MBlimey New York Mets jug Jacob de Gromthe season has not always been pleasant, as a right shoulder blade injury sustained during spring training prevented him from MLB action until July, but it looks like the finish line could be the complete opposite.
In Sunday’s game against the defending champion Atlanta BravesdeGrom returned to his home, City Field for the first time since July 2021, the 13-month absence and wait was worth it, not the least of which was his first win of the season.
The fabulous deGrom was virtually unbeatable in the first five innings, only a two-run, two-out home run in episode six ended a flawless performance, however, in Mets win over Braves 5-2I have achieved something that I have never seen in the very long history of the Big Show.
What was Jacob de Grom’s milestone?
Dansby SwansonThe home run did not eclipse a gem of an inning that included just one ball base and 12 strikeouts, bringing his career total to 1,523 in his 200 career starts, the most hitters in history to hit without hitting the mound so many times. .
“It was kind of an emotional ride,” deGrom said. “I haven’t taken this mound in over a year.”
Mets sweeping the Braves
It’s impressive from a personal standpoint, but the win was also important for the team as it completed New York’s victory over Atlanta, extending their lead in the overall standings. National League East Division up to 6.5 games.
After this great victory, the Mets will start the series against Cincinnati Reds on Monday, while the Braves have the day off to start the interleague streak at Fenway Park against Boston Red Sox on Tuesday.