Mets RHP Matt Harvey said Monday he is feeling well, though his rehab from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome isn't going as quickly as he originally hoped.
"I'm doing well, coming along," Harvey said at an event in New York, where he was representing the Challenged Athletes Foundation, according to the Daily News.
"Rehab's a little slow but it's coming along," he continued. "I'm doing whatever the doctors say and it's a little bit slower than I thought, but I'm doing everything I can to get back on the field."
Harvey, who had surgery July 18, said he isn't sure when he will start throwing again.
The surgery removed a rib that was constricting nerves and blood vessels that travel through Harvey's shoulder -- where the rib connects to the upper spine. Removing the rib created space and will alleviate the constriction, which will restore feeling in Harvey's pitching arm and fingers.
July 8, 2016: According to FanDuel's injury expert Will Carroll, who you can follow here, plenty of pitchers have had this surgery, which takes about six months to get back on a mound after undergoing. As Scott Boras said, at least this explains some of why Harvey's mechanics had been off, which undoubtedly had his mind messed up, and down and down he went...