Matt Harvey fine to start Friday night against the Marlins after reports of “dead arm” problem

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Mets ace Matt Harvey had the worst start of his young major league career on Saturday against the Pirates, surrendering seven runs in four innings, and manager Terry Collins indicated a few days later¬†that Harvey is fighting through a period of “dead arm.”

But all is well with the 26-year-old right-hander.

According to beat writer Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Harvey threw his normal bullpen session Tuesday without issue and will make his next scheduled start this Friday against the Marlins.

Even with the rough outing Saturday, Harvey still boasts a 2.91 ERA, 0.989 WHIP, and 60/10 K/BB ratio in 58 2/3 innings this season.

Harvey missed all of 2014 following Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.