Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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