Jacob deGrom
P | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 180LBS | Age: 34

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 9, #272, New York Mets | Stetson

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 5 3 2.93 10 10 0 58.1 91 0.74
9 Seasons 82 56 2.52 208 208 0 1320.0 1596 1.00
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 10 5-3 2.93 58.1 91 0.74
9 Seasons 208 82-56 2.52 1320.0 1596 1.00

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 27 2976 506 20 4 2.7 87.4 113.1 12.0 30.2 .214 .323 .251 .260 .337 29.6 27.3 5.1 2.54 2.76
2016 28 2353 422 27 6.4 4.5 88.4 117.6 10.8 32.0 .256 .407 .298 .309 .382 31.8 23.7 6.0 3.04 4.05
2017 29 3168 527 31 5.9 3.7 86.3 113.6 10.8 32.1 .219 .349 .291 .274 .354 28.8 28.9 7.1 3.53 3.17
2018 30 3212 515 21 4.1 2.5 86.3 112.9 11.2 32.2 .200 .289 .230 .243 .329 28.9 32.2 5.5 1.70 2.46
2019 31 3297 498 24 4.8 3 86.5 111.6 13.2 31.5 .201 .319 .250 .250 .339 30.8 31.7 5.5 2.43 2.70
2020 32 1135 146 14 9.6 5.2 88.2 111.0 11.6 30.1 .194 .333 .246 .256 .385 33.6 38.8 6.7 2.38 2.73
2021 33 1226 166 11 6.6 3.4 87.7 112.0 13.7 30.1 .145 .248 .174 .190 .320 36.7 45.1 3.4 1.08 1.53
2022 34 854 118 9 7.6 4.1 89.2 111.6 15.5 33.1 .178 .301 .214 .222 .363 29.7 41.9 3.7 2.93 2.02
Player 18221 2898 157 5.4 3.4 87.1 117.6 11.9 31.5 .208 .326 .253 .257 .348 30.5 31.4 5.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

deGrom relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(46.5%) ,
Slider
(39.3%) ,
Changeup
(8.7%) ,
Curveball
(5.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 48.0 20.2 24.7 7.1 33.0 34.2 32.0 3.6 32.4 24.9 24.7 5.3 4.0 2.7
2016 47.4 20.1 25.8 6.6 30.6 40.0 28.7 4.0 34.6 20.4 25.1 4.7 6.4 4.5
2017 47.6 21.8 24.1 6.5 31.3 37.4 31.3 6.1 34.0 22.8 26.2 3.8 5.9 3.7
2018 47.8 20.0 22.9 9.3 39.0 35.9 25.0 4.5 36.9 24.1 25.8 4.1 4.1 2.5
2019 45.2 21.9 23.7 9.2 34.3 37.8 27.9 3.0 31.3 25.1 25.3 5.0 4.8 3.0
2020 42.5 26.0 26.0 5.5 34.9 35.6 29.5 3.4 30.8 24.7 26.0 4.1 9.6 5.2
2021 44.6 25.9 19.9 9.6 30.1 41.0 28.9 4.2 35.5 28.3 17.5 7.8 6.6 3.4
2022 40.7 28.0 23.7 7.6 28.0 40.7 31.4 1.7 31.4 29.7 23.7 5.9 7.6 4.1
Player 46.5 21.7 24.0 7.8 33.4 37.3 29.1 4.1 33.7 24.1 24.9 4.8 5.4 3.4
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 Changeup NYM R 74 92.0 26.2 -0.4 -2 13.2 -1.6 -11
2022 Curveball NYM R 47 83.4 41.6 -5.8 -12 7.3 -0.8 -9
2022 Slider NYM R 336 92.7 26.4 -0.8 -3 3.6 0.7 23
2022 4-Seamer NYM R 397 98.9 11.2 1.3 10 9.5 1.1 14
2021 4-Seamer NYM R 704 99.2 11.4 0.6 5 9.1 0.0 0
2021 Changeup NYM R 109 91.4 29.9 3.0 11 14.2 -0.9 -6
2021 Slider NYM R 409 91.6 28.9 1.0 3 4.7 1.8 63
2021 Curveball NYM R 4 83.3 44.1 -4.2 -9 7.4 -0.9 -11
2020 Curveball NYM R 30 84.1 42.8 -4.4 -9 7.2 -0.7 -9
2020 Changeup NYM R 192 91.4 28.8 2.0 8 13.5 -0.6 -4
2020 Slider NYM R 403 92.5 26.7 -0.3 -1 3.7 0.5 16
2020 4-Seamer NYM R 510 98.6 11.4 1.4 11 6.9 -1.5 -18
