Tag: Jonathon Niese

Looks Like Niese Will Start Opening Day

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Looks Like Niese Will Start Opening Day

The Mets plan to start Jonathon Niese on Opening Day against the Washington Nationals on March 31 at Citi Field, then have Bartolo Colon start Game 2 of the season and Dillon Gee start Game 3, team insiders told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin says that would push Zack Wheeler and the fifth starter to the second series of the season, against the Cincinnati […]

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Rafael Montero To Throw First Pitch Of Mets Grapefruit League Season

An article by posted on February 23, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Throw First Pitch Of Mets Grapefruit League Season

Rafael Montero will throw the first pitch of the Mets’ Grapefruit League schedule, on Friday at 1:10 p.m. against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field. Montero, 23, went a combined 12-7 with a 2.78 ERA in 27 starts between Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Las Vegas last season. This amazing control artist allowed 136 hits and walked 35 […]

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ESPN: Montero could be key for Mets in 2014

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Montero could be key for Mets in 2014

The buzz regarding highly touted pitching prospect Rafael Montero making his major league debut this season continues to build. Several prognosticators have ticketed the Mets to finish with a similar record from last year (74-88) as they continue their rebuilding project and wait for the return of Matt Harvey from Tommy John surgery. On the […]

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Niese Could Get Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on January 31, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Could Get Opening Day Nod

Adam Rubin writes on ESPNNewYork.com that Jon Niese may get another Opening Day nod from Terry Collins to start the 2014 season. The Mets open the season on March 31 against the Washington Nationals. On Opening Day 2013, Niese pitched a gem and earned a win in the Mets 11-2 laugher. The veteran southpaw finished the season at 8-8, a 3.71 ERA, […]

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Previewing Mets Opening Day Starter Candidates

An article by posted on January 29, 2014 0 Comments
Previewing Mets Opening Day Starter Candidates

With our injured ace Matt Harvey on the sidelines for imaginably all of 2014 (although Harvey eyes a September return), there is still an argument to be made as to who should be the Mets Opening Day starter. The hurlers that have a shot at standing on the mound on March 31st, 2014 (Mets Opening Day) […]

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Why Mets Fans Should Hope Colon Is As Good As Glavine

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
Why Mets Fans Should Hope Colon Is As Good As Glavine

Let’s start off by saying this: if Bartolo Colon is pitching a meaningful game for the Mets next September, we will all sign on the dotted line for that. To get to that point, however, it will require a lot of things to go the Mets’ way. Including a performance by Colon that matches what […]

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Mets Minors: Could Logan Verrett Profile as a Reliever in the Majors?

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments

He’s a baseball alchemist with a potent mix of pitches proven to flummox even the most accomplished batters in Double-A’s Eastern League. With 12 wins, Binghamton starting pitcher Logan Verrett shares the top of the league in this category with two other pitchers. Yet, watching Verrett capably mix four different pitchers over five innings of work on […]

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Game Preview: Niese On The Mound As Mets Look For Sweep

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
Game Preview: Niese On The Mound As Mets Look For Sweep

Mets at Nationals • 8:05 PM LHP Jon Niese (6-6, 3.69) vs. RHP Ross Ohlendorf (3-0, 2.49) Starting Lineup 1. Eric Young Jr., LF 2. Daniel Murphy, 2B 3. Josh Satin, 3B 4. Lucas Duda, 1B 5. Travis d’Arnaud, C 6. Juan Lagares, RF 7. Matt den Dekker, CF 8. Omar Quintanilla, SS 9. Jonathon Niese, […]

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ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Are Team Of The Future In New York

Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Flores, Lagares, and Harvey take a group photo on flight to NY The Mets are finally getting recognition as a team on the rise in 2013. Yesterday, you heard Mike Francesa on WFAN say that the Mets are “emerging from the abyss”; coming a long way from just three months ago from when […]

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Wheeler Wins His Sixth and Mets Blast Two Homers To Beat The Braves 5-3

An article by posted on August 20, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Wins His Sixth and Mets Blast Two Homers To Beat The Braves 5-3

Zack Wheeler picked up his sixth win of the season and the Mets blasted two home runs as they opened up their homestand with a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. Wheeler was a different pitcher than we saw in his last start and just focused on pitching his game rather than […]

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