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Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for July, a month in which the 26-year-old went 4-1 with a 1.39 ERA.

In five starts spanning 32 1/3 innings pitched in July, deGrom allowed just five earned runs, walked seven, and struck out 38.

During his first August start - this past Saturday - deGrom had a no-hit bid broken up with two outs in the seventh inning.

Overall in 2014, deGrom is 6-5 with a 2.77 ERA and 1.22 WHIP in 94 1/3 innings pitched.

DeGrom was ticketed for the bullpen when he was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas in mid-May, but circumstances resulted in him instead entering the starting rotation - where he has thrived.

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