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Rising Apple Nov 15, 2018

Mets Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom is King of New York

As many expected, New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom won the 2018 National League Cy Young Award. This week, he’s the King of New York. Jacob deGrom capped off his dominant 2018 season by becoming the fourth New York Mets pitcher to win the Cy Young award. Not only did deGrom cement himself as the […] Mets Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom is King of New York - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

Mets' Jacob deGrom spoils Christian Yelich's NL MVP sweep

Christian Yelich has gotten the Jacob deGrom treatment.
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

John Maffei explains why he voted Max Scherzer over Jacob deGrom for Cy Young

John Maffei explained his Cy Young vote in a column Thursday, saying he'd vote for Max Scherzer again if he could.
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

San Diego writer explains why he voted Max Scherzer over Jacob deGrom for Cy Young

John Maffei explained his Cy Young vote in a column Thursday, saying he'd vote for Max Scherzer again if he could.
Federal Baseball Nov 14, 2018
Max Scherzer finishes second in voting for 2018 NL Cy Young

Max Scherzer finishes second in voting for 2018 NL Cy Young

Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom is the 2018 Cy Young award winner after Nationals’ No. 1 starter Max Scherzer took home the award in 2016-2017. Max Scherzer’s bid for a third straight National League Cy Young ended with a second-place finish in this year’s voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Scherzer received just one first-place vote and 29 second-place votes. New York Mets’ right-hander Jacob deGrom got the nod from the BBWAA voters, earning the award for the first time in his career with 29 first-place votes. Scherzer, 34, went (18-7) in 33 outings in 2018, with...
WTOP Nov 14, 2018

Max Scherzer denied by deGrom in bid for 3rd-straight NL Cy Young

Despite a career-high 300 strikeouts, Max Scherzer came up short to New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom in the 2018 National League Cy Young Award vote.
AZ Snake Pit Nov 14, 2018
Patrick Corbin 5th in National League Cy Young race

Patrick Corbin 5th in National League Cy Young race

A more than credible showing, behind winner Jacob deGrom The Diamondbacks’ Patrick Corbin may not have appeared in the top three of anyone’s ballot this season, but was still mentioned on the majority of submissions. He tallied seven fourth-place votes and nine fifth-place votes, giving him a total of 23 points, good enough for fifth place overall in the 2018 National League Cy Young voting. Ahead of Corbin were Jacob deGrom of the Mets (207 points), Max Scherzer of the Nationals (123), Kyle Nola of the Phillies (86) and Kyle Freeland of the Rockies (49). deGrom was one vote from being...
Amazin Avenue Nov 14, 2018
Jacob deGrom wins National League Cy Young Award

Jacob deGrom wins National League Cy Young Award

deGrom was brilliant all season and became the first Met to win the award since R.A. Dickey in 2012 Jacob deGrom was named the National League Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America following his spectacular and dominant 2018 campaign. He became the fourth different New York Mets pitcher to win the award, joining Tom Seaver (1696, 1973, 1975), Dwight Gooden (1985), and R.A. Dickey (2012). deGrom received 29 out of 30 first place votes and handily defeated his competition. He dethroned Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer, who was vying for his third...
NorthJersey.com Nov 14, 2018
Jacob deGrom wins Cy Young award after historic campaign for the Mets

Jacob deGrom wins Cy Young award after historic campaign for the Mets

Jacob deGrom of the Mets won his first Cy Young Award on Wednesday. He finished ahead of Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola.        
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

Why Mets should lock up Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom with five-year deal

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom is two years away from free agency, but coming off a Cy Young Award-winning season, now's the time for them to sign him to a long-term deal.

Mets' Jacob deGrom earns NL Cy Young with record-low wins; Rays' Blake Snell takes AL award

After a season marred by narrow defeats, Jacob deGrom became a runaway winner. The Mets ace easily won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, a reward for a historically fruitless season in New York. The right-hander won just 10 games, the fewest ever by a Cy Young-winning starter....
Bleed Cubbie Blue Nov 14, 2018
Mets’ Jacob deGrom and Rays’ Blake Snell take home the BBWAA Cy Young Awards

