Former Mets manager and current special assistant Terry Collins feels for Matt Harvey, who was traded to the Reds on Tuesday after being DFA'd by the Mets on Saturday.
"I love Matt Harvey," Collins told Dom Amore of The Hartford Courant. "I love him like a son. We went through a lot of wars. I saw a guy, when he got to the big leagues, within two seasons he made himself, if not the best, then one of the top three pitchers in all of baseball. So what happened the last few years, injury-wise and how it affected him, was really tough to see and go through for him."
Danny Abriano, SNY.tv | Twitter | One of the things Collins mentioned -- his decision to let Harvey start the ninth inning against the Royals in Game 5 of the World Series -- is something that still bothers Mets fans. I was at Game 5, and like every other Mets fan around me, was pumped to see Harvey run back to the mound to start the inning. The issue wasn't letting him go out there, it was letting him continue after he walked Lorenzo Cain to lead off the inning. But the bigger picture is this...