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Matt Harvey doesn't plan to leave Scott Boras

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In unsurprising news, Matt Harvey isn't leaving baseball's top agent.

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Harvey unsurprisingly has no desire to leave his agent, Scott Boras. Harvey and Boras created a controversy over Harvey's use in his first season back from Tommy John surgery when Boras publicly suggested in September that Harvey be limited to 180 innings of work for the 2015 season.

In his first year back, he threw 189 1/3 innings in the regular season. He had a 2.71 ERA and 3.05 FIP in 29 regular season starts. Harvey then threw 26 2/3 innings over four postseason starts for a total of 216 innings pitched in 2015. In those postseason starts, he had a 3.04 ERA and 3.10 FIP.

Barring a trade this winter, which Sandy Alderson deemed unlikely in his press conference with Terry Collins last week, Harvey figures to be one-fifth of a very strong 2016 Mets rotation that will also feature Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Jon Niese. Zack Wheeler should re-enter the rotation once he's back from his Tommy John surgery in the middle of the season.