Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets' deGrom breaks 108-year-old record with latest quality start

    The Score "In case you hadn't realized, Jacob deGrom is pretty good at pitching. The New York Mets right-hander went seven innings against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night, striking out nine and allowing two runs on three hits. With this outing, he broke a..." September 12

  • How Mets' rainout could hurt Jacob deGrom's Cy Young chances

    SNY TV "Due to rain and decision making by the Mets, Cy Young contender Jacob deGrom will likely start only four games between now and the end of the season instead of five.  The Mets scratched deGrom from Sunday's start against the Phillies at Citi Field due to the concern..." September 11

  • Jacob deGrom Ties MLB Record With 25th Straight Start of Three or Fewer Runs Allowed

    SI "Jacob deGrom continued his brilliant 2018 campaign Monday night, throwing six innings and allowing just one run in the Mets' 4-2 win over the Dodgers. The Cy Young candidate tied an MLB record in the victory, becoming the first pitcher in the modern era to allow three or..." September 04

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom talks Cy Young race, contract situation

    SNY TV "Jacob deGrom has been the subject of Cy Young talk as he continues to dominate opposing hitters, but he is not focusing on that -- at least not while he's pitching. "I am not thinking about it when I am out there," deGrom said in an interview with Joel Sherman of..." August 27

  • deGrom making strong case for NL Cy Young

    MLB.com "The ace of the Yankees staff, Luis Severino, threw 100 pitches on Saturday, didn't make it to the sixth inning and got his 16th win anyway. Because of the lousy month Severino just had, it was treated as if Severino was back on the road to Monument Park. By the way, it's worth noting..." August 19

  • How Jacob deGrom won over his enemies

    New York Post "There came the moment that Mets fans have learned to dread as much as anything in what has been an almost relentlessly dreadful season. Out of the dugout stepped Mickey Callaway, bottom of the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. The Mets had built a four-run lead. That has never much been part of..." August 14

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom gets 1st win in nearly 2 months

    The Score "It's been a long time coming for Jacob deGrom. The New York Mets ace picked up his first win since June 18 during the club's 8-0 defeat of the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday afternoon. He was sensational, allowing just four hits and one walk while..." August 09

  • Jacob deGrom and the Very Good Bad Season

    The Big Lead "Jacob deGrom is having a spectacular season. The New York Mets (46-65) are not. The hard-throwing righty twirled six scoreless innings and struck out 10 Reds batter this afternoon to lower his ERA to a Majors-low 1.77. He moved his record to 6-7. Six and seven. deGrom now has 184..." August 08

  • The Mets continue to not deserve Jacob deGrom, and here are two stats that prove it

    CBS Sports "Another day, another great Jacob deGrom start going to waste. Friday night, the Mets lost to the Braves (ATL 2, NYM 1) for their fourth straight loss and their sixth loss in the last seven games. deGrom allowed two runs in eight innings and drove in his team's only run with a..." August 04

  • Mets to revisit deGrom trade talks this winter

    The Score "Jacob deGrom will spend the rest of the season as a member of the New York Mets, though he might be wearing a different uniform on Opening Day in 2019. Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Thursday that there was plenty of interest in deGrom and Noah Syndergaard leading up..." August 02

  • Mets plan to contend next year, won’t trade deGrom, Syndergaard, Wheeler

    Hardball Talk "ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Mets plan to contend in 2019, so they prefer to hold on to starters Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and Zack Wheeler. All three have been the subject of many trade rumors in recent weeks as the Mets have fallen further and further out of..." July 30

  • Padres’ interest in Mets’ star pitchers shows another trade option

    New York Post "The Padres checked in on Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard. (The Athletic’s Dennis Lin first reported the Syndergaard contact.) San Diego, despite current non-contention, would consider a starter with multiple years to free agency because the Padres see themselves improving..." July 26

  • This Jacob deGrom stat will leave you depressed

    Larry Brown Sports "Few pitchers have performed better this season than Jacob deGrom. Even fewer pitchers who have done so well also have so little to show for it. The lack of run and/or bullpen support by the New York Mets when deGrom pitches has been an issue all season. That continued on Monday..." July 24