Mets’ Jacob deGrom and Rays’ Blake Snell take home the BBWAA Cy Young Awards

deGrom and Snell are both first-time winners who won despite new lows in wins and innings pitched, respectively. The Cubs’ Jon Lester got one vote. The winners of the National and American League Cy Young Award were announced by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) and the Mets’ Jacob deGrom and Rays’ Blake Snell won the awards for their respective league. It was the first time either pitcher won the Cy Young Award. Jacob deGrom won the award despite a mediocre win-loss record of 10-9, which the writers correctly determined was the result of the Mets poor offense and...
New York Post Nov 16, 2018

Wilpon talks deGrom contract, won’t rule out Syndergaard trade

Jeff Wilpon and Mickey Callaway believe the Mets are built to win next year. Whether two of their frontline starters are around to help them remains to be seen. And a run at Manny Machado still seems unlikely. Wilpon, the Mets COO, said Friday he intends to have talks with Jacob deGrom about a potential...
Los Angeles Times Nov 14, 2018

Blake Snell wins Cy Young Award in American League, Jacob deGrom wins it in the National League

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell rode a 21-win season to the American League Cy Young Award and New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom overcame a dearth of run support to win the award in the National League. Both were first-time winners who bested well-decorated veterans. Snell (21-5, 1.89 earned-run...
NorthJersey.com Nov 15, 2018
Now is the time for Jacob deGrom and NY Mets to get a new deal done

Now is the time for Jacob deGrom and NY Mets to get a new deal done

Jacob deGrom, the NL Cy Young Award winner, is only under contract through 2020. The Mets have not engaged him on contract talks yet.        

Phillies' Aaron Nola loses out on Cy Young award to Mets' Jacob deGrom

It's the highest finish for a Phillies pitcher since 2011.
SNY TV Nov 16, 2018

Mets' Noah Syndergaard trade interest is serious and real

As the Mets prepare for contract extension talks with Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, they are receiving significant trade interest in Noah Syndergaard, according to major league sources.
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

John Maffei - who voted Scherzer over deGrom for Cy Young, hung up on WFAN - barely covered MLB in 2018

Instead of being able to explain his reasoning for voting for Scherzer over deGrom, people are left -- as of now -- to speculate as to what John Maffei's reasoning was.
New York Post Nov 15, 2018

Jacob deGrom sticks with Brodie Van Wagenen’s old agency

Jacob deGrom won’t be leaving his roots for new representation. The National League Cy Young Award winner has elected to remain with CAA, an industry source said Thursday, a day after deGrom suggested he was still figuring out who his new agent would be following Brodie Van Wagenen’s departure to become Mets general manager. The...
Amazin Avenue Nov 15, 2018
Mets Morning News for November 15, 2018

Mets Morning News for November 15, 2018

Your Thursday morning dose of Jacob deGrom and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jacob deGrom is your 2018 National League Cy Young winner. There were two other strong candidates up for the honor but deGrom won in a landslide. The thirty-year-old becomes the fourth Mets pitcher to take home the coveted award. The lone holdout who did not give a first place vote to deGrom hung up during an interview and did not offer any explanations. Despite the lack of run support, Grant Brisbee writes that deGrom was still totally deserving of the title. The newly-crowned Cy Young winner has...
New York Post Nov 15, 2018

Writer who didn’t vote for deGrom hangs up on WFAN host

The one baseball writer who didn’t make Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young Award win unanimous also apparently wasn’t in the mood to “Schmooze.” Longtime WFAN host Steve Somers, who landed an interview with John Maffei of the San Diego Union-Tribune early Thursday, started the discussion in his classic, joking style about why the writer did not...
www.bostonherald.com Nov 14, 2018
Mets' deGrom gets Cy with record-low wins; Snell takes AL

Mets' deGrom gets Cy with record-low wins; Snell takes AL

NEW YORK — After a season marred by narrow defeats, Jacob deGrom became a runaway winner.The New York Mets ace easily won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, a reward for a historically fruitless season in Flushing. The right-hander had just 10 victories, the fewest ever by a Cy Young-winning starter.The AL prize also reflected a change in voters' values, with Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays narrowly beating out past winners Justin Verlander and Corey Kluber for his first Cy Young. Snell pitched just 180 2/3 innings, fewest ever by a Cy Young-winning starter. Over full...
TalkingChop Nov 14, 2018
Jacob deGrom, Blake Snell win Cy Young Awards

