Jon Niese

Jon Niese pitched 1 run baseball for 6+ innings, Curtis Granderson knocked in four runs, and Kevin Plawecki had 2 hits in his major league debut, as the Mets won their ninth straight game, beating the Braves 7-1. Niese allowed just four hits and struck out 5, the Braves one run coming on a sixth […]

Mets Sweep Phils, Top NL East

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The Mets swept their opening home series from the Phillies with a 6-1 win behind 6+ sketchy innings from Jon Niese, and an offense powered by Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud. Both Mets came up with two hits, each homered, and Duda doubled to drive in d’Arnaud to account for the bulk of the Mets […]

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Niese Gem Stops Braves

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Jon Niese threw 7.1 innings of 2 run ball, and Dilson Herrera and Curtis Granderson each homered and had two hits to give the Mets a 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. Herrera was taken out of the game with what appeared to be a quad strain, and may be done for the season with […]

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Mets Rolling: Take Opener From Rockies

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Wilmer Flores hit a game winning walk off sacrifice fly to give the Mets a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Mets had only 6 hits, but all of them were for extra bases, the first time in team history they’ve had at least five hits but no singles. David Wright continued his recent […]

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Niese Returns To Form

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Jon Niese was back to his old tricks last night, tossing 6+ innings of 3 run ball and striking out 6 for his seventh win. Niese has now won two in a row, after losing his first four starts after a stint on the DL earlier in the year. Vic Black came on and stranded […]

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