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Jon Niese PYankees

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-27-1986
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age31 years, 8 months, 24 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2.22014
1.52015
0.12016
2017
0.22018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2008 NYN MLB 3 3 14.0 1 1 0 20 8 11 2 .259 93 12.9 5.1 1.3 7.1 50% .375 .325 2.00 5.10 7.07 103 5.17 110.3 0.1
2009 NYN MLB 5 5 25.7 1 1 0 27 9 18 1 .256 93 9.5 3.2 0.4 6.3 49% .317 .269 1.40 3.20 4.21 89 3.97 85.1 0.5
2010 NYN MLB 30 30 173.7 9 10 0 192 62 148 20 .266 90 10.0 3.2 1.0 7.7 48% .324 .290 1.46 4.12 4.20 97 4.70 106.2 1.2
2011 NYN MLB 27 26 157.3 11 11 0 178 44 138 14 .258 96 10.2 2.5 0.8 7.9 55% .333 .279 1.41 3.32 4.40 85 3.67 85.4 2.6
2012 NYN MLB 30 30 190.3 13 9 0 174 49 155 22 .255 96 8.2 2.3 1.0 7.3 49% .272 .244 1.17 3.84 3.40 92 3.18 72.9 4.5
2013 NYN MLB 24 24 143.0 8 8 0 158 48 105 10 .247 97 9.9 3.0 0.6 6.6 53% .326 .270 1.44 3.55 3.71 95 3.57 85.4 2.4
2014 NYN MLB 30 30 187.7 9 11 0 193 45 138 17 .259 94 9.3 2.2 0.8 6.6 49% .304 .272 1.27 3.64 3.40 95 3.86 94.7 2.2
2015 NYN MLB 33 29 176.7 9 10 0 192 55 113 20 .254 91 9.8 2.8 1.0 5.8 58% .300 .295 1.40 4.44 4.13 103 4.34 101.3 1.5
2016 NYN 0 6 2 11.0 0 1 0 13 9 12 4 .249 101 10.6 7.4 3.3 9.8 35% .300 .360 2.00 8.18 11.45 115 3.80 84.2 0.2
2016 PIT 0 23 18 110.0 8 6 0 132 38 76 21 .267 101 10.8 3.1 1.7 6.2 55% .314 .297 1.55 5.40 4.91 108 5.38 119.2 -0.1
2016 TOT MLB 29 20 121.0 8 7 0 145 47 88 25 .265 101 10.8 3.5 1.9 6.5 54% .313 .303 1.59 5.65 5.50 109 5.24 116.0 0.1
CareerMLB2111971189.3696801279367914131.258959.72.81.06.952%.310.2791.384.024.07964.2598.512.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2006 HAG A 25 25 123.0 11 9 0 121 62 132 7 .260 83 8.9 4.5 0.5 9.7 49% .328 .268 1.49 3.63 3.95 92 3.57 96.9
2006 SLU A+ 2 2 10.0 0 2 0 8 5 10 0 .238 52 7.2 4.5 0.0 9.0 50% .267 .217 1.30 2.74 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SLU A+ 27 27 134.3 11 7 0 151 31 110 9 .256 103 10.1 2.1 0.6 7.4 51% .334 .250 1.36 3.38 4.29 83 2.77 90.3
2008 NYN MLB 3 3 14.0 1 1 0 20 8 11 2 .259 93 12.9 5.1 1.3 7.1 50% .375 .325 2.00 5.10 7.07 103 5.17 110.3
2008 BIN AA 22 22 124.3 6 7 0 118 44 112 5 .256 100 8.5 3.2 0.4 8.1 53% .316 .242 1.30 3.05 3.04 78 2.33 49.4
2008 NWO AAA 7 7 39.7 5 1 0 34 14 32 4 .259 97 7.7 3.2 0.9 7.3 55% .261 .245 1.21 4.39 3.40 88 3.74 69.5
