• Harvey throws for first time since surgery

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 22, 2014
    Harvey is scheduled to throw every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, although that is subject to change. “I felt very good,” Harvey told reporters while sitting in a dugout. “Kind of surprised, actually. Harvey said he was worried only that he would throw the ball over Racaniello and into the crowd. It's bad enough that Harvey, the hope 'n hero of the 2013 Mets, threw a baseball 20 times at a distance of 60 feet on Saturday, precisely four months after his right elbow had been sliced open and reconstructed. Jeremy Hefner, another Mets pitcher who had Tommy John surgery last year, watched intently. This is the story the club would prefer to have written in invisible ink and buried under a Pep Boys ad in a newspaper or under a dusty chest protector on a back field here or, better yet, hidden in the tall grass with the slimy creatures that inhabit the perimeter of the club's spring complex in what now and once again must be identified as Port St. Ligament.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Mets’ Matt Harvey Tosses a Ball for the First Time Since Surgery

      “I feel brand-new,” Harvey said after 20 throws. But he acknowledged that he could not rush his recovery from Tommy John surgery.
      Source: nytimes.com

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