Niese Leaving Mets' Camp For MRIMets left-hander Jon Niese is being sent back to New York for an MRI on his ailing pitching shoulder.
Mets Off To Strong Start With Rout Of Padres Jonathon Niese stepped nicely into his new role as No. 1 starter and Collin Cowgill's grand slam capped a splashy New York debut in an 11-2 rout of the San Diego Padres.
Niese Retires 15 Straight As Mets Defeat BravesJonathon Niese took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start since signing a rich contract and the New York Mets completed a season-opening sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 7-5 victory Sunday.
Mets Pitcher Breathing More EasilyMets pitcher Jonathan Niese is breathing a lot easier after the procedure corrected a deviated septum.
Turner, Mets Unload On Braves' HansonJustin Turner homered twice and the New York Mets stopped a five-game losing streak with an 11-7 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Jason Bay and Josh Thole also connected for the Mets, who banged out 16 hits to break out of a weeklong offensive funk. New York hit four homers in a game for the first time in more than a year.
Without Big Bats, Mets Blast HamelsEven without their best hitters, the New York Mets are nothing but trouble for Cole Hamels. Scott Hairston, subbing for ailing All-Star Carlos Beltran, hit a long homer and drove in a career-best five runs as New York hammered the Phillies' ace yet again in an 11-2 victory Saturday.
Without Reyes, Mets Find Way To Win Fourth StraightRuben Tejada doubled home two runs while filling in again for injured shortstop Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran doubled twice and scored twice, and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Phillies Shut Out Mets, 11-0Roy Halladay pitched seven sharp innings for his first win of the season, Wilson Valdez had a areer-high four hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 11-0 Thursday.