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Mets starter Jonathon Niese says he’s OK after his heart started racing during a game over the weekend. Niese was pulled from the game after tossing six impressive innings in which he struck out ten batters.
Yesterday, Niese said that he’s expecting to have a minor procedure during the All-Star break to help correct the condition that leads to his heart racing. He was checked by doctors Monday who said that everything was normal and that “it’s nothing serious.”
Ruben Tejada who is out with a strained quadriceps, began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Buffalo on Monday night and played five innings and going 0-for-3 at the plate. Terry Collins expects Tejada to be activated from the DL this Friday for the Subway Series opener at Yankee Stadium.
The 22-year old shortstop was having a solid season for the Mets before the injury and was batting .306 with a .362 on-base percentage in 105 at-bats with ten doubles and 14 runs scored. His addition will be a nice boost for the team.
BEST OF MAXIM
If these past three days have not been enough to convince every last nay-sayer out there that this team is for real, then I don’t know what possibly will. Continuing the theme of sharp play, red hot offense and of course unfathomable pitching, the Mets took the third game of this four-game set 6-1.
Following Santana’s no-no and Dickey’s shutout, Jon Niese looked to...
Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese says he's OK after his heart ''started racing'' during a game over the weekend.
Niese said Monday that he's expecting to have a procedure called an ablation next month at the All-Star break to help the condition. He said it would be an outpatient treatment and he doesn't expect to miss a start.
Niese felt the irregular heartbeat...
The news from Buffalo traveled quickly after shortstop Ruben Tejada who was on a rehab assignment for the Mets Triple-A affiliate, pulled himself out of the Bisons game with tightness in his strained right quadriceps tightness.
Terry Collins spoke about it after last night’s loss to the Nationals and said,
“I just know his leg tightened up on him. He was afraid to run. So...
OK Jon Niese, it’s your turn again. For the 2nd straight start, Jon Niese (3-2 4.55 ERA) will be following consecutive complete game shutouts by Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey. Dickey followed up Santana’s no-hitter by tossing a pedestrian 7-hit complete game shutout yesterday to put the Mets a season high 7 games over .500. Jake Westbrook (4-4 3.84 ERA) will have the...
Updated 7:00 PM
Terry Collins said that there has been a slight change of plans and instead of Ruben Tejada going back to St. Lucie, he is instead headed to New York where he will be examined by Mets doctors.
As I reported in an earlier post, Tejada pulled himself from a rehab start with Triple-A Buffalo last night in the third inning.
Original Post 8:30 AM
The news from Buffalo traveled quickl...
Jonathon Niese struck out a career-high 10 in six scoreless innings and the New York Mets shut down the slumping St. Louis Cardinals for the third straight game, getting a homer and three RBIs from rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis in a 6-1 victory Sunday night.
Andres Torres added a two-run triple and finished a homer shy of the cycle. Nieuwenhuis, batting leadoff, also had three hits.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf
Andres Torres, cf
David Wright, 3b
Lucas Duda, rf
Daniel Murphy, 2b
Ike Davis, 1b
Omar Quintanilla, ss
Jon Niese, lhp
The Mets were selected for the 8 PM game tonight as the Mets and Cardinals play game 3 in their 4 game set. Before tonight’s game, the Mets will honor John Franco as he enters the Mets Hall of Fame. In on the field...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathon Niese struck out a career-high 10 in six scoreless innings and the New York Mets shut down the slumping St. Louis Cardinals for the third straight game, getting a homer and three RBIs from rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis in a 6-1 victory Sunday night.
Andres Torres added a two-run triple and finished a homer shy of the cycle. Nieuwenhuis, batting leadoff, also...
The New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday Night Baseball tonight by the score of 6-1, yes one, the Cardinals were able to score their first run of the series through 27 innings so far in this four game series against their former division rivals.
The Mets jumped out first in the bottom half of the opening inning as Andres Torres doubled with one out followed by...
NEW YORK -- Before he was inducted into the New York Mets' Hall of Fame on Sunday night, former reliever John Franco compared the current Mets team to his 2000 National League championship team, saying it had something special going on. Then the Mets backed up Franco's claim, nearly shutting out the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals for the third consecutive...
The Mets have taken their third consecutive game from the St. Louis Cardinals, with only tomorrow’s game keeping them from a four-game sweep. So far in this series the Mets have outscored the World Champs 19-1 through three games…UNREAL. This has been the most amazing weekend for Mets pitching. Two complete game shut outs, one ho-hitter and a 10 strike-out performance in...