Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom #48

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 4"/180
  • Age: 27


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Jacob deGrom 2015 Postseason Stats

3-1 2.88 25.0 29 1.16

Jacob deGrom Postseason Career Stats

3-1 2.88 25.0 29 1.16

Jacob deGrom Stats

14-8 2.54 191.0 205 0.98

Jacob deGrom MLB Career Stats

23-14 2.61 331.1 349 1.05

Jacob deGrom Bio

  • Full Name: Jacob Anthony deGrom
  • Born: 6/19/1988 in DeLand, FL
  • Draft: 2010, New York Mets, 9th rd. (272nd overall)
  • College: Stetson
  • Debut: May 15, 2014
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2015 Postseason Stats 3 1 2.88 4 4 0 25.0 29 1.16
Postseason Career Stats 3 1 2.88 4 4 0 25.0 29 1.16
2015 Stats 14 8 2.54 30 30 0 191.0 205 0.98
MLB Career Stats 23 14 2.61 52 52 0 331.1 349 1.05

Jacob deGrom Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Mets NL 1314 Four-seam FB 95.28 96.01 2239.00 6.82 88.91
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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October 11, 2015 at 11:59 PM ET

Matz named Mets' Game 4 starter vs. Dodgers

Free from the discomfort of his second back injury of the season, Steven Matz is scheduled to start Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Tuesday.

October 9, 2015 at 7:06 AM ET

deGrom dazzles opposition in 2015

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom finished the 2015 regular season with a 14-8 record, a 2.54 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP and 205 strikeouts across 191 innings.


Jacob deGrom Awards

NL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2014 NY Mets NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 NY Mets NL

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2015 NY Mets NL

NL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
07/2014 NY Mets NL
09/2014 NY Mets NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/28/2014 NY Mets NL
06/08/2015 NY Mets NL

MLB Players Choice NL Outstanding Rookie

Year Team League
2014 NY Mets NL

Jacob deGrom Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2015 2.54 4th in NL


Season W Rank
2015 14 7th in NL


Season SO Rank
2015 205 8th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2015 0.98 5th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2015 .215 5th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2015 191.0 16th in NL

Jacob deGrom Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 23, 2014 New York Mets activated RHP Jacob deGrom from the 15-day disabled list.
August 11, 2014 New York Mets placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 8, 2014. Right rotator cuff tendinitis.
May 13, 2014 New York Mets recalled RHP Jacob deGrom from Las Vegas 51s.
March 14, 2014 New York Mets optioned RHP Jacob deGrom to Las Vegas 51s.
November 20, 2013 New York Mets selected the contract of Jacob deGrom from Las Vegas 51s.
September 24, 2013 Jacob deGrom roster status changed by Las Vegas 51s.
August 29, 2013 Las Vegas 51s placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 7-day disabled list.
June 18, 2013 RHP Jacob deGrom assigned to Las Vegas 51s from Binghamton Mets.
May 6, 2013 RHP Jacob deGrom assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
April 16, 2013 Jacob deGrom assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
August 9, 2012 Jacob deGrom assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Savannah Sand Gnats.
May 7, 2012 Jacob deGrom assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from Kingsport Mets.
April 1, 2012 Jacob deGrom assigned to Kingsport Mets.
September 22, 2011 GCL Mets activated RHP Jacob deGrom from the 60-day disabled list.
June 28, 2011 GCL Mets placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 60-day disabled list.
August 2, 2010 RHP Jacob deGrom assigned to GCL Mets from Kingsport Mets.
June 21, 2010 Jacob deGrom assigned to Kingsport Mets from New York Mets.
June 20, 2010 New York Mets signed RHP Jacob deGrom.

Jacob Anthony deGrom Bio Info

Jacob deGrom graduated from Cavalry Christian Academy (FL) where he played baseball and basketball ... Helped his team win the American Legion State Championship in 2006. Attended Stetson University ... Played third base and shortstop his first two years before converting to a pitcher as a junior in 2010 ...Was 4-5 with two saves in 17 games, 12 starts as a junior.


