Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/28/13
After hearing the worst news that the Mets fan base could hear twice in one month: David Wright and Matt Harvey have possible extended injuries, every Met fan was up in arms about how the future in queens would look next season. After losing five consecutive games, I started to wonder why I even bothered rooting for a franchise that has the initials: My Entire Team Sucks. But last night Jon Niese proved his worth to the Mets and the entire MLB, he tossed a 3-hit shutout against the Phillies. Considering the current standpoint of the Phillies, they aren’t what they were but nevertheless he completely overpowered them at home. I personally did not watch the game live, but watching the highlight video actually gave me a smile. Once upon a time Niese was actually a top left-handed pitching prospect who was a big disappointment in his first two seasons. When he was capped with an innings limit in 2010 and was injured in 2011, he showed flashes of brilliance. The Mets front office definit...
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