The Matt Harvey saga has taken another interesting turn in NY.
Harvey has a 6.77 ERA in 119 2/3 innings combined between this year and last.
"I could not imagine him accepting an assignment", Bruce said.
While the Major League Baseball rumors surrounding Matt Harvey are growing already, there is no indication that the New York Yankees are interested, or any other team for that matter.
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Asked earlier this week about reports that Harvey had been partying in Los Angeles the night before a start in San Diego, Alderson simply remarked that he wasn't surprised in the slightest. In spite of the issues, I really like Matt. One season later, Harvey was an All-Star, registering a 2.27 ERA while striking out 191 hitters.
"We thought from our evaluation in spring training that we could get him to where he wanted him to be and we didn't".
It has been more than two years since Matt Harvey was the reliable, forget dominant, starter the New York Mets once hailed. He's a human being, and as I said before, he's a vulnerable, open human being and kind of leaves himself open for those of us who know and he semi-trusts at least.
Harvey, 29, embodied the rise of the Mets from a losing franchise to a World Series contender, but his time with the team was littered with brilliance, bravado, injuries and hard living.
After missing all of the 2014 season because of Tommy John surgery, Harvey appeared to be back to his old self in 2015. Harvey lost his spot in the rotation and struggled in the bullpen. He is 0-2 with a 7.00 ERA in 27 innings, leaving him with a 34-37 record and 3.66 ERA in six major league seasons.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he and pitching coach Dave Eiland both feel like they are partly to blame for Harvey's situation.
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