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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