• Niese exits with contusion after comebacker

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 5, 2014
    Niese was diagnosed with a contusion in his lower back; X-rays were negative. Niese has now allowed no more than three earned runs in each of his 17 starts this season. Choo hit his second leadoff homer of the season on Niese's third pitch. The Mets regrouped for a 6-5 victory, but Niese’s injury was another frustrating episode in a season that has been in a downward spiral over the last month. Mejia allowed an RBI single to Adam Rosales in the ninth before retiring pinch-hitter Robinson Chirinos on a tri...
    Source: MLB.com
    • Niese Hurt, but d'Arnaud Lifts Mets Over Rangers

      Travis d'Arnaud snapped an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double and the New York Mets overcame an early injury to starter Jonathon Niese, beating the skidding Texas Rangers 6-5 Friday night to stop a four-game slide.
      Source: nytimes.com
  • Mets 6, Rangers 5: Injuries and Uneven Play Take Some Luster Off a Mets Victory

    Jon Niese retired only one batter before leaving with a lower back contusion, but the Mets were able to regroup for a 6-5 victory.
    Source: nytimes.com

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