Matt Harvey RUMORS & NEWS

  • Boras: Harvey to undergo season-ending surgery

    The Score "New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will undergo surgery to address his thoracic outlet syndrome, effectively ending his season, his agent Scott Boras told ESPN. Harvey was placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier this week, and shortly after it was found that he has TOS, which is a..." July 08

  • Matt Harvey considering season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

    Sporting News "Matt Harvey's season could be over. The Mets pitcher is considering surgery on his shoulder to deal with symptoms consistent with thoracic outlet syndrome, which would mean he's done for 2016, GM Sandy Alderson said on Thursday. The problem causes discomfort due to pressure on blood vessels..." July 07

  • Mets Place Matt Harvey On 15-Day DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "Harvey is seeing Dr. Thompson to check out the team’s “suspicion” that Harvey could be dealing with thoracic outlet syndrome, Newsday’s David Lennon tweets. The syndrome involves a compression of nerves and/or blood vessels in the shoulder area, and can be quite painful. Several hurlers have..." July 06

  • Matt Harvey: 'It's been a struggle mechanically pretty much all year'

    ESPN "Matt Harvey expressed satisfaction with limiting the damage against him Thursday. Still, the Dark Knight felt like he fell back into a mechanical rut in the New York Mets’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Harvey allowed two runs on eight hits in six innings in a no-decision. He..." June 24

  • Harvey unfazed after poor start: 'It's just baseball'

    The Score "Matt Harvey isn't shunning the media this time around. After getting roughed up by the Atlanta Braves to the tune of four doubles in the New York Mets' 5-1 loss, Harvey didn't let anyone, or anything, get the best of him. "It's just baseball," he told reporters after the game. During his..." June 18

  • Matt Harvey Finally Won a Game, So He Went Golfing in the Bahamas on a Weekday

    The Big Lead "Matt Harvey gave up 2-hits in 7 innings on Monday in a 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox. It was just his second win of May, but it was close enough to a vintage Matt Harvey performance that he obviously earned a reward. On Thursday, the Mets off-day, Harvey went to the Bahamas to play golf. " June 04

  • What Mets' Matt Harvey can learn from Yankees' Michael Pineda

    ESPN "The career arcs of Matt Harvey and Michael Pineda are remarkably similar. Both are 27, born within two months of each another in 1989. Both were sensations as rookies. Both suffered serious, and in Pineda's case, potentially career-ending arm injuries, early in their careers. Both have struggled..." May 29

  • David Wright: Mets don’t agree with Matt Harvey’s media silence

    New York Post "Matt Harvey’s self-imposed gag order wasn’t a big hit in the Mets clubhouse. For now the struggling pitcher has enough to consider, but Mets captain David Wright indicated Wednesday he may eventually talk to Harvey about his decision the previous night to bolt the clubhouse without speaking to..." May 26

  • Silent Matt Harvey confirms he’s the phony Mets have enabled

    New York Post "The joke, of course, is that any of this would be remotely surprising by now. The Mets have abided by the Harvey Rules from Day 1, have tread lightly around him, have allowed him the kind of leeway and latitude that should never be afforded someone with 75 career starts, no matter how promising he..." May 25

  • Matt Harvey will remain in Mets rotation, manager Terry Collins says

    USA Today "Matt Harvey, mired in the worst three-start stretch of his career, will remain in the New York Mets' rotation, manager Terry Collins announced Wednesday morning, hours after Harvey was hit hard by the division rival Washington Nationals for the second time in less than a week. The erstwhile..." May 25

  • Matt Harvey won't skip start during struggles, proclaims 'I'm not a quitter'

    The Comeback "Matt Harvey has struggled mightily this season. Once the top option amongst the best starting five in baseball, the Mets starter is mired in arguably the worst stretch of his career. Harvey is 3-6 and his ERA has ballooned to 5.77 after he allowed nine runs in 2 2/3 innings in the worst start of..." May 24

