Matt Harvey RUMORS & NEWS

  • Harvey relieved 'this nightmare of a season is over for me'

    North Jersey "Matt Harvey's forgettable 2017 season has him in the Mets' record books for all the wrong reasons. Harvey (5-7) finished this year with a 6.70 ERA, the highest ERA by any Mets pitcher with at least 70 innings pitched according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The righty's season ended with a dud..." September 30

  • The Mets will tender Matt Harvey a contract

    Fanrag Sports "If there was any doubt, the New York Mets will indeed tender Matt Harvey a contract for next season, people familiar with the situation say. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson suggested as much, recently telling the New York Post that it was “highly unlikely” that they’d just let him go,..." September 26

  • Sandy Alderson expects Matt Harvey to be back with Mets in 2018

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets are still hoping to find something left in Matt Harvey’s once-vaunted right arm. As Harvey finishes off another poor, injury-plagued campaign, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday that the team intends to tender him a contract and he expects the right-hander to stay..." September 22

  • Sandy Alderson Suggests Mets Will Likely Retain Matt Harvey For 2018

    MLB Trade Rumors "Despite the increasingly worrying health issues and pitching struggles of former Mets ace Matt Harvey, the club isn’t ready to give up on his talent. As GM Sandy Alderson tells Mike Puma of the New York Post, “it’s high unlikely that we’re not going to bring [Harvey] back next year.” Harvey is..." September 21

  • Matt Harvey says he was ‘terrible all the way around’

    Newsday "There was a time when Matt Harvey might have gotten away with hanging a slider. Even against the most dangerous of hitters, raw stuff buys this kind of leeway. These times, however, are not about the beauty that arises from the blend of an electric arm and an outsized ego. These are times of..." September 19

  • Mets reverse course, Matt Harvey won't start Wednesday on short rest after all

    New York Daily News "The Mets talked it over, and Matt Harvey will not be pitching on short rest tonight, after all. “We have reconsidered and Matt will not pitch tomorrow. He will pitch on Thursday,” Terry Collins said after the Mets’ 9-1 loss to the Phillies. “Dan (Warthen) and I and Sandy (Alderson) talked about..." September 06

  • Mets are inexplicably starting Matt Harvey on short rest in final month of a lost season

    CBS Sports "Earlier on Monday, the New York Mets brought you news that third baseman David Wright would undergo shoulder surgery on Tuesday, effectively ending his season before it ever started. That Wright was one of multiple Mets set to undergo an operation this week presented a somber, if fitting..." September 04

  • Matt Harvey is coming back and Mets see one good sign already

    New York Post "Matt Harvey appears ready to give 2017 another whirl. After 2 ½ months on the disabled list and mediocre results in his four rehab starts, the right-hander is expected to return to the Mets rotation this week, tentatively scheduled Friday against the Astros. Whether that game will be played..." August 28

  • Are Mets listening to low-ball offers for Matt Harvey?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Matt Harvey's Mets future always seems to be in question. When the Dark Knight of Gotham was throwing shutouts and electrifying Citi Field, many believed the special young flamethrower would price himself out of any budget in Queens and flee into free agency. Now that a real date with free..." August 08

  • Mets' Harvey 'on track' for rehab assignment

    CBS Sports "Harvey (shoulder) threw a 20-pitch live batting practice session Tuesday, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports. This is typically the last step before a rehab assignment, so if Harvey made it through fine, he could head to a minor-league affiliate this weekend." August 08

  • Mets must focus on 2018 as Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey won’t save season this time

    New York Daily News "It's something pitchers do every day, but as Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard limbered up on the grass of Citi Field just before 4 p.m. on Monday, there was a buzz. Cameramen took positions on the warning track. Terry Collins watched the whole eight-minute throwing session carefully from the..." July 18

  • Injured Mets aces Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey begin throwing programs

    New York Daily News "Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey finally began their throwing programs on Monday. Syndergaard, who has been on the disabled list with a torn right lat since May 1 and had not been allowed to do anything more than conditioning drills, said he feels "great." "I'm itching to get back out there...." July 17

  • Mets pitching coach: Harvey's shoulder 'totally atrophied'