2019 Changeup NYM R 506 90.3 28.6 1.2 4 13.6 -0.4 -3
2019 Slider NYM R 1,022 92.5 24.6 -0.6 -2 3.0 0.9 40
2019 Sinker NYM R 34 96.7 15.3 -2.6 -15 11.4 -2.5 -18
2019 Curveball NYM R 93 84.3 40.9 -6.4 -14 6.2 -0.3 -4
2019 4-Seamer NYM R 1,536 96.9 12.2 1.4 10 5.7 -1.7 -23
2018 Changeup NYM R 516 89.0 28.4 0.4 1 12.6 -1.1 -8
2018 Curveball NYM R 255 82.7 43.9 -4.4 -9 6.6 -1.5 -19
2018 Slider NYM R 770 91.1 26.9 -0.2 -1 3.9 1.4 55
2018 4-Seamer NYM R 1,374 96.0 13.2 1.2 9 4.3 -3.4 -44
2018 Sinker NYM R 295 95.5 17.6 -1.3 -7 12.0 -1.8 -13
2017 Sinker NYM R 499 94.7 17.8 -0.8 -4 15.6 0.8 6
2017 Changeup NYM R 390 87.7 26.8 -0.3 -1 14.8 0.8 5
2017 4-Seamer NYM R 1,250 95.2 12.5 0.9 7 7.2 -1.1 -14
2017 Curveball NYM R 317 81.5 43.9 -3.3 -7 5.3 -2.6 -33
2017 Slider NYM R 701 89.3 28.1 0.1 0 2.3 0.6 38
2016 4-Seamer NYM R 947 94.0 14.5 -0.5 -3 7.7 -1.1 -12
2016 Curveball NYM R 243 81.0 44.4 -3.9 -8 5.6 -1.8 -24
2016 Slider NYM R 440 89.3 26.3 -0.3 -1 1.4 0.4 42
2016 Sinker NYM R 412 93.8 18.7 -0.3 -2 14.8 -0.1 0
2016 Changeup NYM R 214 85.9 29.2 0.9 3 13.8 0.1 1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -1.6 -6 397 46.5 94 .191 .360 .258 28.7 30.9 29.6 .209 .399 .281 28.3
2022 Slider -1.4 -5 336 39.3 103 .141 .232 .169 53.4 53.4 35.3 .142 .225 .167 32.6
2022 Changeup 1.9 1 74 8.7 16 .267 .333 .291 45.5 37.5 20.7 .234 .252 .247 22.2
2022 Curveball -3.2 -2 47 5.5 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 25.0 16.7 .155 .183 .148 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -2.0 -14 704 57.4 175 .158 .303 .224 30.0 35.4 38.0 .169 .311 .232 40.4
2021 Slider -3.5 -14 409 33.4 117 .096 .175 .132 58.1 59.0 39.9 .102 .160 .125 28.3
2021 Changeup -1.7 -2 109 8.9 30 .103 .172 .137 47.3 50.0 37.5 .168 .235 .192 42.9
2021 Curveball -6.0 0 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .272 .295 .256 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.6 -8 510 44.9 105 .186 .320 .257 36.8 42.9 29.6 .196 .338 .257 39.6
2020 Slider -1.5 -6 403 35.5 98 .207 .359 .274 44.6 35.7 23.6 .208 .370 .269 27.6
2020 Changeup -1.4 -3 192 16.9 55 .163 .286 .246 42.9 40.0 24.4 .165 .278 .245 40.7
2020 Curveball -3.1 -1 30 2.6 10 .200 .200 .270 31.3 20.0 28.6 .197 .218 .184 12.5
2019 4-Seamer -1.1 -17 1,536 46.6 287 .219 .400 .301 26.9 27.9 17.4 .221 .398 .295 37.9
2019 Slider -2.1 -22 1,022 31.0 311 .186 .276 .232 34.8 33.8 26.0 .190 .275 .227 23.3
2019 Changeup -1.9 -10 506 15.3 150 .186 .248 .220 39.4 40.7 29.9 .181 .270 .210 31.0
2019 Curveball -1.4 -1 93 2.8 27 .348 .435 .372 28.9 22.2 23.1 .260 .326 .285 31.6
2019 Sinker -0.5 0 34 1.0 5 .200 .200 .180 6.3 20.0 10.0 .238 .277 .229 50.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.8 -25 1,374 42.8 324 .203 .280 .252 31.5 33.6 24.9 .201 .306 .262 26.3
2018 Slider -2.3 -18 770 24.0 228 .187 .238 .226 35.2 35.5 28.4 .191 .248 .224 27.2
2018 Changeup -2.5 -13 516 16.1 135 .137 .214 .174 33.6 29.6 26.7 .171 .245 .196 22.0
