Jacob deGrom, Terrified of Facing the Chicago Cubs, Asked to Have Start Pushed Back

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Jacob deGrom, Terrified of Facing the Chicago Cubs, Asked to Have Start Pushed Back

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Having seen the dramatic steps forward the Chicago Cubs offense took this weekend, New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom said no way, I do not want any of that.

Ooorrrrrrr maybe he just wanted an extra day of rest. How could anyone be sure:

So update your schedules accordingly. The Cubs will not face the best pitcher on the planet in this series, and instead will wrap with Joey Lucchesi, a lefty swing man with decent-but-not-overpowering stuff. Actually, now that I think about it, I’m not sure the Cubs caught much of a break …



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.