Mets Matt Harvey has tear in elbow

New York Mets starter Matt Harvey has a partial UCL tear in his pitching elbow and is headed for the disabled list, according to a team source.

It is not certain if Harvey will have to undergo Tommy John surgery, the source said.

Harvey is 9-5 this season with a 2.27 ERA and 191 strikeouts, good for fourth in the league.

He started July’s All-Star Game for the National League.

Source: news services