MLB

New York Mets
Career W-L
52-51
 
Career ERA
3.87
Name  Jon Niese
Born  10/27/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  49
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
9/26/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese left Friday's game in the sixth inning with an elevated heart rate according to ESPN New York.
Insight: Niese threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings before he left. While it may sound serious, the Mets say it is not a major issue.
 
9/20/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese was fantastic during 7 1/3 innings Saturday.
Insight: He allowed two runs and earned his ninth win of the season. If the Mets continue to improve their team in the offseason, Niese will be a solid fantasy starter, come next year.
 
9/14/2014 7:12:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese pitched seven innings and allowed two runs but was handed a loss against the Nationals on Sunday.
Insight: Niese made it through six frames without allowing a run, but Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos hit a two-run home run in the seventh. Niese struck out seven and walked none. He is 8-11 with a 3.55 ERA.
 
9/2/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese left Friday's start in the sixth inning with an injury.
Insight: Niese threw five 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed just three hits and struck out four before he left. It is unclear exactly what the injury is, but he walked off the field and into the clubhouse with the team trainer.
 
8/23/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese pitched into the seventh and gave up three runs on nine hits, struck out five and walked one in a losing effort on Thursday against the Braves.
Insight: The game got out-of-hand with the Mets bullpen as Atlanta won, 6-1. Niese has lost his last two starts even though he has posted a 3.21 ERA in those two appearances.
 
8/16/2014 12:18:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese will face the Cubs Saturday, which is good for him because they have struck out 24 times against the last two starting pitchers they faced.
Insight: Niese will try to follow up the performances of Mike Fiers (6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 14 K) and Zack Wheeler (6 2/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 10 K). He's coming off a seven-inning, two-run, six-strikeout start at Philadelphia and has a 2.89 ERA at Citi Field this season.
 
8/11/2014 7:57:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese picked up his first win since June 28 Monday at Philadelphia. He lasted seven innings and allowed two runs on five hits.
Insight: Niese went 0-4 with a 5.76 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP in his first four starts after returning from the disabled list, but he got back on track Monday. He's 6-8 with a 3.46 ERA, a 1.27 WHIP and 96 Ks in 135 1/3 innings this season.
 
Cold8/6/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese has gone 0-4 with a 5.76 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP in four starts since he returned from the disabled list.
Insight: Niese had a 2.96 ERA when he went on the DL with shoulder inflammation, but he's up to 3.51 after allowing six runs on eight hits in six innings Wednesday at Washington.
 
7/21/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day disabled list for Monday's scheduled start against Seattle.
Insight: Niese (5-4, 2.96 ERA, 1.21 WHIP) left his last start on July 4 after getting drilled in the back with a line drive, and he was placed on the DL two days later due to left shoulder inflammation. Seattle has lost three of their last four while the Mets have won eight of 11 so Niese may be a viable option Monday.
 
7/18/2014 9:18:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Friday and said he's ready to start Monday against the Mariners.
Insight: Niese (5-4, 2.96 ERA, 1.21 WHIP) left his last start on July 4 after getting drilled in the back with a line drive, and he was placed on the DL two days later due to left shoulder inflammation.
 
7/6/2014 10:29:00 AM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained left shoulder.
Insight: Niese has also been dealing with a sore back. He's gone 5-4 with a 2.96 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP and 74 Ks in 103 1/3 innings this season.
 
7/4/2014 9:52:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese has a contusion on his back but X-rays came back negative, according to Adam Rubin of espnny.com.
Insight: Niese left Friday's game in the first inning after taking a line drive from Alex Rios off his back. He's gone 5-4 with a 2.96 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP and 74 Ks in 103 1/3 innings this season.
 
7/4/2014 7:41:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese left Friday's game in the first inning after taking a line drive from Alex Rios off his back.
Insight: Niese allowed a lead-off homer to Shin-Soo Choo and lasted just three batters. He's gone 5-4 with a 2.96 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP and 74 Ks in 103 1/3 innings this season.
 
5/5/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese tossed all zeros Monday against Miami (7 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 6 K's, 1 BB).
Insight: Thanks to New York's disastrous bullpen, Niese (2-2, 1.82 ERA) was left with a no-decision. The left-hander has done a nice job this season, limiting opponents to just a .214 batting average over six starts.
 
4/23/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese threw his third straight quality start Wednesday against St. Louis to pick up his first win of the season.
Insight: Niese held the Cardinals to one run on six hits in 6 2/3 innings and has a 2.45 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP in 25 2/3 innings this season.
 
4/5/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: The Mets activated Jon Niese from the disabled list Saturday.
Insight: Niese will start Sunday against the Reds. The left-hander dealt with shoulder and elbow issues this spring after sitting out two months with a partially torn rotator cuff last season. He had a 3.00 ERA in 66 innings after returning from the injury.
 
3/30/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: The Mets placed Jon Niese on the disabled list due to left elbow inflammation on Sunday, but the move was backdated to March 21.
Insight: Niese is set to make his first start of the season on April 6. The left-hander dealt with shoulder and elbow issues this spring after sitting out two months with a partially torn rotator cuff last season. He had a 3.00 ERA in 66 innings after returning from the injury.
 
3/20/2014 4:42:00 PM
Description: New York starter Jonathon Niese expects to return April 6th against Washington. He's been out with inflammation in his left elbow. SOURCE: ESPN New York
Insight: That means he'll only miss one start. Niese posted a solid ERA last season (3.71) but his WHIP was high (1.44) and opponents hit .281 against him. He's owned in just 2.7 percent of ESPN fantasy leagues at the moment.
 
3/16/2014 3:33:00 PM
Description: Mets left-hander Jon Niese has been diagnosed with a hyperextended elbow. SOURCE: Adam Rubin, ESPN New York
Insight: Niese just can't seem to catch a break this spring. He missed time with a shoulder problem a few weeks ago and Sunday he hurt his elbow in a game against St. Louis. Originally tabbed as New York's Opening Day starter, it now looks like Niese (8-8, 3.71 ERA in 2013) will begin the year on the disabled list.
 
3/9/2014 12:20:00 PM
Description: According to Adam Rubin of espnny.com, Mets starter Jon Niese (shoulder) will make his Grapefruit League debut Tuesday.
Insight: Niese has been dealing with some weakness in his shoulder muscles in a different area than the rotator cuff he partially tore last season. Niese was 13-9 with a 3.40 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP in 2012 and, after sitting out nearly two months, went 5-2 wth a 3.00 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP in his last 10 starts last season.
 

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