Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

No one doubts the Dark Knight wants to succeed; that's not what this episode is about. And now the Mets treat Matt Harvey like that, exactly, even though not too long ago they thought he could be the cornerstone of what were going to be more World Series teams than one. Things have been further complicated because Harvey, who last pitched May 2, reportedly plans to file a grievance against the Mets.

The Mets said Harveys suspension took effect Saturday. Harvey allegedly skipped the second game of the series against the Miami Marlins due to a migraine, texting the team to inform them that he wouldn't be coming in, but somewhere along the line there was a miscommunication. Harvey claims that he played golf until early in the afternoon on Saturday, when he came down with a strong headache.

Harvey did go to the park on Sunday when he was scheduled to pitch, but was advised of the suspension at that time.

Wilk, who was promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday morning, gave up six runs (five earned), eight hits and one walk while striking out two in 3 2/3 innings.

The Mets lost to the Miami Marlins, 7-0.

Harvey went on to set a Mets franchise record with 11 strikeouts on his pitching debut and added two hits.

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"I think they're all behind us". Harvey believes the Mets were checking to make sure he wasn't lying while the Mets side says the team was anxious because Harvey wasn't responding and that's why they sent two security people to see if he needed help. "Reyes will move over to shortstop, we have Flores and T.J. Rivera that can play third, and we're hopeful Duda will be back in the next week or so".

Matt Harvey pitches in New York City on April 27.

Last week, I pointed out the odd way in which the Mets have been handling their injured players following the reduction of the minimum stay on the disabled list from 15 days to 10 days.

Harvey made 29 regular-season starts in 2015 but was embroiled in controversy in September when he said he believed he had a 180-inning limit in his first post-surgery season.

Right-hander Dan Straily was lifted after 5 1/3 no-hit innings against the Mets on April 16, when NY didn't get its first hit until the eighth, and right-hander Wei-Yin Chen exited after seven no-hit innings against the Seattle Mariners two days later, when the Mariners finally got a hit in the ninth. An anonymous team source has since told the Daily News that Harvey "has some growing up to do". Forget about being a force in the National League; with a 5.14 ERA, not only has Harvey been busted down to the third or fourth slot in the rotation, he's having his worst season.

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