Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey #33

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/215
  • Age: 26


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Matt Harvey 2015 Postseason Stats

2-0 3.04 26.2 27 1.09

Matt Harvey Postseason Career Stats

2-0 3.04 26.2 27 1.09

Matt Harvey Stats

13-8 2.71 189.1 188 1.02

Matt Harvey MLB Career Stats

25-18 2.53 427.0 449 1.00

Matt Harvey Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew Edward Harvey
  • Nickname: The Dark Knight
  • Born: 3/27/1989 in New London, CT
  • Draft: 2010, New York Mets, 1st rd. (7th overall)
  • College: North Carolina
  • Debut: July 26, 2012
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2015 Postseason Stats 2 0 3.04 4 4 0 26.2 27 1.09
Postseason Career Stats 2 0 3.04 4 4 0 26.2 27 1.09
2015 Stats 13 8 2.71 29 29 0 189.1 188 1.02
MLB Career Stats 25 18 2.53 65 65 0 427.0 449 1.00
  • Status: Active

Matt Harvey Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Mets NL 1303 Four-seam FB 96.18 95.28 2321.00 6.05 90.83
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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November 5, 2015 at 12:16 PM ET

Fielder, Harvey honored as Comeback Players of the Year

Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder and Mets right-hander Matt Harvey were recognized as the American League and National League Comeback Players of the Year on Thursday by Major League Baseball.

October 20, 2015 at 5:48 AM ET

Harvey may not make Game 5 start

The next start for Mets right-hander Matt Harvey, scheduled to be Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, if necessary, may be in jeopardy.


Matt Harvey Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2013 NY Mets NL

NL Comeback Player of the Year

Year Team League
2015 NY Mets NL

NL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
04/2013 NY Mets NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/15/2013 NY Mets NL

Breakout Pitcher of the Year (GIBBYs)

Year Team League
2013 NY Mets NL

MLB Players Choice NL Comeback Player

Year Team League
2015 NY Mets NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2011 Binghamton EAS Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 NY Mets NL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Buffalo INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Buffalo INT

Triple-A All-Star Game Top Star, INT

Year Team League
2012 Buffalo INT

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/18/2011 St. Lucie FSL
05/31/2011 St. Lucie FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 St. Lucie FSL

Matt Harvey Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2013 2.27 3rd in NL
2015 2.71 6th in NL


Season W Rank
2015 13 12th in NL


Season SO Rank
2013 191 12th in NL
2015 188 12th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2013 0.93 2nd in NL
2015 1.02 7th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2013 .209 5th in NL
2015 .222 6th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2013 1 17th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2013 1 4th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2015 189.1 18th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2015 18 25th in NL

Matt Harvey Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 31, 2014 New York Mets activated RHP Matt Harvey from the 60-day disabled list.
March 30, 2014 New York Mets placed RHP Matt Harvey on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from October 2013 Tommy John surgery
October 31, 2013 New York Mets activated RHP Matt Harvey from the 60-day disabled list.
September 26, 2013 New York Mets transferred RHP Matt Harvey from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Partial ligament tear in his right elbow.
August 27, 2013 New York Mets placed RHP Matt Harvey on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 27, 2012. Partial ligament tear in his right elbow.
July 24, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of RHP Matt Harvey from Buffalo Bisons.
July 23, 2012 Buffalo Bisons placed Matt Harvey on the reserve list.
April 4, 2012 RHP Matt Harvey assigned to Buffalo Bisons from Binghamton Mets.
February 6, 2012 New York Mets invited non-roster RHP Matt Harvey to spring training.
July 14, 2011 Matt Harvey roster status changed by Binghamton Mets.
July 9, 2011 Binghamton Mets placed RHP Matt Harvey on the temporarily inactive list.
June 22, 2011 RHP Matt Harvey assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
April 7, 2011 Matt Harvey assigned to St. Lucie Mets.
August 16, 2010 New York Mets signed RHP Matt Harvey.

