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Manager Terry Collins said the primary motivation is to keep Harvey's innings count in check while avoiding shutting him down at the end of the season. Collins said a secondary benefit is to allow a blister on Harvey's right index finger to fully heal.
"We've got to get this guy somehow deep into the summer, so we thought now would be the time to back him off," Collins said.
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