Jacob DeGrom

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A Look Back At The 5 Rookies Of The Year In Mets History

In honor of Jacob deGrom being named the National League Rookie of the Year, we take a look at the five Mets who’ve claimed that title throughout the franchise’s history.

11/12/2014

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Jacob DeGrom: Mets ‘Should Be Able To Make It To The Playoffs Next Year’

“I think we should be able to make it to the playoffs next year, and hopefully get to the World Series,” the 26-year-old told reporters on Tuesday.

11/12/2014

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Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Deserves Praise, At Least For Now

It’s time to ease up on Sandy Alderson. Not forever, mind you. But for the next 15 minutes or so of this offseason, the Mets GM gets a respite from criticism.

11/12/2014

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Mets’ DeGrom Joins Likes Of Doc, Darryl, Tom Terrific, Wins NL Rookie Of The Year

Not bad for a kid who wasn’t talked about much in spring training. The Mets’ Jacob deGrom completed a fairy tale season on Monday by winning the NL Rookie of the Year Award.

11/10/2014

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3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

In a new weekly segment, we’ll take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape. With that, here we go.

11/05/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on August 29, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ DeGrom, Yankees’ Betances Are Rookie Of The Year Finalists

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Cincinnati outfielder Billy Hamilton and St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong are competing for NL Rookie of the Year.

11/05/2014

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Palladino: History Tells Us Team Success Should Follow DeGrom’s Likely ROY Award

If the writers anoint deGrom, the front office does the right thing and history holds steady, the Mets’ eight-year playoff drought might end.

10/22/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Players Vote For DeGrom As Sporting News’ NL Rookie Of The Year

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been named the Sporting News’ National League Rookie of the Year. The award was voted on by NL players.

10/20/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 3, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mets Pitcher Jacob DeGrom Named NL Rookie Of The Month — Again

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for September. The right-hander previously won the award for July.

10/01/2014

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets smiles as he walks off the mound. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Off 2014 And Looking Ahead: ‘We’re Very, Very Close’

New York wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the longest streak of futility in franchise history. But with a promising pitching staff, the Mets are talking big about 2015.

09/29/2014

Jacob deGrom pitches in the third inning at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mets Take Precautions, Shut Down Prized Right-Hander DeGrom

Manager Terry Collins said before New York’s game at the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night that deGrom “understands completely” the decision.

09/23/2014

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Jacob DeGrom Lobbying Mets For One Last Start

With the way he’s pitching, deGrom sees no reason to stop now even though New York might want to keep the Rookie of the Year candidate under 185 innings for the season.

09/22/2014

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Jacob DeGrom Makes Marlins Look Silly, Strengthens Rookie Of The Year Case

The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin the game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 23, 1986.

09/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15:  Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Miami Marlins on September 15, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DeGrom Matches Strikeout Record, But Marlins Edge Mets 6-5

Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.

09/16/2014

The New York Mets look on from the dugout against the Washington Nationals during the game at Citi Field on September 14, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

Dillon Gee has now made over 100 starts for the Mets, something only 22 other pitchers have done in club history.

09/15/2014

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