Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

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The Dark Knight will not go quietly into the night.

He reportedly wants to file a grievance with the team after allegedly contacting the Mets to report he was suffering from a bad headache.

The Mets said Harvey's suspension took effect Saturday. If the Mets skip Montero's slated start on Wednesday, the team would not need a fifth starter until May 16 against Arizona. Jon Heyman is reporting that after playing golf Saturday morning, Harvey developed a migraine and did not go to the ballpark for Saturday's game; Harvey, apparently, saw the issue as a miscommunication.

Can you imagine what accomplished veterans such as Clayton Kershaw or Max Scherzer think of the latest adventures of Harvey and Syndergaard, who tore his right lat last Sunday just three days after balking at the team's request to undergo an MRI for a biceps issue?

Left-hander Adam Wilk was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to face the Marlins.

How would all of this be playing out, not just between the pitcher and the team, if his record was 4-0 and his earned run average was under three runs a game, the way it briefly was in NY, instead of 2-2 and 5.14?

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Harvey's ban was announced before the Mets suffered a 7-0 loss to the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball.

Mets manager Terry Collins confirmed Monday that Matt Harvey will rejoin the rotation on Friday in Milwaukee. Whether that is in a group setting or individually will be up to Harvey, Collins said. "All together with the help of his teammates and the help of his coaching staff we'll move on and hopefully in two months we're back to where we were with him pitching well". They are getting crushed by injuries, as stars such as Yoenis Cespedes and Noah Syndergaard headline their disabled list. Volquez is 0-4 with a 4.71 ERA in six starts this season.

If it is, Harvey may be able to help the Mets out when now that doesn't seem to be the case. Given what has happened, the Mets might be more than willing to trade him off.

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.

Harvey is under team control through the 2018 season, but with the way things are going it seems unlikely that anything fruitful will come of his remaining time in NY. It was the second combined 1-hitter this season for Marlins pitchers. A source told the Daily News, "He has some growing up to do".

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