DeGrom was spectacular, striking out seven and allowing three hits. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner was pulled after 77 pitches even though manager Luis Rojas said before the game his pitch count was 100.
A team parading around as the New York Mets smacked five home runs out of Yankees Stadium on Monday, as the lesser of New York's two baseball teams earned an 8-5 win and a season split of the 2018 Subway Series.
While the New York Mets dropped 3 of 4 against the division leading Washington Nationals this weekend, they did end it with a 5-1 Father's Day win behind a dazzling Jacob deGrom who shut down the Nats' on the mound, and mixed in a home run at the plate.
Jacob deGrom battled through six tough innings, and Daniel Murphy helped produce all three of his team's runs as the Mets pulled out a 3-2 road win over the Dodgers in the series deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series.