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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 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$4.33M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.072, Arb Eligible: 2017, 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 13 8 .619 2.71 29 29 0 0 0 0 189.1 156 62 57 18 37 2 188 5 0 4 755 139 3.05 1.019 7.4 0.9 1.8 8.9 5.08
2016 27 NYM NL 4 10 .286 4.86 17 17 0 0 0 0 92.2 111 55 50 8 25 1 76 1 0 4 402 83 3.47 1.468 10.8 0.8 2.4 7.4 3.04
4 Yrs 29 28 .509 2.94 82 82 0 1 1 0 519.2 444 182 170 38 119 4 525 13 0 13 2092 127 2.80 1.083 7.7 0.7 2.1 9.1 4.41
162 Game Avg. 12 12 .509 2.94 34 34 0 0 0 0 215 184 75 70 16 49 2 218 5 0 5 867 127 2.80 1.083 7.7 0.7 2.1 9.1 4.41
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 189.1 29 29 62 2.95 4.17 -0.02 0.17 93.0 4.05 24 2.8 -0.1 4.3 39 .596 .517 $614,125
2016 27 NYM NL 92.2 17 17 55 5.34 4.15 -0.16 0.17 99.9 4.47 -8 -0.8 -0.1 -0.0 -1 .455 .495
4 Seasons 519.2 82 82 182 3.15 4.09 -0.07 0.16 94.9 4.11 57 7.0 -0.4 11.2 98 .586 .513 $1,112,875

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2015 26 NYM NL NLDS W LAD 1 0 1.000 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 3 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 24 1.800 12.6 0.0 3.6 12.6 3.50
2015 26 NYM NL NLCS W CHC 1 0 1.000 2.35 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.2 4 2 2 1 2 1 9 1 0 0 29 0.783 4.7 1.2 2.3 10.6 4.50
2015 26 NYM NL WS L KCR 0 0 3.21 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 10 5 5 1 4 0 11 0 0 0 56 1.000 6.4 0.6 2.6 7.1 2.75
1 Yr (3 Series) 2 0 1.000 3.04 4 4 0 0 0 0 26.2 21 10 9 2 8 1 27 1 0 0 109 1.088 7.1 0.7 2.7 9.1 3.38
1 NLDS 1 0 1.000 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 3 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 24 1.800 12.6 0.0 3.6 12.6 3.50
1 NLCS 1 0 1.000 2.35 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.2 4 2 2 1 2 1 9 1 0 0 29 0.783 4.7 1.2 2.3 10.6 4.50
1 WS 0 0 3.21 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 10 5 5 1 4 0 11 0 0 0 56 1.000 6.4 0.6 2.6 7.1 2.75

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 29 755 703 62 156 26 3 18 11 3 37 188 .222 .265 .344 .609 .277 242 13 5 7 2 2 8
2016 27 NYM NL 17 402 367 55 111 21 5 8 7 3 25 76 .302 .345 .452 .797 .359 166 10 1 5 4 1 4
4 Yrs 82 2092 1926 182 444 77 13 38 20 8 119 525 .231 .278 .343 .621 .295 661 41 13 20 13 4 17
162 Game Avg. 34 867 799 75 184 32 5 16 8 3 49 218 .231 .278 .343 .621 .295 274 17 5 8 5 2 7
MLB Averages .254 .318 .402 .719 .298

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 21.7 2.3 772 3.0 12.8 -9.8 .91 2.7 0.5 22.3 2.5 0.86 26.6 0 0 0
2016 27 NYM NL -9.2 -0.9 416 -0.5 7.3 -7.8 1.01 -0.6 0.1 -8.7 -0.9 0.94 -6.4 0 0 0
4 Yrs 48.5 5.5 2138 5.9 36.9 -31.0 .97 6.7 -0.6 48.9 5.7 0.89 65.2 0 0 0

