Marc Carig of Newsday hears that the Mets and Pirates are "making progress" on a Jon Niese-Neil Walker swap.
Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Mets and Pirates have discussed a Jon Niese-for-Neil Walker swap.
Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that teams have been inquiring on Jon Niese.
Manager Terry Collins said the Mets might be short a pitcher at some point in the NLCS if Jon Niese leaves the team following a death in his family.
Logan Verrett will start in Jon Niese's place in Philadelphia this week.
Jon Niese shut the Braves out over six innings to pick up the win on Monday.
Jon Niese posted a quality start in Sunday's no-decision against the Braves, allowing three runs (two earned) on eight hits over six innings.
Jon Niese allowed five earned runs in 3 1/3 innings Monday in the Mets' win over the Nationals.
Jon Niese surrendered six runs over five innings, losing to the Phillies on Tuesday.
Jon Niese posted a quality start in a Saturday no-decision against the Pirates, yielding three runs on five hits over six innings.
Jon Niese got the win on Monday, limiting the Rockies to two runs in seven innings.
Jon Niese held the Marlins to one run over seven innings in the Mets' 5-1 win on Tuesday.
Jonathan Niese tossed a solid outing in a Thursday afternoon no-decision against the Padres, allowing one run on six hits over six innings.
Mets activated LHP Jon Niese from the paternity leave list.