Jon Niese

David Wright Returns With a Bang, Mets Blank Phils 5-0

April 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last night, most of the Mets fanbase was thinking about what the net two weeks would be like for the team with Daniel Murphy manning the hot corner. 24 hours later, David Wright is back, and looks like he’s in mid-season form. Yesterday, Terry Collins told the media that Wright would go on [...]

Mets Sweep Braves Behind Niese, Offense

April 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Although the Met offense looked great today, pounding the Braves’ pitching staff for seven runs on eleven hits, the real story of the day may have been what Niese did- or almost did. Recently-extended Jonathon Niese was stellar through six, holding the Braves hitless until Freddie Freeman [...]

Game 3: Mets Battle Braves in Series Finale, Go For Sweep

April 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Today at 1:10, the Mets will battle the Braves at Citi Field. They will attempt to sweep the Braves and start of the 2012 season 3-0. On the mound today for the Amazin’s is newly-signed lefty Jonathon Niese. Niese and the Mets made their five year, $25.5 million extension official yesterday. [...]

Quick Thoughts: The Niese Deal

April 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

I just wanted to quickly let my thoughts on the Jonathon Niese deal be known. For those who are unaware, Niese today agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal, with club options for 2017 and 2018 which could raise the total value of the deal to $46 million. Niese went 11-11 last season with a [...]

Mets Working on a Five-Year Deal with Lefty Niese

April 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of, the Mets and lefty Jonathon Niese are close to a five-year extension. Though the two sides haven’t agreed on a final total value of the contract, it could be around $30 million. Rubin said in his post: The eventual deal is believed to be comparable [...]

2012 Season Preview: Starting Rotation

March 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

The starting rotation, as you know, can make or break a season. In order to win, you need a solid number one at the top, along with depth, depth, and more depth. The 2012 Mets rotation, once again, is filled with unknowns. There are veterans looking to prove that they still belong, as well as [...]

Morning News and Notes for 2/24

February 24, 2012 // 1 Comment

Here is some news from regarding the Mets organization Ruben Tejada‘s arrival to camp has been delayed by visa issues, despite the fact that the Mets arranged his working visa months in advance, and Terry Collins is upset about it. Jason Bay believes his two bad years are now behind him. [...]
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