Jacob deGrom is a pitcher for the Mets. He joined the team during the 2014 season, for which he was named National League Rookie of the Year.
DeGrom had a 21-11 won-lost record in 58 games pitched over five seasons in the Mets’ minor league system before his call to the parent club. In his major league debut in ’14, he had six strikeouts in seven innings pitched and hit a single in a 1-0 Mets loss to the Yankees on May 15 at Citi Field. Jacob fanned eleven batters in six and one-third innings in a 5-4 Mets win over the Phillies in 14 innings at Philadelphia on May 31. He had seven strikeouts in seven scoreless innings and got his first major league win in a 4-0 Mets victory over the Marlins at Miami on June 21. DeGrom fanned eleven batters in seven scoreless innings, singled and scored a run in the Mets' 8-3 win over the Braves at Citi Field on July 8. He had seven innings pitched and an RBI single that put the Mets ahead to stay in a 9-1 victory over the Marlins on July 13 at Citi Field. Jacob hurled seven innings for the win in a 3-1 Mets triumph over the Mariners at Seattle on July 22. He pitched six and one-third innings of shutout ball for the win in a 2-0 Mets victory over the Brewers at Milwaukee on July 27. DeGrom had seven and one-third innings pitched (the first six and two-thirds hitless) for the win in the Mets' 4-2 triumph over the Giants at Citi Field on August 2. He pitched seven innings of four-hit ball and chalked up the win in a 4-1 Mets victory over the Phillies on August 29 at Citi Field. Jacob fanned nine batters in eight scoreless innings for the win in the Mets' 2-0 triumph over the Rockies at Citi Field on September 9. He tied a major league record with eight consecutive strikeouts from the start of the game in an eventual 6-5 Mets defeat to the Marlins on September 15 at Citi Field. DeGrom recorded ten strikeouts and drove in a run with a squeeze bunt in the Mets' 10-2 win over the Braves in Atlanta on September 21.
In 2015, deGrom pitched six and one-third scoreless innings for the win in a 2-0 Mets victory over the Phillies in the home opener on April 13. He had seven innings pitched with eight strikeouts and got the win in a 5-4 Mets victory over the Marlins on April 18 at Citi Field. Jacob recorded nine strikeouts in seven innings for the win in a 5-1 Mets triumph over the Orioles at Citi Field on May 6. He fanned eleven batters in eight innings of one-hit shutout ball for the win in the Mets' 5-0 victory over the Cardinals on May 21 at Citi Field. DeGrom had ten strikeouts in seven innings and chalked up the win in a 6-3 Mets triumph over the Diamondbacks at Arizona on June 7. He hurled sight scoreless innings for the win in a 2-0 Mets triumph over the Brewers at Milwaukee on June 25. At San Francisco on July 8, Jacob fanned ten batters in eight innings of two-hit shutout ball for the win in the Mets' 4-1 victory over the Giants. He had ten strikeouts in seven scoreless innings for the win in a 3-0 Mets triumph over the Rockies at Citi Field on August 12. DeGrom pitched seven and two-thirds innings and got the win in a 5-3 Mets victory over the Orioles at Baltimore on August 18. He recorded nine strikeouts in seven innings for the win in a 5-3 Mets triumph over the Nationals at Washington on September 9.