Jacob deGrom’s return to the Citi Subject was outstanding — and almost good.
The Mets ace retired the primary 17 batters he confronted — hanging out 12 — over the primary 5 2/3 innings earlier than permitting a stroll to interrupt up the proper recreation after which a house run in opposition to the Braves on Sunday.
Atlanta’s longball minimize the Mets’ result in 5-2 and ended deGrom’s time on the mound after 76 pitches. It was his second begin since getting back from the injured record and his first begin at Citi Subject since July 7, 2021.
After dominating Braves hitters, deGrom ultimately walked Ehire Adrianza with two outs within the six after which let up a two-run homer to Dansby Swanson. Joely Rodriguez got here on in aid of deGrom, who recorded 25 swings and misses.