Report: Stiff Neck Forces Jacob DeGrom Start To Be Delayed A Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom’s next start is reportedly being pushed back a day due to a stiff neck.

DeGrom had been slated to start Friday night against the Nationals. The right-hander will now pitch Saturday afternoon, Fox Sports reported.

Matt Harvey will take the mound in deGrom’s place Friday.

Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom pitches in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies on July 28, 2016, at Citi Field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Through his first three outings this season, deGrom is 0-0 with a 1.89 ERA. He has struck out 22 batters and walked four.

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