Tag: Jon Niese

Niese and Nicasio Lead Pirates to Sweep the Mets in a...

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates swept a two-game doubleheader against the New York Mets Tuesday night, winning both games by a 3-1 score. The Pirates have...

Jon Niese is Starting to Look Like a Pitcher Who Belongs...

Jon Niese has quietly been on a good stretch lately. The left-hander has combined for a 2.25 ERA and a 3.45 xFIP in 24...

Pirates Notes: Neil Walker Returns to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - From his draft day in mid-June of 2004 to his trade this past December, Neil Walker spent 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh...

Tony Watson and Jon Niese Can’t Continue Recent Success in Tonight’s...

MIAMI - Tony Watson had been looking like the old Tony Watson lately. After getting off to a rough start early in the season,...

First Pitch: This Pirates Rotation Needs More Than Just Prospects

After tonight's gem, Jeff Locke has the second best ERA in the Pirates' rotation at 4.33. The advanced metrics don't really back this up. He...

Morning Report: Thoughts on Mitch Keller’s Start From Sunday

I got to see Mitch Keller pitch in person for the first time on Sunday and I probably set my hopes too high because...

First Pitch: Top Stories This Week Included Glasnow, Hayes, and Injury...

Last week, we started a new feature on Sunday night, recapping all of the top prospect features from the previous week. We started this...

Giles: Examining Jon Niese’s Early-Season Struggles

As the Pirates look to rebound from a disastrous series against the Cubs with a weekend set in St. Louis, questions abound regarding the...

Jon Niese Has a Home Run Problem

PITTSBURGH - There were a lot of things the Pirates liked about Jon Niese when they added him over the off-season in a trade with the...

Pirates Bullpen Shuts Down the Cardinals, Jordy Mercer Walks it Off...

PITTSBURGH - Clint Hurdle said tonight's Pirates victory over the Cardinals was like playing two different ballgames. The first five innings was back and forth,...

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