30-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Mets
2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
After undergoing ulnar nerve surgery at the end of the 2016 season, deGrom regained his velocity and stepped up as the Mets' best starter last season. For the first time in his career, he eclipsed 200...
Jacob deGrom Contract Information:
Signed a one-year, $7.4 million contract with the Mets in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.
DeGrom didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 3-0 extra-inning win over the Phillies, allowing five hits and a walk over eight scoreless innings while striking out seven.
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|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2018 projections for Jacob deGrom||3-Year Averages||28||28||0||180.1||157||61||19||195||44||12||8||0||0||0||3.05||1.12|
|Career (View All)||126||126||1||804.0||678||248||73||880||206||50||36||0||–||–||2.78||1.10|
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|Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched: Avg. 7.3 IP/G
|Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched: Avg. 7.2 IP/G
|Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched: Avg. 6.7 IP/G
Jacob deGrom Split Stats (View Full Split Stats)
|Year||Age||Lg||Tm||G||GS||IP||K/9||BB/9||K/BB||HR/9||GB/FB Ratio||Strand %||Fastball||ERA||FIP||BABIP|
|Next 7 Days||0||1||6.7||9.91||2.17||4.56||0.74||–||76.8%||–||2.73||2.78||.294|
|Rest Of Season||0||14||94.5||9.72||2.01||4.83||0.70||–||78%||–||2.57||2.73||.292|
|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2018 projections for Jacob deGrom||3-Year Averages||28||28||180.1||9.74||2.20||4.43||0.95||–||76.9%||–||3.05||3.14||.306|
Jacob deGrom Defensive Stats
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2018 Stat Review for Jacob deGrom As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)
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New York Mets Roster
MajorsBashlor, Tyler (P)
AAAAlonso, Peter (1B)
AACopeland, Scott (P)
A+Becerra, Wuilmer (OF)
RookieAlvarez, Francisco (C)
Jacob deGrom: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
New York's super rotation held together for all of a year as two of the three aces suffered through injuries that eventually required surgery. DeGrom's season was markedly better than Matt Harvey's, but he imploded late and missed the final month of the season thanks to ulnar nerve surgery. Through 21 starts, he had a 2.30 ERA and 1.05 WHIP with 129 strikeouts, all of which is peak deGrom. The surgery was a clean-up around the nerve while the nerve itself was healthy and in good shape. This all bodes well for a strong recovery and winter reports suggest deGrom won't be limited in spring training. Don't be surprised if deGrom's price rises throughout spring as he proves himself healthy during the Grapefruit League and earns back the confidence of drafters. He was a 6th-7th round bargain in some winter drafts, but could wind up back in the 4th-5th round area where more frontliners are going for 2017. With health, buy in bulk.
While deGrom's season ended on a disappointing note — he gave up four runs in the fifth inning of a Game 2 loss to the Royals in the World Series — it did not detract from what was an absolutely stellar campaign for the 27-year-old. DeGrom improved upon his already excellent strikeout and walk rates, with his 22.2% K-BB% ranking seventh among all qualified starters in Major League Baseball, ahead of Jake Arrieta, Chris Archer, David Price, and teammate Matt Harvey. He gained a couple ticks on each of his four offerings, with his fastball consistently reaching the mid-90s, and was able to get more swings at pitches outside of the strike zone. The Mets took measures late in the year to limit his workload, and he acknowledged in the postseason that he was fatigued, but deGrom is now five years removed from Tommy John surgery and should be unrestricted in 2016.
This is why the prospecting game is so difficult. DeGrom was never seen as much of a prospect, especially if the list in question stopped at 10 names. His excellent 2014 shocked everyone. He never had that carrying tool or standout plus pitch, but instead was just kind of solid across-the-board. He is the embodiment of the Bill James adage that is usually applied to a team construct: if you grade average everywhere, the package winds up being very good. He has four reliable pitches (all thrown at least 10% of the time) with the fastball leading the way (61%), a slider he features against righties, a changeup that he uses against lefties and a curveball that he throws at hitters on both sides of the plate. This isn't some soft-tossing non-prospect who caught lightning in a bottle, though. He has a strong 93-95 mph fastball that yielded the third-lowest OPS-against in the league (.585) and third-highest strikeout rate (27.4%). The fact that he doesn’t overly rely on any of his four pitches for his 26.0% strikeout rate bodes well for it holding firm. Don’t pay for a repeat, especially if the hardware he won drives the price up, but he should be a very useful asset again in 2015.
DeGrom began the year at High-A St. Lucie, but ascended to Triple-A Las Vegas before the season concluded. He struck out 63 batters over 75.2 innings in Triple-A ball, finishing the season with a 4-2 record for the 51s. DeGrom throws strikes consistently, using a low-90s fastball, average breaking pitch and solid changeup. He underwent Tommy John surgery, missing all of the 2011 season, but has been a fast riser since returning to action. DeGrom was added to the 40-man roster in November to protect him from the Rule 5 draft and he will likely start the year in Las Vegas, but he could see Citi Field during the upcoming season.