Latest Jacob deGrom News

Mets ace deGrom tagged, NL East lead cut in 10-4 loss to A's

Sep. 24, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jacob deGrom called his rare, late September flop unacceptable. The Mets ace got hit around and lasted a season-low four innings, and New York lost 10-4 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday to see its lead cut in the NL East race. “It...

Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves

Sep. 24, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eduardo Escobar has found his hitting stroke at just the right time for the New York Mets. Escobar hit a grand slam, Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings in his return to Oakland, and the Mets extended their lead in the NL East by beating the Athletics...

Mets have top payroll, Dodgers drop with Bauer suspension

Sep. 19, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are on track to have baseball’s highest payroll for the first time since 1989, among a record-tying six teams set to pay a penalty for spending. The Los Angeles Dodgers, who started the season as the top spender, fell into second due to Trevor Bauer's...

DeGrom fans 13 over 5 innings, Mets sweep Pirates

Sep. 18, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 13 — the most for a Mets pitcher who threw five innings or fewer— but didn’t factor into the decision Sunday when the NL East leaders beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 to complete a four-game sweep. Mets pitchers tied a big league record...

Escobar hits 3-run homer, Bassitt pitches Mets past Pirates

Sep. 18, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit an early three-run homer, Chris Bassitt pitched six shutout innings for his 14th win and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday night. New York maintained its one-game lead in the NL East over the Atlanta Braves, who...

Lindor, Carrasco shine on Clemente Day, Mets beat Bucs 7-1

Sep. 16, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As far as Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco were concerned, there was no better way to honor Roberto Clemente than playing well in a win. On a night particularly meaningful to both of them, Lindor and Carrasco propelled the New York Mets past the Pittsburgh...

Mets come up empty for deGrom and lose to Cubs again, 4-1

Sep. 14, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom and the first-place Mets were supposed to beat up on all these bad opponents this month. Instead, the bottom feeders have been nothing but trouble. New York's ace was outpitched by journeyman Adrian Sampson, and the frustrated Mets...

Cubs hound Bassitt, beat NL East-leading Mets 5-2

Sep. 13, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt had his shortest start in three months, failing to get through the fourth inning as the NL East-leading New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Monday night. New York remained 1 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta, which lost 3-2 in San Francisco. ...

Valdez pitches 1st shutout, Astros blank Tigers 7-0

Sep. 12, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Framber Valdez pitched his first career shutout and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 on Monday night. Valdez (15-5) posted his 24th straight quality start, tying New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom (2018) for the longest single-season streak. ...

Mets ride deGrom, Bassitt to doubleheader sweep of Pirates

Sep. 08, 2022 00:52 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The division lead they've enjoyed for most of the season gone, the New York Mets returned to a reliable mix of timely power and terrific pitching to move back in front in the NL East. Chris Bassitt threw seven strong innings in Game 1 and Jacob deGrom was even...