Mets pitcher Matt Harvey: I will pitch in the playoffs
Harvey said Saturday he considered 180 innings to be his limit for the regular season. He's pitched 166 1/3 innings in 25 starts so far this season.
On The Players’ Tribune, Harvey said the despite the limit, he always planned on pitching in the postseason.
“But there has never been a doubt in my mind: I will pitch in the playoffs. I will be healthy, active and ready to go,” Harvey said. “I am communicating with my agent, my doctor, [GM] Sandy [Alderson] and the entire Mets organization. I can assure everyone that we’re all on the same page. Together, we are coming up with a plan to reach an innings limit during the season. It will be a compromise between the doctors and the Mets organization to get me, and the team, to where we need to be for our postseason run.”
The Mets finished Sunday four games ahead of the Washington Nationals for first place in the NL East.
- Rohan Nadkarni