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Mets’ Jacob deGrom close to making rehab start

Jacob deGrom is still rehabbing from a stress reaction in his right scapula, an injury that’s kept him off the major league mound this entire season.

But the Mets ace could be inching towards a return. A minor league rehab start for Single-A St. Lucie is potentially around the corner.

Mets are discussing the possibility of a Sunday night minor league rehab start for Jacob deGrom at St. Lucie.

— Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) June 30, 2022

The Mets have kept their heads above water without him, as they still sit atop the National League East (albeit by only 3.