Matt Harvey SP NYM 2 days ago

Harvey was an out away from a complete game on Saturday, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks over 8.2 innings with seven strikeouts to run his record to 4-0.

After he gave up a hit and a walk with two outs in the ninth, Mets manager Terry Collins called in Carlos Torres to finish things off. Harvey now sports an impressive 3.04 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 31:3 K:BB ratio in 26.2 innings.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 2 days ago

Harvey will not face any restrictions due to his mild left ankle sprain in his start against the Yankees on Saturday, Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record reports.

Harvey was officially diagnosed with the ankle sprain just this week, but he first came down with the injury in spring training and it didn't seem to inhibit him in his first three regular-season starts (3-0, 24:1 K:BB). The 26-year-old has thrown between 84-95 pitches in his three outings and should be fine for a similar workload Saturday.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 3 days ago

Harvey (ankle) will make his scheduled start Saturday against the Yankees, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.

The minor ankle sprain shouldn't be an issue for Harvey as the Mets look to take Game 2 of the Subway Series on Saturday.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 5 days ago

Harvey has a mild left ankle sprain but will start Saturday against the Yankees, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

Harvey has been dealing with the injury spring training but the ailment was first reported Wednesday. the Mets could opt to skip Harvey's turn in the rotation or move him back, but that does appear to be the plan as of now.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 5 days ago

Harvey will see a doctor Wednesday for a foot issue that has bothered him since spring training, but he will make his next start, Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger reports.

While specifics regarding the foot issue are relatively scarce, manager Terry Collins was adamant that it's not gout and apparently it's nothing that could endanger Harvey's availability for Saturday against the Yankees. Through three starts (18 innings), Harvey is 3-0 with a 3.50 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 24:1 K:BB.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 1 week ago

Harvey, who almost was scratched from his start due to illness, allowed four runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts in six-plus innings to get the win Sunday.

Harvey told manager Terry Collins early Sunday AM that he was under the weather but he wanted to try and pitch. He cruised through six, but lost some strength in the seventh, allowing the three hitters he faced to reach with all three later scoring.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 2 weeks ago

Mets manager Terry Collins said Harvey will have his pitch count loosened for Tuesday's home start against the Phillies, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

Harvey was limited to just 91 pitches in a dominant 2015 debut that saw him strike out nine Nationals over six scoreless innings. He'll seemingly be allowed to approach 100 pitches in his second start, facing a weak Phillies lineup at pitcher-friendly Citi Field.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 3 weeks ago

Harvey dominated the Nationals over six scoreless innings Thursday, striking out nine while allowing just four hits and a walk.

This being Harvey's first regular-season start since his Tommy John surgery, he was limited to 91 pitches, as the Mets plan to ease their star right-hander back into action. For his part, Harvey looked like he was in midseason form. If you've got him, plug him in and enjoy the ride. He's next slated for a home draw against the Phillies on Tuesday.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 4 weeks ago

Mets manager Terry Collins suggested Thursday that Harvey will be capped at around 90 pitches in his first regular-season outing, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

Further, Collins said the team is "going to be delicate" with the right-hander, especially early on. Back in February, GM Sandy Alderson said the team might be OK with Harvey tossing 200 innings this year including the playoff, implying that Harvey would not be in line for a true starter's workload in his first year back from Tommy John surgery. Harvey has not shown any ill effects from the injury this spring. He held the Cardinals to just three hits with four strikeouts over four scoreless innings Thursday, lowering his spring ERA to 1.19. He's in line make his 2015 debut April 9 against the Nationals.

Matt Harvey SP NYM 1 month ago

Harvey, who was dominant Sunday against the Yankees, will make his first start of season April 9 against the Nationals, ESPN New York reports.

Opening Day honors will go to Bartolo Colon with Jacob deGrom starting the second game of the season. Harvey will go the third game and then April 14 against at home against the Phillies. Harvey allowed no runs on just two hits with four strikeouts Sunday and continues to show no ill-effects of his October 2013 Tommy John surgery.