  • Mets slot Harvey in for Tuesday after sim game

    MLB.com "As teammates clambered to the top step of the dugout, Matt Harvey took the mound Saturday amid an unusual scene at Citi Field. Throwing multiple innings in a simulated game, Harvey put in the extra work that he hopes will help him begin climbing out of his career-worst funk. A good chunk of the..." May 22

  • Scott Boras Says Mets Not at Fault for any Matt Harvey Struggles

    Fox Sports "When I asked Scott Boras about struggling Mets right-hander Matt Harvey on Friday, he started talking about a pitcher who had a 6.55 ERA last May 30 before going on the disabled list with neck stiffness. “If I gave you those numbers, you would have to say that this pitcher is in the dumps,”..." May 21

  • NY paper rips 'Super Zero' Matt Harvey

    The Score "Three years ago, Matt Harvey was an All-Star. This season, he could be benched. Following his All-Star season in 2013, Harvey missed the following year after undergoing Tommy John surgery. In his 2015 return he was solid, pitching to a 2.71 ERA, while striking out 8.9 hitters per nine..." May 20

  • Nationals star Bryce Harper ‘feels bad’ for Mets’ Matt Harvey

    New York Daily News "Bryce Harper began Thursday’s game 0-for-20 for his career against Matt Harvey, before extending that personal futility string by flying out in his first bat. But the reigning NL MVP wasn’t in any mood to gloat about breaking that schneid with a single in his next at-bat, nor especially for..." May 20

  • Mets will 'take a look' at skipping struggling Matt Harvey's next turn

    ESPN "Mets right-hander Matt Harvey might not have a chance to redeem himself against the Washington Nationals next week. After Harvey allowed a career-high nine runs in a career-low 2 2/3 innings in a 9-1 rubber-game loss against the Nationals on Thursday night, manager Terry Collins indicated that..." May 20

  • Matt Harvey: 'It's just frustrating being out there right now'

    ESPN New York "New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has no explanation for his subpar season. "From one start to the next, it doesn't feel the same at all," Harvey said Friday, after allowing five runs on 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings in a 5-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. "So, for me, it's frustrating. It..." May 14

  • The scary trend Matt Harvey and other aces are facing

    Yahoo! Sports "The number of frontline starters who have lost a significant amount of fastball velocity compared to the first month-plus of last season is startling. This isn’t just a few stragglers. It’s a half-dozen of the game’s best pitchers and a handful more in the next tier. It’s Cy Young winners and..." May 09

  • Matt Harvey’s biggest backer admits: ‘There’s an unknown’

    New York Post "Scott Boras agrees with Terry Collins: Matt Harvey’s early-season struggles could have something to do with his 2015 workload. The Dark Knight’s agent also shares the Mets manager’s public optimism that Harvey will right himself. “When you have a genius, you don’t take him out of fifth grade..." May 04

  • Struggling Harvey frustrated with mechanics

    The Score "New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has an idea why he's off to a slow start, and he believes his recent struggles all come down to mechanical issues with his delivery. "Right now, I'm not feeling good with my mechanics. I'm not feeling good throwing the ball," Harvey told reporters after a..." May 04

  • Timing of Matt Harvey’s plunge may be most baffling of all

    New York Post "Welcome to Matt Harvey’s new reality. He’s no longer the Mets’ ace. There is much work to be done for Harvey. Yes, he snuck away with the victory in the Mets’ 6-3 win over the pitiful Braves on Friday night at Turner Field, but he had to use every ounce of energy to make it through five innings..." April 23

  • Mechanics to blame for Matt Harvey's troubles?

    CBS Sports "Mets starter Matt Harvey is off to a pretty poor start to the 2016 season. After Saturday's 7-5 loss in Cleveland, Harvey is now 0-3 with a 5.71 ERA. He's only struck out nine while having walked seven. In all, that looks bad, but the Mets believe they know what's going on with him. Pitching..." April 17

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