Tag: Jon Niese

MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 5, Mets 2

Sighhhhh… The Mets (19-22) fell to the Nationals (22-19) by a score of 5-2 on Friday night in Washington. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and struggled, giving up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks in just four innings pitched, while striking out two. The Nats jumped on Niese […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

An article by posted on May 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

The Mets (17-19) beat the Phillies (17-19) by a score of 5-4 in 11 innings on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, snapping a 5-game losing streak and salvaging the final game of their 3-game series with Philadelphia. Jon Niese got the start for the Mets and pitched well, going 6 innings and striking out 6 […]

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Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Staying Afloat Thanks To Parting Gifts From Minaya

In a critical rebuke of Sandy Alderson’s tenure with the Mets, Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that Sandy was hired to clean up a so-called mess by his predecessor Omar Minaya and yet the team is now worse off than it ever was before. He says the best things about the current […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 7:10 PM

The Mets conclude their road trip with a three-game set against the Miami Marlins beginning tonight at 7:10 PM. Miami owns the best home record in the majors at 14-5 at Marlins Park this season. Jon Niese (2-2, 2.20 ERA) opposes right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (2-1, 2.58) in the series opener.  Niese has pitched nine consecutive starts allowing three runs or less, tied for the […]

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Oakland A’s Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland A’s Could Emerge as Potential Trade Partner for Mets

Update (5/3/2014): MLB Trade Rumors reports that the Athletics are likely to either deal for starting pitching or move Drew Pomeranz to the rotation. With both Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, the Athletics have had to rely on youngster Sonny Gray and veteran Scott Kazmir to lead the rotation. So […]

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Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

An article by posted on May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Is A Solid Choice For Mets MVP In April

It was nice to see Jon Niese get some recognition in the New York Post today, who named him the Mets MVP for the month of April. His only competition as I saw it was Dillon Gee who also turned in a superb first month of the season. Mike Puma writes: In each of his five […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

The 10-10 Mets look to get back up over .500 as they they  continue their series against the Cardinals tonight at Citi Field. Jon Niese (0-2, 2.84 ERA) opposes right-hander Michael Wacha (2-1, 1.73) in what should be a solid 7:10 PM matchup. Jon Niese is 0-2 with a 2.84 ERA since returning from the Disabled List on April 6. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 9:05 PM

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 9:05 PM

The Mets and Angels will play the middle game of their weekend series when Jon Niese opposes Jared Weaver at 9:05 PM. Niese lasted 5 2/3 innings, giving up a pair of runs on six hits, in a 2-1 loss to the Reds in his season debut. He was on a 90-pitch limit after missing […]

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Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

April 1 update by Joe D. Jon Niese threw 4.2 innings in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie tonight, allowing four runs (two earned) while walking one and striking out four. He threw 49 of 76 pitches for strikes. This is the second minor league start since Niese received a cortisone shot in his […]

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It’s Opening Day… Don’t You Just Love It!

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day… Don’t You Just Love It!

Boy, I’ve got to tell you, today is Opening Day and I am so pumped! I am so glad to finally put this long and sometimes excruciating offseason in my rear view mirror and look ahead to a brand new season of Mets baseball! Have a look at our official Opening Day Roster and today’s […]

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