Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • Latest On Jacob deGrom

    MLB Trade Rumors "Mets ace Jacob deGrom is roughly 10 days away from beginning bullpen sessions, a team official tells MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo.  With this timeline in mind, deGrom’s best-case scenario would be a return in late September, though perhaps for only a game or two at..." September 05

  • New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom likely to be shut down for rest of 2021 season

    Sportsnaut "When Jacob deGrom landed on the injured list July 18, the New York Mets sat atop the NL East with a two-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies and a four-game edge over the Atlanta Braves. Now sitting third in the division, deGrom might be done for the year. The..." August 20

  • New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom says he's skipping All-Star Game

    ESPN "Jacob deGrom said Wednesday that he will not be attending the All-Star Game at Coors Field so he can spend time with his family and rest for the second half. "I've thought about it and obviously being named to an All-Star Game is a great honor but I'm just going to..." July 07

  • Jacob deGrom breaks Bob Gibson's record while dominating Braves

    The Score "Jacob deGrom's shoulder appears to be just fine. After scaring the entire borough of Queens by leaving last week's start early with shoulder soreness, the New York Mets ace turned in another dominant, record-setting outing on Monday.  DeGrom stymied..." June 21

  • Jacob deGrom first pitcher checked for foreign substances

    New York Post "MLB’s best pitcher also was the first to get closely inspected by umpires suddenly tasked with enforcing sticky-substance cheating rules. No, Jacob deGrom did not do anything out of the ordinary to raise suspicion. This was about coincidence and baseball’s new..." June 21

  • Three secret reasons why Jacob deGrom's fastball is great

    CBS Sports "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom will enter his start on Monday night against the Atlanta Braves with some impossible seasonal numbers. Through 11 starts, deGrom has a 0.54 ERA and a 724 ERA+ (meaning he is 624 percent better than the league average) to go along with his..." June 21

  • Jacob deGrom admits to changing hitting approach due to injury concerns

    Larry Brown Sports "Jacob deGrom has been one of the league’s best hitting pitchers this year, but it sounds like that might have to change going forward. deGrom admitted that a swing in his last start aggravated his shoulder issue, and it informed his thinking in his first start since on Monday...." June 21

  • Mets owner Steve Cohen: It's not the 'right moment' to renegotiate Jacob deGrom's contract

    MSN.com "Mets ace Jacob deGrom is the best pitcher in the world, and team owner Steve Cohen would presumably like the 33-year-old to play out his entire career in New York.  DeGrom has an opt-out clause following the 2022 season, but Cohen said Saturday that he doesn't believe now is..." June 20

  • Luis Rojas: 'There's no concern' about Jacob deGrom's shoulder after MRI

    The Score "New York Mets manager Luis Rojas said Thursday he isn't worried about ace right-hander Jacob deGrom's shoulder after an injury forced him out of Wednesday's game. MRIs showed no damage and the plan is for deGrom to avoid the injured list. "Both doctors had..." June 17

  • Jacob deGrom exits start after 3 perfect innings with right shoulder soreness

    The Score "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom left Wednesday's start against the Chicago Cubs after striking out eight batters over three perfect innings. The Mets said deGrom was removed due to right shoulder soreness. After striking out the side in the third, deGrom went..." June 16

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom Overtakes Fernando Tatis Jr. as Betting Favorite

    Bleacher Report "After yet another dominant performance Friday, New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom is the new favorite to win the National League MVP Award. According to DraftKings Sportsbook (h/t BR Betting), deGrom is a +180 (9-5) favorite, overtaking San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando..." June 13

  • Jacob DeGrom 'not too concerned' after exiting start with flexor tendonitis

    The Score "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom left Friday's game against the San Diego Padres due to right flexor tendonitis, the club announced, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. DeGrom threw 80 pitches over six shutout innings with 10 strikeouts. He only allowed one..." June 12

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom to Make Next Start After MRI on Injury Returns Clean

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom went through a throwing session Saturday after an MRI on his elbow injury came back "clean." Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reported Mets pitching coach Jeremy Hefner called it "a good sign," and DiComo noted "all..." June 12

  • Jacob deGrom doing the unprecedented -- as hitter

    MLB.com "Jacob deGrom had Citi Field rocking like it was mid-October in the Mets' 3-2 win over the Padres on Friday night. Read More - 3 ideal Joey Gallo trade..." June 12

  • Putting in Perspective How Dominant Jacob deGrom Has Been in 2021

    Bleacher Report "During spring training of 2017, Jacob deGrom stood in front of his locker after making a start on the road in West Palm Beach. He was working his way back from the offseason elbow surgery he underwent to repair a damaged nerve, and all was going according to plan for his return. His fastball..." June 11

