Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:24:39 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis came on for the injured OF Michael Cuddyer (hand) midway through the game Tuesday, April 14, against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Fantasy Tip: Cuddyer was diagnosed with a bruised left hand, so itís uncertain if he will miss time. If he does sit, Nieuwenhuis could be a nice sleeper in FantasyScore at just $1,600 (or 3.2% of cap) if he can draw a start.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:33:43 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (illness) is said to be feeling better and is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday, Sept. 30. It is believed the infection was related to kidney stones.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:49:25 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (kidney) is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday, Sept. 30, after being hospitalized due to an infection related to kidney stones. He is feeling much better. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with three home runs and 16 RBIs in 116 at-bats this year, and he's expected to be a factor off the bench in 2015.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:30:55 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (illness) remained in the hospital Sunday, Sept. 28, because of an infection and is scheduled to undergo more tests, according to manager Terry Collins.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:57:33 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (illness) is expected to be released from a local hospital Sunday, Sept. 28. According to manager Terry Collins, Nieuwenhuis had an infection and the team was awaiting lab results.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:40:27 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (illness) was scratched because he is dealing with an illness. He is not injured.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:55:25 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been scratched from the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 26. OF Eric Young Jr. is starting in his place. Young Jr. is batting leadoff and playing left field.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:46:17 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (kidney) is getting a rest day Friday, Sept. 19, after passing a kidney stone Thursday, Sept. 18.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:30:56 -0700
The New York Mets plan to give OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis some extra playing time before the end of the season to evaluate him for 2015. Although he was in the minors most of the season, the club likes his .259 batting average in 97 major league plate appearances as well as three home runs and four stolen bases. He is out of options after this year.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:01:29 -0700
New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (neck) was scratched from the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because of a neck injury.