Who is the most talked about young pitcher in the game? The answer is likely Matt Harvey of the New York Mets. ESPN The Magazine apparently wanted a closer look so they had him get nude for The Body Issue. In 2013, you’d struggle to find a baseball with a higher profile — so I can respect the marketing angle.
Scroll down to see 6 pictures of Matt Harvey exhibiting what it is that makes him such a special hurler.
On the season, the Mets ace is 7-2 with a sparkling 2.35 ERA.This is the 24-year-old’s first full season in Major League Baseball and he’s really showing the world why he has been regarded as a great prospect.
Here are the images — go ahead and click “Next” to see all six!