Jacob deGrom checked by umpires for foreign substance after 1-2-3 first inning | FOX Sports
MLB’s crackdown on the use of foreign substances by pitchers began Monday with New York Mets ace becoming the first pitcher checked randomly by umpires. Following his 1-2-3 first inning, they inspected his hat, glove, and belt. The NL Cy Young frontrunner passed with flying colors.
Jacob deGrom leaves early with shoulder soreness, Mets sweep Cubs with 6-3 victory | FOX Sports
The New York Mets secured a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday evening despite pitcher Jacob deGrom exiting the game from shoulder soreness. deGrom had pitched three perfect innings before leaving the mound. Tonight marked New York’s third straight win over the Cubs.
Jacob deGrom tosses seven more shutout innings, lowers ERA to 0.62 in Mets’ 4-0 win over Padres | FOX Sports
New York Mets ace is off to one of the best pitching starts in baseball history after tossing seven more shutout innings on Saturday night. He struck out 11, walked just one, and allowed three hits as he lowered his era to a minuscule 0.62. New York topped the San Diego Padres, 4-0.
Jacob deGrom continues brilliance in 4-2 win over Diamondbacks but leaves with injury | FOX Sports
The New York Mets swept the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 4-2 win. Jacob deGrom continued his brilliant season going five innings, getting one hit, and striking out six to secure the sweep of the D’Backs. He left the game early with an apparent throwing-arm injury, however.