By Sally Fahey
Former Mets pitcher Matt Harvey officially announced his retirement with a long Instagram carousel post.
He pitched for five teams over nine seasons from 2012-2021, most notably for the Mets during the first six years of his career. Harvey, 34, was an All-Star in 2013 and helped the Mets reach the World Series in 2015.
Harvey’s farewell message mostly reflected his time in New York. He specifically mentioned a game on April 19, 2013, when Mets fans chanted “Harvey’s Better” at then-Washingon Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg at Citi Field.