Matthew Edward Harvey Bio Info

Matthew Edward (Matt) Harvey graduated from Fitch Senior High School in Groton, CT... Earned prep All-America honors while playing for his father at Fitch... Received the 2013 Ben Mondor New England Player of the Year at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner... At the University of North Carolina, he was a first team Atlantic Coast Conference selection, a two-time ACC Pitcher of the Week and two-time National Pitcher of the Week...Ranks ninth all-time in UNC history in strikeouts (263) and 10th in victories (22)...Was 22-7 with a 3.73 ERA in 54 games (43 starts) during his three years with the Tar Heels...In 238.2 innings, he allowed 220 hits, 142 runs, 99 earned, with 124 walks and 263 strikeouts... Went 6-1 with a 0.64 ERA with 112 strikeouts in 54.2 innings during his senior year at Fitch High School and was named the Connecticut Player of the Year by The Hartford Courant and Gatorade... Was the 2007 third-round selection (118th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim but elected to attend the University of North Carolina.


Missed the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery...Threw 20 times from 60 feet on February 20 and then threw 20 times from 120 feet on May 20...Threw off the slope of the mound for the first time on August 5...Completed a 20-pitch bullpen session on August 18...Tossed his first batting practice session on September 8.


Underwent Tommy John surgery on October 22, 2013 to repair a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in the right elbow...Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Gulf Breeze, FL... Has the second-best WHIP (0.98) of any pitcher since 1921 in his first 36 career starts...The only other pitchers since 1921 that had a WHIP under 1.00 through 36 starts were Vida Blue (0.94), Orel Hershiser (0.99) and Jim Hardin (0.99)..His 4.58 K/BB ratio ranks fifth since 1921 in a pitcher's first 36 starts...His 2.39 ERA is the 12th-best mark through 36 starts... Became the fifth pitcher to start an All-Star Game less than a year after his major league debut...He became the fourth pitcher in club history to make the All-Star team in his first full season in the majors...Joined Tom Seaver (1967), Jerry Koosman (1968) and Dwight Gooden (1984)...He became the third Mets pitcher to start an All-Star Game...Gooden started the 1988 All-Star Game at Cincinnati and the 1986 Game at Houston...Seaver started the 1970 All-Star Game in Cincinnati...He was the first major league pitcher to start an All-Star Game in his home park since Roger Clemens in 2004 in Houston... Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings and struck out three during the All-Star Game...The three strikeouts were the most by a Mets pitcher in an All-Star Game since Sid Fernandez also had three strikeouts in the 1986 All-Star Game... Voted National League Pitcher of the Month for the month of April...Recorded four victories (4-0) in six starts, tying him for first among NL pitchers...Only one of two NL starters to post four wins in April without suffering a loss (also Lance Lynn)...His 1.56 ERA (seven earned runs/40.1 innings) ranked third in the NL, his 46 strikeouts were tied for fourth... Finished third in the majors with a 2.27 ERA (45 earned runs/178.1 innings), 6.16 strikeouts per walks ratio, .282 opponent slugging percentage and .530 OPS...Ranked second in the majors with a 0.93 WHIP, .248 opponent on-base percentage and 8.58 baserunners per nine innings...Ranked third in the National League and sixth in the majors a 9.64 strikeouts per nine innings...Sixth in the majors with 1.56 walks per nine inning rate...Finished seventh in the majors with a 6.81 hits per nine innings...His 191 strikeouts ranked first in the NL and fourth in the majors on August 24, the date of his final start...His opponent OPS is the 12th-best single-season mark since 1969... Since his debut on July 26, 2012, has the majors' third-best: ERA (2.39); WHIP (0.98), strikeouts