The Mets find themselves back in the playoff picture, this time in the hunt for a wild card spot, and they could receive a huge boost toward the end of the campaign. 's Anthony DiComo reports that Mets ace Jacob deGrom threw off the mound for the first time since he was shut down in July with forearm tightness.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Jacob deGrom stood next to Gerrit Cole along the first-base line, and Brandon Nimmo wedged between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton on the other side. Shoulder to shoulder and interspersed, players from the New York Mets and Yankees shared the diamond during the national anthem Saturday night at Citi Field with first responders, former players and a giant ribbon imprinted with the American flag.
Jacob deGrom has been out since July while nursing an injury to his throwing elbow. It turns out that he was dealing with a sprain in the UCL. UCL injuries are never a good thing, as they can lead to Tommy John surgery. However, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson doesn't want fans to worry about deGrom's injury.
Jacob deGrom's injuries cost him the 2021 NL Cy Young Award; how will they impact his Hall of Fame chances?
Back during the shutdown of 2020, I wrote about current players whose Hall of Fame cases might ultimately be hurt by the pandemic. Among those discussed was Mets ace Jacob deGrom. We now know that deGrom hasn't slowed down at all on the mound, but he's also only made 15 starts this season due to injuries and he might not make another.
It appears the results of the latest MRI on New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom were encouraging. According to SNY, deGrom resumed throwing activities in the Citi Field outfield on Wednesday. Jacob deGrom is throwing this afternoon at Citi Field https://t.co/jS8EZkJLFD pic.twitter.com/eNhlYOpdgM — SNY (@SNYtv) August 25, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom played catch at Citi Field on Wednesday after an MRI showed improvement with the right forearm tightness that has sidelined him since July 7, while Noah Syndergaard will begin a minor league rehab assignment with High-A Brooklyn on Thursday.
© Provided by AMNY It's impossible to fully fill the shoes of Jacob deGrom, but Marcus Stroman is certainly doing his best to keep the New York Mets' starting rotation moving forward down the stretch of the 2021 campaign. The 30-year-old right-hander spun together yet another gem against the imposing Los Angeles Dodgers, posting six innings of two-run ball while allowing just four hits and striking out six.
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler is one of the top pitchers in the majors this season, while Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Madison Bumgarner has etched his name into baseball lore. The two hurlers square off Thursday when the Phillies and Diamondbacks meet in the finale of a three-game series in Phoenix.
With Ronald Acuña Jr., Fernando Tatís Jr. and Jacob deGrom all possibly out for the season, the National League MVP race is wide open. View the original article to see embedded media. Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning you’ll get a fresh, topical column to start your day from one of SI.com’s MLB writers.
Ronald Acuna Jr. is done for the season. Jacob deGrom can't stay off the injured list. Fernando Tatis Jr. is hurt again. Trea Turner is on the COVID-19 list and we'll see how quickly he fits in with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Meanwhile, Bryce Harper keeps creeping up the odds list.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets newcomer Rich Hill is expected to make his debut for the NL East leaders on Sunday when New York plays Toronto at Citi Field. Mets manager Luis Rojas said Hill would arrive at the ballpark before Saturday night’s game against the Blue Jays and throw on the side.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tylor Megill tossed six scoreless innings for his first big league win and got his first career hit, Pete Alonso homered twice and the New York Mets defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Friday night. Megill (1-0) allowed two hits, walked one and struck out five as the rookie right-hander lowered his ERA to 2.10 a few hours after the Mets bolstered their injury-plagued rotation by acquiring Rich Hill from Tampa Bay.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tylor Megill threw six scoreless innings for his first big league victory and got his first career hit, Pete Alonso homered twice and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Friday night. Megill (1-0) allowed two hits, walked one and struck out five as the rookie right-hander lowered his ERA to 2.10 a few hours after the Mets bolstered their injury-plagued rotation by acquiring Rich Hill from Tampa Bay.
For much of the 2021 season, Jacob deGrom’s assault on National League hitters has led to talk that he would not only win his third Cy Young Award, but he also had the inside track at becoming just the third pitcher in the last 29 years to be named MVP.
The New York Mets' starting rotation cannot catch a break. Already down Jacob deGrom, Carlos Carrasco and Noah Syndergaard, the Mets lost Robert Stock after just one inning of his start Tuesday against the host Cincinnati Reds due to a hamstring injury, the team said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday. Trailing 6-0 in the first inning, the Mets rallied to salvage a rugged weekend at PNC Park.
PITTSBURGH — As a human being, you feel for Jacob deGrom. Over a Zoom call that lasted almost nine minutes on Sunday, he seemed visibly frustrated. And can you blame him? In the midst of a special season, deGrom on Sunday hit the injured list for the second time — this time because of right forearm tightness.
The New York Mets are placing ace right-hander Jacob deGrom on the 10-day injured list, manager Luis Rojas said Sunday. Rojas said that deGrom will not throw again until his forearm tightness goes away. The transaction is retroactive to Thursday. On Saturday, the Mets scratched deGrom from Monday's scheduled start against the Cincinnati Reds.
New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom was scratched from his upcoming Monday start against the Cincinnati Reds due to forearm tightness, manager Luis Rojas said prior to Saturday's game against the host Pittsburgh Pirates. Rojas said deGrom experienced issues during Friday's side throwing session. Rojas said an MRI exam revealed no structural damage.