2009 NYN MLB 5 5 25.7 1 1 0 27 9 18 1 .256 93 9.5 3.2 0.4 6.3 49% .317 .269 1.40 3.20 4.21 89 3.97 85.1
2009 BUF AAA 16 16 94.3 5 6 0 95 26 82 7 .244 106 9.1 2.5 0.7 7.8 56% .313 .240 1.28 3.33 3.82 77 1.73 39.0
2010 NYN MLB 30 30 173.7 9 10 0 192 62 148 20 .266 90 10.0 3.2 1.0 7.7 48% .324 .290 1.46 4.12 4.20 97 4.70 106.2
2010 BUF AAA 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 8 0 3 1 .240 108 12.0 0.0 1.5 4.5 45% .333 .247 1.33 4.45 3.00 99 4.77 102.3
2011 NYN MLB 27 26 157.3 11 11 0 178 44 138 14 .258 96 10.2 2.5 0.8 7.9 55% .333 .279 1.41 3.32 4.40 85 3.67 85.4
2012 NYN MLB 30 30 190.3 13 9 0 174 49 155 22 .255 96 8.2 2.3 1.0 7.3 49% .272 .244 1.17 3.84 3.40 92 3.18 72.9
2013 NYN MLB 24 24 143.0 8 8 0 158 48 105 10 .247 97 9.9 3.0 0.6 6.6 53% .326 .270 1.44 3.55 3.71 95 3.57 85.4
2013 SLU A+ 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 .264 96 4.5 2.2 0.0 9.0 50% .250 .099 0.75 1.99 0.00 87 2.94 68.3
2013 BIN AA 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 4 3 6 0 .250 97 7.2 5.4 0.0 10.8 55% .364 .262 1.40 2.71 3.60 95 4.70 102.5
2013 MTS Rk 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 .268 109 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 67% .333 .420 1.50 2.45 4.50 95 3.49 78.6
2014 NYN MLB 30 30 187.7 9 11 0 193 45 138 17 .259 94 9.3 2.2 0.8 6.6 49% .304 .272 1.27 3.64 3.40 95 3.86 94.7
2015 NYN MLB 33 29 176.7 9 10 0 192 55 113 20 .254 91 9.8 2.8 1.0 5.8 58% .300 .295 1.40 4.44 4.13 103 4.34 101.3
2016 NYN MLB 6 2 11.0 0 1 0 13 9 12 4 .249 101 10.6 7.4 3.3 9.8 35% .300 .360 2.00 8.18 11.45 115 3.80 84.2
2016 PIT MLB 23 18 110.0 8 6 0 132 38 76 21 .267 101 10.8 3.1 1.7 6.2 55% .314 .297 1.55 5.40 4.91 108 5.38 119.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 267 0.5281 0.4007 0.8692 0.5532 0.2302 0.9231 0.7241 0.1308
2009 401 0.5586 0.4888 0.8163 0.6205 0.3220 0.8633 0.7018 0.1837
2010 2924 0.5510 0.4449 0.8009 0.5847 0.2734 0.8588 0.6490 0.1991
2011 2474 0.5360 0.4511 0.7948 0.5709 0.3127 0.8481 0.6825 0.2052
2012 3018 0.5222 0.4645 0.8174 0.5933 0.3239 0.8663 0.7195 0.1826
2013 2331 0.5054 0.4595 0.8226 0.6180 0.2975 0.8915 0.6764 0.1774
2014 2782 0.5277 0.4497 0.8225 0.6022 0.2793 0.8925 0.6540 0.1775
2015 2679 0.4909 0.4337 0.8503 0.5977 0.2757 0.9046 0.7367 0.1497
2016 1996 0.4544 0.4529 0.8219 0.6307 0.3049 0.8794 0.7229 0.1781
Career188720.51640.45090.81910.5980.29460.87730.69120.1809

