Results tagged ‘ Jon Niese ’

Three Up, Three Down: Things Unraveling

Monday: Giants 4, Mets 3
Three Up:
Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares, Josh Edgin
Three Down: Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, Curtis Granderson

Tuesday: Mets 6, Nationals 1
Three Up:
Zack Wheeler, Daniel Murphy, Jeurys Familia
Three Down: Lucas Duda, Eric Campbell, Ruben Tejada

Wednesday: Nationals 7, Mets 1
Three Up:
Buddy Carlyle, Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares
Three Down: Jon Niese, Carlos Torres, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Thursday: Nationals 5, Mets 3
Three Up:
Vic Black, Daniel Murphy, Kirk Nieuwenhuis
Three Down: David Wright, Juan Lagares, Carlos Torres

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +11
Lucas Duda +9
Daniel Murphy +8
Bartolo Colon +6
Jon Niese +5
Zack Wheeler +4
Buddy Carlyle +3
Dana Eveland +3
Juan Lagares +3
Ike Davis +2

Jeurys Familia +2
Dillon Gee +2
Vic Black +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Josh Edgin +1
Wilmer Flores -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
Curtis Granderson -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Anthony Recker -1
Josh Satin -1
Taylor Teagarden -2
Carlos Torres -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
David Wright -6
Eric Young, Jr. -7
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -10

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David Wright leading teammates in charitable fantasy football

David Wright is among a handful of Major League Baseball players turning fantasy football into charity.

Wright will lead a charity fantasy football draft Aug. 27 at Citi Field, allowing fans to compete against Mets players in a live draft and play against them throughout the NFL season. He, Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Daniel Murphy and Jon Niese will each compete in a separate division, with space for 11 fans in each division.

“I try to do as much charity work as I can, and obviously I really enjoy fantasy football, so it seems like the best of both worlds,” Wright said. “I appreciate Adam thinking of me to represent the New York market. It should be a good time.”

Fans can purchase the right to manage a team for a $3,000 donation, and can bring along a co-manager for an additional $1,000. Yet another optional $1,000 allows fans to select the division in which they will compete.

Proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald Houses in Long Island and New York, the Mets Foundation and Big League Impact.

The latter is the personal charity of Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, who is organizing the event throughout baseball. After launching the inaugural event last year in St. Louis, Wainwright called star players around the league this year to expand it. That’s where Wright comes in.

League managers in New York will be invited to participate in a live draft at Citi Field, with complimentary food and beverage available. Managers will also receive autographed memorabilia signed by all participating players, photos with Mr. and Mrs. Met, VIP access to batting practice, a behind-the-scenes tour of Citi Field and tickets to that night’s game against the Braves.

More information is available at bigleagueimpact.org/events/wright.

“It’s an easy sell, because you’re talking about hopefully a lot of money going to four really, really cool causes,” Wright said. “They were really excited to be a part of it.”

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Three Up, Three Down: Cheesehead edition

Ten games on the road and a 5-5 record.

Thursday: Brewers 9, Mets 1
Three Up:
Lucas Duda, Wilmer Flores, Dana Eveland
Three Down: Dillon Gee, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Curtis Granderson

Friday: Mets 3, Brewers 2
Three Up:
Lucas Duda, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia
Three Down: Bobby Abreu, Ruben Tejada, Curtis Granderson

Saturday: Brewers 5, Mets 2
Three Up:
Curtis Granderson, Chris Young, Daniel Murphy
Three Down: Jon Niese, Carlos Torres, Wilmer Flores

Sunday: Mets 2, Brewers 0
Three Up:
Jacob deGrom, Vic Black, Lucas Duda
Three Down: Juan Lagares, Ruben Tejada, Anthony Recker

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +10
Lucas Duda +9
Bartolo Colon +6
Jon Niese +6
Dana Eveland +4
Daniel Murphy +4
Zack Wheeler +3
Ike Davis +2

Jeurys Familia +2
Dillon Gee +2
Bobby Abreu +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Josh Edgin +1
Vic Black -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Anthony Recker -1
Josh Satin -1
David Wright -1
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -9

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Mariners 5, Mets 2: Three Up, Three Down

Jon Niese said he was “rusty” in his first start back from the disabled list. Rusty in Seattle…how about it, Tom Hanks?

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Three Up: Travis d’Arnaud, David Wright, Chris Young
Three Down: Curtis Granderson, Jon Niese, Eric Campbell

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +8
Jon Niese +7
Bartolo Colon +5
Lucas Duda +5
Dana Eveland +3
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Daniel Murphy +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Zack Wheeler +2
Matt den Dekker +1
Josh Edgin +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Curtis Granderson +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Anthony Recker +1
Carlos Torres +1
Travis d’Arnaud -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
David Wright -1
Vic Black -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Ruben Tejada -7
Chris Young -8

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Mets Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 14

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 14, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Daniel Murphy, 2.5
2. Juan Lagares, 1.7
3. Curtis Granderson, 1.4
4. Lucas Duda, 1.2

5. Jon Niese, 1.1

37-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
37-(t). Rafael Montero, -0.4
37-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.4
37-(t). Scott Rice, -0.4
41. Gonzalez Germen, -0.5