    Newsday "Though it might be too little too late, the Mets expect several of their banged-up key players to ramp up their efforts to come off the disabled list. According to pitching coach Dan Warthen, Noah Syndergaard (torn right lat) is set to begin throwing in less than two weeks. Warthen said Matt..." July 10

  • The Conforto situation and GM's Harvey comments prove the Mets are still the Mets

    CBS Sports "Even after winning five of their last six games, this 2017 season has been a pretty ugly for the Mets. The team is 36-42 overall and 9 1/2 games back of a postseason spot, and they've been besieged by injuries. Among the walking wounded is outfielder Michael Conforto, who is nursing a wrist..." July 01

  • Matt Harvey gets cozy with ‘Hills’ alum Lo Bosworth

    Page Six "Looks like Matt Harvey is over Adriana Lima. The injured Mets pitcher was spotted getting cozy with former “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills” star Lo Bosworth in the Hamptons this weekend. Harvey — who is out with a stress injury to the scapula bone — spent Sunday evening bar-hopping, starting..." June 28

  • Injured Matt Harvey tips back tequila in the Hamptons

    Page Six "Matt Harvey is still enjoying his time off. The Mets pitcher, who will be out several weeks with a stress injury to the scapula bone, was spotted in the Hamptons this past weekend with locals buzzing that he and a group of his bros rented an estate on Beach Plum Drive in Montauk. Harvey and..." June 27

  • The Mets have a void with Matt Harvey out several weeks and Syndergaard not close

    CBS Sports "The Mets announced on Thursday that both second baseman Neil Walker and pitcher Matt Harvey will be out of action for several weeks with injuries. The Mets also gave bad news on Noah Syndergaard's possible return. Walker has a partially torn hamstring, an injury that he suffered running to..." June 15

  • Matt Harvey to visit doctor after decline in velocity

    ESPN "New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey will be examined by doctors Thursday for what manager Terry Collins called a "tired arm." Harvey came out of Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs after pitching a season-low four innings. He allowed four runs on four hits, including..." June 15

  • Mets not considering moving Harvey to bullpen

    Newsday "Barring any unforeseen events, the Mets’ rotation should get crowded this week, with the scheduled returns of both Seth Lugo and Steven Matz. Neither has thrown a pitch in the majors this season, but they’ll be considered saviors nonetheless for a team six games below .500 and eight games out of..." June 04

  • Mets can live with this latest version of Matt Harvey

    New York Post "This was no vintage 2013 or 2015 Matt Harvey, the guy who stared down big moments and possessed the confidence of a thousand hedge-fund managers. It wouldn’t be surprising if we never saw that guy again. No matter. At PNC Park on Sunday night, this looked like a Matt Harvey the Mets could get..." May 29

  • Matt Harvey’s ex-girlfriends seemingly take shots at him on Instagram

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Harvey returned from a three-game suspension this week that was handed out after he violated team rules, and it doesn’t appear the women the New York Mets pitcher has dated in the past are feeling any sympathy for him. Adriana Lima, who briefly dated Harvey after she broke up with NFL star..." May 11

  • Matt Harvey received supportive, challenging text from ex-Met Bartolo Colon

    New York Daily News "Bartolo Colon may no longer be with the Mets, but he still has an influence on their young pitchers. Matt Harvey received a text from Colon on Tuesday − his first day back at Citi Field following a three-game suspension − according to manager Terry Collins. Collins said he was with Harvey..." May 10

  • Report | Matt Harvey to receive in-house counseling

    Fanrag Sports "The story surrounding New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey continues to develop, and this time it’s Mets manager Terry Collins adding his thoughts to the situation. “Matt has got a pretty good support group,” Collins said. “There’s a lot of people out there that are willing to help and I think..." May 10

  • Matt Harvey sent over the edge by gal pal’s reunion with ex

    Page Six "Mets pitcher Matt Harvey skipped Saturday’s game and got himself suspended after seeing pictures of his supermodel gal pal out partying with another man, sources told The Post. The “Dark Knight” became an emotional wreck on May 2, after paparazzi photos came out showing Adriana Lima stepping..." May 10

