Jonathon Niese

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

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

With Harvey A Long Way Off, Wheeler Vows To Be The Mets’ Ace In 2014

Wheeler showed signs last season of becoming a co-ace with Harvey, which is exactly what the Mets envisioned when they acquired the hard-throwing right-hander from the San Francisco Giants for Carlos Beltran back in July 2011.

02/05/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Win Season Finale, Finish Season 74-88

The Mets defeated the Brewers on Sunday to finish the 2013 season with a 74-88 record.

09/29/2013

Lucas Duda, right, celebrates his three-run homer with Mets teammates Andrew Brown and Eric Young Jr. during the sixth inning against Marlins at Citi Field on Sept. 13, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Duda, Niese Power Mets Over NL-Worst Marlins

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets overcame two solo shots by Giancarlo Stanton, beating the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Friday night behind Jonathon Niese.

09/13/2013

Scott Rice (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Schwei: Scott Rice’s Amazing Durability And More Mets Notes

Scott Rice begins the week having appeared in 72 games, the most in the major leagues. Rice is the 7th left-handed pitcher in Mets’ history to appear in 70 or more games in a season.

09/02/2013

The Mets’ Jonathon Niese pitches against the Phillies at Citi Field on Aug. 27, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Niese Does Double Duty, Owns Phillies On The Mound And At The Plate

Jonathon Niese pitched a three-hitter and lined a game-breaking three-run double Tuesday night as the New York Mets ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0.

08/28/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Mets Fall To Braves In Extra Innings, Collins Tossed

The Mets lost to the Braves in extra innings in controversial fashion. Manager Terry Collins was ejected for arguing.

08/21/2013

Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves is helped by John Buck #44 of the New York Mets and homeplate umpire Greg Gibson #53 after getting hit in the face with a pitch from Jonathon Niese #49 in the fifth inning at Citi Field on August 21, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Braves Outfielder Heyward Hit By Pitch In Right Jaw

Jason Heyward was struck by a 90 mph fastball from New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese in the sixth inning Wednesday.

08/21/2013

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

Hartnett: Presence Of Harvey, Wheeler Will Have Mets Contending In ’14

There will be fresh optimism when the Mets take the field on Opening Day in 2014, thanks to the Amazin’s dynamic duo of Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler. Citi Field will no longer be the setting of gloomy Septembers and quiet Octobers.

08/21/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets Return To Citi Field After Long Road Trip And More Mets Notes

The Mets host the NL East-leading Braves and the AL Central-leading Tigers this week. The Mets are 6 and 7 so far this season against Atlanta, going 3 and 4 in the games played at Citi Field.

08/20/2013

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

Jon Niese (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Jonathon Niese Cleared To Start Throwing; Shaun Marcum To Miss Next Start

John Ricco said before Monday night’s game in San Francisco that Jonathon Niese has been cleared to start throwing again. Shaun Marcum, however, had his right hand examined by a specialist in St. Louis and will miss his next scheduled start Saturday.

07/09/2013

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