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Matt Harvey Commits Twitter Balk

ShutterstockMrMetMost of us are familiar with the weekly social-media exercise known as “Throwback Thursday.” But in the case of sidelined Mets ace Matt Harvey, it was more like “Blowback Tuesday.”

To mark the six-month anniversary of his Tommy John surgery, Harvey earlier today tweeted an October 2013 photo showing him lying in a hospital bed with middle finger raised. The picture quickly disappeared from Twitter as did, soon thereafter, the account from which the photo was tweeted (@MattHarvey33). Per ESPN New York Mets beat writer Adam Rubin, the recovering pitcher decided – at least for now – to get out of the Twitter game after his middle-finger hospital snap generated some controversy:

The Mets confirmed requesting the deletion of the tweet with the photo because it contained a potentially offensive gesture, but the team added that the decision to delete the account belonged to Harvey.

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Dan Patrick Do-Over Goes a Lot Better for Mets Pitcher Matt Harvey

Two Matt Harvey interviews for the price of one. With, in-between, the Mets’ pitcher’s “worst day on Twitter in a while.”

Harvey got hammered on social media after a bizarre Wednesday phone interview on The Dan Patrick Show, during which he kept plugging Qualcomm. This morning, Harvey explained that he was on his way to a doctor’s appointment when he dialed in yesterday and that the juxtaposition had him “flustered.”

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