Matt Harvey Will Save the Mets - Maxim

Matt Harvey Will Save the Mets

The young star is ready to lead the Mets back to glory.

In 2013, Matt Harvey was the king of New York. The hard-throwing young pitcher for the Mets had more Ks than the Kardashians, was dating a model, and started the All-Star Game on his home field. And then it all fell apart. A torn ligament forced Harvey under the knife for Tommy John surgery, keeping him out for all of 2014. In his absence, the Mets floundered. Harvey spent a year rehabbing, hounded by an inescapable question: Could the “Dark Knight” rise again? Just a few weeks into the season, it’s clear that not only is Matt Harvey back in batter-humiliating form but the 26-year-old has given a young and talented team a leader as the Mets supplant the Yankees as the best in NYC.

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