Matt Harvey RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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