Named the National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writer's Association of America...Was the fifth Mets player to receive the honor...Also named the Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year and the Player's Choice NL Outstanding Rookie...Began the year with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League before the Mets recalled him on May 13...Went on to make 22 starts, and win the NL Rookie Triple Crown, leading in strikeouts (144), ERA (2.69) and tying for the league lead with nine wins...The last pitcher to win his league's Rookie Triple Crown was Wade Miley with the Diamondbacks in 2012...Dwight Gooden did it with the Mets in 1984...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on August 11, retroactive to August 8, with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff...Returned to the rotation on August 23 in Los Angeles (NL)...Was named the NL Rookie of the Month for July and for Septemberm, becoming the second Mets player to earn the award since the award was established in 2003 (Justin Turner, May 2011)...The last pitcher to win the AL or NL Rookie of the Month twice was the Marlins' Jose Fernandez in 2013...Went 4-1 with a 1.39 ERA (five earned runs/32.1 innings) in five July starts, striking out 38 , walking seven and tying for the league lead in wins for the month...Went 2-0 with a 1.67 ERA (five earned runs/27.0 innings) in four September starts, striking out 38 and walking six...In September, ranked fourth in the NL among all pitchers with 38 strikeouts, including 23 over his final two starts. Allowed one earned run or fewer in three of his final four starts...Was co-NL Player of the Week for July 21-July 27, going 2-0 with 0.68 ERA during the period...Tied the modern-era major league record with eight consecutive strikeouts to begin his start on September 15 vs. Miami...Tied Houston's Jim Deshaies, who did it on September 23, 1986 vs. Los Angeles (NL)...The Mets record was six to begin a game, held by Pete Falcone, who did it on May 1, 1980 vs. Philadelphia...The eight consecutive strikeouts at any point are the second most in team history behind Tom Seaver's MLB-record 10 on April 22, 1970 vs. San Diego...Had four double-digit strikeout games during the season (22 games)...Struck out 10 over 6.0 innings in his final start on September 21 at Atlanta...Fanned a career-high 13 in 7.0 innings on September 15 vs. Miami...Recorded 11 strikeouts in 7.0 shutout innings on July 8 vs. Atlanta...Recorded his first double-digit strikeout outing in his fourth career start, fanning 11 in 6.1 innings at Philadelphia on May 31...Since 1990, only Hideo Nomo (9), Mark Prior (7), Kerry Wood (6), Yu Darvish (6), Masahiro Tanaka (5) and Matt Harvey (5) had more double-digit strikeout games in their first 22 games...Established a rookie franchise-record, hurling 67.1 innings from June 5-August 7 without allowing a home run...Mark Bomback held the old mark of 60.1 innings in 1980...Surrendered two home runs over his final 17 starts (109.1 innings)...Finished the season going 35.0 innings without allowing a home run, the third-longest active streak among NL starters...Went 7.0 innings and allowed one run, earned, with six strikeouts in his debut on May 15 vs. New York (AL)...The 7.0 innings tied the longest outing by a Mets pitcher in his debut since 1982, when Brent Gaff tossed 7.2 innings, losing 3-2 to San Francisco despite allowing three unearned runs on July 7, 1982...Only one other Mets pitcher who threw at least 7.0 innings in his debut took a loss...Bill Pulsipher allowed seven runs in 7.0 innings in a 7-3 defeat to Houston on June 17, 1995...The last major league pitcher to lose his debut after tossing at least 7.0 innings and allowing one run was Jimmy Haynes for Baltimore on September 13, 1995...Won his first major league game on June 21 at Miami with 7.0 shutout innings...Since 1999, the only other Mets to earn his first major league win