per nine innings (9.88), opponent slugging (.296), opponent OPS (.556) and baserunners per nine innings (9.13)...His opponent on-base percentage (.260), opponent batting average (.207) and hits per nine innings (6.39) are fourth best in the majors...His home runs per nine innings (0.45) is the second-best rate in the majors... Named the National League Player of the Week for the week of April 8-April 14, his first career honor...Went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA (two earned runs/15.0 innings) during the week... Allowed five hits, issued four walks and struck out 15... In his four starts between September 19, 2012 and April 13, 2013, he became the first pitcher with four straight starts of 7.0 or more innings and three or fewer hits allowed since July, 2004...The feat has only been pulled off five other times since 1916: Johan Santana (five straight games) in 2004, Nolan Ryan (five straight games) in 1976-1977, Woody Williams in 2001, Kevin Millwood in 1999 and Roger Clemens in 1998... Retired the first 20 batters he faced against Chicago-AL at Citi Field on May 7...The 6.2 perfect innings are tied for the thirdlongest streak in team history...The last Mets pitcher with 6.2 perfect innings was Rick Reed on June 8, 1998 vs. Tampa Bay...Tom Seaver pitched 8.1 perfect innings on July 9, 1969 and 7.0 perfect innings on August 30, 1968...In the game, he became the third Mets pitcher to allow only one baserunner in 9.0 innings of work...Tom Seaver (July 9, 1969 vs. the Cubs) and Jonathon Niese (June 10, 2010 vs. the Padres) are the other two...Became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to pitch 9.0 innings with 12 or more strikeouts, allowing no walks and only one hit to receive a no-decision... Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning three times this season: April 13 at Minnesota, May 7 vs. Chicago-AL and June 18 at Atlanta...Only three other pitchers during the expansion era held an opposing team hitless through 6.0 innings three times in the first 25 starts of their career: Al Downing, Jose DeLeon (four times) and Kent Mercker... Joined Dwight Gooden as the only starters since 1916 to allow one run or fewer in 19 of their first 36 career games...Harvey has struck out six or more batters in each of those 19 starts...His 14 starts in which he has allowed one run or fewer was tied for the fifth-most in the majors... Ended the season by pitching 54.1 innings and facing 213 batters since allowing his last home run (Buster Posey on July 8)...Only Mark Melancon had more consecutive home run-less innings this season (63.0 innings)...Went 33 straight starts without allowing multiple home runs...Only Jhoulys Chacin has had a longer such streak since 2012 (currently at 40 starts)...Anibal Sanchez also currently has a 33-game streak...It matches the longest such streak by a Mets starter since 1991...Also Mike Hampton in 2000 and Dwight Gooden in 1992... Recorded his fourth straight start of 7.0 innings or more and one run or less on April 19 vs. Washington...The last pitcher to open the season with such a streak was Tim Hudson in 2007...Hudson also went four straight games...The last Mets pitcher to do so was Rick Reed in 2000; he also went four straight...Became the third pitcher since 1916 to begin a season with four consecutive starts of 7.0 or more innings while allowing four or fewer hits... The two other pitchers with such an open were Ken Hill for the 1993 Expos and Nolan Ryan for the 1979 Angels... Was unbeaten after his first 13 starts, becoming the first Mets pitcher to remain undefeated after his first 12 starts of a season...Dating to his final start of last season on September 19, 2012, avoided a loss in 14 consecutive starts...Is one of eight starters in franchise history to go at least 14 straight starts without a loss.... The last Mets pitcher to start a season 5-0 or better was Dillon Gee who went 7-0 to start 2011... Collected the first complete game and shutout of his career on August 