New York Mets Players Come Out In Droves To Dunk On Accusations That Jacob deGrom Is Cheating

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  • A baseball fan accused Jacob deGrom of cheating on Twitter.
  • deGrom’s New York Mets teammates responded to the tweet en masse.
  • The two-time Cy Young winner is arguably playing the best baseball of his Hall of Fame career.

Don’t look now, but we’re just a few weeks out from the Dog Days of Baseball Summer and my New York Mets, despite the raft of injuries they’ve suffered, are somehow leading the National League East by 3.5 games.

Part of the Mets’ success this season, obviously, has to do with having the world’s best pitcher, Jacob deGrom, at the top of the rotation. In fact, deGrom has been so lights out that it’s left some idiot baseball “fans” foolishly wondering whether or not he’s cheating.

After this tweet suggesting that deGrom is using a banned substance began to gain traction, various Mets players took it upon themselves to defend their social media-less ace pitcher.

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To be fair, deGrom’s stats this season are so genuinely mindblowing that chalking it up to cheating can feel like the only logical explanation: not only is deGrom’s ERA sitting at an absurd 0.62 (!!!) but he’s elevated his stuff to an otherworldly status, as he’s thrown SIXTY 100+ mph pitches in his last two starts alone.

deGrom is not only putting himself in the conversation of being the greatest pitcher alive right now but as one of the best to ever do it in the history of the game. There’s a very real chance that deGrom takes home his third Cy Young in four years, and yet he seems to, somehow, still be improving.

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