The Matt Harvey era in New York, one that started with so much promise, now is over.
The Mets traded the right-handed starting pitcher to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday in exchange for catcher Devin Mesoraco and cash.
Ken Rosenthal tweeted more details of the trade.
Harvey’s time in New York did not end well. He reportedly refused to go to the minor leagues, so the Mets designated him for assignment, and under Major League Baseball rules they had seven days to trade or release him as a result.
Harvey, for a brief time, was one of the better pitchers in baseball, but injuries prevented him from reaching his full potential.
Now he’ll try to resurrect his career for a Reds team that sits at the bottom of the National League Central Division with the league’s worst record (8-27).
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