7 against Colorado...Also pitched 9.0 shutout innings in a Mets' 1-0, 10-inning win on May 7 vs. Chicago-AL...It was the first complete game shutout by a Mets pitcher since R.A. Dickey shut out the Marlins 3-0 on August 31, 2012 at Marlins Park...Harvey faced three batters over the minimum in his shutout...The last Mets pitcher to have such an outing was R.A. Dickey on June 18, 2012 against Baltimore at Citi Field...Became the sixth pitcher in franchise history with multiple outings of 9.0 shutout innings and no walks in one season... Allowed the fewest hits, 74, of any pitcher in franchise history in his first 19 career starts...After his 19th start on May 17, he held the lowest hits per nine inning rate, 5.41, of all qualifying starters since his debut on July 26, 2012...Through his first eight starts of the season, he led the majors with a 4.01 hit per nine innings, while no other pitcher had a hit per nine innings under 5.2 in that span... Struck out a career-high 13 on June 18 at Atlanta in the first game of a doubleheader... Became the third Mets pitcher to record a 13-strikeout game since 2010...R.A. Dickey (twice) and Chris Capuano also accomplished the feat...Tied for the second-most strikeouts by a Mets pitcher against the Braves...Sid Fernandez totaled 16 strikeouts on July 14, 1989, while Capuano (August 26, 2011) and Dick Selma (September 12, 1965) also both had 13...Became the fifth Mets pitcher to have a 13-strikeout outing among his first 25 career games... Had a franchise-record five starts with at least 10 strikeouts and three or fewer hits allowed...His four such games trailed only Yu Darvish's six for the most in the majors...No other NL pitcher had more than three such outings this season...Is only the fourth pitcher since 1916 to record three outings of 10 or more strikeouts, three or fewer hits and no walks in a season...Also Pedro Martinez (2000), Mike Mussina (2001) and Randy Johnson (2004)...Is only the second pitcher since 1916 to have at least five double-digit strikeout games in which he allowed three or fewer hits within his first 36 games...Hideo Nomo had six such outings among his first 36 starts... Worked 7.0 or more innings and allowed three or fewer hits seven times this season...The seven such outings tied Tom Seaver (1970) for the single-season franchise record... His 2.38 ERA and 0.97 WHIP after 30 starts are the lowest marks in franchise history after 30 appearances (minimum 40 innings pitched over those outings)...Only Jerry Koosman had a lower ERA (2.21) through 30 starts in franchise history... Had eight no-decisions in a nine-start stretch from April 24 to-June 8, four of which went to extra innings...It marked the 29th time in major league history that a starting pitcher received eight no-decisions in a nine-start span within one season (with no relief appearances during that streak)...His 2.66 ERA over those nine starts is the lowest in any of those 29 sequences...The previous low was a 3.07 ERA by Cincinnati's Erik Hanson from June 12-July 28 in 1994... His 46 strikeouts tied a Mets record for the month of April...Pedro Martinez also had 46 strikeouts in April, 2005... Allowed three or fewer baserunners in four starts this season, tied with Stephen Strasburg for the most such starts in the majors...His 10 starts without allowing a walk are tied for the fourth most in the majors...Harvey, Chris Archer and Jordan Zimmermann are the only pitchers this season with multiple outings of 9.0 innings in which they faced 30 batters or fewer... Faced Max Scherzer in his final start of the season...That was the first time the All-Star Game starting pitchers faced each other in a regular season game in the same season...It happened twice in a World Series game later that season: Dwight Gooden vs. Roger Clemens in 1986, and Red Ruffing vs. Paul Derringer in 1939... Pinch-hit on July 1 vs. Arizona and had a sacrifice bunt...Was the first Mets pitcher to pinch-hit since Jonathon Niese on May 16, 2011 vs. Florida.

