Jacob deGrom was undone by a four-run fifth inning in Wednesday's 7-1 Game 2 World Series loss.
Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that his World Series Game 1 starter "could be anyone."
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Mets are expected to start Jacob deGrom in Game 1 of the World Series next Tuesday.
Jacob deGrom was terrific Tuesday, holding the Cubs to two runs over seven innings in a 5-2 win in Game 3 of the NLCS.
Jacob deGrom turned in a gutsy performance to get the win Thursday, limiting the Dodgers to two runs over six innings in Game 5 of the NLDS.
Mets manager Terry Collins on Monday didn't completely rule out the possibility of Jacob deGrom starting Game 4 of the NLDS on short rest.
Mets manager Terry Collins said having Jacob deGrom start Game 4 of the NLDS against the Dodgers is "unrealistic."
Jacob deGrom was magnificent in his postseason debut on Friday, tying Tom Seaver's franchise record with 13 strikeouts over seven scoreless frames as the Mets captured Game 1 of the NLDS.
In his final start of the regular season, Jacob deGrom struck out seven over four scoreless, hit-less innings against the Nationals on Sunday.
Mets manager Terry Collins on Sunday said the club has discussed the possibility of bringing back Jacob deGrom on short rest to start Game 4 of the NLDS.
Manager Terry Collins said Jacob deGrom will be the Mets' starter for Game 1 of the NLDS against the Dodgers.
Jacob deGrom tossed six innings of one-run ball and also knocked in two runs with the bat as the Mets beat the Reds on Sunday.
Mets manager Terry Collins indicated Tuesday that Jacob deGrom will start Sunday in Cincinnati.
Mets manager Terry Collins announced Saturday that Jacob deGrom will have his next start pushed back.