Jon Niese

Series Preview: New York Yankees

May 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Series Preview This year, for the first time ever, the Mets and Yankees will be playing a four-game series with two games in Queens and two in the Bronx. After complaints from fans and new changes to the schedule this year, Bud Selig was forced to shorten these marquee interleague rivalries from [...]

Series Preview: San Diego Padres

April 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets begin their 2013 season against the San Diego Padres, who they will face off in a three-game series at Citi Field. It’s the beginning of a rather easy April schedule for the Mets, whose April opponents posted just a .476 winning percentage last season. The Padres are in rebuilding [...]

2013 Mets Projection: Jon Niese

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets signed Jonathon Niese at the perfect time early last April, inking the left-hander to a five-year extension worth just over $25 million. The contract the two sides agreed to kept Niese a Met for his final pre-arbitration years (2012), all three of his arbitration years, and at least one [...]

End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

October 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

The season ended about three weeks ago and now that we’ve had some time to reflect, it’s time to start handing out grades. This morning, we’ll begin with the starting pitching. The starting pitching exceeded expectations this year. I don’t think anyone thought that Jon Niese [...]

The Mets Should Not Trade Jonathon Niese

September 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger wrote a piece about Jon Niese, talking about how valuable a trade chip he will be in the offseason and how the Mets should consider flipping Niese for an outfielder after the season: Another executive rated Niese as “pretty close” to Cahill, a [...]

Series Preview: Mets Play Three With League-Worst Astros

August 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tonight at 7:10, the Mets begin a three-game series with the Astros at Citi Field. The Astros have been the worst team in baseball this season. They are 39-86, nine games worse than the Cubs, who have the second-worst record in the league. Overall, they aren’t very good at anything. Their [...]

Series Preview: Here Comes The Evil Empire

June 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Yankees come into Citi Field tonight at 7:10 to battle the Mets in the second edition of this year’s Subway series. Since facing the Mets two weeks ago at Yankee Stadium, in which they swept the Mets, the Yankees have caught fire. They went on to win seven straight after taking three in a [...]
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