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New York Mets Plan to Protect Young Arms Down Stretch
September 12th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Mets have faint playoff hopes, but they are not letting those hopes stand in the way of their future. The Mets would certainly like to have a miraculous run or even finish .500, but that is irrelevant compared to the long term view. Terry Collins and his...

Mets 101 Injury Updates: Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down for Year After Bullpen Sessions
September 6th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
With the season winding down, the rehab trail for Matt Harvey appears set to come to an end soon. The New York Mets have been very cautious with Harvey's rehab all season long, even more so since Jeremy Hefner's re-injury. The Mets are set to shut down Harvey after he...

Terry Collins Unhappy Matt Harvey Threw a Bullpen Session Wednesday
August 14th, 2014 at 2:27 PM
Yesterday we reported that the New York Mets were considering slowing down Matt Harvey's rehab from Tommy John surgery after Jeremy Hefner re-injured his ulnar collateral ligament. It appears as if the Mets definitely decided to slow Harvey down just a bit, but the news didn't reach Harvey to prevent...

New York Mets May Slow Down Matt Harvey’s Rehab After Jeremy Hefner Re-Injury
August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Mets received bad news on starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner the other day. Hefner suffered a forearm fracture and re-tore his ulnar collateral ligament, meaning he is facing down a second Tommy John surgery if he ever wants to pitch in the majors again. Hefner's plight is truly...

David Wright, Other Players to Participate in Fantasy Football League for Charity
August 7th, 2014 at 7:37 PM
David Wright and several of his New York Mets' teammates are offering a unique fantasy football experience to benefit charity. Wright, along with second baseman Daniel Murphy and starting pitchers Dillon Gee, Jonathon Niese, and Matt Harvey will participate in a fantasy football league open to New York Mets' fans....

Matt Harvey Declares First Session Off Mound a Success
August 6th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Matt Harvey took a very important step forward in his rehab yesterday. Harvey threw 20 pitches off a mound in Port St. Lucie yesterday, and it went very well. Harvey went on to declare the session a success, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey described his arm by saying...

Matt Harvey Set to Throw Off Mound Next Week
July 31st, 2014 at 11:38 AM
After being slowed down nearly six weeks ago, Matt Harvey's rehab is set to ramp back up again. The New York Mets have indicated that Harvey is set to throw off a mound next week, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey wanted to throw off a mound back in...

Mets 101 Season Preview Roundtable Revisited
July 18th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
Back in March, the Mets 101 staff made some bold predictions about the upcoming season. With the first half off the season in the books, just how accurate were we? 1) Do you agree with Sandy Alderson's assessment that the Mets can win 90 games? What we said then: We unanimously disagreed...

Scott Boras: Tommy John Rehab Should Take 14-16 Months
July 12th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The New York Mets and Matt Harvey have had a disagreement for a few weeks about how quickly the star pitcher should rehab from his surgery. Harvey wanted to throw off a mound last month, aiming to make 5-7 starts with the Mets before the season concluded. The Mets and...

Matt Harvey Expected to Throw Off Mound After All Star Break
July 5th, 2014 at 9:41 AM
Matt Harvey was making rapid progress in his rehab from Tommy John Surgery earlier this season. The New York Mets and their medical staff were concerned that Harvey was moving too quickly, and as such slowed down his rehab in early June. Harvey had been slated to throw off a...

Mets 101 Player Spotlight: Grading Zack Wheeler’s Season
June 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sixteen starts into his sophomore campaign, Zack Wheeler has found himself a ways behind where many envisioned he would be thirty-plus starts into his MLB career. A former first round pick taken sixth overall by San Francisco in 2009, Wheeler was the prized return in the Carlos Beltran deal at...

New York Mets Slow Down Matt Harvey’s Rehab
June 12th, 2014 at 8:16 AM
Matt Harvey has been progressing rapidly through his rehab from Tommy John surgery this season. It appears he was moving too quickly for the New York Mets' liking. GM Sandy Alderson addressed Harvey's rehab when he spoke to reporters earlier this week, and he confirmed what the team has been...

Matt Harvey and Jeremy Hefner Scheduled to Throw Off Mound Next Week
June 6th, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The rehab of New York Mets' starting pitchers Matt Harvey and Jeremy Hefner is continuing to progress. Both pitchers underwent Tommy John surgery last year and are expected to miss most, or all (in Harvey's case) of the 2014 season. Rehab from these injuries can be complicated and it is...

Matt Harvey Wants to Make “5-7 Starts” in 2014
May 20th, 2014 at 3:43 PM
Matt Harvey's rehab from Tommy John surgery last October has been one of the bigger off the field stories for the New York Mets this season. While Harvey has been aggressively stating that he could pitch for the Mets this season, the team has downplayed any potential 2014 availability from...

A Closer Look at Dillon Gee’s Hot Start
May 9th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Through seven starts this season, Dillon Gee has done his part to fill the void left by the injured Matt Harvey at the top of the Mets rotation. Along with Jonathon Niese, Gee has anchored the staff, going 3-1 with a 2.51 ERA while averaging 6.2 innings per start. In...

Jeremy Hefner and Matt Harvey Making Progress in Rehab
May 8th, 2014 at 8:26 AM
The New York Mets entered the 2014 season down a pair of starting pitchers. Both Matt Harvey and Jeremy Hefner underwent Tommy John surgery in 2013, knocking them out for a significant portion of the 2014 season. While the Mets aren't counting on Harvey at all this season, there is...

Matt Harvey Deletes Twitter Account After Photo Controversy
April 22nd, 2014 at 3:48 PM
There are certain athletes who capture the New York spotlight after they arrive on the scene. The tabloid headlines seemed to follow star athletes such as Joe Namath and Derek Jeter in their primes, and New York Mets' pitcher Matt Harvey appears to be heading towards that class. Harvey, whose...

New York Mets’ Pitching Staff Giving up Home Runs at Alarming Rate
April 14th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** One of the lowlights of yesterday's 14-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels was the number of home runs the New York Mets' pitching staff allowed. Starter Bartolo Colon surrendered four home runs on the day, including three consecutive homers in the first inning. Reliever John Lannan gave up the...

Matt Harvey Throws for First Time Since Tommy John Surgery
February 22nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Matt Harvey's recovery from Tommy John surgery will be one of the biggest off the field storylines for the New York Mets this season. Even though the Mets tend to be low key with their injury updates, it will be difficult for them to keep the media's eyes off the...

Matt Harvey Cleared to Begin Throwing Program
February 20th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Matt Harvey has been aggressive with his rehab from Tommy John Surgery. Harvey, who boldly proclaimed a few weeks ago that he wanted to pitch at the end of the 2014 season, has done everything in his power to meet that goal. Harvey had surgery back in October, and he...