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Jonathon Joseph Niese

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: October 27, 1986 in Lima, Ohio, United States
High School: Defiance HS (Defiance, OH)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 7th round of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from Defiance HS (Defiance, OH).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2009: Rated #77 Prospect

Major League Stats

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2005 18 -2.5 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 0 1.000 3.65 3.65 7 5 0 0 0 0 24.2 23 10 10 1 10 0 24 1 0 2 105 1.338 8.4 0.4 3.6 8.8 2.40
2006 19 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ NYM 11 11 .500 3.97 5.05 27 27 0 1 1 0 133.2 129 75 59 7 67 1 142 9 1 16 594 1.466 8.7 0.5 4.5 9.6 2.12
2006 19 -2.8 Hagerstown SALL A NYM 11 9 .550 3.93 4.88 25 25 0 1 1 0 123.2 121 67 54 7 62 1 132 9 1 15 549 1.480 8.8 0.5 4.5 9.6 2.13
2006 19 -4.0 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 0 2 .000 4.50 7.20 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 8 8 5 0 5 0 10 0 0 1 45 1.300 7.2 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
2007 20 -3.1 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 11 7 .611 4.29 5.23 27 27 0 2 1 0 134.1 151 78 64 9 31 0 110 7 0 7 575 1.355 10.1 0.6 2.1 7.4 3.55
2008 21 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM 11 8 .579 3.13 3.73 29 29 0 2 1 0 164.0 152 68 57 9 58 0 144 4 0 8 688 1.280 8.3 0.5 3.2 7.9 2.48
2008 21 -3.6 Binghamton EL AA NYM 6 7 .462 3.04 3.84 22 22 0 2 1 0 124.1 118 53 42 5 44 0 112 2 0 7 521 1.303 8.5 0.4 3.2 8.1 2.55
2008 21 -5.9 New Orleans PCL AAA NYM 5 1 .833 3.40 3.40 7 7 0 0 0 0 39.2 34 15 15 4 14 0 32 2 0 1 167 1.210 7.7 0.9 3.2 7.3 2.29
2008 21 -7.9 NYM NL MLB NYM 1 1 .500 7.07 7.07 3 3 0 0 0 0 14.0 20 11 11 2 8 0 11 0 0 0 69 2.000 12.9 1.3 5.1 7.1 1.38
2009 22 -5.0 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 5 6 .455 3.82 4.48 16 16 0 2 2 0 94.1 95 47 40 7 26 0 82 4 0 4 400 1.283 9.1 0.7 2.5 7.8 3.15
2009 22 -6.6 NYM NL MLB NYM 1 1 .500 4.21 4.21 5 5 0 0 0 0 25.2 27 12 12 1 9 0 18 0 0 1 110 1.403 9.5 0.4 3.2 6.3 2.00
2010 23 -3.6 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 0 0 3.00 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 8 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 25 1.333 12.0 1.5 0.0 4.5
