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Mets' Matt Harvey noncommittal about pitching in playoffs

Mets' Matt Harvey noncommittal about pitching in playoffs

Mets ace Matt Harvey isn't saying whether he intends to pitch in the playoffs if New York makes it that far.

Harvey said Saturday that his surgeon, noted orthopedist James Andrews, has advised him not to exceed 180 innings this year. Harvey has thrown 166 1-3 so far.

Asked repeatedly whether he would top that limit if that's what the Mets wanted, Harvey didn't directly answer.

“Right now, I'm focused on Tuesday,” he said.

That's when Harvey is next scheduled to start at Washington. The NL East-leading Mets began the day with a five-game lead over the Nationals.

Harvey said he has “no idea” if the 180-inning limit includes...

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