Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • ESPN vet: They ‘hijacked’ the Cy Young for Jacob deGrom

    New York Post "Michael Wilbon is somehow now even more cranky about Jacob deGrom winning the NL Cy Young award. The “Pardon The Interruption” co-host went on another bizarre tirade against the Mets ace and all of baseball on Thursday, when he accused analytics of..." November 16

  • Source: Mets' Jacob deGrom sticking with CAA, where Jeff Berry will be his new agent

    SNY TV "Mets ace Jacob deGrom is sticking with the CAA agency, where his new agent will be Jeff Berry, reports SNY's Andy Martino. DeGrom had been searching for a new agent since former-agent Brodie Van Wagenen became the Mets' GM. The 30-year-old..." November 15

  • Jacob DeGrom Won The NL Cy Young And It Wasn't Even Close

    Deadspin "Playing for the Mets didn’t impede Jacob deGrom’s NL Cy Young chances in the slightest. Despite only putting up a 10-9 record due to his hitters giving him some of the worst run support in the league, the Mets ace wasn’t penalized for his lack of wins, and he blew away..." November 14

  • Jacob deGrom will be worthy Cy Young successor to Felix Hernandez

    New York Post "Over at the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s (imaginary) headquarters, we call this “Awards Week.” Yet this specific week, here in 2018, feels bigger. Maybe we should call this one “Anarchy Week.” And remember it fondly for the..." November 14

  • Mets traded their last Cy Young winner -- but signs point to a long-term future with Jacob deGrom

    SNY TV "You might recall that R.A. Dickey's Cy Young Award in 2012 resulted not in a celebration but a quarrel between player and team that ended in the Mets trading Dickey to the Blue Jays before the end of the year. You might also recall that, last July, when Jacob..." November 13

  • Mets' Brodie Van Wagenen walks back Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard trade comments

    SNY TV "On Tuesday, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen told SNY's Andy Martino that he was open to all avenues this offseason, including the prospect of trading away the team's two top rotation arms in Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard..  Well, that's not..." November 08

  • Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen has not ruled out trading Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard

    New York Daily News "If there was any doubt at which side of the table Brodie Van Wagenen now sits, the Mets new general manager wiped it out in his first official availability Tuesday at the MLB GM meetings. Asked if he would “rule out’’ trading Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard, both of..." November 07

  • New Mets GM wants to keep deGrom long term

    The Score "The New York Mets named former player agent Brodie Van Wagenen their new general manager at a press conference on Tuesday, and the front-office boss says he'd like to keep Cy Young candidate Jacob deGrom in the Big Apple long term. "I believe Jacob deGrom..." October 30

  • Chipper Jones talks Jacob deGrom and Cy Young, says Mets could have 'scariest rotation out there'

    SNY TV "Chipper Jones almost sounds like a Mets fan as he discusses Jacob deGrom's magical 2018 season, gushing how the righty's performance was "Maddux-esque." "I saw utter domination," Jones says. "I mean, you're talking about an all-time..." October 19

  • Jacob deGrom thinks he can be next face of the Mets

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom isn’t afraid to admit the thought entered his mind as he watched David Wright receive a hero’s farewell from the Mets. “It’s rare that happens anymore that guys spend their whole career with one team, and it shows you how special it is,”..." October 02

  • Jacob deGrom ends 2018 with a 1.70 ERA

    Hardball Talk "Mets starter Jacob deGrom finished his 2018 season with a flourish, tossing eight scoreless innings against the NL East champion Braves. He held them to two hits while walking none and striking out 10 on 110 pitches. The Mets went on to win 3-0. deGrom finishes with a 10-9..." September 27

  • 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