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Mets, deGrom agree to one-year, $17 million deal

FILE PHOTO: Sep 21, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom (48) pitches against the Washington Nationals in the first inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports – 11292495 National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets agreed to a one-year, $17 million contract on Friday to avoid salary arbitration. The 30-year-old deGrom went 10-9 with a microscopic 1.70 ERA in 32 starts last season. He struck out a career-best 269 in 217 innings while making $7.4 million.…

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Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American and National League, respectively, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell (4) pumps his fist at the end of the top of the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Snell led the majors with 21 victories,…

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