NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Pitcher Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets walks out to the bullpen before his start against the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field on August 29, 2019 in New York City. The Cubs defeated the Mets 4-1.
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Bad news for the Mets.

Tab Bamford

The New York Mets announced late Tuesday afternoon that their ace, Jacob deGrom, is scratched from his start in St. Louis because of tightness in his side.