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Several teams still interested in trading for Niese

 UPDATED 12/13 @ 2:34 p.m. UPDATED 12/13 @ 11:09 a.m. ORIGINAL POST 12/13 @ 9:27 a.m. While much of the buzz from the Winter meetings has died down with Angels and Marlins coming away the big winners, rumors surrounding the Mets continue to circulate.  It was revealed last week that the team was listening to [...]

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Mets in listening mode on Niese and Pelfrey

While the Mets may not be able to match the headlines Miami is putting up, they’re hardly sitting idly by.  On Tuesday New York signed relievers Jon Rauch (click here to read) and Frank Francisco (click here to read) and traded center fielder Angel Pagan to San Francisco for Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez (click [...]

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A Niese trade unlikely tonight

UPDATED 12/7 8:01 p.m. There has been a lot of ‘buzz’ in Dallas this evening about the Mets actively shopping left hander, Jonathon Niese (see below), however, according to Andy Martino of the Daily News, one Mets official said it’s unlikely a deal gets done tonight: Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger tweeted: David Lennon [...]

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What do Pedro Beato, Ruben Tejada, and Jonathon Niese all have in common?

If you guessed that they all play for the Mets then you were correct, but not creative.  If you said that they’re the future of this great franchise then you were definitely creative but maybe a bit overly optimistic.  As it turns out these three youngsters, along with legendary Mets announcer Ralph Kiner, all share [...]

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Niese May Not Retun This Season

Prior to the New York Mets loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon, NY manger Terry Collins told reporters the likely hood of Jon Niese returning before the end of the season “does not look good.”  Collins added he has nothing to base this on other than the fact that Niese has not began [...]

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Niese and Hairston Land on the DL

Jon Niese and Scott Hairston were the two latest victims to catch the injury bug for the New York Mets as both were placed on the 15-day DL prior to yesterday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: Niese originally suffered the injury on an awkward swing during his [...]

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Pre-game Prediction: Niese will put an end to the Mets 4-game skid

O.K., I’m no longer optimistic about the Mets making the playoffs or even finishing the season .500, but no matter what the team’s record is and what direction they’re heading, I will always enjoy watching them beat the Phillies.  Problem is, after a 10-0 beatdown at the hands of the Phils last night, there’s little [...]

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Pre-Game: Changes on the horizon as Mets continue series with San Diego

The battles this New York Mets team faces in the road ahead may not be for a playoff spot but make no mistake of it, their are fights to be won.  As players fall under the microscope and begin to get evaluated for next season, performance is key all over the diamond.  After taking game [...]

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Z-Cap: Mets fumble away game, series

The New York Mets could not capitalize on a great effort by Jonathon Niese Thursday afternoon as they fell to San Diego Padres by a count of 3-2 and finished up this homestand with a disappointing 3-6 record.  The offense was relatively quiet aside from a 2-run double off the bat of Lucas Duda in [...]

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