Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/5/13
Here’s some good news for a change… Left-hander Jon Niese tossed 39 pitches today, in a successful bullpen session at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. Niese said he had no problems, threw the ball free and easy, and was able to get his arm angle to where he wanted to. He does not foresee any after effects tomorrow and said he felt much better than his previous bullpens in between starts. He expects to make his next start on Saturday, against the Marlins at Citi Field. He was examined last Thursday at the Hospital for Special Surgery and an MRI revealed inflammation, but no structural damage. Original Post 6/1 Jon Niese has been scratched from his start Saturday with what the Mets are calling left shoulder tendinitis. Niese said he was unable to throw his typical bullpen session on Wednesday and has been feeling discomfort for his past few starts and was very sore after his most recent start, Terry Collins told reporters. He was examined Thursday morning at the Hospital for Special Surgery
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