According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets haven't ruled out a reunion with Pirates left-hander Jon Niese.
Jon Niese has been moved to the bullpen.
Jon Niese was lit up for five earned runs over 3 2/3 innings Sunday in a loss to the Cubs.
Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Pirates are "actively shopping" Jon Niese.
Jon Niese (knee) is expected to make his next scheduled start Sunday against the Cubs.
Jon Niese is returning to Pittsburgh to have his left knee examined.
Jon Niese tossed 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball in Monday's 4-2 victory over the Cardinals.
Jon Niese failed to impress in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners, yielding five runs (four earned) on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings.
Jon Niese was tagged for five runs in six innings by the Giants in Thursday's loss.
Jon Niese allowed four runs on six hits, including three home runs, over 5 1/3 innings in Saturday's loss to the Cubs.
Jon Niese was clobbered in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, surrendering eight runs on 11 hits over 5 1/3 innings of work.
Jon Niese tossed seven shutout innings Tuesday in the Pirates' defeat of the Mets.
Jon Niese is lined up to start Saturday against the Cardinals.
Jon Niese will start Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.