Jacob deGrom

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Jamal Adams calling out Jets fans Anyone can be empathetic about Jamal Adams’ and his teammates’ frustration. It has not been a fun season for the Jets, and Adams has not experienced this much losing in his career until now. Still,…

Yankees should go all in

The Yankees started their offseason by bringing back stalwarts Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia on a one-year deal. This not only registered a yawn from their fans, but most Yankees fans savaged the team for signing both of them since they…

Virtual cinch for deGrom getting Cy Young

For Jacob deGrom to win the National League Cy Young Award, he needed to win 10 games and finished the season with a winning record to make sure there are no doubts. Mission accomplished. He achieved that magic number after pitching…

deGrom is worthy of NL Cy Young

At a time where the Mets are irrelevant in the baseball world and in New York’s conscience, Mets ace Jacob deGrom has given a reason to watch them every fifth day when he starts. Not only he makes the Mets entertaining by pitching well,…

Sooner or later, Mets have to trade deGrom

Mets ace Jacob deGrom put on his usual masterpiece Wednesday night at Citi Field. He pitched eight shutout innings and allowed only five hits and one walk while striking out seven in his start against the Philadelphia Phillies. He…

Awful Mets homestand wears out Mets fans

The audible chant of “LET’S GO YANKEES!” was not easy to ignore Sunday night on the TV screen or at Citi Field. Mets fans barely mustered to show any emotion as a way of counteracting with Yankees fans, and they couldn’t be bothered to…

Not even deGrom can save Mets

An instant poll of Mets fans suggest their team did not have a shot against the Yankees even with Jacob deGrom starting Friday night. After all, the Mets have lost six of their eight starts from their ace, so it’s hard to blame them for…

Mets can look at Yankees with envy

The Subway Series starts this weekend at Citi Field, and yet, you can cut the tension with a ginsu knife. There’s no buzz from either fanbase. The players don’t care, and to be honest, they never cared for years. It might as well be the…

Promising Mets season turning into nightmare

That Mets 12-2 start was fun, wasn’t it? This may be as good as it gets for the Mets. Since then, times have been tough as they have gone 5-9 after a 7-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves Wednesday night at Citi Field. They have not pitch and…

With Mets, it’s always ifs, not absolutes

The Mets enter the 2018 season with a new manager, new pitching coach and a new coaching staff that would put the focus on fundamentals and analytics to winning games. No word though if they can transform ifs into absolutes. The Mets can…

Early-season crisis puts Mets to test

It’s never a good time for a team to deal with adversity, but that’s part of the deal during a long season. The Mets are going through it now in the first month of the season. That’s a position they never envisioned this early, but here…