2010 23 -5.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 9 10 .474 4.20 5.03 30 30 0 2 1 0 173.2 192 97 81 20 62 3 148 9 0 5 770 1.463 10.0 1.0 3.2 7.7 2.39
2011 24 -4.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 11 11 .500 4.40 5.03 27 26 0 0 0 0 157.1 178 88 77 14 44 4 138 5 0 3 694 1.411 10.2 0.8 2.5 7.9 3.14
2012 25 -3.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 13 9 .591 3.40 3.64 30 30 0 0 0 0 190.1 174 77 72 22 49 2 155 4 0 6 788 1.172 8.2 1.0 2.3 7.3 3.16
2013 26 2.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-Rk NYM 1 0 1.000 2.45 4.91 3 3 0 0 0 0 11.0 9 6 3 0 4 0 11 0 0 1 43 1.182 7.4 0.0 3.3 9.0 2.75
2013 26 5.4 Mets GULF Rk NYM 0 0 4.50 18.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 26 2.9 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 13 0.750 4.5 0.0 2.2 9.0 4.00
2013 26 1.4 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 0 1.000 3.60 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 0 3 0 6 0 0 1 20 1.400 7.2 0.0 5.4 10.8 2.00
2013 26 -2.1 NYM NL MLB NYM 8 8 .500 3.71 4.28 24 24 0 1 1 0 143.0 158 68 59 10 48 1 105 4 0 5 621 1.441 9.9 0.6 3.0 6.6 2.19
2014 27 -1.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 9 11 .450 3.40 3.84 30 30 0 0 0 0 187.2 193 80 71 17 45 0 138 7 0 3 786 1.268 9.3 0.8 2.2 6.6 3.07
2015 28 -0.4 NYM NL MLB NYM 9 10 .474 4.13 4.74 33 29 1 0 0 0 176.2 192 93 81 20 55 2 113 9 0 2 770 1.398 9.8 1.0 2.8 5.8 2.05
2016 29 0.7 PIT NL MLB PIT 5 2 .714 4.42 4.73 10 10 0 0 0 0 59.0 65 31 29 12 19 0 41 3 0 5 258 1.424 9.9 1.8 2.9 6.3 2.16
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 66 63 .512 3.94 4.45 192 187 1 3 2 0 1127.1 1199 557 493 118 339 12 867 41 0 30 4866 1.364 9.6 0.9 2.7 6.9 2.56
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 40 32 .556 3.72 4.53 110 108 0 7 5 0 568.0 567 286 235 34 196 1 516 25 1 38 2430 1.343 9.0 0.5 3.1 8.2 2.63
All Levels (12 Seasons) 106 95 .527 3.86 4.48 302 295 1 10 7 0 1695.1 1766 843 728 152 535 13 1383 66 1 68 7296 1.357 9.4 0.8 2.8 7.3 2.59
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 1 0 1.000 3.71 4.72 8 6 0 0 0 0 26.2 26 14 11 1 10 0 25 1 0 2 115 1.350 8.8 0.3 3.4 8.4 2.50
A+ (3 seasons) Minors 11 9 .550 4.19 5.22 30 30 0 2 1 0 148.1 161 86 69 9 37 0 124 7 0 8 633 1.335 9.8 0.5 2.2 7.5 3.35
AA (2 seasons) Minors 7 7 .500 3.06 3.83 23 23 0 2 1 0 129.1 122 55 44 5 47 0 118 2 0 8 541 1.307 8.5 0.3 3.3 8.2 2.51
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 10 7 .588 3.66 4.11 24 24 0 2 2 0 140.0 137 64 57 12 40 0 117 6 0 5 592 1.264 8.8 0.8 2.6 7.5 2.93

