MLB Names LHP Steven Matz NL Rookie Of The Month For May

Major League Baseball announced today that lefthanded pitcher Steven Matz was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May.Matz, who turned 25 on May 29, went 4-0 with a 1.83 ERA (seven earned runs/34.1 innings) in five starts in May. He issued four walks, struck out 31 and opponents hit .180 against him…

Lucas Duda Named To MLB All Star Team

Lucas Duda, who set career highs with 30 home runs and 92 RBI for the Mets this season, has been named to the Major League Baseball All-Star team that will be traveling to Japan for a five-game series from November 12-18 against Japan’s National Team.

Sporting News Names RHP Jacob deGrom NL Rookie Of The Year

Mets right handed pitcher Jacob deGrom was named the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News early yesterday. DeGrom, 26, made 22 starts and won the NL Rookie Triple Crown leading NL rookies in strikeouts (144), ERA (2.69) and tying for the league lead with nine wins.