Jacob deGrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sources: No offer yet as Mets' talks with Jacob deGrom go underground

    SNY TV "Jacob deGrom's new representative at CAA, Jeff Berry, was in Mets camp on Thursday, part of the usual rounds that agents make this time of year. Berry dined with a different client, Tim Tebow, on Wednesday, and surely checked in with other players. But with..." February 22

  • Jacob deGrom’s agent arrives at Mets camp amid contract drama

    New York Post "Could the Mets be preparing to talk turkey with Jacob deGrom? The pitcher’s lead agent, Jeff Berry, was in town Thursday, according to sources, and planning to meet with deGrom, as the reigning National League Cy Young award winner seeks a long-term contract with the..." February 21

  • Jacob deGrom doesn’t rule out innings limit without new contract

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom isn’t ruling out putting a restriction on his innings if he enters the season without a new contract. The Mets’ Cy Young winner has put a deadline of Opening Day for discussions over a long-term deal, as he is two years away from free agency...." February 14

  • Jacob deGrom picked the right team and GM to threaten

    New York Post "Now this is a bluff The Post would love to see called. If Jacob deGrom doesn’t get his desired long-term extension by his Opening Day deadline, would he actually take the Nationals Park mound on March 28, clock six shutout innings while throwing 62 pitches and then, when asked..." February 13

  • Jacob deGrom makes double-barreled threat over Mets contract talks

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom is putting the Mets on the clock. After a winter of inactivity in long-term contract discussions, the reigning National League Cy Young award winner has informed team officials he will not negotiate a new deal during the season, an industry source told The Post on..." February 12

  • With Mets' extension talks with Jacob deGrom not progressing, could deadline be looming?

    SNY TV "Jacob deGrom has not yet set any deadlines for extension talks with the Mets, and he has not yet threatened to limit the team's usage of him. But with his side disappointed with the lack of progress, it's worth looking at the CAA playbook in dealing with similar..." February 05

  • Mets’ Jacob deGrom contract talks are about to get serious

    New York Post "Jacob deGrom’s representatives conferred with Mets officials at the winter meetings in the second week of December and left believing signing their client long term was a priority for the franchise. Eight weeks later and without any substantive talks since has left the deGrom..." February 05

  • Mets say no timeline on getting Jacob deGrom locked up with a long-term deal

    New York Daily News "Jacob deGrom will collect his Cy Young this weekend at the BBWAA’s annual dinner in New York, but even with the clock ticking on the report date for pitchers and catcher, the Mets’ right-hander doesn’t have a contract extension. Brodie Van Wagenen said there has been no time..." January 24

  • Brodie Van Wagenen keeping Jacob deGrom-Mets plans to himself

    New York Daily News "Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen recused himself from salary arbitration with Jacob deGrom and all other Mets players, because he said it was too close to his former work as an agent. He would not say if the Mets had started negotiations with deGrom’s new agents, but that they were..." January 17

  • Jacob deGrom lands record arbitration raise

    Larry Brown Sports "Jacob deGrom is now a record-setter in salary after posting a historic pitching season. deGrom received a $17 million salary for 2019 in arbitration, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. His $9.6 million raise from $7.4 million in 2018 to $17 million this year is a record..." January 11

  • Mets still haven’t offered Jacob deGrom an extension

    New York Post "Brodie Van Wagenen’s suggestion last summer that the Mets need to pay their star pitcher or trade him could be put to the test by the end of next week. A long-term contract for Jacob deGrom remains a priority for the Mets, according to an industry source, but the club is yet to..." January 03

  • Mets' Jeff Wilpon on long-term extension for Jacob deGrom: 'I'm sure there will be an offer'

    SNY TV "In what were the first definitive comments about a potential long-term extension for Jacob deGrom, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon said Wednesday that the team will be making an offer.  "We'd like to see him stay here long-term," Wilpon said during an appearance with..." December 06

  • 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