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The Mets’ Jonathon Niese throws a pitch in the bottom of the first inning against the Phillies on Aug. 11, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Recker Delivers Big Blow As Mets Take 3 Of 4 From Phillies

Slumping Anthony Recker hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, Jonathon Niese pitched seven sharp innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Monday.

08/12/2014

Starting pitcher Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets reacts after giving up a two run home run to Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals (not pictured) in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Niese Gives Up 6 Runs, Mets Lose To Nationals 7-1

Doug Fister took a five-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Adam LaRoche homered twice and Danny Espinosa also connected as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-1 Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets reacts in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field on August 1, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Second Straight Win For S.F. Giants Means Loss For Mets

The San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night for their second straight win after a six-game skid.

08/01/2014

Robinson Cano slides into second ahead of Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on July 21, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mets’ Bats Give Little Reason To Celebrate On Wright Anniversary

Jon Niese was back on the mound. David Wright hit an RBI single on the 10th anniversary of his major league debut. That was about it for Mets highlights.

07/22/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Place Jon Niese On DL With Left Shoulder Strain

Niese agreed with the move because he’s been having trouble for about six weeks, but said this break is nothing like his DL stint last year.

07/07/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alderson: Mets Undecided If They Will Be Buyers Or Sellers At The Deadline

The Mets entered their series finale in Atlanta on Wednesday 37-47 and general manager Sandy Alderson said a course of action would be charted out over the next 10 days to two weeks.

07/02/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 6: Marcus Stroman #54 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning during MLB game action against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 6, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 12 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

06/13/2014

Pitcher Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets hits an RBI double in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field on May 22, 2014.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Niese Has RBI As Mets Beat Dodgers 5-3

05/23/2014

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 30: Nate Eovaldi #24 of the Miami Marlins pitches during a game against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on April 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 6 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/02/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 23, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Niese Sharp As Mets Cruise Past Phillies 6-1

Jonathon Niese pitched seven steady innings on a rainy Tuesday night and Daniel Murphy had three hits to lead the surprising New York Mets to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

04/30/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 23, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Niese Picks Up First ‘W’ As Mets Hold Off Cards 3-2

Lucas Duda hit a long home run and the New York Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning to hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Wednesday night with a stiff wind whipping through Citi Field.

04/24/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Uncertainty Abounds For Mets, Yankees As Season Opens

Until they start throwing around the old hardball for real, everybody’s even despite the obvious baggage the Mets bring against the Nationals on Monday or the improvements the Yanks take to Houston on Tuesday.

03/31/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets’ Jonathon Niese Back At Spring Training After Clean Scan

“I just want to get my arm ready. If that means I’m the fifth starter, the eighth starter, it doesn’t matter to me. Just as long as I get my arm right and I’m healthy so we can play in October.”

03/18/2014

Jon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets, Niese Get Good News On Sore Left Elbow

Jon Niese received a cortisone shot for inflammation in the back of his left elbow and may be cleared to resume throwing as early as Wednesday.

03/17/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Niese Leaves With Sore Elbow In Mets 10-4, Split Squad Win Over St. Louis

Jonathon Niese lasted only two innings for a New York Mets split squad Sunday, leaving a 10-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals with a sore left elbow.

03/16/2014

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