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“They said I should be able to start throwing four months after the surgery and that’s Feb. 22, and I haven’t had any setbacks. I can’t wait. Even if it’s 10 feet, I just want to pick up a ball. As of right now, I don’t see why I wouldn’t be able to do that.... I completely agree that I shouldn't come back too soon."At age 24, the long term is far more important than pitching this year, especially if the Mets are out of contention. He is a true ace, and the Mets will need him healthy in 2015 and beyond.
In his first full season, 2013, Harvey was 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA, 0.931 WHIP, and 5.2 WAR. He started the All-Star game in his home park and finished fourth in the National League Cy Young voting.
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