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-27 2014-09-29 DTD 2 2 - General Medical Cardiac Arrhythmia -
2014-07-05 2014-07-21 15-DL 16 12 Left Shoulder Inflammation A/C Inflammation -
2014-03-21 2014-04-06 15-DL 16 5 Left Elbow Recovery From Previous Injury - -
2014-03-17 2014-03-21 Camp 4 0 Left Elbow Hyperextension - -
2014-02-26 2014-03-11 Camp 13 0 Left Shoulder Soreness - -
2013-09-02 2013-09-07 DTD 5 4 Left Lower Leg Cramp Calf - -
2013-06-21 2013-08-11 15-DL 51 45 Left Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff - Partial Tear - -
2013-05-28 2013-06-09 DTD 12 9 Left Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis - -
2013-04-23 2013-04-23 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Shin - -
2012-09-29 2012-10-04 DTD 5 5 - General Medical Cardiac Arrhythmia - -
2011-08-24 2011-09-29 15-DL 36 34 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2010-08-11 2010-08-11 DTD 0 0 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-05-17 2010-06-05 15-DL 19 17 Right Thigh Strain Proximal Hamstring -
2009-08-06 2009-10-05 60-DL 60 55 Right Thigh Surgery Hamstring 2009-08-06

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 NYA $
2016 PIT $9,050,000
2015 NYN $7,050,000
2014 NYN $5,050,000
2013 NYN $3,050,000
2012 NYN $819,500
2011 NYN $452,000
2010 NYN $402,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$25,873,500
7 yrTotal$25,873,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 107 dO'Connell Sports1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/30/18 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. May earn additional $0.45M in performance bonuses. Released by Texas 4/16/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/19/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.25M in majors. May earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses. Released by NY Yankees 3/25/17. Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/28/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.25M in majors. May earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses.
  • 5 years/$25.5195M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 club options. Signed extension with NY Mets 4/4/12, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/12. $0.25M signing bonus. 12:$0.7695M, 13:$3M, 14:$5M, 15:$7M, 16:$9M, 17:$10M club option, $0.5M buyout. 18:$11M club option, $0.5M buyout. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 12/9/15. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16 with $3,549,180 remaining on contract. Mets paid Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal. NY Mets declined 2017 option 11/16.
  • 1 year/$0.452M (2011). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract).
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/08.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2005 (7-209) (Defiance HS, Ohio). $0.175M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .289 .349 .450 .301
11 vs R (Multi) .282 .341 .463 .288
18 Split (Multi) .008 .008 -.012 .012
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .304 .383 .504 .322
31 vs R (2016) .294 .352 .530 .297
38 Split (2016) .010 .030 -.026 .025
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-06-30 19:00:00 (link to chat)Mike, What innings eaters might the Cubs go after at the Deadline? Thanks!
(Steve Trout from Big & Tall Fitting Room)
If you're talking about pure innings eaters and not aces it opens things up a little bit. Jon Niese is the guy who has been linked to a couple of teams, and Bartolo Colon is a logical guy too (although I haven't heard any rumors about him). Thinking of guys on second division teams, it's kind of limited to be honest. The Rockies really don't have anyone obvious. Jorge de la Rosa? Maybe? Diamondbacks don't. They're not really innings eaters but Mat Latos and Dan Haren aren't quite ace material and would probably fit the mold of a non-ace who wouldn't cost a bevy of prospects. (Mike Gianella)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)When the Mets finally decide to sell off some of their big league arms who do you think will go and what could be the possible return for a Dillon Gee or Jon Niese?
(avery from bronx)
I think Niese brings more back for whatever reason. (Craig Goldstein)
2013-03-20 11:00:00 (link to chat)I've got Halladay and CJ Wilson as my #3 and #5 starter in a points league. Trying to flip them based on Halladay's health and Wilson's walking ways (possible 2011 was outlier??). Anyone you like I should target in a vacuum? I've got Wainwright, Darvish, Peavy, D.Holland, Pettitte and Porcello as the rest of my staff (league really likes [read: reaches] SPs)
(James from NYC)
Sure, I can name dozens of starters I like better than those two, but it depends on the market. Jon Niese and Doug Fister are two off the top of my head, but I have no idea how their current owner(s) value them. (Cory Schwartz)
2013-03-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)In a 5X5 Roto Auction Keeper League, would you keep Jay Bruce at $32 and or Jon Niese at $9. (Some HUGE Mets fans in the league who'd pay 15-17 for Niese.)
(Jeff from Manahawkin, NJ)
Then couldn't you trade Niese to someone who thinks he's a bargain? That might be best value for what you get in return. Exploit the market! (Harry Pavlidis)
2012-03-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who are your sleeper NL only pitchers this year?
(will.I.ain't from roaming)
I chose Jon Niese for the recent Lineup Card on breakout players. Otherwise, I might roll the dice on Chris Volstad with the hopes that he does break out this season. (R.J. Anderson)
2011-05-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mike, how much would you think a pitching coach should be tinkering with a pitcher who's moderately successful? Mets Pitching Coach Dan Warthen for example has been trying to get Jon Niese to increase his sinker usage (actually occurring) and his change-up usage (which hasnt actually occurred) despite both having been poor pitches in the past. At what point should a pitching coach just let be with what works?
(garik16 from New York)
Josh, you know a lot more about Niese than I do, and IIRC, you've not been happy with the changes Warthen has made with Niese. I'd be inclined to defer to you there.

Certainly I imagine sometimes players ought to listen to their coaches, and I know nothing about Warthen's techniques or philosophy in general, so I'll plead ignorance in this specific case. (Mike Fast)


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