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A day after learning he has a partially ligament in his pitching elbow, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey indicated he planned to bypass Tommy John surgery and pitch next season.Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets on Tuesday, hoping the veterans can bolster a struggling offense as the franchise vies for its first playoff berth in 21 years.Share Tweet
Mets Pitching Prospect Suspended for 50 Gamesnytimes.com Aug 27, 2013Chase Huchingson, a left-handed relief pitcher for the Mets’ Class AA team in Binghamton, was suspended for 50 games after a second violation for a drug of abuse under baseball’s drug program.Share Tweet
Jon Lester's break shows potential benefit of pitcher vacationsCNNSI.com Aug 27, 2013Jon Lester has been a new pitcher since the All-Star break. An extended vacation may be the cause.Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27, 2013A day after losing right-hander Matt Harvey to a torn ulnar collateral ligament, the New York Mets are poised to be active on the trade front, a source told ESPNNewYork.com.Share Tweet