deGrom mound work will wait

Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom

#48 SP
New York Mets

2014 STATS

  • GM16
  • W6

  • L5

  • BB33

  • K94

  • ERA2.87

NEW YORK -- Jacob deGrom's return to the mound will wait a few more days. "But I feel good," the rookie added after Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Nationals.

DeGrom, on the DL with rotator cuff tendinitis, initially appeared slated to begin throwing off a mound Thursday. But with him not expected to reenter the rotation until next Saturday at Dodger Stadium, waiting a little longer for that activity was deemed to be more sensible.