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2005 18 -1.8 Mets GULF Rk NYM 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ NYM 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 -2.8 Hagerstown SALL A NYM 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 -4.0 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 20 -2.9 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 21 -4.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM 29 35 28 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 .143 .226 .143 .369 4 1 1 4 0 0
2008 21 -3.4 Binghamton EL AA NYM 22 19 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 2 0 0
2008 21 -6.0 New Orleans PCL AAA NYM 7 16 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 2 1 1 2 0 0
2008 21 -7.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009 22 -5.3 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 17 13 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 2 0 0
2009 22 -6.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 5 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 1 0 0
2010 23 -4.0 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 23 -5.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 31 66 53 3 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 8 27 .189 .295 .226 .521 12 0 0 5 0 0
2011 24 -4.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 29 60 49 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 33 .061 .132 .102 .234 5 0 0 7 0 0
2012 25 -3.4 NYM NL MLB NYM 30 68 55 8 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 19 .218 .295 .218 .513 12 0 0 7 0 0
2013 26 1.6 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-Rk NYM 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2013 26 6.4 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 26 3.2 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 1.6 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2013 26 -2.3 NYM NL MLB NYM 24 45 39 6 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 17 .205 .279 .256 .535 10 1 0 2 0 0
2014 27 -1.2 NYM NL MLB NYM 31 65 55 3 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 6 29 .091 .180 .109 .289 6 0 0 4 0 0
2015 28 -0.2 NYM NL MLB NYM 33 60 52 5 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 18 .173 .246 .192 .438 10 0 0 3 0 0
2016 29 0.6 PIT NL MLB PIT 9 18 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 1 0 0
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 195 397 333 27 51 6 1 0 19 0 0 34 154 .153 .232 .177 .409 59 1 0 30 0 0
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 111 52 42 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 13 .119 .178 .119 .297 5 1 1 7 0 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) 306 449 375 28 56 6 1 0 21 0 0 36 167 .149 .226 .171 .396 64 2 1 37 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (3 seasons) Minors 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 23 21 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 3 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 25 31 25 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 .120 .185 .120 .305 3 1 1 4 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2005 18 Mets GULF Rk NYM P 7 5 24.2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.73 0.29 1 2 67%
2006 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ NYM P 27 27 133.2 28 7 18 3 0 .893 1.68 0.93 18 12 40%
2006 19 Hagerstown SALL A NYM P 25 25 123.2 27 7 17 3 0 .889 1.75 0.96 15 12 44%
2006 19 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM P 2 2 10.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.50 3 0 0%
2007 20 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM P 27 27 134.1 26 3 23 0 1 1.000 1.74 0.96 11 6 35%
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM P 29 29 164.0 39 10 29 0 1 1.000 2.14 1.34 18 5 22%
2008 21 Binghamton EL AA NYM P 22 22 124.1 31 8 23 0 1 1.000 2.24 1.41 14 4 22%
2008 21 New Orleans PCL AAA NYM P 7 7 39.2 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.82 1.14 4 1 20%
2008 21 NYM NL MLB NYM P 3 14.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.57 1.33
2009 22 Buffalo IL AAA NYM P 16 16 94.1 18 3 14 1 0 .944 1.62 1.06 5 1 17%
2009 22 NYM NL MLB NYM P 5 26.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.38 0.80
2010 23 Buffalo IL AAA NYM P 1 1 6.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 1.00 1 0 0%
2010 23 NYM NL MLB NYM P 30 174.0 34 7 26 1 0 .971 1.71 1.10
2011 24 NYM NL MLB NYM P 27 157.0 40 4 36 0 1 1.000 2.29 1.48
2012 25 NYM NL MLB NYM P 30 190.0 33 5 26 2 2 .939 1.47 1.03
2013 26 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-Rk-AA NYM P 3 3 11.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 1.64 0.67 0 2 100%
2013 26 Mets GULF Rk NYM P 1 1 2.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 9.00 2.00 0 1 100%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2013 26 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM P 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0
2013 26 Binghamton EL AA NYM P 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 1 100%
2013 26 NYM NL MLB NYM P 24 143.0 33 5 26 2 1 .939 1.95 1.29
2014 27 NYM NL MLB NYM P 30 187.2 39 2 33 4 2 .897 1.68 1.17
2015 28 NYM NL MLB NYM P 33 176.2 47 7 39 1 4 .979 2.34 1.39
2016 29 PIT NL MLB PIT P 10 10 59.0 10 4 6 0 1 1.000 1.53 1.00
MLB (9 seasons) MLB P 192 10 1127.1 244 36 198 10 11 .959 1.87 1.22
Minors (7 seasons) Minors P 110 108 568.0 116 24 88 4 3 .966 1.77 1.02 54 28 34%
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 302 118 1695.1 360 60 286 14 14 .961 1.84 1.15 54 28 34%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2005 18 GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Rk 2005-07-19 2005-08-23
2006 19 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League A 2006-04-06 2006-08-21
2006 19 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ 2006-08-28 2006-09-03
2007 20 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ 2007-04-06 2007-08-30
2008 21 Binghamton Mets Eastern League AA 2008-04-03 2008-07-24
2008 21 New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League AAA 2008-07-30 2008-08-29
2008 21 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2008-09-02 2008-09-22
2009 22 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA 2009-04-09 2009-07-18
2009 22 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2009-05-08 2009-08-05
2010 23 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2010-04-08 2010-09-29
2010 23 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA 2010-05-31 2010-05-31
2011 24 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2011-04-02 2011-08-23
2012 25 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2012-04-08 2012-09-28
2013 26 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2013 26 GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Rk 2013-07-27 2013-07-27
2013 26 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ 2013-08-01 2013-08-01
2013 26 Binghamton Mets Eastern League AA 2013-08-06 2013-08-06
2014 27 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2014-04-06 2014-09-26
2015 28 New York Mets National League MLB 1 2015-04-10 2015-10-04
2016 29 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2016-04-05 2016-05-27

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