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Mets360 2014 projection review: Jon Niese

Prior to the start of the 2014 season the perspective on Jonathon Niese was one of low expectations for many. This was partly due to the fact that Niese had some injury concerns in 2013 and had shown some regression statistically after having a breakthrough season in 2012. In 2013, Niese’s strikeout rate had decreased, his ERA and WHIP increased and his strike out to walk ratio...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Neither Niese Nor Gee Will Bring A Bat; Not Even Together

I read several articles, both on blogs and in the mainstream media, debating whether the Mets should trade either Jon Niese or Dillon Gee in an attempt to add a power bat, preferably to play left field. There’s a flaw here, namely in the belief either pitcher could bring a bat in return. That won’t happen as neither has a track record that would have another team salivating....
Via New York Mets Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Mets Trade Niese or Gee?

With an overflow of pitching projected in the 2015 season, Sandy Alderson will have some tough choices to make. The toughest of all could be which pitchers to keep and which pitchers to trade away. At the center of that debate are Jon Niese and Dillon Gee. The starters for the last two Mets opening days are suddenly expendable and could bring back a considerable return if they are...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Are The Mets’ Best Trade Chips?

Marc Carig of Newsday created a bit of a stir when he reported via Twitter that after catching up with several scouts and rival execs, many of them viewed Jon Niese as the Mets’ best trade chip if they decide to hang onto their young arms. Agree? Disagree? This got us thinking. Who are the top five trade pieces for the Mets heading into the hot stove season? Here’s who we think...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Jon Niese

The New York Mets finished up their season on Sunday with win over the Astros, ending the season with a record of 79-83. Although there aren't any more Met games to be played for quite a while, we still have injury updates to bring to you concerning Jon Niese and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Jon Niese does not need to see a doctor, according to Adam Rubin, of ESPN. Niese was expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Niese Not Worried About Rapid Heart Rate, Wraps Up A Solid Season

Jon Niese was pulled from his final start of the season Friday night with an elevated heart rate. He exited with one out in the sixth inning, having not allowed a run while throwing just 66 pitches. Niese has faced this issue in the past, namely on June 3, 2012 at home against the Cardinals and June 25, 2011 in a start against the Rangers at Arlington. Doctors had recommended he...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Niese Leaves Game With Elevated Heart Rate

Jon Niese was pulled from his final start of the season Friday night with an elevated heart rate. Niese has faced a similar issue in the past, namely on June 3, 2012 at home against the Cardinals and June 25, 2011 in a start against the Rangers at Arlington. Doctors at first had recommended the 27-year-old undergo an “ablation” procedure, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork...
Via Mets Merized Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Niese continues his second-half comeback

This weekend my brother, who I haven’t seen in nearly two years, was in town visiting. We were watching the Mets game Saturday night and he made some comments about Jon Niese that caught my ear. Essentially, he said that he keeps waiting for Niese to take the next step but that with all of the pitching the Mets have in the pipeline, he’s okay if he doesn’t get any better...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Dillon Gee or Jonathon Niese be on the 2015 New York Mets?

The New York Mets have positioned themselves as a club ready to take a step toward playoff contention in 2015. Boasting tremendous hitting depth and emerging position players, some believe the team is not far off from being a legitimate threat . While skeptics may be quick to point out GM Sandy Alderson’s comments pertaining to contention in 2013, it’s important to realize the...
Via Around Citi
September 19, 2014  |  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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