Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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