big off-season move earlier today, signing free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million deal. GM Sandy Alderson had promised to make some news, especially compared to the prior off-season when the Mets were among the least active teams. Per Newsday’s Marc Carig on Twitter, Alderson had some assistance…
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