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Mets' Harvey bought arm insurance

Mets ace Matt Harvey was feeling fine the day after his marvelous 7 2/3-inning outing in Game 1 of the NLCS -- a 4-2 Mets victory -- and he is said to be a go for Game 5. All looks good in Harvey's world as he inches past 200 total innings. But just in case, agent Scott Boras has taken out insurance on Harvey to secure his future. (CBS Sports)

Matt Harvey Ditches the Fastball, Somehow Gets Filthier

Remember when innings limits were in vogue and Matt Harvey‘s season appeared over? Yeah, me neither. Just a few weeks after we’d thought his campaign would wrap in Strasburg-esque fashion, New York’s Dark Knight on Saturday scripted the latest episode to his gripping 2015 saga with a gem of an outing against the Kyle Schwarber-led Cubs in game one of the NLCS at Citi Field.... (Gammons Daily)

'Dented' Matt Harvey on track to return for Game 5

Matt Harvey is ready to proceed for the New York Mets with a start in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Harvey logged a relatively modest 97 pitches while tossing 7 2/3 innings in Saturday’s 4-2 win against the Chicago Cubs. The issue is that Harvey was struck on the right triceps by a sixth-inning line drive off the bat of Dexter Fowler. (ESPN.com)

Matt Harvey bat flipped after a sacrifice bunt in Game 1 of the NLCS (like a boss)

The Mets sent Flushing's Dark Knight, Matt Harvey, out to the hill at Citi Field to start Game 1 of the NLCS against Jon Lester and the Cubs, and Harvey did ... not ... disappoint. He struck out nine Cubbies over 7 2/3 innings while surrendering two runs on just four hits. He got it done with his arm. He got it done with his glove. He got it done with his back? (MLB.com)

This Matt Harvey signature moment is one to remember

Sometimes, you watch a ballgame and wonder if a higher power arranged the details. On Saturday night, at Citi Field? You wondered whether that higher power just copy-pasted Matt Harvey’s submission. We just witnessed the Dark Knight’s new signature moment, right? Cold weather? A threatening comebacker? Runners on base? Harvey played the superhero and shrugged off all of them as mere inconveniences. (New York Post)

Dominating Cubs, Matt Harvey Shows He’s Far From His Limits

The moment Matt Harvey had been dreaming about all season came in the seventh inning Saturday. The Mets were clinging to a two-run lead, and the Chicago Cubs were threatening, and the Citi Field crowd was on its feet chanting his name. Harvey struck out Tommy La Stella swinging through a changeup and skipped off the mound, pumping his fist and letting out a tribal roar. The crowd erupted. Down the right-field line, Mr. Met gave out high-fives. (New York Times)

Aker's Shutout Gives Navy Lead In UNC Fall World Series

Cole Aker tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Navy Team to its second win in UNC's 2015 Fall World Series Friday at Boshamer Stadium. Aker struck out six and walked just one over seven scoreless frames. Navy gave Aker all the support he would need in a three-run second against J.T. Rogoszewski and added single runs in the third and sixth for the final margin. (GoHeels.com)

Fresh start for Mets' Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey is standing in the back of a raucous visitor’s clubhouse, the symphony of celebration exploding around him. His entire 6-foot-4 frame is soaked in some pungent combination of champagne and beer, a condition that leaves him describing how it all feels in one simple word: “cold.” He is cold, but his baseball heart has never been so warm. (NorthJersey.com)

The Mets' success leaves Matt Harvey with no choice: The future is now

Matt Harvey’s personal surgeon tells him he’s putting himself in danger with every pitch he throws for the New York Mets, but Harvey is told not to listen. Harvey’s agent tells him he’s jeopardizing his career, costing himself perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars, but he’s told not to pay attention. (USA Today)

Matt Harvey: ‘I’ll be last person’ to ever bring up innings limits again

Don’t expect any conversation of innings limits or pitch counts for Matt Harvey in the NLCS, especially from Harvey, who will be on the mound for Game 1 against the Cubs on Saturday night at Citi Field. “I think everybody kind of had enough talk and discussion about that whole ordeal,” Harvey said Friday. “I’ll be the last person to ever bring that one up again.” (New York Post)

Matt Harvey set for Game 1 of NLCS with shackles off completely

Matt Harvey tried to talk Terry Collins into using him in short relief if necessary in the decisive Division Series contest. The Mets manager instead was saving him to pitch in case Game 5 went to extra innings, and now he is the NLCS Game 1 starter. Remember when he had innings limits? (New York Post)

What to do with Adam Warren?

Continuing our look at Yankees who have uncertain roles heading into next season, we'll next consider a cost-controlled pitcher who's done a little of everything in his career. Adam Warren has been a starter, he's been a long reliever, he's been a late-inning setup man -- and it seems that he's rarely known which role the Yankees prefer from month to month. (Lower Hudson Journal News)

After change of plans, Matt Harvey can pitch for Mets in NLDS Game 5

Upon further notice, the Mets will have Matt Harvey available after all out of the bullpen in Game 5 of the National League Division Series. The pitcher approached manager Terry Collins on the plane to Los Angeles and told him that he'd be ready to pitch. "So if we need him, he'll be ready," Collins said. Collins had originally said Tuesday that Harvey would not be available for them. (NJ.com)

Blue Team Evens UNC Fall World Series In Slugfest

The Blue Team evened the 2015 Fall World Series at one game all with a wild 13-12 win in eight innings Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium. For the second day in a row the international tiebreaker was required, though Wednesday's deadlock came at 11-11 instead of 0-0. Brandon Riley and Brendan Illies homered for the Blue squad while Tyler Lynn went deep for Navy. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey told Terry Collins he “wants to be available too” in Game 5 of NLDS

Jacob deGrom is starting for the Mets in Game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday evening in Los Angeles and Noah Syndergaard will be available to piggyback deGrom if necessary. There might be another lethal right-hander stationed at the ready in the visitors bullpen at Dodger Stadium. Mets manager Terry Collins said at his press conference Wednesday in Los Angeles that Matt Harvey told him he “wants to be available too” in Thursday’s loser-goes-home tilt. (NBC Sports)

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