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 deGrom surrendered just one earned run in Monday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers [url=http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-frank-white-jersey]Frank White Jersey[/url] , making history in the process.DeGrom has now allowed three or fewer runs in 25 straight starts, tying a modern-era MLB record, per ESPN.com. The 30-year-old right-hander exited after six innings Monday, with his ERA falling to 1.68 for the season.King Cole matched the feat all the way back in 1910.Fittingly,deGromdidn't earn the win Monday despite his best efforts. The game was tied at one when he left, and BrandonNimmohit a three-run home run in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 4-1 lead.Prior to Monday's game, the Mets averaged 3.43 runs indeGrom's 27 starts, which were tied for the second-fewest in baseball, perESPN.com.DeGromleads all pitchers in WAR (7.3) onFanGraphs, yet he's just 8-8 on the year.He took matters into his own hands against Los Angeles, driving Jay Bruce home in the fifth for the Mets' opening run. MLB.com's AnthonyDiComonoted how that's becoming a common occurrence:Anthony DiComo AnthonyDiComoJacob deGrom [url=http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-joakim-soria-jersey]http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-ryan-goins-jersey[/url] , who just hit a game-tying single, has an RBI in four of his last six starts.In three of those four games (including tonight, which, to be fair, isnt over), its been the Mets only run of the game.Mets 1, Dodgers 1, mid-fifth.In 2010, Felix Hernandez won an American League Cy Young in spite of his lackluster 13-12 overall record. It was an important moment as it showed voters were willing to look beyond just wins and losses to gauge a pitcher's overall performance.Because of that, it's hard to see how anybody other thandeGromtakes home the National League Cy Young with less than a month left in the regular season. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander Alex Wood asked an arbitration panel for a $9.65 million salary on Tuesday and the Cincinnati Reds argued the newly acquired pitcher should be paid $8.7 million.A decision by Dan Brent [url=http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-kelvin-herrera-jersey]http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-ryan-goins-jersey[/url] , Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte is expected Wednesday, when rulings also are likely for pitchers Trevor Bauer and Gerrit Cole.Wood was 9-7 with a 3.68 ERA for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 27 starts and six relief appearances last year, when he made $6 million. Now 28, he was acquired by the Reds on Dec. 21 along with outfielders Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp.Cole asked Gil Vernon, Steven Wolf and Walt De Treux for $13.5 million rather than the Houston Astros‘ offer of $11,425,000. Cole made $6.75 million last year, when he received his second All-Star selection and went 15-5 with a 2.88 ERA.After winning last year’s hearing, Bauer requested James Darby, James Oldham and Sylvia Skratek award him $13 million instead of the Cleveland Indians‘ $11 million offer. The 28-year-old was a first-time All-Star last year and finished sixth in AL Cy Young Award voting after going 12-6 with a 2.21 ERA, second behind Tampa Bay’s Nate Snell.Cole and Wood are eligible for free agency after this season [url=http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-alcides-escobar-jersey]Alcides Escobar Jersey[/url] , and Bauer is eligible after the 2020 season.Bauer won a $6,525,000 salary last year in a case decided by Strongin, Wolf and Robert Herzog, who ruled against Cleveland’s $5.3 million offer.Players and teams have split six decisions. Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, Oakland closer Blake Treinen and Tampa Bay outfielder Tommy Pham won while Washington outfielder Michael A. Taylor, Nationals reliever Kyle Barraclough and Toronto reliever Ryan Tepera lost.Three players remain scheduled for hearings this week, all starting pitchers: Detroit’s Michael Fulmer, Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola and the New York Yankees‘ Luis Severino.