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NEW YORK -- New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has been voted NL Rookie of the Year, joining AL winner Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox.
DeGrom received 26 of 30 first-place votes and 142 points in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Monday. Speedy Cincinnati outfielder Billy Hamilton was second with four firsts and 92 points.
Winless in his first seven starts, deGrom wound up 9-6 with a 2.69 ERA for the Mets.