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Jonathon Niese (SP)

New York Mets - 7% owned

Bats: L, Throws: L

In the Mets 6-1 win over the Phillies, Niese worked out of trouble for most of the night. In 6.1 IP, Niese allowed nine hits, two walks and one ER, while striking out four.

Fantasy Impact: Niese doesn't offer much in terms of fantasy value, outside of deeper mixed leagues or NL-only leagues. In such leagues, he's a back of the rotation SP option who can be streamed based upon matchup. His next start is scheduled against the Braves at home.


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In five innings of work against the Braves, Niese allowed nine baserunners (seven hits and two walks) and three runs (one earned). Niese also struck out two.

Fantasy Impact: Niese clearly didn't have good stuff tonight and was also victimized by two Wilmer Flores errors. Niese, at least, managed to only yield three runs in his five innings of work, despite being very hittable this evening. Niese is a low tier SP in deeper mixed and NL-only leagues, good for an occasional spot-start depending upon matchups.


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New York Mets lefty Jonathon Niese put up excellent numbers in Grapefruit League play this year. He pitched 16.1 innings and put up a 1.65 ERA with 13 strikeouts and only 2 walks.

Fantasy Impact: Niese ended the spring with six shutouts innings against the Nationals on Tuesday. He has always had problems with staying healthy but should be a decent fantasy option as long as he is on the field.


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In the 4 IPs, Niese also only yielded 3 hits (0 BB) and 1 ER against the Cardinals. It was another solid spring start for Niese.

Fantasy Impact: Niese projects as a decent late round pick who can round out a fantasy SP staff. His current positional ADP on FantasyPros is 86. Given this ADP, Niese should provide good value and the potential for good spot-start strikeouts depending on the matchup.


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New York Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese shutout the Braves today over 3.2ip. Niese threw 69 pitches and gave up 3 hits with 3 strikeouts. Niese has had a history of shoulder trouble but stated after the game today that his arm felt good.

Fantasy Impact: Jonathon Niese has battled injuries in his career and the southpaw has yet to throw a 200-inning season but he could offer decent value late in drafts. When healthy Niese has the potential for a strong era with solid k's.


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