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Morning Briefing: Matt Harvey needs to be the stopper

CHICAGO --

FIRST PITCH: Matt Harvey gets to attempt to be the stopper for the New York Mets on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

After Jacob deGrom and debuting Noah Syndergaard consecutively were handed losses by the Chicago Cubs, Harvey (5-1, 2.72 ERA) opposes right-hander Jason Hammel (3-1, 3.52) at 8:05 p.m. ET.

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