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New York Mets: Niese to DL, Gee scheduled to return

The New York Mets have placed Jon Niese on the 15 day disabled list and called up Buddy Carlyle from Triple-A Las Vegas. This seems to be unrelated to the fact that Niese left his last start after being hit in the back with a line drive. The team has said that Niese’s shoulder is strained and so they will shut him down for two weeks so he can rest. Jon Niese will miss his last...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Niese Likely Heading To DL With Shoulder Issue

According to a report by Danny Knobler for ESPN New York, lefthander Jon Niese is likely heading to the disabled list with a shoulder issue. Niese, who wasn’t available to the media before Saturday’s game, was said not to be in agreement with the decision. The Mets announced early in Saturday night’s game with the Texas Rangers that veteran reliever Buddy Carlyle will join...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Jon Niese exits after comebacker

Mets left-hander Jon Niese exited after recording just one out against the Texas Rangers on Friday night when a comebacker off the bat of Alex Rios caught him on the side, reports Tim Healey of (Video here and below). Niese was diagnosed with a contusion in his lower back; X-rays were negative. He was replaced by right-hander Carlos Torres. Niese is 5-4 with a 2...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Jon Niese vs. Yu Darvish (7/4/14)

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Mets shopping Bartolo Colon, reluctant to trade Jon Niese

getty images As baseball’s trade deadline approaches the New York Mets will be sellers. Two players who contenders will have interest in are staring pitchers Bartolo Colon and Jon Niese. The New York Daily News reports that the team “may actively shop” Colon who inked a two-year deal worth $20 million in the offseason of which $11 million is due in 2015. Colon has pitched...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York hasn't decided if they're sellers

With the All-Star break only 10 days away and the New York Mets mired in fourth place in the NL East, it might come as some surprise to find out that they are not ready to become sellers yet. However, if they do become sellers, it is not likely that the club will be willing to trade starting left-hander Jonathon Niese.#495500153 / gettyimages.comCBS Sports quotes Mets general manager...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The Mets general manager told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that he likes where the Mets are and has no plans...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets not ready to sell yet; coveted Niese likely staying

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said in a phone interview that the team hasn't determined yet whether it will be a buyer or seller this summer, but that even if New York does decide to sell, top pitcher Jonathon Niese, presumably the biggest Mets trade target of other teams, very likely isn't going anywhere. "We like Jonathon. He's the only lefty in the rotation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Niese succeeds despite the drop in his strikeout rate

Jon Niese had a bare minimum Quality Start on Saturday but with the Mets offense delivering five runs early it was enough, with help from the bullpen, to pick up his fifth win of the season. It’s just another data point for those who want to “Kill the Win.” Earlier this year, Niese had a stretch of four starts where he had a 2.22 ERA in 28.1 IP yet came away with a no-decision...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Niese hit by ball tossed from teammate (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets pitcher Jon Niese was accidentally hit on his side with a ball tossed by a teammate due to some miscommunication during Friday night's game in San Francisco.It happened in the bottom of the second inning after Giants batter Brandon Hicks doubled to deep right field. Niese was waiting the ball to be tossed back in from the outfield...
Via Holdout Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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