2018 Sinker -0.2 -1 295 9.2 98 .256 .411 .321 12.0 23.5 22.1 .262 .416 .315 50.7
2018 Curveball -2.4 -6 255 7.9 47 .244 .356 .278 32.6 34.0 31.4 .204 .255 .221 24.1
2017 4-Seamer -0.9 -12 1,250 39.5 285 .198 .327 .263 32.3 41.4 27.2 .194 .315 .260 31.5
2017 Slider -1.2 -9 701 22.1 195 .221 .359 .278 28.0 27.7 22.9 .198 .282 .236 24.0
2017 Sinker 0.5 3 499 15.8 152 .313 .472 .376 17.2 16.4 22.3 .264 .404 .307 32.8
2017 Changeup -0.6 -2 393 12.4 116 .248 .431 .325 30.2 21.6 18.8 .240 .412 .301 27.4
2017 Curveball -1.1 -4 317 10.0 72 .262 .477 .341 34.3 20.8 23.4 .246 .456 .328 26.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 163 91.5 90 14.7 1:45 2:30 -45
2020 Curveball 21 84.1 56 10.7 8:30 7:45 45
2020 4-Seam Fastball 470 98.6 89 17.9 1:00 12:45 15
2020 Slider 340 92.5 38 5.7 11:30 10:30 60
2021 Changeup 98 91.4 90 15.3 1:45 2:45 -60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 703 99.2 94 18.6 1:15 1:00 15
2021 Slider 406 91.6 34 5.8 11:00 10:00 60
2022 Changeup 67 92.1 94 15.3 1:45 2:15 -30
2022 Curveball 47 83.4 50 9.0 8:45 8:00 45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 397 98.9 93 19.2 1:15 1:00 15
2022 Slider 336 92.7 34 5.9 11:45 10:30 75
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 561 2,225 -18 -8 9 6 -11
2015 853 3,383 -22 -34 14 9 -33
2016 604 2,353 -7 -21 6 8 -14
2017 821 3,162 -9 -37 14 9 -24
2018 832 3,210 -31 -48 9 8 -62
2019 780 3,190 -26 -42 9 8 -50
2020 268 1,134 -6 -16 2 3 -18
2021 324 1,226 -9 -25 0 3 -30
2022 217 854 -6 -7 0 2 -11
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,976 50.1 69.6 79.9 34.2 56.9 44.2 67.8 51.9 27.0 6.3 81.9
2016 2,353 51.0 69.9 81.2 27.4 57.0 43.4 63.9 49.1 24.7 8.2 78.9
2017 3,168 51.6 68.8 75.1 29.7 56.7 45.5 64.3 49.9 29.1 7.1 74.2
2018 3,212 51.0 69.4 74.9 35.0 52.1 45.0 66.5 52.5 31.0 7.1 72.8
2019 3,297 46.9 73.9 75.0 35.4 53.3 44.9 64.1 53.4 31.2 6.9 81.0
2020 1,135 46.7 75.1 67.8 35.7 41.7 45.7 60.4 54.1 40.7 5.7 83.1
2021 1,226 46.0 75.0 70.0 39.3 38.5 45.6 63.0 55.7 41.4 5.5 80.9
2022 854 46.5 73.6 67.1 38.3 42.3 47.2 69.1 54.7 41.3 5.5 80.9
Player 18,221 49.4 71.0 75.5 33.6 51.9 44.9 65.1 52.1 31.2 6.8 78.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2015 89 83 86 83 93 32 76 69 77 85 88 80 90 88 58 25 95
2016 52 35 45 53 64 25 38 54 71 71 79 62 30 68 60 51 99
2017 86 80 82 77 89 11 50 71 83 87 71 82 73 82 76 63 99
2018 97 90 95 95 98 36 90 92 93 94 89 83 97 90 76 63 97
2019 97 89 94 93 96 34 88 94 89 89 88 84 97 94 77 56 97
2020 92 87 79 66 96 8 19 52 69 97 75 98 97 100 91 92
2021 100 100 99 92 100 76 66 74 65 100 99 99 100 100 87 93
2022 99 98 91 73 100 79 43 29 96 100 99 99 98 99 97 81
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.8 15 13.3 2 8 10 7 46.7
2017 22.5 28 23.9 4 11 19 10 35.7
2018 22.5 10 10.1 0 9 9 3 30.0
2019 22.4 19 17.4 2 9 12 7 36.8
2020 20.5 7 6.8 0 4 7 2 28.6
2021 22.0 6 7.6 -2 2 6 3 50.0
