Jon Niese

Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after scoring a run in the fourth inning against the New York Mets. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Mets Strand Tying Run In 9th Inning, Drop Series Finale To Giants

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven innings of four-hit ball, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets, 2-1, on Thursday.

09/19/2013

General manager Sandy Alderson of the New York Mets (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Baseball Gods Owe The Depressed Mets A Break

We all know how this ends. We’re talking about the Mets, a franchise so rife with self-inflicted wounds that even the kindest of baseball gods won’t deign to cut it an occasional break.

08/28/2013

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

Palladino: If Front Office Doesn’t Mess It Up, Mets Will Win WS Before Yanks

It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.

08/23/2013

Terry Collins #10 of the New York Mets is ejected after arguing with first-base umpire Jerry Layne #24 in the tenth inning against the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Looking Forward To Expanded Replay Following Controversial Loss

“It’s tough,” Niese said. “Obviously (if) we were playing next year we wouldn’t be in that situation. That’s the beauty of replay and how necessary it is. It is what it is. (Layne) made the call, and we just got to get over it and come back after the off-day.”

08/22/2013

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets is congratulated by Marlon Byrd #6 as Ike Davis #29 and Rene Rivera #44 of the San Diego Padres, left, look on after Murphy hit a two-run homer during the fourth inning. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Mets Belt 3 Homers To Back Jon Niese In Victory Over Padres

Marlon Byrd, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy each homered as New York won its second straight game after being swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

08/17/2013

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mets Top D-Backs, Flores Hits First Career Major League Home Run

Wilmer Flores capped the Mets’ Sunday night victory in Arizona with a ninth inning home run.

08/12/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets Option Hefner To Triple-A, Sore Elbow Could Send Him To DL

Hefner says he has been dealing with a sore elbow all season but it had worsened recently.

08/11/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically Contend

Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.

07/28/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mets Starter Jonathon Niese To Have Follow-Up MRI On Left Shoulder

Mets starter Jonathon Niese is scheduled to undergo a follow-up MRI on his left shoulder.

06/29/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jon Niese Placed On 15-Day DL With Partial Tear Of Left Rotator Cuff

The Mets have placed left-handed pitcher Jon Niese on the 15-day disabled list and recalled relief pitcher Greg Burke from Triple-A Las Vegas.

06/21/2013

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Jon Niese And His Troubling Shoulder

Niese reportedly complained of weakness in the shoulder before being removed from the game. Though he’d rested for only 12 days before his prior start, the rest that alleviated his symptoms might have contributed to further weakening from disuse.

06/21/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins ‘A Little Concerned’ About Niese’s Balky Shoulder

Jonathon Niese left his start against the Atlanta Braves in the fourth inning with left shoulder discomfort on Thursday night.

06/21/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Palladino: Wheeler Can’t Be Mets’ Savior — Because Harvey Already Is

If Wheeler turns into an equivalent mound presence as Harvey this year, all well and good. He might even become the second part of a 1-1A entry. But there’s no need to pressure Wheeler into becoming a savior. The Mets already have one.

06/19/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets’ Terry Collins Is A Dead Manager Walking

Barring a miraculous turnaround, Collins will be gone at the end of the 2013 season. If the Wilpons had any heart at all, they’d put this good man out of his misery.

06/10/2013

Miami Marlins v New York Mets

Mets Give Up Four Runs In 10th Inning, Lose To Marlins 8-4

Mets allow four runs in the 10th inning, including a two-run home run to Miguel Olivo as the Marlins sweep the Mets for the second straight weekend series.

06/10/2013

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