LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Harvey was once a model of himself for two innings on Wednesday that will likely be palatable to the Mets if he can proceed it.
Buzzing a few fastballs within the NINETY FIVE-mph vary at the same time as mixing in his offspeed pitches, the suitable-hander allowed one earned on hits and one walk over two innings in opposition to the Braves at Champion Stadium, departing after 38 pitches.
Harvey, who ignored 2 1/2 months remaining season with weak point in his scapula — after present process surgical procedure for thoracic outlet syndrome the previous yr — crowned out at 96 mph on the radar gun. Six of his pitches registered NINETY FIVE.
Upon hanging out Freddie Freeman to finish the first inning, during which he had a couple of punchouts, Harvey pointed at catcher Jose Lobaton and was greeted in the dugout by manager Mickey Callaway, who positioned his arm across the pitcher and confirmed appreciation with a pat on the fanny.
Harvey encountered temporary hassle in the 2d, however got Dansby Swanson to hit into a double play after Tyler Plant Life had walked best off and Preston Tucker singled.
Danny Santana singled against Harvey in the first inning, but was picked off on Lobaton’s throw.