Harvey-Strasburg remains awaited matchup

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Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey face off Friday at Citi Field.

DENVER -- Terry Collins did not let three postponements in four days disrupt Friday's marquee matchup. Matt Harvey will proceed with facing fellow ace Stephen Strasburg as the Mets and Washington Nationals open a weekend series at Citi Field.

“Obviously I’m still new to all this stuff,” Harvey said. “I think I read an article about Dwight Gooden’s Friday nights [at Shea Stadium]. It’s an exciting time. I’m looking forward to it. I know the extra adrenaline is going to be there. It’s going to be one of those things where you have to tone down.”

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