Matt Harvey RUMORS & NEWS

  • The expectations Matt Harvey and Mets really should have

    New York Post "Regarding Matt Harvey and the Mets, it’s time to stop being polite and start getting real. Harvey’s right shoulder is stronger than ever? Mickey Callaway couldn’t overlook his upside? OK. Nothing is impossible. Yet after everything this pitcher and this team have endured and experienced..." February 16

  • Matt Harvey aiming to dominate again: 'There's a lot I want to prove'

    SNY TV "Mets RHP Matt Harvey, who dealt with serious injury issues in 2016 and 2017, is aiming to again be the dominant pitcher he was in 2013 and 2015. "Going in to this year, I strive to be better than I was before," Harvey said on Thursday morning while speaking for the first time since last..." February 15

  • Matt Harvey’s ‘bad habits’ already have been discovered

    New York Post "Matt Harvey’s flaws from last season have been clearly visible to the new Mets pitching coach. “Mechanically, It looks to me like he got into some bad habits simply because he had some injuries,” Dave Eiland said Wednesday. “And he was probably doing something with his lower half to help his..." February 15

  • Matt Harvey-No lingering concerns in 2018?

    The Fantasy Doctors "New York Mets SP Matt Harvey will look to bounce back in 2018 after dealing with a scapular stress reaction in his throwing shoulder last season. The injury occured in July 2017. Harvey received PRP injection to stimulate healing." February 12

  • Callaway says Harvey is locating again, excited for 2018 season

    SNY TV "For Matt Harvey, 2017 was a disaster. Battling injury and poor performance, Harvey posted career-worsts across the board. The 28-year-old Harvey, who is eligible for free agency after next season, had a 6.70 ERA and 1.69 WHIP with just 67 strikeouts in 97 2/3 innings. But new manager Mickey..." January 29

  • Mets and Matt Harvey avoid arbitration with one-year, $5.625 million deal

    New York Daily News "The Mets and Matt Harvey avoided arbitration on Friday with an agreement on a one-year, $5.625 contract for the 2018 season, a source confirmed to the Daily News. After a 2017 season marred by injury, a team-mandated suspension and poor pitching when he was on the mound, Harvey will be back for..." January 12

  • John Franco thinks the Matt Harvey of old will return in 2018

    SNY TV "Former Mets closer John Franco recently saw Matt Harvey and has faith the he will rebound in 2018. "He looks in great shape," Franco said. "I think he's got his head on straight now. This is a big year for him." I think this year, you'll see the old Matt Harvey. His work ethic is..." January 03

  • What new Mets regime sees in Matt Harvey for last ride

    New York Post "At what mile marker of a marathon are you finishing no matter what? Aches. Cramps. Heck, maybe even broken bones. Twenty miles? Twenty-two? Twenty-three? This is where the Mets are with Matt Harvey. They have come so far and through so much with him that it makes no sense to end the marathon..." December 13

  • Dan Warthen is telling teams to gamble on Matt Harvey

    SNY TV "Former Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen -- now an assistant pitching coach for the Rangers -- has told "at least two teams" that it would be smart to take a gamble on Matt Harvey, reports Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. A trade that would send Harvey to the Rangers for INF/OF Jurickson..." December 12

  • Mets already missed their shot to get rid of Matt Harvey

    New York Post "The Mets’ best opportunity to sell low on Matt Harvey came on Dec. 1, when they could have washed their hands of him and bid him farewell for the low, low cost of zero dollars. They passed, tendering him a contract and thereby committing more than $5 million from their incredibly shrinking..." December 12

  • Rangers have some interest in Mets SP Matt Harvey

    Fanrag Sports "The Texas Rangers could have some interest in New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey, sources have indicated to FanRag Sports. Infielder Jurickson Profar is one name popping up in possible connection to the Mets, and would make sense for New York, though no straight-up deal has been discussed between..." December 11

  • Mets shopping Matt Harvey, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Dark Knight failed to rise in 2017 and if he does again, it could be with another team. The Mets have made it known to other teams that they are shopping Matt Harvey, according to Kristie Ackert from the Daily News. The hope for the right-hander was that he would return to his 2015 form,..." December 11

  • Decision coming on Matt Harvey as non-tender deadline looms on Friday

    SNY TV "Friday, Dec. 1 is the deadline for teams to offer contracts for 2018 to their arbitration-eligible and pre-arbitration players. Any player who is not tendered a contract will become a free agent. Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Wilmer Flores, Travis d'Arnaud, Zack Wheeler, Noah..." November 27

  • Are the Mets better off trading Matt Harvey, signing Lance Lynn?

    SNY TV "To be successful again, Matt Harvey must shed his past, move on from the Dark Knight persona and adjust to being the best pitcher he's currently capable of being, Mets manager Mickey Callaway told SNY during an interview on Mets Hot Stove earlier this month. "I think that's the key, to make..." November 22

  • 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

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