Jacob deGrom Stats
- Height / Weight
- 6' 4" / 180 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 6/19/1988 (35)
Jacob deGrom Season Stats
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Jacob deGrom News
Texas Rangers right-hander Jacob deGrom (elbow) is just four months removed from his second Tommy John surgery but already has full range of motion and is two months away from doing more extensive upper-body exercises in his recovery. He should resume throwing not far beyond the new year and expects to be on a mound in spring training in 2024. deGrom has received encouragement from doctors that he might hit the short side of a 14- to 18-month recovery period since his first TJ surgery was back in 2010. "My arm feels pretty close to normal already," deGrom said. The 35-year-old lasted just six starts in 2023 in his first year in Texas after signing a five-year, $185 million deal. He has only 32 starts in the last three seasons combined, making him an extreme risk/reward fantasy asset heading into next year.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Jacob deGrom (elbow) had successful Tommy John surgery on Monday to fix a torn UCL in his right elbow, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The typical recovery time for the procedure is 12-14 months. The Rangers signed deGrom to a five-year, $185 million deal in free agency last winter after he was coming off two injury-plagued seasons with the New York Mets. The two-time Cy Young winner and four-time All-Star pitched well before his injury, striking out 45 with only four walks in 30 1/3 innings. At this point, it's becoming extremely hard to rely on deGrom because of all the injuries, and there's a good chance he won't be able to pitch at all in 2024. If you haven't already done so, go ahead and drop him in single-year fantasy leagues.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Jacob deGrom (elbow) will have Tommy John surgery to fix a tear in his right UCL. The Rangers shifted deGrom to the 60-day injured list on Monday, and now we know why. The oft-injured 34-year-old right-hander will now miss the rest of the 2023 season and most likely most, if not all, of the 2024 campaign. After landing deGrom as a big free-agent prize in the offseason, the Rangers will only end up getting six starts out of him in 2023. He'll finish the year with a 2-0 record, 2.67 ERA (1.57 FIP), 0.76 WHIP, fur walks and 45 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings. The four-time All-Star and two-time National League Cy Young winner can now be safely dropped in single-year fantasy leagues.
Texas Rangers pitcher Jacob deGrom is undoubtedly the best pitcher in the game when his health is not compromised. The 34-year-old has been obliterated by injuries and has not commenced a 30-start season since his CY Young performance in 2019. deGrom recently signed with Texas on a five-year $185 million contract, with a 2028 club option worth $20 million. The Florida native made 11 starts in 2022 and displayed a 3.08 ERA while whiffing 102 batters with a 126 ERA+. Despite an injury-shortened season, deGrom finished with a 2.13 FIP and a 3.3 BB%. His elevated K% settled at 42.7% (second highest in his career). Barring any health issues, the Rangers are expected to see positive things from deGrom, whether finishing top-five in Cy Young voting or striking out 200-plus batters. Assuming that his 2023 ventures aren't riddled with injuries, it wouldn't be a long shot to grab him in the late third round. Steamers projects deGrom to finish with 29 starts, a 2.69 ERA, and a 5.5 WAR. Those are some impressive numbers to bank on with a 36.14 NFBC ADP.