Jonathon Niese will instead get the nod as the Mets go for a four-game winning streak Sunday against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks.
Giancarlo Stanton homered twice and Christian Yelich snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single, sending the Miami Marlins to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.
The St. Louis Cardinals teed off on Mets starter Jonathon Niese for a 10-2 victory over New York on Tuesday night.
Dexter Fowler homered and scored the winning run in the seventh inning on a passed ball, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep.
Juan Lagares homered and Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings to lead the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
After getting back in the win column on the latest “Harvey Day,” the Mets will look for Jonathon Niese to continue the best stretch of his career Sunday night against the New York Yankees in the finale of this Subway Series.
Some are wondering why the dugout altercation is becoming an issue now, comparing the situation to R.A. Dickey’s tumultuous final weeks as a member of the Mets in 2012.
Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese left his final start of the season with an elevated heart rate, a condition he has dealt with before, and the Houston Astros rallied Friday night against reliever Carlos Torres.
The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.
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.
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.
The San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night for their second straight win after a six-game skid.
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.
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.
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.