Matt Harvey one-ups Strasburg

Harvey is a beacon of hope for the otherwise hopeless New York Mets season

Updated: April 20, 2013, 2:14 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Stephen Strasburg, everybody's all-American, was taking it on the chin in the sixth, first from the people who pass for sluggers in the New York Mets' lineup and then from a beleaguered fan base thrilled that the joke was finally on someone else.

"Har-vee's be-tter," the crowd chanted. "Har-vee's be-tter."

Ike Davis and Lucas Duda had belted homers in the inning to make it 4-0, and suddenly all of Citi Field told the defending division champs, the popular ...

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