Mets to return deGrom’s damaged Cy Young Award

As it turns out, the actual Cy Young Award is not as outstanding as the season it is supposed to represent.The New York Mets indicated Thursday that Jacob deGrom’s 2018 Cy Young Award will be shipped back to the manufacturer because it was damaged in transit, ESPN reported.The award was sent from New York to the team’s spring training facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla., but when it was unpacked, four letters in the word “OUTSTANDING” were damaged on the front of the plaque. On the back, a chunk of wood was missing.

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