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Matt Harvey Pitches First Complete Game Of His Career

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Really! No tricks with this headline. It was almost amazing, really, and speaks to today’s baseball.

The National League’s starting pitcher in the All-Star Game, and the biggest piece of the Mets turnaround hadn’t thrown a complete game, until Wednesday night when he pitched the Mets to a 5-0 shutout of the Colorado Rockies.

Harvey went the distance, throwing 106 pitches and allowing just four hits. Harvey struck out six and walked nobody. Todd Helton was dominated by Harvey and his great fastball. Two times the Mets right hander fanned the aging Rockies star.

On offense it was another Mets rookie leading the way. Wilmer Flores, filling in for injured David Wright, had the first hits of his career, including a bases loaded double in the eighth inning that broke open a 2-0 ball game. The double cleared the bases and gave Harvey the cushion he doesn’t often get.

Mets manager Terry Collins, who has spoken a few times about limiting Harvey’s innings down the stretch, let the fireballer finish what he started for the very first time.

Harvey is now 9-3 on the season. The Mets and Rockies finish off their three game series in an afternoon special. First pitch is scheduled for 12.10 P.M.

The Mets head on the road after the game, off to Arizona for a three game weekend set against the Diamondbacks.

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