Illustration by Drew Friedman.

Reigning Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom Makes His Pitch for Greatness

DeGrom’s limited comprehension of the woes of Metsdom won’t matter to fans if his 2015 is anything like last year’s campaign. After earning a reputation for the astounding (two different fastballs in the mid-’90s, changeup, slider and an emerging curveball), terrific command, and an unflappable mound presence, deGrom is focused on forgetting the award, proving it is no fluke, but most importantly, joining the roster of Mets with postseason experience.

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