2012 Finished the season with a 2.73 ERA, the fourth-best ERA in franchise history for a Mets rookie who made at least 10 starts...Had a 10.6 strikeout per nine innings ratio (70 strikeouts/59.1 innings), one of only 13 rookies since 1970, and two Mets rookies all-time, to have a rate better than 10.0 and make at least 10 starts...Dwight Gooden compiled a 11.39 mark in his 1984 rookie season...Kerry Wood had the best rookie rate, striking out 12.58 per nine for the Cubs in 1998...Struck out 11 and recorded two hits in his major league debut on July 26 at Arizona...Became the first player in modern history (1900 to date) to strike out 10 or more batters and collect at least two hits in his major league debut...His 11 strikeouts were the most in franchise history for a pitcher making his major league debut...The previous record of eight strikeouts was held by Tom Seaver, April 13, 1967 vs. Pittsburgh and Bill Denehy, April 16, 1967 at Philadelphia...His 11 strikeouts were also tied for the eighth-most since 1900 for a pitcher making his major league debut...The only pitchers to have more are: J.R. Richards, Houston September 5, 1971, San Francisco 15; Karl Spooner, Brooklyn September 22, 1954, NY Giants 15; Stephen Strasburg, Washington June 8, 2010, Pittsburgh 14; Cliff Melton, NY Giants April 25, 1937, Boston (NL) 13; Steve Woodard, Milwaukee July 28, 1997, Toronto 12; Juan Marichal, San Francisco July 19, 1960, Philadelphia 12 and Elmer Myers, Philadelphia (AL) October 6, 1915, Washington 12...Was the fourth pitcher since 1960 to strike out 11 or more batters without allowing a run in his major league debut, joining Milwaukee's Steve Woodard (July 28, 1997), Cleveland's Luis Tiant (July 19, 1964) and San Francisco's Juan Marichal (July 19, 1960)...Doubled in his first major league plate appearance off Wade Miley and singled in the fourth inning in his second trip to the plate...The last Mets pitcher to collect two hits in his major league debut was David West on September 24,1988 at St. Louis...Became the 10th pitcher choosen in the first round by the Mets to make a start for the team...He was the first since righthanded pitcher Mike Pelfrey made his Mets debut on July 8, 2006...Delivered his first two major league RBI with his two-run double in the fourth-inning on August 16 at Cincinnati...Became the third Mets pitcher with a multi-RBI game within the first five games of his career, joining Julio Valera (1990) and Brian Bannister (2006)...Struck out his 50th batter in his start at St. Louis on September 4 in his 176th batter faced...It was the fourth-quickest in team history to reach 50 strikeouts behind Pedro Martinez (148), Nolan Ryan (156) and Dwight Gooden (166)...Became the third pitcher in Mets history to strike out at least 10 hitters, but pitch no more than 5.0 innings on September 12 vs. Washington...The other two were Sid Fernandez in 1986 and Oliver Perez in 2006...The last Mets rookie to have at least two double-digit strikeout games in his first nine games was Dwight Gooden who had four in 1984...Became the first Mets pitcher to surrender a leadoff home run (Jimmy Rollins) as his only hit allowed over at least 7.0 innings on September 19 vs. Philadelphia...The last pitcher to allow only one hit in an outing of at least 7.0 innings and that hit was a leadoff home run was Jack McDowell for the White Sox on July 14, 1991...McDowell allowed a home run to the Brewers' Paul Molitor to start the game and finished with a one-hit complete-game win...Posted a 1.88 ERA (five earned runs/24.0 innings) with 29 strikeouts in four starts at home...Went 0-2 at Citi Field...Held righthanded hitters to a .185 (17-92) batting average...Lefthanders hit .212 (25-118)...Was placed on the Mets' taxi squad on July 23 and was officially activated on July 24...At the time of his promotion, ranked second in the International League with 112 strikeouts...Named Top Star honors in the 2012 Triple-A All-Star Game on July 11 at Buffalo...Threw 2.0 hitless innings, striking out two...Hit a two-run home run on April 25 at Lehigh Valley...Also tossed 7.0 shutout innings to earn the win. 2011 In his first professional season, finished with a combined 13-5 record and a 3.32 ERA (50 earned runs/135.2 innings) in 26 starts with St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League and Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League...Was 8-2 with a 2.37 ERA in 14 starts for St. Lucie and 5-3 with a 4.53 ERA in 12 games for Binghamton...Selected to the Florida State League All-Star team...Led Mets minor leaguers in wins (13) and strikeouts (156)...Was the Sterling Award recipient at St. Lucie, emblematic of the team MVP...Was the FSL Pitcher of the Week for April 7-17, his first 10 days in professional baseball...Went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA, allowing one unearned run in 16.0 innings..Worked 0.1 innings and picked-up a save in the Futures All-Star Game on July 10 at Chase Field in Arizona...Won his first four starts in St. Lucie and allowed just one unearned run over 22.0 innings...Surrendered 14 hits, walked eight and recorded 27 strikeouts over the same span...Held opposing righthanded batters to a .198 (26-131) batting average, while all opponents hit .238 (67-281) against him...Went 2-0 with a 2.05 ERA (five earned runs/22.0 innings) in four June starts...Recorded 10 strikeouts while tossing 7.0 shutout innings vs. Dunedin on May 27...Made his first start for Binghamton on June 26...Lost, 6-4, and allowed four runs, earned, nine hits, and two walks in 4.2 innings...Went 0-3 with a 5.76 ERA (19 earned runs/29.2 innings) in his first six starts in Double-A...Won five straight starts from August 4-August 29 and posted a 2.67 ERA (eight earned runs/27.0 innings).