The entire Mets pitching staff stood behind Matt Harvey on Friday, forming a blue wall of solidarity as the big moment finally loomed. It had been 18 months since Harvey had been here, working in the bullpen, warming up for a start.
Newark Star-Ledger 11 hours ago
He will start Friday against the Tigers at Tradition Field, making his return to the mound during a live game for the first time since undergoing elbow surgery. It has been more than 16 months. When he makes his season debut, it will be more than 17 — an inflection point for pitchers coming off the procedure.
CSN Washington 2 hours ago
After nearly 17 months since having Tommy John surgery, Matt Harvey finally returned to the mound for the New York Mets in their spring training game against the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon.
Amazin' Stories | Bergen Record 2 hours ago
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. –Welcome back, Matt Harvey. Harvey threw two perfect innings in a dominant showing in his first game since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Oct. 22, 2013. It also marked his first game since Aug. 24, 2013, …
MetsBlog 4 hours ago
Matt Harvey faced six batters in two innings, retired them all, and hit 98 mph with his fastball, while throwing XX pitches in his first start since having Tommy John surgery in 2013. “Things felt good, so the fact that …
CBS Sports 12 hours ago
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is expected to start today against the Detroit Tigers after an 18-month hiatus while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Boomer and Carton discuss his return to the mound.
Cole Hamels made his Grapefruit League debut on Friday afternoon against the New York Yankees at Bright House Field in Clearwater.
Express-Times 8 hours ago
Cole Hamels' first audition for a trade to a contender comes Friday as the Phillies take on the Yankees in Grapefruit League action.
High Cheese | Philadelphia Daily News 4 hours ago
Cole Hamels is trying to have a normal spring training, despite the non-stop trade rumors. In his Grapefruit debut, Hamels dodged rain drops and threw two shutout innings on Friday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Hunter Pence says he’s a fast healer. He’s certainly quick to provide forgiveness. A day after Pence fractured his left forearm when hit by a pitch, he responded to Chicago Cubs minor league right-hander Corey Black on… Continue Reading →
Grant Brisbee / McCovey Chronicles 6 hours ago
The Giants' rightfielder and mascot was hit by a pitch, and should miss all of April Welcome to odd year. Pull up a shard of glass to sit on. Would you like a cup of roaches? Hunter Pence was hit on the arm by a pitch in the sixth inning of Thursday's game against the Cubs, and he left the game for...
Jordan Zimmermann was strong in his spring debut, but Tyler Moore stole the show again in the Nationals' 9-8 win over the Braves.
David Price is only interested in getting prepared for the start of the season. And following his first start this spring, hes fully aware he still has a lot to accomplish. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Entering a much-discussed contract year, Tigers starting pitcher David Price isn't at all worried about a potential long-term deal. He's confident his contract situation will eventually work itself out. Right now, he's only interested in getting prepared for the start of the season. And following his first start this spring, he's fully aware he still has a lot to...
Lucas Duda #21 1BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Lucas Duda took 45 swings at soft-tossed baseballs and off a tee Friday as he works back from an intercostal muscle strain on his left side that left him idle for three weeks. Terry Collins said he expected Duda to advance to taking batting practice Monday. The manager believes Duda will enter a game next Friday for the first time this spring training.
This spring, Matt Garza is savoring the security his four-year, $50 million contract provides him. He said he feels much more comfortable and at peace personally than he did a year ago, when he was suiting up for his third team in roughly six months.
Jonathan Lucroy underwent both physical therapy and a platelet-rich plasma injection prior to spring training for the strain and has spent camp slowly ramping up toward more vigorous work.
Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Luke Gregerson. LUKE GREGERSON Position: Pitcher Bats/throws: Left/right Height/weight: 6-3, 200 Opening day age: 30 Hometown: Park Ridge, Ill. How acquired: Free agent, December 2014 MLB experience: Six seasons 2014 recap: […]