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Jon Niese
Birthdate: 10/27/1986 (30 y, 4 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 9, Overall: 209, Team: New York Mets
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Niese (knee) made his spring training debut Monday, tossing a scoreless inning in a 13-1 loss to the Pirates. (3/6/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Niese struggled mightily in 2016 in just about every conceivable way. He posted the highest walk rate of his career (3.50 per nine), the highest home run rate of his career (22.1% of opponents' fly balls left the park), a career-worst earned run average (5.50 ERA) and fielding independent pitching (5.62 FIP), etc. He's fighting for a spot in the Yankee bullpen this spring. Even if he ends up playing major league ball, he's going to have to prove that last year was a serious fluke before I give him any consideration in fantasy. (Scott Strandberg)

The Quick Opinion: If he ends up in a starting rotation in a pitchers' park with a great defense behind him, then sure, maybe. It's a stretch. He's trying to catch on as a reliever with the Yankees, so...

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
Totalvs L270.1- - -11582845581341162668021229.266.326.412.324
Totalvs R919.0- - -3996995187184694221052991520685.271.334.426.332
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalHome617.13.86265363212413294265631901020478.259.322.405.319
TotalAway572.04.3025016471181330927368177521436.281.343.442.342
TotalHome vs L148.2- - -6211463047664163707125.253.309.408.314
TotalHome vs R468.2- - -2032486949218201471531013353.261.326.404.320
TotalAway vs L121.2- - -53713825458521031014104.281.345.417.336
TotalAway vs R450.1- - -19645099392512215814657332.281.342.448.344
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalMar/Apr207.23.478992124649380227229149.259.330.412.326
TotalMay206.04.89929238425130112268124153.282.353.446.348
TotalJun221.03.3893722639592832163411180.262.325.399.318
TotalJul178.03.897481853108277203703130.261.306.398.309
TotalAug217.24.429452294891191072664514186.264.329.440.334
TotalSept/Oct159.04.476961893638779165020116.293.349.442.346
Total1st Half702.03.9130437421381434530577227825530.266.331.416.327
Total2nd Half487.14.3021115371041225823354140716384.275.333.433.335
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalLow Leverage497.0- - -22375631151315013659169220394.275.337.432.337
TotalMedium Leverage602.0- - -254762111410305276611711020460.264.326.409.322
TotalHigh Leverage90.1- - -3709513314812611273160.278.346.462.344
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalBases Empty629.0- - -286673314117818181195030506.278.334.436.338
TotalMen on Base560.1- - -22885461019522457501721511408.259.329.405.320
TotalMen In Scoring298.0- - -128230654845639628114156248.263.340.414.326
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalThrough 3 - 023.0- - -2303250221931301419.323.709.465.532
TotalThrough 3 - 160.1- - -42764140352961881041.268.590.402.466
TotalThrough 3 - 299.0- - -5641052504339916602123.265.484.397.407
TotalThrough 2 - 0120.0- - -69516331395832018814568.325.514.522.451
TotalThrough 1 - 0413.0- - -198649810412251225622671415264.292.395.481.382
TotalThrough 2 - 1198.1- - -982220472102912118014176.276.412.420.374
TotalThrough 1 - 1452.0- - -196345782720117742161115427.256.324.384.314
TotalThrough 0 - 1634.0- - -2566606107725922452100120651.248.285.366.286
