After suffering through four-disastrous starts, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey responds tonight against the red-hot Toronto Blue Jays.
By Robby Sabo
Now that’s the Dark Knight everybody is accustomed to.
Just like that, the faith has been restored. Those nervous and anxious New York Mets calls on the airwaves the past two-weeks will suddenly stop, for Matt Harvey is once again brilliant.
Tonight, as the Mets hosted the Toronto Blue Jays for the second-straight night, Harvey tossed a gem. His seven-innings of work only yielded four-hits while striking out six batters of the hottest lineup in baseball over the last 10-plus days.
It’s a far cry from his 7.20 ERA his last four-outings.
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Although reliever Carlos Torres surrendered two-runs in the eighth-inning, the Mets offense took care of the rest.
Both Wilmer Flores and Harvey doubled in the second-inning, each driving in a run. Ruben Tejada later knocked in a run with a single an inning later.
Surprisingly, it was all the Familia-less Mets bullpen needed.
Bobby Parnell contributed in a familiar way as he notched his first-save of the season. It was one of the four-out variety, only giving up a single hit.
The Mets will now travel north to Toronto for two-games. Despite how it shakes out, taking two in a row from a squad that had previously won 11-straight is pretty impressive.
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