Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:09:16 -0800
The New York Mets had expressed interest in trading for OF Yoenis Cespedes before the end of last season but talks quickly broke down after the Boston Red Sox asked for either SP Jacob deGrom or SP Zack Wheeler in return, according to a source.
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:53:01 -0800
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom was awarded the National League Rookie of the Year Award Monday, Nov. 10. He had 9-6 record with a 2.69 ERA and 144 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings pitched over 22 starts.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom will be shut down before his final start of the season, according to an organizational source. General manager Sandy Alderson is expected to announce the decision Tuesday, Sept. 23, according to the source. deGrom has pitched 140 1/3 innings in the majors and 178 2/3 innings overall from his time with Triple-A Las Vegas. That's 31 more innings than he threw in 2013. His 2.63 ERA is the fourth best in team history for rookie pitchers with at least 140 innings. SP Rafael Montero is expected to take deGrom's rotation spot against the Houston Astros Saturday, Sept. 27.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:02:57 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob DeGrom should make two more starts this season, according to manager Terry Collins.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:57:54 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom tied a major league record by striking out the first eight batters he faced Monday, Sept. 15. He finished the game with 13 strikeouts in seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:39:38 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom will have his pitch counts and workload monitored, according to manager Terry Collins. Collins noted deGrom will not be shut down and is expected to make five more starts after his outing Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:19:15 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom is not in danger of hitting his innings cap before the end of the season, according to general manager Sandy Alderson.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:55:14 -0700
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom (shoulder) will come off the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should keep deGrom reserved until he makes it through this outing without any setbacks. If he looks good, activate him for the upcoming scoring period.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:03:12 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom (shoulder) is ready to come off the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. "Right now he's on schedule to pitch Saturday," manager Terry Collins said Tuesday, Aug. 19. "He threw absolutely great (Tuesday), so we're hoping he's going to pitch on Saturday."
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners will want to be cautious, letting deGrom get through one full start without any setbacks. If he looks good against a solid Los Angeles lineup it will be safe to plug him back into the active fantasy lineup for the upcoming scoring period.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:58:08 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom (Shoulder) said he felt fine after his throwing session Tuesday, Aug. 19. deGrom noted he is ready to pitch during the current road trip, and he would be able to pitch the remainder of the season and stay within his innings limit.
Fantasy Tip: This is great news for fantasy owners. deGrom was in a serious groove before his injury. It might be worth giving him a start to get comfortable in a game setting, though.