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Jon Niese (SP, NYM) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues ANALYSIS: Upon being placed on the disabled list with a shoulder injury in early July, Niese’s ERA stood at 2.96, the latest in an MLB season he had ever had a sub-3.00 ERA. The 27-year-old has improved dramatically since coming into the big leagues, and is on pace for […]
Via RotoBaller
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Jon Niese activated to start Monday

The New York Mets lost to the San Diego Padres on Sunday by the score of 2-1. With the loss, the Mets dropped to 46-52 on the season, third in the National League East. With the game tied in the ninth inning, Josh Edgin bobbled a comeback ground ball by Seth Smith, allowing Cameron Maybin to score the winning run. The Mets will try to bounce back tonight against the Seattle Mariners...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nose Knows Not What He Thinks He Knows

Jon Niese apparently got into a little hot water today. Here is a conversation he had with Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York … who is usually on the Yankees beat: “What do I think of Met fans?” Niese said with a laugh. “That’s a good question. I really don’t know except they want their team to win, pretty much like any other fan. That is pretty much all I know.” When...
Via Metstradamus
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Jon Niese on course for July 21st return

The New York Mets pitching staff is about to get a big boost as Adam Rubin has reported on ESPN New York that left handed, top of the rotation starter Jon Niese is set to return soon after pitching in a simulated game on Sunday July 13th.  Although he is eligible to return from the disabled list on the first Sunday after the break Rubin stated that he will most likely pitch against...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Niese Says Shoulder Only Fatigued, Expects To Be Activated For July 21 Start

Jon Niese downplayed the severity of his shoulder strain Saturday, telling MMO he is expecting to be activated for a July 21 start. Niese, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 last week, said his shoulder is fatigued, not necessarily injured.  “It really is not an injury, it’s pretty much just a little resting period,” Niese said. “My shoulders...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
22 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
22 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
23 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...
29 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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