  • Matt Harvey won’t get a third chance to say he’s sorry

    New York Post "The Dark Knight fell on his sword Tuesday. It’s about time. Now comes the hard part. Now Matt Harvey has to live up to his words and perform on the mound for the Mets. “Don’t tell me, show me,’’ manager Terry Collins said of Harvey during one hectic day and night at Citi Field as the Mets..." May 10

  • Mets Matt Harvey breaks silence by apologizing for recent actions

    Fanrag Sports "New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey has had quite the week…and it’s only Tuesday. After receiving a three-game suspension over the weekend, the “Dark Knight” finally took the podium on Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field as his recent ban has been fulfilled. Upon speaking with reporters on..." May 09

  • Mets player on Matt Harvey: ‘He wants to be Derek Jeter’

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Harvey appears to have lost the support of many of his New York Mets teammates, and it sounds like he has a lot to prove before he can earn it back. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke with several Mets players and team sources, and the consensus is clearly that Harvey got what he deserved when he..." May 09

  • Matt Harvey was partying until 4am the night before suspension

    Page Six "The night before he went AWOL from the Mets, pitcher Matt Harvey was partying into the wee hours at a Meatpacking District hot spot, sources told The Post. The “Dark Knight” was celebrating a late Cinco de Mayo at 1Oak until 4 a.m. Saturday — just hours before he failed to show up for a game at..." May 09

  • Mets surprise visit to PJ-clad Harvey out of concern or distrust?

    Fanrag Sports "The Mets vs. Matt Harvey story is getting stranger by the day, and holds the potential to further sour a long relationship that’s already had plenty of ups and downs. It’s the suspension, but it’s also now the story around the suspension. Several hours after Harvey texted a Mets coach (or..." May 08

  • Matt Harvey needs to grow up, step up and apologize to the Mets

    Fox Sports "Billy Martin once said of Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner, “One’s a born liar and the other’s convicted.” With apologies to Martin, the Mets’ latest shenanigans can be summed up thusly: Noah Syndergaard won’t take an MRI and Matt Harvey won’t show up. Here’s a bit of advice for..." May 08

  • Jose Reyes among Mets teammates, former players to criticize Matt Harvey

    New York Daily News "While most of Matt Harvey’s teammates avoided criticizing the starting pitcher for his three-day suspension, Jose Reyes wasn’t afraid to speak his mind. “We’re disappointed. We have to understand, we’re employees. You have to come to your job every day,” Reyes said. “We count on him.” Harvey..." May 08

  • Matt Harvey will file grievance against Mets

    Fanrag Sports "The Mets suspended Matt Harvey for three days and have bought themselves a soap opera. The Mets aren’t saying anything about the reason for the suspension, but sources contend Harvey wasn’t told of Saturday’s ban until Sunday, after arriving at the ballpark. While one source said “this will..." May 07

  • Matt Harvey played golf prior to Mets game Saturday

    CBS Sports "Early Sunday morning, the New York Mets announced right-hander Matt Harvey has been suspended three games for violating team rules . Both general manager Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins declined to provide details. According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, Harvey was suspended because..." May 07

  • Mets suspend Matt Harvey for Saturday no-show, reports say

    Newark Star-Ledger "FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Mets suspended right-hander Matt Harvey because he failed to show up for Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins. According to Rosenthal, Harvey, who was scheduled to pitch on Sunday, had a migraine and didn't show up at the ballpark for the..." May 07

  • Mets suspend Harvey three days without pay for violating team rules

    CBS Sports "Sunday morning, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters the team has elected to suspend right-hander Matt Harvey three days without pay for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Harvey was scheduled to start Sunday's home game against the Marlins. Harvey, 28, has made it no secret..." May 07

  • Would sinking Mets deal Matt Harvey?

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's getting late early for the Mets. Despite winning two of three against the Washington Nationals, Sunday's 23-5 (no, that's not a typo) defeat felt like rock bottom. From the score to the embarrassment to staff ace Noah Syndergaard leaving with an injury, the Mets enter play on May 1 at..." May 01

  • Matt Harvey barely received any notice about surprise start

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Harvey made a surprise start off for the New York Mets on Thursday — one that even caught him off guard. Harvey allowed six runs over 4.1 innings in a loss to the Braves, as he surrendered five hits and five walks. He did not look like himself, and that could be attributed to the lack of..." April 28

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