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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 2.3 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 3.5 6.9 104 1 7 16 2 121
2015 26 NYM NL 29 29 13 8 8 2 4 17 12 .586 4 1 0 0 21 72% 60.7 79 24 9 1 0 19 4.4 4.3 6.5 97 3 11 15 0 115
2016 27 NYM NL 17 17 4 10 3 1 2 6 11 .353 1 1 0 0 7 41% 46.8 78 12 12 2 0 11 2.8 2.2 5.5 89 3 8 6 0 104
4 Yrs 82 82 29 28 25 4 10 39 43 .476 10 6 1 1 54 66% 59 97 12 43 8 0 47 3.5 3.4 6.3 97 7 31 42 2 121
MLB Averages .500 51% 52 104 -16 4.3 4.1 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 755 50% 2.4% 24.9% 4.9% 6.2% 30% 0.89 1.09 66% 24% 7.7% 13% 98 13 13%
2016 27 NYM NL 402 47% 2.0% 18.9% 6.2% 8.5% 31% 0.72 1.04 71% 31% 5.4% 11% 86 10 12%
4 Yrs 2092 49% 1.8% 25.1% 5.7% 6.1% 29% 0.84 1.09 66% 24% 5.8% 14% 347 41 12%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 20.2% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 0.84 1.12 68% 24% 7.9% 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 757 2799 3.70 1893 67.8% 28.3% 19.0% 25.0% 27.7% 71.7% 0.7% 48.6% 73.5% 68.0% 2.6% 20 15 28.8% 218 130 9 52 135 27.7% 34 3 0 0 0
2016 27 NYM NL 403 1513 3.75 1016 67.3% 24.1% 16.5% 29.8% 29.5% 75.9% 0.6% 51.1% 78.2% 65.8% 2.5% 10 9 27.0% 109 66 6 11 64 14.5% 11 1 0 0 0
4 Yrs 2097 7987 3.81 5319 66.7% 25.3% 19.5% 28.2% 27.0% 74.7% 0.5% 49.8% 73.9% 65.4% 2.9% 60 42 28.5% 597 354 26 108 412 20.6% 93 15 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.2% 16.4% 27.3% 29.1% 72.8% 1.3% 46.6% 77.4% 60.3% 4.5% 24.5% 23.8%

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 755 156 26 3 18 0 9 3 15 11 7 19 10 4 53% 8 4 0 222 11 3 79% 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2016 27 NYM NL 402 111 12 4 8 0 6 4 4 4 4 24 14 1 58% 4 4 1 154 7 3 70% 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
4 Yrs 2092 444 60 9 38 0 26 13 25 23 15 86 45 9 52% 17 13 5 682 20 8 71% 20 8 0 0 0 0 3 1 35 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

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 25 18 .581 2.53 65 65 0 1 1 0 427.0 333 127 120 30 94 3 449 12 0 9 1690 146 1.000 7.0 0.6 2.0 9.5 4.78 146
2016 27 29 28 .509 2.94 82 82 0 1 1 0 519.2 444 182 170 38 119 4 525 13 0 13 2092 127 1.083 7.7 0.7 2.1 9.1 4.41 127

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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 2.33 178.0 145 51 46 8 33 191 4 1.000 7.3 1.7 9.7 5.79 0.4 26
2015 26 12 9 .571 2.86 189.0 165 67 60 19 39 188 5 1.079 7.9 1.9 9.0 4.82 0.9 29
2016 27 4 6 .400 5.13 93.0 118 59 53 9 27 76 1 1.559 11.4 2.6 7.4 2.81 0.9 17
4 Yrs 33 25 .569 3.07 519.0 472 197 177 41 126 525 13 1.152 8.2 9.1 4.17 0.7 82



* - 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 1930 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 (173rd)

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  4.3 (9th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  2.27 (3rd)
2015 NL  2.71 (6th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2013 NL  0.931 (2nd)
2015 NL  1.019 (7th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  6.813 (5th)
2015 NL  7.416 (6th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  1.565 (4th)
2015 NL  1.759 (7th)

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

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  5.081 (6th)

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

Losses s c a p y
2016 NL  10 (7th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2013 NL  157 (3rd)
2015 NL  136 (8th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2013 NL  2.01 (1st)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  28 (3rd)
2015 NL  22 (10th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  3.2 (3rd)
2015 NL  2.3 (10th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2013 NL  29.60 (3rd)
2015 NL  22.26 (10th)

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

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2013 NL  4.0 (2nd)
2015 NL  2.7 (8th)
Active  6.7 (43rd)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2013 NL  3.5 (3rd)
2015 NL  2.5 (10th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1930-1973, 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 - 17 (1223), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 11 (916), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 18 (389), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (839th), 11.0 career WAR/11.0 7yr-peak WAR/11.0 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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