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 2.6
2. Murphy, 1.9
3. Granderson, 1.8
4. Niese, 1.7
5. Duda, 1.4

37-(t). Wilmer Flores, -0.4
37-(t). Lannan, -0.4
37-(t). Rice, -0.4
40-(t). Travis d’Arnaud, -0.8
40-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.8

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Mets Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 13

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 13, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Daniel Murphy, 2.4
2. Juan Lagares, 1.6
3-(t). Lucas Duda, 1.3
3-(t). Zack Wheeler, 1.3

5-(t). Curtis Granderson, 1.2
5-(t). Jon Niese, 1.2

36-(t). Gonzalez Germen, -0.3
36-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.3
36-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.3

39-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
39-(t). Rafael Montero, -0.4
39-(t). Scott Rice, -0.4

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 2.6
2. Murphy, 1.9
3. Niese, 1.8
4-(t). Granderson, 1.4
4-(t). Duda, 1.4
4-(t). David Wright, 1.4

37-(t). Wilmer Flores, -0.4
37-(t). Lannan, -0.4
37-(t). Rice, -0.4
40-(t). Travis d’Arnaud, -0.8
40-(t). Valverde, -0.8

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Three Up, Three Down: Steel City mediocrity

The Mets lose three of four in Pittsburgh.

Thursday: Pirates 5, Mets 2
Three Up:
Lucas Duda, Bobby Abreu, Josh Edgin
Three Down: Daisuke Matsuzaka, Carlos Torres, Curtis Granderson

Friday: Pirates 3, Mets 2
Three Up:
Daniel Murphy, Travis d’Arnaud, Jenrry Mejia
Three Down: Vic Black, Chris Young, Curtis Granderson

Saturday: Mets 5, Pirates 3
Three Up:
Eric Campbell, Jeurys Familia, Eric Young
Three Down: Jon Niese, Curtis Granderson, Anthony Recker

Sunday: Pirates 5, Mets 2
Three Up:
 Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda, Gonzalez Germen
Three Down: Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Juan Lagares

Season Standings
Jon Niese +8
Bartolo Colon +6
Jacob deGrom +5
Juan Lagares +5
Daniel Murphy +5
Lucas Duda +4
Dana Eveland +3
Jeurys Familia +3
Dillon Gee +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2
Josh Edgin +2

Eric Campbell +1
Buddy Carlyle +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Anthony Recker +1
John Lannan -1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Carlos Torres -1
Zack Wheeler -1
Vic Black -2
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
David Wright -2
Curtis Granderson -3
Wilmer Flores -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -9

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Mets Wins Above Replacement leaders through Week 11

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 11, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Daniel Murphy, 2.1
2. Juan Lagares, 1.6
3. Curtis Granderson, 1.2
4-(t). Jon Niese, 1.1

4-(t). Zack Wheeler, 1.1

37-(t). Gonzalez Germen, -0.4
37-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
37-(t). Rafael Montero, -0.4
37-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.4
41. Chris Young, -0.5

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 2.6
2. Niese, 1.9
3-(t). Granderson, 1.6
3-(t). Murphy, 1.6
5. Dillon Gee, 1.2

34. Four players tied
38-(t). Bartolo Colon, -0.4
38-(t). Scott Rice, -0.4
40. Lannan, -0.5
41. Travis d’Arnaud, -0.9

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Brewers 5, Mets 1: Three Up, Three Down

Pay no heed to the three-minute rain delay. Nor the extra-extra-extra innings.

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Three Up: Jon Niese, David Wright, Jeurys Familia
Three Down: Wilmer Flores, Lucas Duda, Carlos Torres

Season Standings
Jon Niese +9
Juan Lagares +6
Jacob deGrom +5
Daniel Murphy +5
Bartolo Colon +4
Eric Campbell +3
Dillon Gee +3
Ike Davis +2
Jeurys Familia +2
Bobby Abreu +1

Andrew Brown +1
Buddy Carlyle +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Anthony Recker +1
Taylor Teagarden +1
Lucas Duda -1
Curtis Granderson -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Carlos Torres -1
Wilmer Flores -2
Ruben Tejada -3
David Wright -3
Travis d’Arnaud -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Chris Young -6
Eric Young, Jr. -6

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Wins Above Replacement Leaders through Week 10

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 10, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Daniel Murphy, 1.9
2. Juan Lagares, 1.5
3. Curtis Granderson, 1.1
4-(t). Jon Niese, 1.0

4-(t). Zack Wheeler, 1.0

34-(t). Bartolo Colon, -0.3

34-(t). Scott Rice, -0.3
34-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.3
34-(t). Chris Young, -0.3
38-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
38-(t). Rafael Montero, -0.4
38-(t). Omar Quintanilla, -0.4

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 2.7
2-(t). Granderson, 1.6
2-(t). Niese, 1.6
4-(t). Dillon Gee, 1.2
4-(t). Murphy, 1.2

36-(t). Jenrry Mejia, -0.4
36-(t). Rice, -0.4
38. Lannan, -0.5
39.  Valverde, -0.8
40. Travis d’Arnaud, -1.0

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