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Jon Niese | Starting Pitcher | #18

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 7 (0) / NYM
Contract: view contract details

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Pirates manager Clint Hurdle announced Friday that the struggling Jon Niese has been shifted to the bullpen.
With Gerrit Cole back, and Jameson Taillon and Tyler Glasnow close to returning, the Pirates have ample rotation options and Niese simply doesn't make the cut. The 29-year-old hurler posted a 5.13 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 71/36 K/BB ratio over 101 2/3 innings in the first half. Jul 16 - 10:38 AM

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C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
3Eric Fryer
1B1John Jaso
2B1Josh Harrison
SS1Jordy Mercer
3B1Jung Ho Kang
2David Freese
3Sean Rodriguez
LF1Starling Marte
2Matt Joyce
CF1Andrew McCutchen
2Adam Frazier
RF1Gregory Polanco
Starting Pitcher
S1Gerrit Cole
2Francisco Liriano
3Jeff Locke
4Jameson Taillon
Relief Pitcher
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Arquimedes Caminero
4Neftali Feliz
5Jared Hughes
6A.J. Schugel
7Ryan Vogelsong
8Juan Nicasio
9Jon Niese