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Career W-L
43-42
 
Career ERA
3.96
Name  Jon Niese
Born  10/27/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  215
Number  49
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
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.
 
3/4/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: According to Adam Rubin of espnny.com, Mets starter Jon Niese (shoulder) will throw in a simulated game on a back field at the team's spring training complex Thursday morning.
Insight: Niese is dealing with some weakness in his shoulder muscles. Fortunately, his soreness is 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.
 
2/28/2014 7:50:00 PM
Description: According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets starter Jon Niese says he has a "pinching" sensation in his shoulder stemming from a lack of strength.
Insight: Niese thinks some rehab and strengthening will get him back on track, but no date is set from him to throw off a mound. Fortunately, his soreness is 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.
 
2/26/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Mets expected Opening Day starter Jonathon Niese will travel to New York to undergo an MRI on his sore left shoulder, according to Anthony DiComo of mlb.com.
Insight: Fortunately, the soreness is 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.
 
2/26/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jonathon Niese's MRI revealed no structural damage, according to espnny.com.
Insight: Niese's shoulder soreness is 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. He should resume throwing in a couple of days.
 
2/26/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: New York is going to go with lefthander Jon Niese on Opening Day.
Insight: At least that's what ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is expecting. Matt Harvey would be the choice if healthy but he's coming off Tommy John surgery and won't be able to pitch this season.
 
9/24/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese has gone 5-2 with a 3.00 ERA and a 54/13 K/BB in 60 innings since returning from a shoulder injury in August.
Insight: Niese threw seven innings, struck out six and gave up two runs Tuesday against the Reds to improve to 8-8 with a 3.74 ERA on the year.
 
9/2/2013 9:20:00 AM
Description: Mets lefty Jon Niese isn't expected to miss any time after exiting Sunday's start early because of calf cramps. SOURCE: ESPN New York
Insight: Just as we figured. He told reporters after the game that he could have kept pitching but manager Terry Collins wanted to play it safe. His next start is scheduled for Saturday against the Indians.
 
9/1/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: New York lefthander Jon Niese had his outing cut short Sunday night against the Nationals because of a leg cramp.
Insight: He departed with two outs in the sixth inning. Niese (6-6, 3.66 ERA) was shown stretching out his leg in the dugout, which would seem to indicate that the injury isn't serious. If the Mets bullpen can hold the lead, Niese should be able to walk away with his seventh win of the year.
 
Hot8/27/2013 9:51:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese threw his second career shutout, and first since 2010, Tuesday against the Phillies.
Insight: Niese three-hit Philadelphia, walked one and struck out five in the complete game effort. The left-hander is 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA, a 0.96 WHIP and 28 strikeouts in 28 innings since returning from a shoulder injury.
 
8/21/2013 7:50:00 PM
Description: Mets starter Jon Niese has struck out 18 batters over his last 13 innings.
Insight: A torn rotator cuff kept Niese out from late June through mid-August, but he has gone 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA and 23 strikeouts over 19 innings since returning to the rotation. He struck out nine and allowed one run on five hits over seven innings Wednesday against Atlanta.
 
8/7/2013 7:13:00 PM
Description: Jon Niese is expected to return to the Mets' starting rotation Sunday against Arizona. SOURCE: Adam Rubin, ESPN New York
Insight: A torn rotator cuff has kept Niese out since June. Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 1.96 ERA) will be dropped from the rotation once Niese returns.
 
7/18/2013 11:59:00 AM
Description: Mets pitcher Jon Niese received the ok to begin long tossing last week.
Insight: Niese had a partially torn rotator cuff. He'll work on building up strength before he starts any rehab assignment and is on pace for an August return.
 
7/4/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: Mets pitcher Jon Niese will have an MRI Monday on his injured shoulder, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN.
Insight: Niese has a partially torn rotator cuff. The MRI will determine whether Niese's shoulder is adequately healing or if he'll need surgery.
 
6/21/2013 5:06:00 PM
Description: Mets pitcher Jon Niese has a partial tear in his rotator cuff, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNY.com. He won't have surgery yet, but will rest for two weeks and then have another MRI.
Insight: Niese left Thursday's start in the fourth inning with left shoulder discomfort and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday. The left-hander dealt with shoulder inflammation last month and hasn't looked right all season. The team will be able to install Zack Wheeler as a starter without having to turn to a six-man rotation.
 
6/21/2013 4:09:00 PM
Description: Mets pitcher Jon Niese has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury.
Insight: Niese left Thursday's start in the fourth inning with left shoulder discomfort. The left-hander dealt with shoulder inflammation last month and hasn't looked right all season. The team will be able to install Zack Wheeler as a starter without having to turn to a six-man rotation.
 

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