Jacob DeGrom

The Mets’ Zack Wheeler pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Strongly Considering Giving Wheeler The Ball On Opening Day

The Mets’ pitching staff is loaded, so who will get the ball on opening day when the Amazin’s take on the division-rival Nationals on April 6?


Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Pitchers And Catchers: Optimism Returns Along With Harvey

There’s a different vibe this year in Port St. Lucie. Some are already picking New York as their dark horse in the NL East. Why? It’s all about that ace.


Retired Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter appears on Topps' Sy Berger set (credit: Topps)

Schwartz: Topps Honors Jeter, Berger In 2015 Baseball Card Sets

One man was responsible for bringing joy to generations of kids and collectors. The other was responsible for bringing joy to Yankees fans of all ages for 20 years.


Derek Jeter hits a game-winning single in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

WATCH: 10 Memorable NY/NJ Sports Moments From 2014

Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.


Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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.


Jacob deGrom (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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.


Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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.


Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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.


Juan Lagares (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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.


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.


Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.