  • Why the Cubs should not go all-in on a Jacob deGrom trade

    NBC Sports Chicago "Eighth inning. Two outs. 3-2 Cubs lead in Game 2 of Saturday's day-night doubleheader. That's when it became clear the Cubs were not going to be trading for Jacob deGrom. OK, that's an exaggeration.  But when Pedro Strop gave up a seeing-eye single..." July 23

  • Mets still talking to teams about Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom

    Sportsnaut "Now that Manny Machado has been traded, the focus of the MLB trade season is going to be on the struggling New York Mets leading up to the non-waiver deadline a week from Tuesday. New York already moved All-Star closer Jeurys Familia to the Oakland Athletics earlier this weekend...." July 22

  • On how Jacob deGrom's 'pay me or trade me' request went down

    SNY TV "Jacob deGrom's agent fired a shot at the Mets during the All-Star break, basically telling them to trade him now or sign him to a long-term extension. And the whole thing was carefully orchestrated by Team deGrom, SNY's Andy Martino explained Wednesday on SNY's Shea..." July 20

  • Why Yankees match up best with Mets for Jacob deGrom

    Newark Star-Ledger "From the best of the best to the worst of the worst. That's life in a nutshell for Mets ace Jacob deGrom. After pitching one inning in the 2018 MLB All-Star Game (and giving up a solo home run to Angels outfielder Mike Trout), deGrom returns to the..." July 18

  • Jacob deGrom’s agent goes off on Mets: Pay him or trade him

    New York Post "Maybe the Mets will be forced to put Jacob deGrom on the trade block after all. The agent for the team’s ace seemed to be expressing frustration with the lack of progress in an extension for the dominant right-hander on Monday, shortly after it was announced Max Scherzer will..." July 16

  • Jacob deGrom not calling out Mets teammates for lack of run support

    Newsday "Mets players and manager Mickey Callaway are painfully aware of the team’s lack of production for Jacob deGrom. DeGrom threw 113 pitches in eight shutout innings Wednesday night against the Phillies at Citi Field, allowing five hits and a walk, striking out seven — and..." July 13

  • Mets cooling on idea of trading deGrom and Syndergaard, focus more on Matz and Wheeler

    SNY TV "As the Mets explore potential trades, their focus has turned away from Jacob deGromand Noah Syndergaard, and much more on moving Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler. No moves are imminent, according to people involved in the process. But when other teams call, they..." July 05

  • Mets Will Listen To Trade Offers For deGrom, Syndergaard

    MLB Trade Rumors "Following yesterday’s leave of absence for general manager Sandy Alderson, Mets assistant GM John Ricco spoke with the media about the team’s status as deadline sellers and confirmed that they’ll at least listen to offers on top starters Jacob deGrom and Noah..." June 28

  • Why trading Jacob deGrom is easier said than done

    Yardbarker "We are now roughly six weeks from the MLB trade deadline, and while it’s obvious stars like Manny Machado and Mike Moustakas will be wearing new uniforms come August, the most fascinating unanswered question is the status of Mets ace Jacob deGrom. It’s understandable why..." June 27

  • Real or not? The Brewers need to trade for Jacob deGrom

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Brewers should go all-in and trade for Jacob deGrom. The Brewers have made the playoffs four times in their history. It's interesting to note that in each of those years, they made a big trade for a pitcher: • In 2011, they..." June 27

  • Should the Mets sign Jacob deGrom to a contract extension?

