Niese 'going to be fine'

June, 30, 2011
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Jonathon Niese


Starting Pitcher
New York Mets

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2011 Season Stats
GM W L BB K ERA
16 7 6 32 79 3.67
Terry Collins did not see any obstacles to Jonathon Niese starting on turn Friday against the Yankees at Citi Field. Niese had been removed from his most recent outing in Texas in the sixth inning after experiencing a rapid heartbeat.

Niese wore a heart monitor for 24 hours, through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Assistant GM John Ricco said the final test analysis had not been completed.

"He's going to be fine," Colins said.
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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.289 9 57 79
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
WB. Colon 15
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187