TotalThrough 2 - 2231.1- - -98019933283721910007330.228.313.337.293
TotalThrough 1 - 2325.1- - -12942714551171042157011485.221.262.319.258
TotalThrough 0 - 2268.2- - -9981933337768121706419.198.217.277.217
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalAs Starter1171.04.0450721255238255915261283591441902.269.331.421.329
TotalAs Reliever18.15.898224411212381012.324.390.534.389
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
TotalNo Shift706.2- - -33251027214260000000.309.314.397.309
TotalShift - All51.0- - -246771300000000.313.341.405.321
TotalShift - Traditional37.0- - -177601100000000.339.339.406.321
TotalShift - Non Traditional14.0- - -6917200000000.246.347.404.322
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
Total1st Through Order as SP414.12.8517614127441411313013038372.254.319.369.306
Total2nd Through Order as SP406.24.51172942377102192045399121307.263.319.431.327
Total3rd Through Order as SP317.04.85143638582820117140117810200.294.359.468.359
Total4th Through Order as SP33.05.45146355330205132223.267.342.469.348
Total1st Through Order as RP17.16.237723411212371011.329.390.551.394
Total2nd Through Order as RP1.00.0051000001001.250.400.250.314

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
Totalvs L7.622.263.370.8719.8 %5.9 %13.9 %- - -1.30.31771.0 %3.643.48
Totalvs R6.712.932.291.0317.1 %7.5 %9.7 %- - -1.41.30872.4 %4.133.92
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalHome6.972.772.520.9218.0 %7.2 %10.9 %.2591.33.29972.7 %3.893.82
TotalAway6.862.782.461.0717.4 %7.1 %10.4 %.2811.44.32271.5 %4.163.82
TotalHome vs L7.572.243.380.9720.1 %6.0 %14.2 %.2531.23.29868.0 %3.703.41
TotalHome vs R6.782.942.310.9017.4 %7.5 %9.8 %.2611.36.30074.0 %3.953.94
TotalAway vs L7.692.293.350.7419.4 %5.8 %13.6 %.2811.39.33974.0 %3.573.57
TotalAway vs R6.642.922.271.1616.9 %7.4 %9.5 %.2811.45.31770.8 %4.323.89
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalMar/Apr6.463.122.070.9516.6 %8.0 %8.6 %.2591.37.29476.3 %4.204.08
TotalMay6.683.541.891.1416.5 %8.7 %7.8 %.2821.55.31967.3 %4.494.10
TotalJun7.332.572.860.8619.2 %6.7 %12.5 %.2621.31.31076.9 %3.713.55
TotalJul6.571.873.511.0117.4 %5.0 %12.4 %.2611.25.29672.6 %3.773.67
TotalAug7.692.652.911.0819.7 %6.8 %12.9 %.2641.35.31069.5 %4.013.71
TotalSept/Oct6.572.832.320.9116.7 %7.2 %9.5 %.2931.50.33770.2 %3.893.81
Total1st Half6.792.912.330.9917.4 %7.5 %10.0 %.2661.38.30573.2 %4.093.87
Total2nd Half7.092.592.741.0018.2 %6.6 %11.6 %.2751.39.31870.5 %3.923.74
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalLow Leverage7.133.062.331.0717.6 %7.6 %10.1 %- - -1.47.31689.9 %4.193.98
TotalMedium Leverage6.882.562.690.9118.1 %6.7 %11.3 %- - -1.32.30569.8 %3.843.68
TotalHigh Leverage5.982.692.221.1016.2 %7.3 %8.9 %- - -1.35.310-23.2 %4.283.79
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalBases Empty7.242.792.591.1617.7 %6.8 %10.9 %- - -1.48.317100.0 %4.233.90
TotalMen on Base6.552.762.370.8017.8 %7.5 %10.3 %- - -1.28.30131.4 %3.783.73
TotalMen In Scoring7.493.442.180.8519.3 %8.9 %10.4 %- - -1.41.314-7.8 %3.863.68
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalThrough 3 - 03.5250.870.071.173.9 %56.5 %-52.6 %- - -7.04.33388.8 %21.1020.85
TotalThrough 3 - 16.1228.040.220.909.6 %44.0 %-34.4 %- - -4.18.30289.1 %12.3812.49
TotalThrough 3 - 211.1815.090.740.8221.8 %29.4 %-7.6 %- - -2.74.36488.3 %6.896.61
TotalThrough 2 - 05.1014.100.361.509.8 %27.1 %-17.3 %- - -2.93.34579.6 %8.958.26
TotalThrough 1 - 05.755.820.991.3513.3 %13.4 %-0.1 %- - -1.85.31676.3 %5.825.30
