Many Mets fans might not know anything about Matt Harvey.

Harvey is a big right-hander, listed at 6 foot 4 inches and weighing in at 225 pounds, from the University of North Carolina. Harvey has been a highly touted prospect since high school.

At Fitch High School in Groton, Connecticut, Harvey was named an All-American and the Connecticut state player of the year. He was also a three time preseason All-America pick, as well as a three time all-state pick and a four time all-conference pick.

Baseball America ranked him as the top high school prospect his senior year.

The Dodgers selected Harvey in the 3rd round with the 118th pick in 2007.

Harvey decided to attend the University of North Carolina instead of signing.

Harvey has also pitched at the international level. He was a member of Team USA for the 2006 IBFA AAA Junior World Championships in Cuba. Matt managed to go 7-2 with a 2.79 ERA in 19 games (16 starts) his freshman year at UNC. He also struck out 80 batters in 67.2 innings and held hitters to a .214 batting average. His brilliance earned Harvey freshman first team All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball and

Harvey struggled a bit during his sophomore year. He went 7-2 with 1 save and a 5.40 ERA in 21 appearances (13 starts). He struck out 81 batters in 75 innings. Hitters hit .293 off of Harvey. Harvey played summer ball for the Chatham A’s of the Cape Cod League…

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