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Harvey is human? Harvey is human.

JUPITER, Fla. — Turns out Matt Harvey is mortal, after all.

Five days after electrifying a sold-out crowd at Port St. Lucie, Fla. with two perfect innings, Harvey fell back to earth with a 2 2/3-inning, two-run performance against the Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. It was Harvey’s second game action since undergoing Tommy John surgery in Oct. 2013.

The damage against Harvey could have been worse, considering the first four Marlins to face him in the second inning reached base, with Ichiro Suzuki’s single plating the first run and Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s walk loading the bases with no outs. But Harvey induced a double-play on a soft liner to third base, then struck out Reid Brignac to escape the jam.

An inning later, Giancarlo Stanton hit a one-hop double off the left-field wall, plating Christian Yelich. Harvey recovered to strike out Michael Morse. His day ended there, at 49 pitches. Once again touching the upper-90s with his fastball, Harvey topped out at 98 and sitting a few miles per hour slower than that.

He allowed a total of six hits in 2 2/3 innings, striking out two and walking one, while raising his Grapefruit League ERA to 3.86.

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POLL: Where will Mets finish in the NL East?

The All-Star break ends tomorrow, with the Mets in third place, seven games back of the Nationals and Braves. Below them lurk the Marlins and Phillies, 7.5 and 10 games out, respectively.

Where do you think the Mets will end up?

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Three Up, Three Down: Fish Fry

The Mets, improbably, enter the All-Star break as the National League’s hottest team. (The picture below is from the Futures Game in Minneapolis, where Noah Syndergaard and Kevin Plawecki are playing.)

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Friday: Mets 7, Marlins 1
Three Up:
 David Wright, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares
Three Down: Curtis Granderson, Travis d’Arnaud, Daniel Murphy

Saturday: Mets 5, Marlins 4
Three Up:
 Eric Campbell, Chris Young, Jenrry Mejia
Three Down: Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Lucas Duda

Sunday: Mets 9, Marlins 1
Three Up:
 Jacob deGrom, Curtis Granderson, David Wright
Three Down: Ruben Tejada, Anthony Recker, Eric Campbell

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +8
Jon Niese +8
Bartolo Colon +6
Lucas Duda +5
Dillon Gee +4
Juan Lagares +3
Daniel Murphy +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Josh Edgin +2
Dana Eveland +2
Eric Campbell +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Anthony Recker +1
Carlos Torres +1
Zack Wheeler +1
Vic Black -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
David Wright -1
Taylor Teagarden -2
Travis d’Arnaud -3
Wilmer Flores -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Ruben Tejada -6
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Chris Young -9

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Three Up, Three Down: The Lost Episodes

Looks like we’ve got some catching up to do…

Thursday: Mets 1, Marlins 0
Three Up:
 Zack Wheeler, David Wright, Eric Young
Three Down: Eric Campbell, Ruben Tejada, Taylor Teagarden

Friday: Marlins 3, Mets 2
Three Up:
 Daisuke Matsuzaka, Josh Edgin, Daniel Murphy
Three Down: Lucas Duda, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Vic Black

Saturday: Mets 4, Marlins 0
Three Up:
 David Wright, Lucas Duda, Jacob deGrom
Three Down: Daniel Murphy, Curtis Granderson, Taylor Teagarden

Sunday: Mets 11, Marlins 5
Three Up:
 Daniel Murphy, Anthony Recker, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Gonzalez Germen, Eric Campbell, Chris Young

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Monday: Mets 10, Athletics 1
Three Up:
 Chris Young, Travis d’Arnaud, Bartolo Colon
Three Down: Wilmer Flores, Eric Campbell, Eric Young

Tuesday: Athletics 8, Mets 0
Three Up:
 Eric Campbell, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Zack Wheeler, Daniel Murphy, Eric Young

Season Standings
Jon Niese +9
Bartolo Colon +7
Juan Lagares +6
Jacob deGrom +5
Dana Eveland +3
Dillon Gee +3
Daniel Murphy +3
Ike Davis +2
Lucas Duda +2
Jeurys Familia +2
Daisuke Matsuzaka +2
Anthony Recker +2
Bobby Abreu +1
Buddy Carlyle +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Josh Edgin +1
Curtis Granderson +1
Vic Black -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Zack Wheeler -1
Taylor Teagarden -2
David Wright -2
Travis d’Arnaud -3
Wilmer Flores -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Chris Young -8

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Three Up, Three Down: RISPy Business

Wednesday: Marlins 1, Mets 0
Three Up: Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, David Wright
Three Down: Carlos Torres, Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares

Friday: Phillies 3, Mets 2
Three Up: Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Josh Satin, Chris Young, Carlos Torres

Season Standings
Juan Lagares +7
Jon Niese +6
Anthony Recker +3
Bartolo Colon +2
Ike Davis +2
Dillon Gee +2
Andrew Brown +1
Travis d’Arnaud +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Daniel Murphy +1
Curtis Granderson -1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Chris Young -1
Scott Rice -2
Carlos Torres -2
Kyle Farnsworth -3
Jose Valverde -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Eric Young -5

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/24

The countdown to Opening Day is down to six.

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What we learned: A lot, actually. Jon Niese felt no pain after his first bullpen session since undergoing an MRI on his left shoulder. Kyle Farnsworth will re-sign with the Mets. Matt Harvey will headquarter his rehab in New York, not Florida. Dillon Gee will pitch Opening Day. And the Mets have hired an assistant hitting coach.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“It’s a big honor obviously for them to trust me with that day and give that to me. I’m very thankful for that opportunity.” –Gee on his Opening Day start

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/23

There is officially one week to go until Opening Day.

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What we learned: Though Jenrry Mejia has outpitched Daisuke Matsuzaka this spring, Mejia’s low innings total last year may preclude him from joining the Opening Day rotation.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“Tim Teufel was probably not happy.” –Daniel Murphy on his between-the-legs throw to first, referring to the Mets’ third-base coach and infield instructor.

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/22

What we learned: Daniel Murphy is still not quite healthy, but the Mets expect him to be ready for Opening Day.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“Honestly, I was a little scared. I haven’t done that in a while. Thankfully nothing happened.” –Bartolo Colon, a long-time American Leaguer, on running the bases

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/17

What we learned: Jon Niese is still OK. Presumably. His MRI came up clean, though he could still miss some time.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“It was really good news. It was good to hear.”–Manager Terry Collins on Niese’s clean MRI

Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/14

…well, from Port St. Lucie and Las Vegas.

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What we learned: Ike Davis and Lucas Duda are inching closer to game action.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

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