TotalThrough 2 - 17.998.170.980.9517.9 %18.3 %-0.4 %- - -2.02.33180.6 %5.485.39
TotalThrough 1 - 18.503.212.650.8421.8 %8.2 %13.5 %- - -1.37.31575.2 %3.583.47
TotalThrough 0 - 19.241.426.510.7425.4 %3.9 %21.5 %- - -1.11.31871.5 %2.682.62
TotalThrough 2 - 212.843.893.300.7433.7 %10.2 %23.5 %- - -1.29.34479.8 %2.702.39
TotalThrough 1 - 213.421.588.510.5837.5 %4.4 %33.1 %- - -1.01.34771.7 %1.581.43
TotalThrough 0 - 214.040.5724.650.4042.0 %1.7 %40.3 %- - -0.78.33369.8 %0.810.90
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalAs Starter6.932.762.510.9817.8 %7.1 %10.7 %.2691.38.30972.1 %4.003.80
TotalAs Reliever5.893.931.501.4714.6 %9.8 %4.9 %.3241.75.35671.9 %5.275.10
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
TotalNo Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.45.309100.0 %3.094.74
TotalShift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.51.313100.0 %3.134.44
TotalShift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.62.339100.0 %3.134.71
TotalShift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.21.246100.0 %3.133.72
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
Total1st Through Order as SP8.082.822.860.6521.1 %7.4 %13.7 %.2541.31.31380.5 %3.243.28
Total2nd Through Order as SP6.792.193.101.1717.8 %5.7 %12.0 %.2631.28.29669.1 %4.163.71
Total3rd Through Order as SP5.683.321.711.1413.9 %8.2 %5.8 %.2941.58.32368.2 %4.674.54
Total4th Through Order as SP6.273.551.771.3615.8 %8.9 %6.8 %.2671.45.29146.5 %5.034.28
Total1st Through Order as RP5.713.631.571.5614.3 %9.1 %5.2 %.3291.73.35769.8 %5.335.06
Total2nd Through Order as RP9.009.001.000.0020.0 %20.0 %0.0 %.2502.00.333100.0 %4.155.81

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
Totalvs L2.0319.8 %53.8 %26.4 %8.4 %12.1 %6.6 %11.1 %34.2 %38.5 %27.4 %18.6 %51.3 %30.1 %425314682785
Totalvs R1.6621.4 %49.1 %29.5 %8.1 %12.3 %8.1 %15.5 %40.6 %35.7 %23.7 %18.3 %51.2 %30.5 %1469751849513
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalHome1.6920.2 %50.2 %29.6 %8.5 %11.2 %8.5 %6.8 %38.7 %36.0 %25.3 %19.4 %50.5 %30.0 %974633796367
TotalAway1.7922.0 %50.1 %28.0 %7.7 %13.5 %7.0 %21.5 %39.8 %36.6 %23.6 %17.2 %52.0 %30.8 %920432735931
TotalHome vs L2.0017.5 %55.0 %27.5 %10.7 %13.2 %6.6 %0.0 %32.5 %40.0 %27.4 %20.4 %49.1 %30.5 %22907821508
TotalHome vs R1.6121.0 %48.7 %30.3 %7.9 %10.6 %9.1 %8.5 %40.5 %34.8 %24.7 %19.2 %51.0 %29.9 %745625974859
TotalAway vs L2.0722.5 %52.3 %25.2 %5.3 %10.6 %6.7 %20.0 %36.1 %36.6 %27.3 %16.5 %53.9 %29.6 %19636861277
TotalAway vs R1.7221.8 %49.5 %28.7 %8.3 %14.1 %7.1 %22.0 %40.8 %36.7 %22.6 %17.4 %51.5 %31.1 %724125874654
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalMar/Apr1.7719.3 %51.6 %29.1 %7.4 %11.6 %6.8 %0.0 %39.2 %33.8 %27.1 %16.9 %54.6 %28.6 %337812362142
TotalMay1.8520.7 %51.5 %27.8 %7.0 %14.1 %9.3 %20.0 %38.5 %37.6 %23.9 %20.4 %49.9 %29.7 %350612922214
TotalJun1.9821.1 %52.4 %26.4 %11.5 %12.1 %5.5 %20.0 %39.1 %35.6 %25.3 %19.0 %50.8 %30.2 %335811672191
TotalJul1.5819.0 %49.6 %31.4 %7.4 %11.4 %7.9 %25.0 %40.5 %36.2 %23.4 %19.9 %50.7 %29.4 %26708681802
TotalAug1.5423.4 %46.4 %30.2 %8.5 %13.1 %10.1 %4.5 %39.4 %39.1 %21.6 %18.2 %49.2 %32.6 %342811992229
TotalSept/Oct1.7123.0 %48.6 %28.4 %6.8 %11.0 %6.8 %12.5 %38.9 %35.3 %25.9 %15.1 %52.6 %32.3 %26108901720
Total1st Half1.8220.3 %51.5 %28.2 %8.8 %12.5 %7.2 %18.9 %39.0 %35.7 %25.3 %19.4 %50.7 %29.9 %1121640117205
Total2nd Half1.6222.2 %48.1 %29.7 %7.3 %11.9 %8.6 %8.0 %39.5 %37.1 %23.4 %16.8 %52.0 %31.2 %773426415093