2022 22.5 6 6.3 0 2 4 4 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 15 15 16 11 13 14 9 12 12 11 17 13 9 13 12 13 14 15 9 12 22 9 9 14 13 15 20 13 11 12 21
2017 28 22 29 22 23 26 27 25 26 16 26 24 17 21 20 29 21 29 16 25 30 20 23 26 24 24 30 20 26 22 29
2018 10 13 14 8 8 13 8 14 9 9 11 7 7 9 8 10 8 13 6 11 12 9 8 8 11 12 12 9 12 9 14
2019 19 21 17 15 17 19 18 18 17 14 18 15 15 15 17 18 16 22 15 18 22 17 17 18 15 17 19 17 19 15 22
2020 7 6 9 6 9 7 0 6 7 6 10 5 4 5 4 9 7 7 4 6 8 9 7 6 7 8 8 5 7 6 10
2021 6 8 8 6 9 10 8 10 7 5 9 9 5 6 7 9 8 7 5 5 8 9 9 7 6 8 9 6 8 8 9
2022 6 8 5 6 6 8 6 8 7 4 4 8 6 4 6 6 5 8 6 6 5 8 7 5 8 6 8 6 5 6 8
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95.6 93.9 -1.7 95.1 1.2 95.9 0.8 96.9 1 98.6 1.7 99.2 0.6 98.9 -0.3
Offspeed Velocity 86 85.9 -0.1 87.7 1.8 89 1.3 90.3 1.3 91.4 1.1 91.4 0 92 0.6
Breaking Velocity 87.2 86.2 -1 86.9 0.7 89 2.1 91.8 2.8 91.9 0.1 91.5 -0.4 91.5 0
Exit Velocity 87.4 88.4 1 86.3 -2.1 86.3 0 86.5 0.2 88.2 1.7 87.7 -0.5 89.2 1.5
Launch Angle 12 10.8 -1.2 10.8 0 11.2 0.4 13.2 2 11.6 -1.6 13.7 2.1 15.5 1.8
Barrel % 4 6.4 2.4 5.9 -0.5 4.1 -1.8 4.8 0.7 9.6 4.8 6.6 -3 7.6 1
Hard Hit % 29.6 31.8 2.2 28.8 -3 28.9 0.1 30.8 1.9 33.6 2.8 36.7 3.1 29.7 -7
Sweet Spot % 30.2 32 1.8 32.1 0.1 32.2 0.1 31.5 -0.7 30.1 -1.4 30.1 0 33.1 3
xBA .214 .256 0.042 .219 -0.037 .2 -0.019 .201 0.001 .194 -0.007 .145 -0.049 .178 0.033
BA .215 .255 0.04 .237 -0.018 .196 -0.041 .207 0.011 .19 -0.017 .129 -0.061 .169 0.04
xwOBA .26 .309 0.049 .274 -0.035 .243 -0.031 .25 0.007 .256 0.006 .19 -0.066 .222 0.032
wOBA .251 .298 0.047 .291 -0.007 .23 -0.061 .25 0.02 .246 -0.004 .174 -0.072 .214 0.04
xSLG .323 .407 0.084 .349 -0.058 .289 -0.06 .319 0.03 .333 0.014 .248 -0.085 .301 0.053
SLG .318 .382 0.064 .389 0.007 .277 -0.112 .323 0.046 .323 0 .242 -0.081 .29 0.048
K% 27.3 23.7 -3.6 28.9 5.2 32.2 3.3 31.7 -0.5 38.8 7.1 45.1 6.3 41.9 -3.2
BB% 5.1 6 0.9 7.1 1.1 5.5 -1.6 5.5 0 6.7 1.2 3.4 -3.3 3.7 0.3
Swing % 51.9 49.1 -2.8 49.9 0.8 52.5 2.6 53.4 0.9 54.1 0.7 55.7 1.6 54.7 -1
Whiff% 27 24.7 -2.3 29.1 4.4 31 1.9 31.2 0.2 40.7 9.5 41.4 0.7 41.3 -0.1
In Zone % 50.1 51 0.9 51.6 0.6 51 -0.6 46.9 -4.1 46.7 -0.2 46 -0.7 46.5 0.5
Out of Zone % 49.9 49 -0.9 48.4 -0.6 49 0.6 53.1 4.1 53.3 0.2 54 0.7 53.5 -0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 34.2 27.4 -6.8 29.7 2.3 35 5.3 35.4 0.4 35.7 0.3 39.3 3.6 38.3 -1
First Pitch Swing % 33.8 31.3 -2.5 33.5 2.2 35.3 1.8 36.7 1.4 36.9 0.2 40.1 3.2 39.6 -0.5
First Pitch Strike % 67.8 63.9 -3.9 64.3 0.4 66.5 2.2 64.1 -2.4 60.4 -3.7 63 2.6 69.1 6.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 570 .293 277 10 3.6 293 43 14.7
2017 820 .292 420 0 0.0 400 34 8.5
2018 832 .230 410 4 1.0 422 98 23.2
2019 803 .250 456 6 1.3 347 90 25.9
2020 268 .246 128 6 4.7 140 47 33.6
2021 324 .174 168 62 36.9 156 120 76.9
2022 217 .214 105 3 2.9 112 58 51.8

Pitch Tempo