while pitching 7.0 or more innings without allowing a run are Jae Seo (April 17, 2003 at Pittsburgh, 7.0 innings) and Jonathon Niese (September 13, 2008 vs. Atlanta, 8.0 innings)...Compiled a 1.04 ERA (four earned runs/34.2 innings) during his streak, second-lowest in the majors over that span behind Oakland's Sonny Gray, who had a 1.03 ERA (four earned runs/35.0 innings) (minimum 30.0 innings)...Gave up 25 hits while walking six and fanning 37 batters...Became the first rookie in team history to win four consecutive games in one season while pitching more than 6.0 innings and allowing no more than one run in each game...Since 1982, the only other pitchers with four-game streaks of that kind for any major league team in their rookie season are Roy Oswalt (2001 Astros), Jered Weaver (2006 Angels) and Matt Cain (2006 Giants)...Tossed a season-high 15.1 scoreless innings from July 22-August 2...Pitched 6.2 no-hit innings in his start on August 2 vs. San Francisco before Pablo Sandoval doubled...It was the third-longest no-hit bid by a rookie in franchise history...Randy Tate pitched 7.1-hitless innings against the Expos at Shea on August 4, 1975 and Dwight Gooden tossed 7.0-hitless innings at Pittsburgh on June 6, 1984...DeGrom allowed two runs in the eighth inning snapping his scoreless streak at 15.1 innings...Went 9-2 over his final 15 starts, dating to June 21...From that date through the end of the season, he ranked fifth in the majors with a 1.99 ERA, behind Clayton Kershaw (1.41), Corey Kluber (1.77), Jon Lester (1.85) and Edinson Volquez (1.85) (minimum 90.0 innings)...In 10 starts after the All-Star Break, went 6-1 with a 2.16 ERA (16 earned runs/66.2 innings)...Walked 15 and struck out 72 in those 10 starts...In his first seven major league starts, went 0-4 with a 4.39 ERA (20 earned runs/41.0 innings), allowing five home runs while walking 18 and striking out 34...Joined Tom Seaver (2.92 ERA) and Dwight Gooden (2.80 ERA) as the only Mets pitchers to have an ERA under 3.00 after 20 starts in their debut season...DeGrom had a 2.62 ERA after his first 20 starts...Went 12 straight starts issuing two or fewer walks from July 2-September 15...The streak tied for longest single-season streak of its kind by a Mets rookie since 1998 when Masato Yoshii finished the year with 12 straight starts in which he issued no more than two walks...Mets pitchers were 0-64 at the plate before he singled in his first at-bat, May 15 vs. the Yankees...The last Mets player to get a hit in his first major league at-bat was also a pitcher...Matt Harvey went 2-2 on July 26, 2012 at Arizona. Finished the season hitting .217 (10-46)...His 10 hits tied with Rick Aguilera (1985), Ron Darling (1984), Mark Bomback (1980) and Jon Matlack (1972) for third-most by a Mets rookie pitcher, behind Doc Gooden (14, 1984) and Tom Seaver (11, 1967)...DeGrom became the first pitcher in team history with a hit in each of his first three major league games.


Pitched for three different farm teams during the year: St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League, Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. In 26 combined starts, he went 7-7 with a 4.51 ERA...In 147.2 innings, he allowed 168 hits, 83 runs, 74 earned, with 46 walks and 140 strikeouts. Averaged 8.53 strikeouts per nine innings. Joined Binghamton on April 17 and was promoted to Las Vegas (AAA) on May 6. With Binghamton (AA), hurled a season-high 8.0 innings on April 17 vs. Portland and struck out a seasonbest nine on April 27 vs. Portland.


Was a combined 9-3 with a 2.43 ERA (30 earned runs/111.1 innings) in 19 starts between Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League and St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Allowed 91 hits, 38 runs, 30 earned, with 20 walks and 96 strikeouts


Missed the entire year after undergoing Tommy John surgery.


Made six starts in his professional debut with Kingsport (R) of the Appalachian League.