That odor you detect wafting via the air is coming from Matt Harvey.
The Baltimore Orioles right-hander turned in one other stinker on Sunday, giving up 4 runs in 4.1 innings throughout a 7-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Harvey dropped to 3-9 with a 7.80 ERA this season. And the numbers are even worse during the last two months. In accordance with the Baltimore Sun, “Harvey has not completed the fifth inning since Could 1, a nine-start stretch wherein his ERA is 11.49 and the Orioles are 1-8.”
Regardless of Harvey’s struggles, the Orioles aren’t prepared to surrender on the previous New York Mets ace.
“For me, he had that lengthy first inning, however that was one of the best 4 innings that he’s thrown since he’s been right here,” Orioles supervisor Brandon Hyde stated, per the Solar. “Simply from a stuff and command standpoint, I used to be actually impressed. They clearly bought to him there within the fifth, however with our bullpen the way in which it’s, it was unlucky. Hopefully he can construct off that and get via the fifth, sixth in his subsequent begin.”
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The 32-year-old Harvey earned a spot in Baltimore’s starting rotation throughout spring coaching after signing a minor-league deal with the Orioles in February. He performed in 2020 for the Kansas City Royals, going 0-3 with an 11.57 ERA in seven video games.
Harvey was an All-Star with the Mets in 2013 and completed fourth that 12 months in Nationwide League Cy Younger Award voting. He gained a career-best 13 video games in 2015, serving to the Mets attain the World Collection (which they misplaced to the Royals).
Accidents then derailed Harvey’s profession, with the Mets finally buying and selling him to the Cincinnati Reds in 2018.
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