Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:26:15 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) will pitch Monday, July 21, at the Seattle Mariners. He is eligible to come off the disabled list for the team's series against the San Diego Padres, which begins Friday, July 18.
Fantasy Tip: Niese is a low-end starter in mixed leagues, due to his lack of strikeouts. He is crafty enough to help stabilize your ratios, though. The Mets' offense is showing signs of improvement and could provide more run support, which would be a bonus.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:45:47 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese's (shoulder) second MRI exam showed inflammation in the AC joint of his shoulder, and he'll take anti-inflammatory medication.
Fantasy Tip: The good news is that there is no structural damage to Niese's shoulder. He could be in for a speedy recovery if the inflammation calms down soon.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 10:22:40 -0700
Confirming a previous report, the New York Mets have placed SP Jon Niese (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left shoulder. The move is retroactive to Saturday, July 5.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 18:54:27 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese (shoulder) is likely to be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder issue, a source told ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin Saturday, July 5.
Fantasy Tip: Niese previously said he was hoping to return before the All-Star break, but it now appears he won't return until after the break at the earliest.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 06:16:27 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese (back) feels fine after getting struck in the back by a line drive. Niese would like to return early and get two more starts before the All Star break.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:42:37 -0700
Updating a previous report, X-rays done on New York Mets SP Jon Niese's (back) back were negative. It appears Niese only suffered a bruised back during the game.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:41:43 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese (back) left the game early July 4, after getting hit in the back by a line drive.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:08:27 -0700
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said the team likely will not trade SP Jon Niese this season if they are sellers at the trade deadline.
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 18:28:57 -0700
The New York Mets activated SP Jon Niese (elbow) from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, April 5. He will make his first start of the regular season Sunday, April 6, against the Cincinnati Reds, and he expects to throw as many as 95 pitches.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:24:06 -0700
New York Mets SP Jon Niese (elbow) deemed himself "completely normal" after he threw 80 pitches in a minor league game Tuesday, April 1, and he expects to throw as many as 95 pitches in his season debut against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, April 6. Niese is not concerned that his arm injuries that he dealt with this spring will resurface.