As the summer ages, three National League Cy Young Award contenders have poked their necks above the rest. There is Jacob deGrom, New York’s local favorite, who needs no introduction for those within a baseball’s throw of Queens. There is Washington’s Max Scherzer, whose gaudy strikeout total could be his ticket to the Cy. And there is Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola, whom the Mets faced Friday with a chance to do deGrom a favor.
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