July 27, 2012 12:00 AM
" Stephen Strasburg set a new standard for major league debuts in 2010 when he struck out 14 batters over seven innings in his first big league appearance.
Strasburg's ascension is a big part of the reason why the Nationals have replaced the Phillies as the team the Mets are looking up at this season and it is hard not to think that the Mets need to find a pitcher like him if they are going to hoist themselves onto that pedestal at some point in the future.
They would love if that pitcher turned out to be Matt Harvey and so far so good on that front.
Harvey made his much anticipated debut on Thursday night in Arizona and there was more than a little Strasburg in the way he mowed down the Diamondbacks. Harvey set a Mets record with 11 strikeouts in his first major league start and allowed no runs in 5.1 innings of a 3-1 win that snapped the latest Mets losing streak at six games.
Watching Harvey led to two primary thoughts, depending on if you wanted to spend your time looking forward or looking backward "
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