Tag archive for ‘Jon Niese’
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By Guy Kipp On Friday, September 12th, 2014
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Hey Mets, Leave the Fences Where They Are

The Mets are thinking about bringing the fences in again at Citi Field next year. They ought to think again. While Curtis Granderson might be cheered by the idea that he could hit 25 home runs instead of 20 More...

Jon Niese
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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Mets Heading for Another Depressing Finish

The Mets look poised to continue a rather remarkable, but certainly not enviable record this summer. Since moving to Citi Field in 2009, the Mets have never had a winning month of August, and they have never had More...

Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon
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By Guy Kipp On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Mets Need to Hold on to Bartolo Colon

The Mets made it known last week that pitcher Bartolo Colon was available for a trade before the July 31 trading deadline. Now, the Mets should make sure they pull the hefty veteran off the market at once. Mets More...

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By Jason Radowitz On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Mets: Kingda Ka Pitching

It wasn’t long ago when the Mets began their regular season with a starting rotation that consisted of Dillon Gee, Jon Niese, Bartolo Colon, Zack Wheeler and Jenrry Mejia. It also wasn’t too long ago More...

Dillon Gee
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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Deeply Flawed Mets Done with Disastrous Road Trip

The Mets did not pitch in Colorado, they did not hit at all in Florida, and now a team that was four games over .500 just eight days ago, comes home a game under .500 at 16-17. And, “bridge season” or not, the More...

Bartolo Colon gets removed from the mound after 4 2/3 innings against the Rockies.
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By Guy Kipp On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Mets’ Starting Rotation Enjoys Unprecedented Stretch

In all 26 games the Mets played in April, their starting rotation achieved something no other Mets rotation ever had. Every day that a Met starter took the mound in April, he went at least five innings. Now, this More...

Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Mets Holes Still Go Way Beyond Just Shortstop

Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac) With less than two weeks until Opening Day, the New York Mets don’t have a shortstop or a first baseman, and the More...

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By Jason Radowitz On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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How The Mets Could Make a World Series Run

Yes, you read the title correctly. The Mets can make a World Series run this year. Many things will need to go their way, such as good play from their shortstop, first baseman, and their entire pitching staff. I’m More...

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By Guy Kipp On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Mets First Crisis of Spring?: Niese’s ‘Dead Arm’

(AP Photo) Two days before the New York Mets’ opening spring training game against the Washington Nationals, their most likely candidate to start on the mound on Opening Day got sent back to New York. Jonathan More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
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RESHAPING THE METS OUTFIELD

(USA Today Sports) While the headline-making events in the New York Mets last week include Zack Wheeler’s extremely promising major league debut against the Atlanta Braves, Jon Niese’s potentially damaging partial More...

Mike Pelfrey. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
By Guy Kipp On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Forgotten man Pelfrey’s absence might make a bigger impact than we realize

Mike Pelfrey. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) There’s going to be a natural inclination this season to lament the absence of R.A. Dickey every time a New York Mets starting pitcher gets cuffed around, or every time More...

The Mets are hoping Brandon Nimmo will be an important piece to their future.
By Justin Mears On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
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Dickey Trade Outlines Alderson’s Master Plan

The Mets are hoping Brandon Nimmo will be an important piece to their future. Many Mets fans were troubled, and even outraged by the club’s controversial decision to move defending National League Cy Young winner More...