Jon Niese

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images); Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets Have Easier Road Than Yankees, But Wild Series Between Them Awaits

A series that not only summons provincial pride, but could also determine the October fates for both teams begins on Sept. 18, when the Yankees and Mets play each other.

08/11/2015

Jonathon Niese

Keidel: Niese Is More Important Than Ever, And The Mets Can’t Trade Him

Believe it or not, next year really could be the year, if this year isn’t. Just don’t jettison the very arms that got you on top of the arms race.

07/14/2015

Jon Niese (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Palladino: Subtracting Niese Could Help Mets’ Playoff Hopes

The advice here: Get the best deal possible and take it.

07/01/2015

Jonathon Niese

Keidel: Mets Should Not Trade Their Pitching, And That Includes Niese

The Mets still have a more glittering future than the Yankees. And it starts on the mound. No need to jog out there and take the ball from one of the gifted young men who got you here.

06/30/2015

Jon Niese (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Niese, Mets Looking To End Skid Against Cellar-Dwelling Brewers

A three-game series with the Brewers and their dismal pitching staff might be at least a temporary elixir for the Mets’ woes on the road.

06/23/2015

Bartolo Colon

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Complete Baseball Player Bartolo Colon Is In Good Company

The Mets are on the road this week, facing a pair of NL West clubs — San Diego and Arizona — after taking four of six at home against NL East rivals Philadelphia and Miami.

06/01/2015

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets celebrates scoring in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during their game at Citi Field on April 15, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Despite Loss Of Wright, Mets Are Feeling Cool, Calm And Confident

This team is confident, and it’s ready to prove that it can keep winning without the face of the franchise.

04/16/2015

Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets swings at a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Jon Niese Breezes, Wilmer Flores Breaks Out As Mets Crush Braves

Wilmer Flores had three hits, including a three-run homer, and the New York Mets routed an Atlanta Braves split squad 13-2 Friday.

03/13/2015

Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning during the first game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals on September 25, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Working Hard To Trade Starting Pitcher Dillon Gee

Of New York’s veteran starting pitchers — including Bartolo Colon and Jon Niese — Gee appears to have the least value.

12/09/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Actively’ Looking To Trade One Of Their Veteran Pitchers

A trade doesn’t appear to be close. There are more attractive pitchers rumored to be on the trade market, and A.J. Burnett is the only significant free-agent starter who has been signed.

12/01/2014

Starlin Castro (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Jon Niese (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitching-Rich Mets Can’t Entice The Perfect Trade Partner

The Mets need an upgrade at shortstop. The Cubs have shortstops in spades. What they don’t have is pitching. So what’s the problem?

11/21/2014

Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese reacts after giving up a home run to Danny Espinosa in the sixth inning at Nationals Park on August 6, 2014. The Nationals won, 7-1. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Mets’ Niese Struggling Since Return From DL

Jonathon Niese did quite well for himself while pitching with a sore shoulder. Now he’s got to learn how to excel with a healthy arm.

08/07/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Anthony Recker is thrown out of the game by home plate umpire Angel Hernandez after being called out on a third strike with the bases loaded in the 11th inning against the Milwaukee Brewers on June 12, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Niese Frustrated, Mets Dejected As Free-Fall Continues In Flushing

By the end of his team’s latest deflating loss, Carlos Torres was punching himself in the head. Hard. It’s been that kind of month for the Mets.

06/13/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Jon Niese Checks In On The State Of The Struggling Mets

Before saying goodbye, Niese got to listen to Al Dukes’ parody efforts through the years.

WFAN–06/11/2014

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