NEW YORK (AP) – Jacob deGrom feels good in the barn.
“That worries me a little,” he said. “Some of my best starts I barely throw out of there.”
Nothing to blame. He has simply played his best game in eight years of his major tournament career.
DeGrom made 15 career heights, throwing one person hitting two and driving a sag Mets‘strike with a brace of going from eighth place in batting order, putting New York through Washington Citizen 6-0 Friday night.
“You’re going to play that game again at the end of 2021 in one of the best games of 2021,” said Brandon Nimmo, who had his first home game of the season and had four RBIs. “He’s got to be from another planet because he’s only doing things out of this world.”
DeGrom has 43 goals in his last three appearances and 50 this season, breaking the biggest league record in the first four appearances set by Cleveland ace Shane Bieber last weekend with 48 appearances. .
Long hampered by a lack of executive support, like Mets star Tom Seaver decades earlier, deGrom downgraded his career ERA to 2.55 and surpassed Seaver’s 2.57 to the lead. franchise of New York.
The winner of the Cy Young Award twice failed to dribble and hit back the last 19 strokes of the second match and completed the fourth in 187 starts, only the 16th since 1901 that a single pitcher has 15. Hit upwards and do not walk during the match. Starlin Castro sang in season two and Andrew Stevenson duplicated in third.
DeGrom also made the last shot, jumping into the first base to catch Pete Alonso thrown to Josh Harrison’s ground.
DeGrom smiled and blushed as he told James McCann, the Mets catcher told the team’s SNY network: “He not only wants to beat you but also wants to take your heart and soul in the process. “
“It’s part of the competition,” deGrom said.
New York halted its three-game slide after arriving at Citi Field at 4:15 a.m. after Thursday night’s game at Chicago’s Wrigley Field – deGrom flew home on Thursday in front of his teammates,
He’s had 14 hit hits in a row against Miami and Colorado, and New York gave him a Thursday break. DeGrom (2-1) has reached a double-digit difference for the third time this season and 49 overall. He joined Boston’s Pedro Martínez in 1999 and Houston’s Gerrit Cole in 2019 as the only pitchers to score 14 goals in three consecutive appearances.
Bringing the constraint to the “The Simple Man” by Lynard Skynyrd, deGrom is anything but.
He took first place at 101 mph and hit 100 mph on 10 courts, five times in the first inning. Since the start of the 2020 season, deGrom has tripled on 33 first half throws; Miami’s Sixto Sánchez is second with eight games, according to MLB Statcast.
“It was quite futuristic,” said Kyle Schwarber, who had beaten it twice.
DeGrom threw 84 of 109 throws for shots, mixing 56 fast balls with 46 slides at 92 mph and seven 91-92 mph shifts. He has seven shots on the slider, and four shots on each of his other two throws.
“It was one of those days where he was,” Nationals manager Dave Martinez said,
DeGrom beat the team in the sixth and seventh inning and reduced his season’s ERA to 0.31 with a single earned run. The crowds of 8,100 limited by pandemic kept chanting “MVP!”
He knows his highest score from before was 14.
“When I looked up there and saw 12, I said, OK, you have to find a way to take down three guys,” deGrom said.
Erick Fedde (1-2) allows three runs and four hits in five innings. He hit JD Davis on the back of his left leg with an outward throw in the fifth inning. Jeff McNeil made a nine-yard walk and deGrom lined a back-to-back batter to the left side, giving him a five-game streak up to 2019.
DeGrom has hit singles in the eighth round and is 6 to 11 (.545) on the plate this season – 72 hits in his career corresponds to his total wins.
“I get paid to pitch and this guy, he gets paid to pitch and he hits it better than all of us,” exaggerated Nimmo.
Returning to the squad after missing two warm-ups with right hip pain, Nimmo ended a 0 to 8 run by knocking down a single-runner twice against first-class runner Josh Bell to lead 3-0 in the fifth inning and add a two-homer run in Kyle McGowin’s eighth match. Dominic Smith had a single RBI single out of Austin Voth in season seven.
Long after the final, Nimmo was surprised by deGrom.
“He won one hand and changed the game,” said Nimmo.
With a two-day break next week, Mets chose No. 5 promoter Joey Lucchesi to their alternate training site and convened Stephen Tarpley Film Festival.
The Washington RHP Max Scherzer will start on Tuesday with Blue Jays in Dunedin, Florida, as the Nationals are temporarily away with a four-person rotation.
Martinez choked and tried to hold back tears as it was nearing the end of what was already in a routine pregnancy.
“I want to go out there and my condolences to all those who have lost family members and friends in this pandemic,” he said, resting his hand on his heart. “I went down – I was on a bus and I saw a large family cemetery, and to see all those stones was something else.”
National citizen: Film Festival Jon Lester (recovering from COVID-19) is expected to throw six innings and up to 90 throws in a simulation game on Sunday, and the national team will decide on Monday if he is ready. enable for debut in Washington or not.
Mets: The RHP Carlos Carrasco (elbow pain) is scheduled for Saturday rehabilitation training at Port St.. Lucie, Florida. … RHP Seth Lugo (elbow surgery on February 16) threw off the mound but was not facing the fans. He is expected to return next month.
RHP Marcus Stroman (3-0, 0.90 ERA) starts for Mets on Saturday, and RHP Joe Ross (1-1, 5.87) for Nationals.
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