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalLow Leverage1.7119.4 %50.9 %29.7 %8.9 %12.2 %6.5 %20.0 %40.9 %35.9 %23.3 %19.2 %50.7 %30.2 %828729325355
TotalMedium Leverage1.7821.9 %50.0 %28.1 %8.0 %11.9 %8.3 %13.5 %38.4 %36.6 %25.1 %17.1 %53.0 %29.9 %933132466085
TotalHigh Leverage1.6225.7 %45.9 %28.4 %4.1 %15.1 %11.9 %12.0 %35.1 %37.2 %27.7 %22.0 %42.9 %35.1 %1332474858
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalBases Empty1.7320.4 %50.5 %29.1 %8.5 %13.2 %6.9 %38.5 %40.8 %35.3 %23.9 %18.4 %50.9 %30.7 %1074037956945
TotalMen on Base1.7422.0 %49.6 %28.5 %7.7 %11.0 %8.8 %8.2 %37.2 %37.6 %25.2 %18.3 %51.7 %30.0 %821028575353
TotalMen In Scoring2.0022.0 %51.9 %26.0 %8.8 %12.3 %7.9 %11.9 %37.9 %37.2 %25.0 %18.1 %51.2 %30.7 %465516503005
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalThrough 3 - 02.0020.0 %53.3 %26.7 %29.2 %12.5 %12.5 %0.0 %37.8 %38.9 %23.3 %22.2 %46.7 %31.1 %1156807349
TotalThrough 3 - 11.6618.2 %51.0 %30.8 %16.4 %9.8 %5.0 %0.0 %40.9 %31.8 %27.3 %14.7 %48.5 %36.9 %24091469940
TotalThrough 3 - 22.2622.3 %53.8 %23.8 %10.8 %13.8 %6.8 %0.0 %39.6 %35.2 %25.3 %16.1 %50.2 %33.7 %379318611932
TotalThrough 2 - 01.6221.3 %48.6 %30.1 %11.5 %15.4 %7.6 %0.0 %41.0 %35.0 %24.0 %16.1 %49.5 %34.3 %330519401365
TotalThrough 1 - 01.6119.9 %49.4 %30.6 %8.7 %14.3 %8.1 %15.0 %40.4 %35.6 %24.0 %16.5 %51.1 %32.4 %833939834356
TotalThrough 2 - 11.6220.1 %49.4 %30.5 %8.0 %11.2 %9.2 %60.0 %39.4 %34.6 %26.1 %16.9 %50.3 %32.8 %518126032578
TotalThrough 1 - 11.9720.0 %53.1 %26.9 %8.3 %11.6 %9.7 %20.0 %39.0 %37.1 %24.0 %18.5 %51.0 %30.5 %909635605536
TotalThrough 0 - 11.9421.9 %51.5 %26.6 %8.4 %11.2 %8.3 %17.1 %37.9 %37.4 %24.7 %20.7 %50.6 %28.6 %1003326637370
TotalThrough 2 - 22.2821.7 %54.4 %23.9 %4.7 %14.7 %9.5 %66.7 %42.0 %35.4 %22.7 %19.5 %49.4 %31.1 %597224263546
TotalThrough 1 - 22.4822.0 %55.6 %22.4 %6.1 %12.7 %11.7 %0.0 %40.5 %36.6 %22.9 %21.5 %49.5 %29.0 %674321234620
TotalThrough 0 - 22.2823.0 %53.5 %23.5 %8.5 %9.2 %9.1 %0.0 %37.8 %36.2 %26.1 %25.0 %49.8 %25.2 %42107783432
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalAs Starter1.7521.1 %50.2 %28.7 %8.2 %12.2 %7.8 %14.6 %39.3 %36.3 %24.4 %18.4 %51.2 %30.5 %18653654712106
TotalAs Reliever1.1821.3 %42.6 %36.1 %4.5 %13.6 %7.7 %0.0 %35.5 %37.1 %27.4 %17.7 %54.8 %27.4 %297105192
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
TotalNo Shift1.9621.8 %51.7 %26.4 %9.2 %0.0 %8.1 %15.4 %38.2 %36.4 %25.4 %19.5 %52.8 %27.8 %1093534517484
TotalShift - All2.7821.7 %57.6 %20.7 %11.1 %0.0 %4.8 %13.8 %36.6 %43.5 %19.9 %14.2 %55.7 %30.1 %707217490
TotalShift - Traditional2.5421.6 %56.3 %22.2 %7.7 %0.0 %4.0 %100.0 %37.9 %43.5 %18.6 %10.7 %52.5 %36.7 %536171365
TotalShift - Non Traditional4.3322.0 %63.4 %14.6 %33.3 %0.0 %7.7 %10.7 %33.3 %43.5 %23.2 %23.2 %63.8 %13.0 %17146125
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
Total1st Through Order as SP2.2320.4 %55.0 %24.6 %9.8 %10.2 %8.8 %13.0 %37.7 %35.9 %26.4 %20.9 %51.2 %27.8 %667423344340
Total2nd Through Order as SP1.6322.2 %48.2 %29.6 %8.1 %14.3 %7.1 %16.3 %37.9 %38.4 %23.7 %18.1 %51.5 %30.4 %628121674114
Total3rd Through Order as SP1.4421.4 %46.4 %32.2 %6.6 %11.4 %7.5 %15.0 %41.5 %34.2 %24.4 %16.2 %50.4 %33.4 %515618533303
Total4th Through Order as SP2.1712.0 %60.2 %27.8 %13.3 %16.7 %4.6 %0.0 %51.9 %37.0 %11.1 %13.0 %55.6 %31.5 %542193349
Total1st Through Order as RP1.1422.4 %41.4 %36.2 %4.8 %14.3 %8.3 %0.0 %37.3 %37.3 %25.4 %18.6 %54.2 %27.1 %27393180
Total2nd Through Order as RP2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %241212