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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||180.00||9.00||10.00||0.00||3.75||1.29||128.00||46.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Chi. Cubs|| 13.1||0||2|| 3.38||0||5||7|
|vs LHB|| 19.2||0||0|| 2.29||0||4||13|
|vs RHB|| 70.1||0||0|| 4.35||0||27||50|
|12/24/2014||Jonathon Niese, SP NYM||Billy Butler, DH OAK|
|12/22/2014||Travis d'Arnaud, C NYM|
Desmond Jennings, LF TB
Jonathon Niese, SP NYM
Alex Guerrero, LF LAD
|Billy Butler, DH OAK|
Rymer Liriano, RF SD
Kyle Hendricks, SP CHC
|12/21/2014||Jonathon Niese, SP NYM|
Rio Ruiz, 3B ATL
|Pablo Sandoval, 3B BOS|
|Last 10 Games|
Mets P Jonathon Niese has strong seven innings in loss
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(6/30/15) Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese lost his eighth game of the season in Tuesday night's 1-0 defeat to the Cubs.
Niese pitched a fine game as he allowed only four hits while walking four batters and striking out five in seven innings. However, the Mets' hitters didn't do Niese any favors in the run support department. Niese has a 2.70 ERA over his past three games.
For the season, Niese is now 3-8 with a 3.90 ERA.
Trade market for Mets SP Jonathon Niese not currently robust
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(6/29/15) The trade market for Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese is less than robust at the present time, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.
The Cubs were one team that kicked the tires regarding a trade for Niese, but they are no longer pursuing the left-handed reliever.
Fox Sports reports Niese is one of many pitchers the Dodgers are considering, according to sources. However, there is no active discussions between the two teams.
Niese is 3-7 with a 4.12 ERA through 14 starts. He is 0-5 with a 5.87 ERA in his last eight starts after beginning the season 3-2 with a 1.95 ERA in six starts.
Report: Cubs, Dodgers interested in Mets' Jonathon Niese
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(6/28/15) The Cubs and Dodgers are interested in acquiring Mets' pitcher Jonathon Niese, according to a report by the New York Post.
Niese is 3-7, 4.12 in 14 starts this year.
Mets going to six-man rotation, Steven Matz to debut Sunday
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(6/26/15) Mets starting pitcher prospect Steven Matz will make his MLB debut Sunday against the Reds, general manager Sandy Alderson announced Friday.
Alderson also said the team will go to a six-man rotation for the "foreseeable future," as Matz will join a rotation that features Bartolo Colon, Jonathon Niese, Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom.
"They're on board," Mets manager Terry Collins said, per NJ.com. "As Sandy alluded to, certainly this is in their best interest, a few of them. At the time we did it before things were moving pretty good, guys were pitching pretty well. We went back, we changed it, couple guys didn't pitch all that good even on regular rest.
"They understand we're going to give this a shot, we're going to take a good strong look at it. It's to benefit the whole organization, basically, so that we look up and everybody is pitching. We're not pushing guys back, we're not skipping, guys are out there and competing. That's what they want to do."
Matz's arrival means Niese will get bumped from Sunday to Tuesday against the Cubs.
Matz, who is considered a top-100 prospect by Baseball America (No. 33) and MLB.com (No. 66), went 7-4 with a 2.19 ERA at Triple-A Las Vegas. He totaled 94 strikeouts in 90 1/3 innings.
Since returning from Tommy John surgery in 2012, the left-hander is 24-20 with a 2.29 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in 365 2/3 innings. He is striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings in his career.
Mets SP Jonathon Niese allows eight hits in Tuesday's loss
|by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com|
|(6/23/15) While Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese did produce a quality start Tuesday, he received a no-decision for his effort during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Brewers.
Niese allowed two runs on eight hits over six innings of work. He also struck out three and walked three during the outing. He now has a 4.12 ERA.
Niese has earned a quality start in his last four starts, but he is 0-2 during those starts. His next expected start is scheduled Sunday against the Reds.
|2014 summary: Jonathon Niese bounced back from a 2013 season that was dampened by a shoulder injury, and he provided the Mets with 187 2/3 innings over 30 starts, even though he had to contend with a shoulder strain. The seven-year veteran had to make the best of reduced velocity, and he coped by throwing strikes and pitching to contact. The approach was largely successful; Niese cut back on his walks, improved his efficiency and finished with a 3.40 ERA. A lack of run support (3.5 runs per nine innings) left Niese with a 9-11 record.|
Playing time status: Though he is the lone lefty in the Mets' rotation, Niese could be a candidate to be moved this offseason. He has never made more than 30 starts in a season, though, so he probably won't provide a high innings total for the Mets or another team.
2015 outlook: Though Niese did a good job of preventing runs last season, two straight years of shoulder problems along with last season's velocity drop raise plenty of questions for 2015. Standard mixed league owners should look elsewhere for late-round pitching bargains because Niese is best saved for deeper formats.
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