  • Mets players shoot down Jacob deGrom cheating accusations

    Yahoo! Sports "With MLB about to crack down on pitchers who use illegal sticky substances on the baseball, Mets ace Jacob deGrom found himself a target of an accusation on Sunday. And deGrom's teammates stepped up in rapid succession to call that accusation..." June 07

  • Jacob DeGrom drops ERA to 0.62, lowest ever through first 9 starts

    The Score "The legend of Jacob deGrom added a new chapter on Saturday in San Diego. The New York Mets ace flummoxed the Padres for seven brilliant innings at Petco Park, striking out 11 and allowing only three hits on 85 pitches. DeGrom's shutout outing lowered his ERA to..." June 06

  • MLB Cy Young Rankings: Can anyone challenge Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom?

    The Score "American League 5. Lance Lynn, White Sox Lynn may have deserved a higher spot on this list had his 10th start - scheduled for Wednesday - not been rained out. The big right-hander's White Sox tenure has started similarly to his 2020..." June 03

  • Jacob deGrom's gem lowers ERA to 0.71, lowest through May since 1964

    ESPN "Jacob deGrom continues to make history with his otherworldly start to his 2021 season. In his second start since returning from the injured list, deGrom threw six scoreless innings on Monday in the Mets' 6-2 victory at the Arizona Diamondbacks, lowering his ERA..." June 01

  • Marcus Stroman, Jacob deGrom have been Mets rotation saviors

    New York Post "This was at the start of the 2016 season: Matt Harvey was The Dark Knight; Jacob deGrom had started becoming Jacob deGrom; Noah Syndegaard was Thor; Steven Matz was the Local Boy who was Ready to Make Good; Zach Wheeler would return from Tommy John surgery by midseason. The Mets had every..." May 28

  • No better time for Jacob deGrom’s return to Mets

    New York Post "The seas are becoming stormy, and the Mets are in danger of being thrown overboard off Steve Cohen’s first-place boat. The GM has a phone attached to his ear every waking minute with a prospective trade partner, while the manager on Monday night asked James McCann to make..." May 25

  • Jacob DeGrom will start for Mets on Tuesday vs. Rockies

    The Score "Finally some good news for the injury-ravaged New York Mets. Ace Jacob deGrom will return from the injured list on Tuesday to take on the Colorado Rockies, manager Luis Rojas said Sunday, according to Tim Healey of Newsday. DeGrom was sidelined on May 10..." May 23

  • Jacob deGrom set to return from IL

    MLB.com "After a rehab appearance with Low-A St. Lucie on Thursday night, Jacob deGrom is expected to return to the Mets for his next start, a source told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi. The club hasn't confirmed where deGrom's next start will take place. deGrom, who has..." May 21

  • Mets 'optimistic' Jacob deGrom will only miss one start

    Sportress of Blogitude "  Jacob deGrom has landed on the 10-day injured list after experiencing right-side tightness in Sunday’s start against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but both the New York Mets and the ace believe the setback will be a short-lived one.   deGrom..." May 12

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom expected to avoid IL stint

    CBS Sports "DeGrom was lifted after five innings during his start Sunday against the Diamondbacks due to right side tightness, an injury that previously resulted in him being scratched from his previously scheduled outing earlier in the week. At this stage, the Mets aren't certain if deGrom will be..." May 10

  • Mets To Place Jacob DeGrom On 10-Day Injured List

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets will place star right-hander Jacob deGrom on the 10-day injured list due to right side tightness, the team announced.  The placement will become official prior to tomorrow’s game with the Orioles, and the placement will be retroactive to May 10. The news..." May 10

  • 5 current MLB stars who struggled in the Minors

    MLB.com "One of the most exciting aspects of having Minor League Baseball back is watching the players we all expect to be our next great superstars. Other exciting aspects include: strange regional foods, dizzy bat races among lucky fans, the works. The point is, when we scour the Minor..." May 10

  • Jacob deGrom removed from game with side tightness

    The Score "Jacob deGrom was removed from Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with right side tightness, the team announced. The New York Mets right-hander called catcher James McCann to the mound after he appeared to hurt himself while throwing warmup..." May 09

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom to Undergo MRI on Back Injury Described as Tightness

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom will undergo an MRI after leaving Sunday's start versus the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth inning with an injury described by the team as tightness "in his lower back area on the right..." May 09

  • Mets ace Jacob deGrom on track to return Sunday vs. Diamondbacks

    Yardbarker "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom spread feelings of panic among members of the club's fan base when he was pulled from what should have been a Tuesday start at the St. Louis Cardinals because of inflammation in his right lat. Mets manager Luis Rojas told reporters..." May 07

  • How is the Mets’ Jacob deGrom throwing this hard and still getting better?