Jacob deGrom, Blake Snell win Cy Young Awards

Awards week continued Wednesday night with the Cy Young Award announcement. New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom and Tampa Bay Rays lefty Blake Snell were named as winners by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. DeGrom beat out Washington’s Max Scherzer and Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola for the honor. He earned 29 of 30 first place votes. Snell received 17 of 30 first place votes to best Houston’s Justin Verlander for the award in the American League. Cleveland’s Corey Kluber finished second. Atlanta’s Mike Foltynewicz finished eighth in the voting receiving one fourth...
DodgerBlue.com Nov 15, 2018
Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw’s Record-Tying Streak Of Top-5 NL Cy Young Award Voting Snapped

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw’s Record-Tying Streak Of Top-5 NL Cy Young Award Voting Snapped

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom was voted winner of the 2018 National League Cy Young Award, receiving 29 of 30 possible first-place votes. deGrom's 207 overall points...
SNY TV Nov 14, 2018

WATCH: Mets congratulate Jacob deGrom on winning NL Cy Young Award

Mets ace Jacob deGrom is officially the 2018 National League Cy Young Award winner, and his teammates, coaches, and more sent their congratulations to the 30-year-old for his amazing feat.
NorthJersey.com Nov 14, 2018
Jacob deGrom wins Cy Young: Twitter reacts to win for Mets ace

Jacob deGrom wins Cy Young: Twitter reacts to win for Mets ace

After a historic campaign on a mediocre Mets team, Jacob deGrom took home the NL Cy Young Award and sent Twitter into a frenzy.        
SNY TV Nov 14, 2018

SEE IT: Jose Reyes, Dwight Gooden, and others react to Jacob deGrom winning Cy Young

With Mets RHP Jacob deGrom winning the 2018 National League Cy Young Award, the baseball world reacted on Twitter.
SNY TV Nov 14, 2018

WATCH: Mets' Jacob deGrom reacts to winning 2018 NL Cy Young Award

Mets ace RHP Jacob deGrom has officially been named the 2018 National League Cy Young Award winner. And though the many saw it as a lock for deGrom after his dominate season, he had to admit the nerves waiting to hear his name called.
www.ocregister.com Nov 14, 2018
Hoornstra: How Jacob deGrom’s absurd Cy Young season finally killed The Win

Hoornstra: How Jacob deGrom’s absurd Cy Young season finally killed The Win

Cy Young voters ignored deGrom's paltry 10 wins in an otherwise historical season. Now that baseball writers and executives have acknowledged the reality of modern pitching, the average fan can't be expected to carry The Win's extinguished torch.
New York Post Nov 14, 2018

Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young – in a landslide

He is simply de best. Jacob deGrom’s historic season with the Mets received an exclamation point Wednesday, when the ace right-hander was named winner of the National League Cy Young Award in a landslide victory. DeGrom received 29 of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in topping the Nationals’ Max Scherzer...
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

PHOTOS: Back pages in New York after Jacob deGrom wins Cy Young award

Mets ace Jacob deGrom won the Cy Young award in nearly unanimous fashion on Wednesday night. Here's how the back pages in New York reacted...
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

Mets' Jacob deGrom: Anger management on mound helped me win Cy Young

Mets ace and Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom doesn't like himself when he's angry.
SNY TV Nov 15, 2018

John Franco: 'I'm sure' Mets will ink Jacob deGrom to long-term deal

In the midst of gushing over Jacob deGrom's "unheard of" Cy Young season, John Franco echoed something that's on the minds of many Mets fans these days.
New York Post Nov 16, 2018
ESPN vet: They ‘hijacked’ the Cy Young for Jacob deGrom

ESPN vet: They ‘hijacked’ the Cy Young for Jacob deGrom

Michael Wilbon is somehow now even more cranky about Jacob deGrom winning the NL Cy Young award. The “Pardon The Interruption” co-host went on another bizarre tirade against the Mets ace and all of baseball on Thursday, when he accused analytics of “hijacking” baseball and allowing deGrom to win the award, despite nearly being the...
Rising Apple Nov 17, 2018

Mets: Michael Wilbon displeased with Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young victory

Michael Wilbon was not at all happy with New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom winning the Cy Young almost unanimously. Put 30 baseball writers in a room and you’re guaranteed to hear at least a large majority of them declare New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom as the 2018 National League Cy Young winner. This […] Mets: Michael Wilbon displeased with Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young victory - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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