Mets Top Marlins 11-3 With Early Burst But Cabrera Gets Hurt

New York Mets Matt Harvey delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in New York. The New York Mets have scratched Harvey for his scheduled start Sunda

At this rate, the former can't-miss prospect will wear out his welcome in NY before his current contract expires in 2018.

The New York Mets have scratched Matt Harvey for his scheduled start Sunday against the Miami Marlins and suspended the right-hander three days for a violation of team rules.

After reportedly violating team rules, the New York Mets have officially placed Matt Harvey on a three-day suspension without pay.

The Mets were involved in another controversy Saturday when a photo posted by the team on social media unwittingly showed a sex toy that was in Kevin Plawecki's locker, the Daily News reported. Weirdly, the Mets announced that Harvey's suspension began as of Saturday, yet, apparently didn't inform him until Sunday.

According to Sandy Alderson, the suspension started on Saturday, but it really looks like Harvey wasn't made aware of it, and that's why he ended up showing up to Citi the following morning.

It's not as though the Mets have a insane amount of depth in their rotation right now with Noah Syndergaard on the disabled list, so they obviously felt perturbed by Harvey's actions. "It's nice to have Amed sitting at Las Vegas, but at this point right now, we're looking at how to shift around the players we have in order to cover for Ca brera". "Anybody in that room that misses a day and nobody knows about it, we've got to do the same thing".

It's not the first time Harvey has been punished by the Mets for his behavior. Collins said Harvey will decide "if he wants to do it in a group, which is the easiest, I always think, or if he wants to do it individually".

Harvey, who is recovering from surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome that ended his season prematurely previous year, is 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA in six starts this season.

"There's no question we've got to get some length out of our starters, or our pen's going to be dead in July", Collins said.

The Mets actually got a piece of good injury news Sunday. He'll face White Sox lefty Jose Quintana (2-4, 4.10 ERA), who pitched eight scoreless innings of four-hit ball against Kansas City on Tuesday. He is coming off two of the worst starts of his career, allowing 12 runs over 9 2/3 innings with eight walks in a pair of losses to Atlanta.



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