Jon Niese

Jon was selected by the Mets in the 7th round (209th overall) of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft. He was drafted out of Defiance High School in Ohio. The Mets were able to sign him early in July and sent him off to the Gulf Coast League affiliate in Port St. Lucie, Fla. In 2006, he was assigned to Hagerstown. He reached Triple-A after a strong performance in the Eastern League in 2008.

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Niese Strong. Wright Set To Return

by Ed Tsunoda on September 20, 2013

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Jon Niese continued his strong return from mid-season injury, pitching seven strong innings allowing just 2 runs in the Mets 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Niese has posted a 3.06 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP since his return in early August. The Mets anemic offense looks to get a boost from the imminent [...]

Mets Waste Strong Effort From Niese

by Ed Tsunoda on August 21, 2013

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Jon Niese pitched 7 strong innings allowing just one run and striking out 9, but the Mets offense couldn’t muster anything more than a solo shot by Josh Satin. A blown call and a ninth inning home run spelled tough 4-1 loss for the Mets. Andrelton Simmons singled off Scott Atchison (3-2) with two outs, [...]

Mets Drop Road Finale to Phils, 11-0

April 8, 2011 Jon Niese
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The Mets were stymied by Roy Halladay and jon Niese couldn’t keep pace, as the Mets dropped their season opening road trip finale to the Phils, and finished the swing 3-3. The Mets reurn home for their home opener against the Nationals friday afternoon. BOX SCORE

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Mets Win Game 2, Even Series

April 3, 2011 David Wright
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David Wright was 3-5 including a home run and a game winning single in the tenth inning, and Jon Niese pitched 7 innings of 4 hit, 2 run baseball as the Mets took game two from the Marlins. Ike Davis had two hits and an RBI, and Willie Harris put the icing on with a [...]

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Glass Half-Full: Mets 2011 Rotation

December 21, 2010 Dillon Gee
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Christopher Howland over at bleacherreport.com has an optimistic look at the Mets rotation for 2011, refusing to buy in to the doom and gloom of Mets fans and media in the wake of the Cliff lee signing. “The world is not over! The season hasn’t even begun yet! It’s only December! For my own piece [...]

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Jon Niese

December 15, 2010 Jon Niese

Jon was selected by the Mets in the 7th round (209th overall) of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft. He was drafted out of Defiance High School in Ohio. The Mets were able to sign him early in July and sent him off to the Gulf Coast League affiliate in Port St. Lucie, Fla. In 2006, he was assigned to Hagerstown. He reached Triple-A after a strong performance in the Eastern League in 2008.

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