Mets ace Jacob deGrom was dominant in his fourth-to-last (or was it?) start of the season on Tuesday night against the Marlins.
Here's where things stand with deGrom, Max Scherzer, and Aaron Nola in the race for the NL Cy Young award...
Jacob deGrom: 1.71 ERA, 2.06 FIP, 0.954 WHIP, 9 HR allowed, 239 strikeouts (11.0 per 9) in 195.0 innings (29 starts) while amassing 8.1 fWAR and 8.7 bWAR
DeGrom (8-9) set an MLB record Tuesday night with his 26th consecutive start allowing three runs or fewer. Overall, he allowed two runs on three hits while walking two and striking out nine in 7.0 innings against the Marlins.
Next start: @ Boston, Sunday at 1:05 p.m. opposed by Chris Sale.
Max Scherzer: 2.31 ERA, 2.66 FIP, 0.883 WHIP, 21 HR allowed, 271 strikeouts (12.0 per 9) in 202.2 innings (30 starts) while amassing 7.5 fWAR and 9.7 bWAR
Scherzer (17-6) allowed three runs on nine hits while walking none and striking out 11 during a complete game on Sept. 8 against the Cubs.
Next start: @ Atlanta, Friday at 7:35 p.m., opposed by Julio Teheran.
Aaron Nola: 2.29 ERA, 2.87 FIP, 0.959 WHIP, 13 HR allowed, 196 strikeouts (9.3 per 9) in 188.2 innings (29 starts) while amassing 5.0 fWAR and 8.9 bWAR
Nola (16-4) allowed three runs on three hits while walking one and striking out 8 in 7.0 innings on Sept. 7 against the Mets.
Next start: vs. Washington, Wednesday at 7 p.m., opposed by Stephen Strasburg.