Should the Mets extend their young aces?


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Matt Harvey: 25-18 career W-L, 2.53 career ERA, 9.5 career K/9, $614,125 salary in 2015

Harvey will be 27 years old at the start of the 2016 season, and is the closest of the group to free agency. He is also represented by Scott Boras. Mr. Boras is not too keen on allowing his players to sign an extension before testing free agency the first time. After the kerfuffle over Harvey’s innings limit, player and agent took out an insurance policy on the right-hander’s surgically repaired elbow. With that insurance policy in place, there is really no reason for Harvey to consider signing an extension with the Mets. With Steven Matz looking just as good as the rest of the trio, and two years younger than Harvey, the Dark Knight, could become a potentially lucrative trade chip for the Mets as his date with free agency approaches.

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