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The baseball popped into the air, carrying with it the Mets’ chance at a much-needed gem from Jacob deGrom. It had been nearly three full weeks since a Mets starting pitcher recorded an out in the seventh inning. Cruising into that pivotal frame with a pitch count of 84, deGrom seemed primed to snap that streak.

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