    The Athletic "Jacob deGrom does not, as far as anyone knows, play the French horn. He pitches with two cleats on, his hat on straight, and with total commitment to his craft. And yet, when Randy Sullivan, founder of the Florida Baseball ARMory, a training facility in Lakeland that works with..." May 05

  • Mets Scratch Jacob deGrom From Tuesday’s Start

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets have scratched ace Jacob deGrom from his scheduled start Tuesday because of “right side tightness,” Tim Healey of Newsday was among those to tweet. Righty Miguel Castro will take the ball against the Cardinals in deGrom’s..." May 04

  • Jason DeGrom ties Nolan Ryan's record for most Ks through first 5 starts

    The Score "The run support may not be there, but New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom keeps on rolling. The ace hurler struck out nine Boston Red Sox batters over six innings of work Wednesday. The outing brought his season strikeout total to 59, matching Nolan Ryan's..." April 29

  • Jacob deGrom's a late bloomer. Will that affect his Hall of Fame chances?

    The Score "When Cleveland's Trevor Stephan, a Rule 5 pick, took the mound at Comerica Park on April 3, he became the 10,000th person to pitch in a major-league game, according to the Baseball-Reference.com database. The total number of players in major-league history stands at 19,963. If it..." April 28

  • Mets' Jacob deGrom strikes out career-high 15 in win vs. Nationals

    The Athletic "New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom became only the third pitcher since 1999 to record three straight games of 14 or more strikeouts in a 6-0 win against the Washington Nationals on Friday. deGrom struck out a career-high 15 batters and allowed just two hits in his first complete game..." April 24

  • Ex-Padre on wrong side of Tom Seaver history is glad Jacob deGrom fell short

    New York Post "Al Ferrara, Brooklyn-born-and-raised and a Southern California resident for a long time now, followed Saturday’s Mets-Rockies opener with more of a vested interest than most. As Jacob deGrom racked up strikeout after strikeout, Ferrara admitted, he rooted for a Colorado..." April 22

  • Jacob DeGrom records 9 straight strikeouts, narrowly misses Tom Seaver's record

    The Score "The deGrominator came oh so close to finally catching Tom Terrific. New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom struck out nine consecutive Colorado Rockies batters on Saturday, a run that left him one shy of fellow Mets icon Tom Seaver's longstanding major-league..." April 18

  • Jacob deGrom will go down as a top-5 pitcher of all time

    Clutch Points "New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom has become known as much for his unfortunate lack of run support as being the best pitcher in baseball. But make no mistake about it, deGrom is headed for Cooperstown. In fact, he could be one of the five best pitchers in MLB history when all is..." April 16

  • Jacob deGrom wants to be this generation's Randy Johnson

    ESPN "Jacob deGrom, the best pitcher in the world, says, very matter-of-factly, "I want to pitch into my 40s." And as much as pitchers aren't supposed to do that, they aren't supposed to gain 5 mph on their fastballs as they move into their 30s, either. And they aren't supposed..." April 14

  • The player with best start to season for each team, from Braves’ Ronald Acuña Jr. to Rays’ Tyler Glasnow

    The Athletic "At the beginning of the season, players’ performance gets blown out of proportion — the good, the bad and yes, even the ugly. It’s early. You can’t get carried away with such a small sample, but it’s still fascinating to see how players fare out of the gate and..." April 13

  • Ranking MLB's 10 current aces -- and the candidates to join them

    ESPN "The concept of an ace comes up a lot in baseball conversations, usually without a specific definition. In scouting, it comes up just as often and has a bit more of a specific meaning, but it can vary from person to person. The basic idea, in a scouting sense, is that an ace is part of the top..." April 12

  • For Jacob deGrom, new Mets bullpen same as old Mets bullpen in loss to Phillies

    Sporting News "We are not here to make any sweeping generalizations about the 2021 Mets. It’s a new chapter in franchise history, with a new owner (Steve Cohen) and a new franchise icon signed to a lucrative, long-term deal (Francisco Lindor).  These are not the same old Mets and we are..." April 06

  • Mets discussed extension with Jacob deGrom in Spring Training

    MSN.com "The Mets engaged in preliminary extension talks with ace Jacob deGrom during Spring Training, reports Andy Martino of SNY. Discussions did not get very far and are not expected to continue during the regular season, Martino adds. With talks now on hold, it certainly..." April 04