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Mets' Jon Niese gets nose job

Updated: February 20, 2012, 2:51 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Before Carlos Beltran was traded to the San Francisco Giants last July, he playfully told New York Mets left-hander Jon Niese, "Hey, we need to get you a new nose."

Beltran offered to pay. Now he might be finding a bill in the mail soon, according to Niese.

Originally motivated by aesthetics, Niese got a nose job in October.

"He wanted me to have a new nose," Niese said about Beltran. "So he offered to pay for it. I was just like, 'All right.' ...

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