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There's controversy with the Mets and Matt Harvey, because of course there is

Monday morning’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the Mets and Matt Harvey doing ... well, what you’d expect, plus the under appreciated Addison Russell, and another injury for Michael Brantley.

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You have to give the Mets credit. They always keep things interesting. Just this weekend alone, they haven't been able to keep themselves out of headlines. First, in one of the most bizarre stories in recent memory, the official team account tweeted out a picture that included a dildo in plain sight. The next day, they publicly went back and forth before ultimately deciding to place Noah Syndergaard on the 60-day disabled list. Then, everything culminated in the biggest story of the Mets' weekend when they suspended Matt Harvey from the team for three days.

Most of us were really hoping that this was somehow related to the dildo story, because it's far too early for that to die. Unfortunately, we're not that lucky. As it turns out, they suspended their star pitcher because he failed to show up for Saturday's game. He came to the field on Sunday, when he was supposed to start, only to find out he wasn't welcome for a few days. This isn't going to end quietly, either, with Harvey filing a grievance to fight the punishment.

Even without all of this nonsense, it's been a rough year. As the first paragraph alluded to, the Mets lost their best pitcher for a huge chunk of time. Additionally, they are without their best hitter, Yoenis Cespedes, until at least the end of May and probably longer. After Sunday's loss, they are 14-16 and trail the Nationals by 6.5 games. It's going to be a long road if the Mets get back to where they'd like to be, but at least we know it'll be interesting along the way.