Jacob deGrom gets rare home run party backing as Mets crush Phillies 14-1

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom is going for it.The two-time Cy Young winner is vying for his third consecutive award in what is shaping up to be another marvelous season for the Mets ace.DeGrom (3-1, 1.69 ERA) whiffed 12 batters in the Mets’ 14-1 win over the Phillies on Sunday afternoon. He held them to one run, a solo shot to backup catcher Andrew Knapp, on three hits with two walks in seven innings and 108 pitches. His 35 swings and misses against the Phills are tied for the most in a game by any pitcher since at least 2008, per MLB.com. Danny Duffy also induced 35 swinging strikes for the Royals …

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