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Mets get above and beyond from Jacob deGrom’s first start

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - MARCH 21: Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets throws a pitch during a spring training game against the Washington Nationals at The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches on March 21, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

For the New York Mets, it’s a new season, but still the same Jacob deGrom.

After a delayed start to the 2021 season due to a COVID outbreak among the Washington Nationals, the Mets won their first game of the season after riding a strong first outing from the best pitcher in baseball.