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Matt Harvey

Matthew Edward Harvey (Real Deal or Dark Knight of Gotham) (twitter: @MattHarvey33)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: March 27, 1989 in New London, CT
High School: Fitch Senior HS (Groton, CT)
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Drafted
by the New York Mets in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft.
Signed August 16, 2010. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 26, 2012 (Age 23.121, 17,862nd in MLB history)   vs. ARI 5.1 IP, 3 H, 11 SO, 3 BB, 0 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Mets 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$614k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.072, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2012 23 NYM NL 3 5 .375 2.73 10 10 0 0 0 0 59.1 42 19 18 5 26 0 70 3 0 3 245 140 3.30 1.146 6.4 0.8 3.9 10.6 2.69
2013 ★ 24 NYM NL 9 5 .643 2.27 26 26 0 1 1 0 178.1 135 46 45 7 31 1 191 4 0 2 690 157 2.01 0.931 6.8 0.4 1.6 9.6 6.16 AS,CYA-4
2015 26 NYM NL 5 1 .833 1.98 8 8 0 0 0 0 54.2 42 12 12 4 8 1 56 3 0 1 212 189 2.64 0.915 6.9 0.7 1.3 9.2 7.00
3 Yrs 17 11 .607 2.31 44 44 0 1 1 0 292.1 219 77 75 16 65 2 317 10 0 6 1147 158 2.39 0.971 6.7 0.5 2.0 9.8 4.88
162 Game Avg. 13 9 .607 2.31 34 34 0 1 1 0 226 169 60 58 12 50 2 245 8 0 5 886 158 2.39 0.971 6.7 0.5 2.0 9.8 4.88
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2012 23 NYM NL 59.1 10 10 19 2.88 4.36 -0.22 0.17 95.0 4.50 10 1.2 -0.0 1.7 15 .619 .507
2013 ★ 24 NYM NL 178.1 26 26 46 2.32 3.89 -0.03 0.15 94.2 3.84 31 3.8 -0.1 5.2 44 .646 .523 $498,750 AS,CYA-4
2015 26 NYM NL 54.2 8 8 12 1.98 3.93 0.05 0.15 96.2 3.88 13 1.5 -0.1 2.0 16 .693 .510
3 Seasons 292.1 44 44 77 2.37 4.00 -0.05 0.15 94.8 3.98 54 6.5 -0.2 8.8 76 .648 .517 $498,750

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 NYM NL 24 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 8 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2012 23 NYM NL 10 245 210 19 42 12 1 5 0 0 26 70 .200 .293 .338 .631 .268 71 5 3 3 3 0 0
2013 24 NYM NL 26 690 646 46 135 18 4 7 2 2 31 191 .209 .248 .282 .530 .283 182 13 4 5 4 1 5
2015 26 NYM NL 8 212 197 12 42 8 0 4 3 2 8 56 .213 .255 .315 .570 .277 62 6 3 3 0 1 3
3 Yrs 44 1147 1053 77 219 38 5 16 5 4 65 317 .208 .259 .299 .558 .279 315 24 10 11 7 2 8
162 Game Avg. 34 886 814 60 169 29 4 12 4 3 50 245 .208 .259 .299 .558 .279 243 19 8 9 5 2 6
MLB Averages .253 .317 .396 .713 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2012 23 NYM NL 7.8 0.8 250 0.6 4.0 -3.4 .94 0.6 0.0 5.8 0.6 0.94 6.9 0 0 0
2013 24 NYM NL 28.2 3.2 700 2.9 12.8 -9.9 1.02 4.0 -1.2 29.6 3.5 0.87 38.1 0 0 0
2015 26 NYM NL 11.7 1.3 218 1.6 4.1 -2.5 .98 0.9 0.7 11.2 1.3 0.86 9.6 0 0 0
3 Yrs 47.6 5.4 1168 5.0 20.9 -15.8 .99 5.5 -0.5 46.6 5.4 0.88 54.6 0 0 0

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2012 23 NYM NL 10 10 3 5 2 1 2 3 7 .300 1 0 0 0 6 60% 60.0 75 35 7 0 0 7 2.3 2.5 5.9 98 0 5 5 0 112
2013 24 NYM NL 26 26 9 5 12 0 2 13 13 .500 4 4 1 1 20 77% 64.9 97 34 15 5 0 10 3.4 3.8 6.9 104 1 7 16 2 121
2015 26 NYM NL 8 8 5 1 2 1 1 6 2 .750 2 0 0 0 7 88% 65.5 78 47 4 1 0 4 4.3 4.9 6.8 95 0 5 3 0 107
3 Yrs 44 44 17 11 16 2 5 22 22 .500 7 4 1 1 33 75% 64 97 34 26 6 0 21 3.3 3.7 6.6 101 1 17 24 2 121
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 102 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 95