    SNY TV "Trade rumors have swirled around Mets ace Jacob deGrom, with GM Sandy Alderson weighing in this past Friday on the likelihood. But with the Mets unlikely to get a haul that will satisfy them, they should lock up deGrom long-term -- and maybe deal Noah..." June 25

  • Rivals dubious Mets will deal deGrom or Syndergaard

    Fanrag Sports "People with both teams see a trade of one of the New York Mets’ two star starters – especially ace Jacob deGrom – as a major, major long shot. But if the Mets were to discuss deGrom, for instance, with the Yankees, they’d insist on Gleyber Torres. And guess..." June 21

  • Mets pitching coach says it would be 'asinine' to trade Jacob deGrom

    SNY TV "Mets coaches and players alike are making it clear that they believe Jacob deGrom is an irreplaceable asset on the mound and should not be traded. Pitching coach Dave Eiland, who is in his first season with deGrom and the Mets, called the deGrom trade talk..." June 20

  • A trade isn’t the big move Mets should make with Jacob deGrom

    New York Post "Forget about trading Jacob deGrom. If the Mets really want to make a splash, they should extend deGrom as soon as possible and have him for the next five years. That is the move to make to bring stability to this fractured franchise. That is the move for the Wilpons to finally show..." June 19

  • Why Yankees should give up Miguel Andujar for Mets' Jacob deGrom

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jacob deGrom to the Yankees chatter won’t go away. Last week, Jon Heyman of FRS Baseball talked to officials on both sides about the potential of a deal going down before the July 31 trade deadline. The idea of it actually coming to fruition seemed..." June 18

  • Report: Yankees won't trade Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar for Mets' Jacob deGrom

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees are on the hunt for another ace to team up with Luis Severino and the rumor mill is heating up that GM Brian Cashman is making a run at Mets righty Jacob deGrom. The rumors also have the Yankees possibly giving up their two rookie stars to get the National League..." June 15

  • MLB Rumors: Have Mets received calls for Jacob deGrom?

    Newark Star-Ledger "If the Mets pivot to becoming a true seller, tearing down a bad teamand rebuilding for the future, a Jacob deGrom sweepstakes could ensue between now and the July 31 trade deadline. Right now, that doesn't appear in the cards. Yet..." June 15

  • Report: Yankees don’t believe Mets will trade Jacob deGrom to them

    Sportsnaut "There has been some suggestions around the MLB water cooler that the New York Mets and New York Yankees could engage in a blockbuster trade that would send ace Mets starter Jacob deGrom to the Yanks. Outside of the obvious issues with the Mets dealing a high-profile player..." June 14

  • Maybe Mets should trade Wheeler instead of deGrom or Syndergaard

    SNY TV "There's been a lot of talk about whether the Mets should trade Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom. However, the better move might be to keep them both and, instead, look to deal Zack Wheeler, who is 2-5 with a 4.98 ERA in 12 starts this season. Tuesday..." June 13

  • MLB Rumors: Mets Could Command Huge Haul If They Trade Jacob deGrom

    NESN "The New York Mets’ season started so promisingly, but it since has taken a nosedive. Since May began, the Mets have a Major League Baseball-worst 10-25 record and appear destined to miss the postseason for the 10th time in the last 12 seasons. As such, they very well..." June 11

  • Could the Mets really deal Jacob deGrom to the Yankees?

    ESPN "Jacob deGrom has faced 12 batters with the bases loaded this year, and of those, nine have struck out and zero have gotten hits. There have been times when pitching coach Dave Eiland has visited the mound and deGrom has said flatly that he’ll get out of the jam, his words sounding nothing..." June 10

  • Report: Mets Willing to Listen to Offers for deGrom and Syndergaard

    12 Up "Honestly, is there another franchise more confusing than the New York Mets?  Early rumblings around the MLB today revolved around their ?refusal to trade Jacob deGrom this season, but clearly that only lasted for a few hours. According to The New York..." June 07

  • What Mets and Yankees would have to swallow for Syndergaard or deGrom deal

    New York Post "Brian Cashman wanted to trade Robinson Cano in his 2013 walk year. The same with David Robertson the following season. Not until 2016 did his bosses fully buy what the Yankees GM was selling — that modern rosters must be young, deep, versatile and financially flexible, and that..." June 07

