Harvey draws Lincecum in San Fran

July, 27, 2012
PHOENIX -- Matt Harvey's second major league start will be against a marquee name.

Harvey is scheduled to face Tim Lincecum (4-11, 5.88 ERA) on Tuesday in San Francisco.

The other matchups:

Jeremy Hefner vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner on Monday
Jon Niese vs. RHP Matt Cain on Wednesday
Chris Young vs. LHP Barry Zito on Thursday.

• Talk about consistency: The Mets enter game No. 100 on Friday night at 48-51. Their records at 100 games the past three seasons: 50-50, 51-49 and 49-51.

• First base coach Tom Goodwin turned 44 today.

• The Mets released right-handed reliever Erik Turgeon from Double-A Binghamton. He was 1-3 with a 7.40 ERA in 17 relief appearances.

Frank Viola's daughter Brittany is scheduled to compete for Team USA at Olympics on Aug. 8-9 in women's 10-meter platform diving.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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