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2012 23 NYM NL 245 45% 2.0% 28.6% 10.6% 7.4% 43% 0.61 0.98 56% 21% 6.9% 17% 48 5 10%
2013 24 NYM NL 690 50% 1.0% 27.7% 4.5% 4.2% 22% 0.94 1.17 66% 19% 3.6% 16% 115 13 11%
2015 26 NYM NL 212 49% 1.9% 26.4% 3.8% 5.7% 29% 0.73 0.89 65% 23% 5.9% 15% 30 6 20%
3 Yrs 1147 49% 1.4% 27.6% 5.7% 5.1% 27% 0.82 1.07 63% 20% 4.7% 16% 193 24 12%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2012 23 NYM NL 245 978 3.99 616 63.0% 21.9% 20.9% 33.4% 23.7% 78.1% 0.0% 49.2% 73.2% 60.0% 3.3% 8 5 26.9% 66 40 3 14 54 20.0% 13 3 0 0 0
2013 24 NYM NL 692 2697 3.90 1794 66.6% 24.0% 21.1% 29.0% 25.9% 76.0% 0.4% 50.6% 72.2% 64.3% 3.2% 22 13 29.5% 204 118 8 31 159 16.2% 35 8 0 0 0
2015 26 NYM NL 214 761 3.56 520 68.5% 27.7% 19.2% 25.4% 27.7% 72.3% 0.8% 49.5% 73.4% 72.4% 3.7% 8 6 29.0% 62 35 3 12 44 21.4% 11 1 0 0 0
3 Yrs 1151 4436 3.85 2930 66.1% 24.2% 20.8% 29.3% 25.7% 75.8% 0.4% 50.1% 72.6% 64.9% 3.3% 38 24 28.8% 332 193 14 57 257 18.0% 59 12 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.6% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 77.8% 60.2% 4.5% 24.3% 24.2%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2012 23 NYM NL 245 42 6 1 5 0 4 1 4 3 2 18 8 1 44% 0 3 2 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2013 24 NYM NL 690 135 16 1 7 0 7 5 2 5 2 25 13 3 52% 5 2 2 216 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 9 0
2015 26 NYM NL 212 42 8 1 4 0 1 0 4 2 2 3 2 0 67% 3 1 0 67 3 2 60% 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
3 Yrs 1147 219 30 3 16 0 12 6 10 10 6 46 23 4 50% 8 6 4 373 5 4 56% 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 20 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2012 23 3 5 .375 2.73 10 10 0 0 0 0 59.1 42 19 18 5 26 0 70 3 0 3 245 140 1.146 6.4 0.8 3.9 10.6 2.69 140
2013 24 12 10 .545 2.39 36 36 0 1 1 0 237.2 177 65 63 12 57 1 261 7 0 5 935 152 0.985 6.7 0.5 2.2 9.9 4.58 152
2014 25 12 10 .545 2.39 36 36 0 1 1 0 237.2 177 65 63 12 57 1 261 7 0 5 935 152 0.985 6.7 0.5 2.2 9.9 4.58 152
2015 26 17 11 .607 2.31 44 44 0 1 1 0 292.1 219 77 75 16 65 2 317 10 0 6 1147 158 0.971 6.7 0.5 2.0 9.8 4.88 158

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2012 23 4 3 .571 2.75 59.0 44 20 18 5 27 70 3 1.203 6.7 4.1 10.7 2.59 0.8 10
2013 24 13 7 .650 2.43 178.0 148 53 48 8 34 191 4 1.022 7.5 1.7 9.7 5.62 0.4 26
2015 26 4 2 .667 2.13 55.0 47 14 13 4 9 56 3 1.018 7.7 1.5 9.2 6.22 0.7 8
3 Yrs 21 12 .636 2.43 292.0 239 87 79 17 70 317 10 1.058 7.4 9.8 4.53 0.5 44



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 NL (4, 19%)
0.19 Career Shares (170th)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2013 April NL Pitcher of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2013 Apr 14th NL Player of the Week

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
2013 NL  5.2 (6th)
2015 NL  2.0 (6th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  2.27 (3rd)
2015 NL  1.98 (6th)

Wins s c a p y
2015 NL  5 (3rd)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2015 NL  .833 (3rd)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2013 NL  0.931 (2nd)
2015 NL  0.915 (3rd)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  6.813 (5th)
2015 NL  6.915 (7th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  1.565 (4th)
2015 NL  1.317 (5th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  9.639 (3rd)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2015 NL  54.7 (10th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2015 NL  56 (8th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (4th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  6.161 (3rd)
2015 NL  7.000 (4th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  0.353 (1st)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 NL  3 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2013 NL  157 (3rd)
2015 NL  189 (6th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2013 NL  2.01 (1st)
2015 NL  2.64 (5th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  28 (3rd)
2015 NL  12 (6th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  3.2 (3rd)
2015 NL  1.3 (6th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2013 NL  29.58 (3rd)
2015 NL  11.24 (4th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 NL  2.9 (9th)
2015 NL  1.6 (2nd)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2013 NL  4.0 (2nd)
2015 NL  0.9 (8th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2013 NL  3.5 (3rd)
2015 NL  1.3 (4th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 31 (789), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 4 (1399), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (947th), 8.7 career WAR/8.7 7yr-peak WAR/8.7 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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