  • Jacob DeGrom now has best ERA in NL after seven dominant innings Wednesday

    SNY TV "Mets RHP Jacob deGrom had yet another brilliant performance in his start against the Marlins on Wednesday night.  Just days after tossing a 13-strikeout game against the Diamondbacks, deGrom cruised through the Marlins lineup. It wasn't the start deGrom wanted when..." May 24

  • Imagining Yankees-Mets deal for Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom

    Newark Star-Ledger "The state of baseball in New York could not be more clear. The Yankees own the Big Apple while the Mets are, well, the Mets. The Yankees begin play on Friday tied for first place in the AL East and the owner of the best winning percentage (.700)..." May 18

  • As Mets remain cautious with Jacob deGrom, it’s easy to wonder why they aren’t doing same with Yoenis Cespedes

    New York Daily News "There was no real conversation. By the time Jacob deGrom had gotten out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning of Sunday's loss to the Phillies — and before he walked back to the dugout — Mickey Callaway and pitching coach Dave Eiland had decided it was not worth the risk to..." May 15

  • Mets activate Jacob deGrom from disabled list

    Hardball Talk "The Mets have activated right-hander Jacob deGrom in advance of Sunday’s game against the Phillies. deGrom has been held off of the mound for nearly two weeks after hyperextending his right elbow during an at-bat. Prior to the injury, the 29-year-old deGrom posted impressive numbers in his..." May 13

  • DeGrom pulled after 45-pitch 1st inning despite not allowing hit or run

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom hyperextended his pitch count in the first inning Sunday afternoon, cutting his return to the mound short. Making his first start since May 2, with a trip to the disabled list for a hyperextended elbow in between, deGrom threw 45 pitches just to get three outs in the first inning..." May 13

  • Jacob deGrom injury update: Mets pitcher expected to come off DL Sunday, start vs. Phillies

    Sporting News "Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is expected to come off the disabled list Sunday and start against the Phillies, manager Mickey Callaway said Saturday. deGrom has been on the DL since May 2, when he left his start after four innings because of elbow discomfort. Callaway originally said..." May 12

  • Jacob deGrom cleared for his next start

    Hardball Talk "Jacob deGrom hyperextended his left elbow during an at bat last week and took a trip to the disabled list. Today he threw 43 pitches in a two-inning simulated game and it went well, clearing the way for him to make his next start, this coming Sunday. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said after the..." May 08

  • Mets Place Jacob deGrom On DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets will place right-hander Jacob deGrom on the 10-day disabled list, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com was among those to report. The likelihood is that deGrom will only miss one start, DiComo adds. DeGrom succumbed to a hyperextended right elbow during an at-bat Wednesday in his most recent..." May 06

  • DeGrom will start Monday, but won't swing bat after hyperextending elbow

    Sporting News "Mets fans got great news Saturday when the team announced Jacob deGrom would start Monday after leaving his last start with a hyperextended elbow. Manager Mickey Callaway told reporters deGrom has "no issues whatsoever" after injuring his pitching elbow while swinging the bat in a loss to the..." May 05

  • Mets manager Mickey Callaway says Jacob deGrom, who doesn't have ligament damage, will try to make Monday start

    New York Daily News "DePhew! An MRI on Jacob deGrom's right elbow was clean for ligament damage, and manager Mickey Callaway said Thursday morning that his ace could make his start against the Reds in Cincinnati. "He's going to resume playing catch tomorrow and try to make his start on Monday," Callaway told..." May 03

  • Matt Harvey wasn’t listed first as Mets ponder deGrom fill-in

    New York Post "One man’s hyperextended elbow may be another man’s return to the rotation. While absolutely nothing is certain, Mets manager Mickey Callaway brought up Matt Harvey, who has been demoted to the bullpen, as a possible option to take Jacob deGrom’s spot in the rotation should the injury deGrom..." May 03

  • Mets let deGrom pitch through pain: Now season rides on MRI

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom looked like Jacob deGrom, which is what made Paul Sewald warming up in the bottom of the fourth inning startling, which is what made what followed even more unsettling, which is what makes the wait for just what is wrong with the best player on the Mets so anxiety ridden. DeGrom..." May 03