Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeGrom throws two innings during simulated game

    SNY TV "Mets RHP Jacob deGrom threw 30 pitches during two innings of a simulated game on Tuesday morning in Port St. Lucie, while pitching to Dominic Smith, Juan Lagares, and Tim Tebow, according to the team's beat reporters. DeGrom said afterwards that he was "very encouraged." "Definitely good to..." March 06

  • Mets make right call by choosing to not rush Jacob deGrom back

    New York Daily News "Dave Eiland understands that Jacob deGrom hopes to be the Opening Day starter. The Mets pitching coach knows deGrom deserves to be on the mound March 29 at Citi Field when the Mets begin their 2018 season. But this isn’t a perfect spring for deGrom, who was pushed back with back tightness a..." March 05

  • Jacob deGrom still doesn’t look like the Mets’ Opening Day starter

    North Jersey "With each day that passes without Jacob deGrom facing batters, the odds of the righty being the Opening Day starter decrease. In a perfect world, deGrom would be starting that game based on his standout 2017 season. For the Mets, though, things are never perfect, and deGrom is instead the only..." March 04

  • Jacob deGrom may not be ready for Opening Day as Mets injuries begin to pile up

    New York Daily News "The little, nagging injuries are starting to pile up on the Mets this spring, and now they are looking at one that could affect the start of the regular season. With Jacob deGrom suffering lower back stiffness and having his throwing program slowed down, Mickey Callaway admitted they do not know..." February 28

  • Jacob deGrom sets goals high as he hopes healthier Mets rotation can carry team to World Series

    New York Daily News "The Mets' primary foursome of starting pitchers were back on the field in unison on Thursday, but only one of them arrived at camp without injury questions from last season and boasting of the loftiest of goals — both personally and collectively — for 2018. Jacob deGrom may have shorn off his..." February 08

  • Jacob deGrom wants to get a long-term deal from the Mets: ‘I enjoy playing here’

    New York Daily News "With his newly shorn hair, Jacob deGrom can wander around largely unnoticed, even back in New York City. It helps the Mets that he feels even more comfortable here, a place he would be willing to play long-term if the Mets were to step up and offer a contract extension. "We're taking it as it..." January 26

  • Mets discussed extension with deGrom before avoiding arbitration

    SNY TV "The Mets discussed a potential long-term extension with RHP Jacob deGrom before agreeing one a one-year, $7.4 million deal to avoid arbitration, GM Sandy Alderson told the team's beat writers on Tuesday during a luncheon. The 29-year-old deGrom had a 3.53 ERA (3.50 FIP) and 1.19 WHIP with a..." January 23

  • If Mets aren't going all-in for 2018, they should trade Jacob deGrom

    SNY TV "Sandy Alderson said before the offseason began that the Mets -- coming off a 92-loss season where the team was ravaged by injuries -- were aiming to return to immediate contention in 2018. Since then, their only player move of note was signing RH reliever Anthony Swarzak to a two-year deal..." December 18

  • Jacob deGrom: “Shorter hair will speed up my delivery”

    New York Daily News "Hair come the Mets. Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom trimmed his long locks in the off-season, but unlike Samson, he expects to be stronger now. “I did some research and I found that shorter hair actually will speed up my delivery and add two more miles to my fastball,” said deGrom, whose..." November 12

  • Mets could offer Jacob deGrom long-term deal

    Larry Brown Sports "On the heels of a disappointing season, the New York Mets may be looking to lock down one of their few standout players. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag, the Mets will likely explore the possibility of a contract extension with pitcher Jacob deGrom. The right-hander has three years of..." September 30

  • Mets giving Jacob deGrom long-term contract?

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the Mets go into a winter full of question marks, at least one player stands out as a sure thing heading into 2018: Jacob deGrom. The Mets ace--or co-ace alongside a healthy Noah Syndergaard--is one of baseball's best starters. On the back of a stellar 2017--31 starts, 3.53 ERA, 201.1 IP,..." September 29