With his final start of the season coming up on Saturday agains the Phillies, let's take a look back at the five best starts Jacob deGrom has made during his at-times dominant campaign in 2017...
5.) May 19 vs. Los Angeles Angels
DeGrom, who had been scuffling a bit before this start, tossed 7.0 innings of shutout ball while allowing four hits, walking three, and striking out nine.
4.) April 15 @ Miami Marlins
In 7.0 dominant innings, deGrom struck out a season-high 13 batters while allowing four hits and walking one. It was the first of three consecutive double-digit strikeout games for him.
3.) June 30 vs. Philadelphia Phillies
While throwing 111 pitches, deGrom stifled the Phillies as he allowed one run on three hits while walking one and striking out 12 in 7.0 innings. This start was the culmination of a four-start stretch where deGrom allowed just three earned runs in 32.0 innings.
2.) July 14 vs. Colorado Rockies
DeGrom was masterful against the Rockies, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits while walking one and striking out 11 in 8.0 innings.
1.) May 26 @ Pittsburgh Pirates
In his longest start of the season, deGrom allowed one run in 8 1/3 innings while giving up six hits, walking one, and striking out 10.