Mets ace Jacob deGrom finished his season in electric fashion on Wednesday night.
Here's where things stand with deGrom, Max Scherzer, and Aaron Nola in the race for the NL Cy Young award...
Jacob deGrom: 1.70 ERA (1.98 FIP), 0.912 WHIP, 10 HR allowed, 269 strikeouts (11.2 per 9) in 217.0 innings (32 starts) while being worth 9.1 fWAR and 10.3 bWAR
DeGrom (10-9) saved his best for last, twirling eight shutout innings while allowing two hits, walking none and striking out 10 on Wednesday night at Citi Field against the Braves. He punctuated the night and his season by recording his 1,000th career strikeout on his final pitch.
Next start: Opening Day of 2019
Max Scherzer: 2.53 ERA (2.65 FIP), 0.911 WHIP, 23 HR allowed, 300 strikeouts (12.2 per 9) in 220.2 innings (33 starts) while being worth 8.0 fWAR and 9.7 bWAR
Scherzer (18-7) allowed one run on five hits while walking one and striking out 10 in 7.0 innings -- reaching the magical 300 strikeout mark -- on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. against the Marlins.
Next Start: TBD
Aaron Nola: 2.45 ERA (3.01 FIP), 0.979 WHIP, 17 HR allowed, 216 strikeouts (9.5 per 9) in 205.1 innings (32 starts) while being worth 5.1 fWAR and 9.3 bWAR
Nola (16-6) allowed two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out six in 6.0 innings this past Sunday against the Braves in Atlanta.
Next start: vs. Braves, Friday at 7:00 p.m., opposed by Kevin Gausman