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Jacob deGrom struggles, exits Mets game with apparent injury

PHILADELPHIA – Jacob deGrom’s bid for a Cy Young award three-peat took a double hit Wednesday evening.

First, the Mets ace – with some shaky protection as a chief offender – allowed three runs in opposition to the Phillies over two innings. Then he departed the game with an apparent injury.



Michael Wacha entered to start the third inning, after deGrom was noticed on the Mets bench talking with workforce coach Brian Chicklo.

In two innings, deGrom allowed three earned runs on 4 hits with one strikeout and one stroll. He started the evening as the main league chief with a 1.69 ERA, however that quantity had jumped to 2.09 by his departure.

Andrew Knapp’s shot off Dominic Smith’s glove for a double sparked the Phillies’ large inning in opposition to deGrom. In the inning, Andrew McCutchen’s RBI fielder’s alternative introduced in a 3rd run as Wilson Ramos dropped Andres Gimenez’s throw trying to use a fast tag on Scott Kingery on the plate.

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