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Jacob DeGrom

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Jacob Degrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 27, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: DeGrom Keeps Rolling, Duda The Slugger And More

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, deGrom became the first rookie in club history to win four consecutive games in one season while pitching at least six innings and allowing no more than one run in each game.

07/28/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 27: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a two run homer in the top of the sixth inning during Interleague play against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 27, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Duda, DeGrom Lead Mets To 2-0 Win Over Milwaukee

Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, rookie Jacob deGrom pitched well into the seventh, and the New York Mets split a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-0 win Sunday.

07/27/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

DeGrom Becoming A Dominant Force In Mets’ Impressive Rotation

Could Jacob deGrom end up being the NL Rookie of the Year? Count Mets manager Terry Collins as a believer.

07/23/2014

Bobby Abreu #53 of the New York Mets singles in the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 22, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Off The Schnide: Duda, DeGrom Help Mets End 3-Game Skid

Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.

07/23/2014

Shane Greene (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), Jacob deGrom  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Replacement Arms Key For Mets, Yankees In Second Half

Good fortune certainly smiles if the kid works out. If he doesn’t, then the position goes down the tubes. If enough spots follow, then the season goes out the window.

07/14/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

DeGrom Helps Own Cause With Tiebreaking Single, Mets Blast Marlins 9-1

Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings.

07/14/2014

Bartolo Colon grounds out to first in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps Mets

It might have been asking too much for Bartolo Colon to become an offensive force out of that spot. Still, there was some clear thinking from manager Terry Collins.

07/11/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets sends the ball to first in an attempt to pick off B.J. Upton #2 of the Atlanta Braves in the first inning on July 8, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DeGrom Strikes Out 11 In 7 Shutout Innings, Mets Top Braves

Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

07/09/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Solid Road Trip, DeGrom Wins And More

It took eight tries, but Jacob deGrom finally posted his first major-league win with a victory over the Marlins on Saturday in Miami.

06/24/2014

Terry Collins is ejected after a disputed call at first base in the fifth inning on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Collins Ejected, Mets Can’t Back DeGrom In Front Of Smallest Crowd Of Season

Jacob deGrom didn’t get much help from his teammates — or the umpires, for that matter. And that’s what led to an early exit for manager Terry Collins.

06/12/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Kallet: The Mets Have Great Pitching, But Does It Even Really Matter?

It’s fantastic that the Mets have a wealth of pitching. But do you know what else it is? Infuriating.

06/02/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Firings, Brutal Losses — Yep, $@*# Happens

Terry Collins probably said it best after Monday’s brutal loss and subsequent firing of hitting coach Dave Hudgens: “S— happens.” But then again, a lot of #*!@ happens to these Mets.

05/27/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Waste DeGrom’s Strong Start, Suffer Yet Another Brutal Loss

Gaby Sanchez tagged the Mets again, delivering a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning and a tiebreaking single in the ninth that started the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 5-3, come-from-behind victory over New York on Monday.

05/27/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Searching For Answers As Mets Continue To Tumble

The Mets got 13 hits and another encouraging outing from rookie Jacob deGrom. That still wasn’t enough to overcome the homer-happy Dodgers.

05/22/2014

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