N̶e̶w̶e̶n̶h̶i̶s̶e̶ N̶i̶e̶u̶e̶n̶w̶h̶i̶s̶e̶ Kirk Returns, OF Still In Flux

Michael BaronKirk Nieuwenhuis was the beneficiary of the Juan Lagares injury, coming back to the big club last night in a big way. He smacked a homer among his three hits and knocked in three runs to boot. It was a good night for a guy who started in the minors this year after the Mets spent the offseason bringing in Curtis Granderson and Chris Young. If he keeps this up, however...
Via Effing Mets
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nieuwenhuis leads Mets offensive explosion in Arizona

Kirk Nieuwenhuis traveled from one desert city to another on Tuesday and naturally went right for the pool. Without literally making a splash, Nieuwenhuis had a substantial night for the Mets. His 3-for-5, three-RBI performance — which included a two-run homer just outside the pool in right field — led a 9-0 demolition of the Diamondbacks at Chase Field, guaranteeing the Mets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets jump on struggling D-backs early in 9-0 win

PHOENIX (AP) Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 Tuesday night.
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs crushed by Mets

PHOENIX -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 Tuesday night. The Mets placed center fielder Juan Lagares, their leading hitter, on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled hamstring and called up Nieuwenhuis from...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets To Place Lagares On DL, Nieuwenhuis Has Been Recalled

Citing a source from the team, Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that the Mets will place Juan Lagares on the 15-day disabled list prior to tonight’s game in Arizona. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has already be re-called and is headed to Phoenix to join the team and should be available to play tonight’s contest against the Diamondbacks. The loss of Lagares is a major blow to the Mets as...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nieuwenhuis Called To Phoenix

Mike Puma of the New York Post recently tweeted that Kirk Nieuwenhuis is headed to Phoenix to meet with the team after last night’s injuries of Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares. Kirk Nieuwenhuis is on his way to Phoenix. Juan Lagares expected to be placed on DL. — Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) April 15, 2014 While Granderson’s X-rays came back negative, it is suspected that Lagares...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Dice-K Throws Seven Scoreless, Nimmo Stays Hot

Las Vegas 1, Fresno 0 Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ home run to lead off the 10th inning was the only offense needed as the Las Vegas 51′s defeated the Fresno Grizzlies 1-0.  Daisuke Matsuzaka went seven impressive innings not giving up a run and striking out eight en route to a no decision.  The 51′s bullpen finished what Matsuzaka started and continued to stifle the Grizzlies the...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Nieuwenhuis With Four Hits, Black Was Wild

Las Vegas 9 , Fresno 2 Rafael Montero was dominant in his first outing of the season. The right hander tossed six shutout innings, allowed just four hits and struck out six while walking none. Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4 for 4 with a homer, two runs scored and an RBI. Zach Lutz drove in four on a grand slam. Cesar Puello had a tough go in his first taste of PCL, going 0 for 4...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis and other Mets battling for roster spots

We all know that there are things in life you just shouldn’t do. You should never text and drive, you should never get involved in a land war in Asia and you should never make roster decisions based solely on Spring Training stats. But there are reports that Terry Collins was tapping furiously on his phone while driving down the highway to get to the local Denny’s in time...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets360 projection review: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

The next player in the Mets360 preseason projection review is Kirk Nieuwenhuis. The original piece with the projections can be found here. As a group, the Mets360 staff projected the following line for Nieuwenhuis: PA – 382 AVG – .250 OBP – .320 SLG – .383 HR – 10 RBI – 42 OPS vs. LHP – .540 One of the biggest question marks for Nieuwenhuis going into the 2013 season...
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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