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Jacob deGrom wows Mets teammates during first live BP of spring training

Jacob deGrom wows Mets teammates during first live BP of spring training

Jacob deGrom before live BP session at spring training March 2022

Mets ace Jacob deGrom wowed his teammates during his first live batting practice session of spring training.

Facing hitters including Francisco Lindor, Pete Alonso, and Jeff McNeil, deGrom struck out Lindor and McNeil early during his session, with Lindor exclaiming “Damn, Jacob!”

After fouling off one pitch, McNeil happily yelled “I touched it!”

Check out video from deGrom’s session below…

Prior to Thursday’s live BP, deGrom had only thrown bullpen sessions since arriving at camp.

Max Scherzer, who is set to pitch Game 2 of the regular season after deGrom gets the ball on Opening Day, tossed 4.0 innings in a simulated game on Wednesday.

The last time deGrom was in game action was last July 7, before an elbow issue caused him to land on the IL caused him to miss the remainder of the season.

DeGrom was working his way back before the end of last season, and was expected to return in late-September. However, when the Mets…

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