Discussion

Mets don't question Jon Niese's heart

Waiting until Tuesday may be a very small risk -- but why take a risk at all?

Updated: June 28, 2011, 9:02 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- New York Mets left-hander Jon Niese had a rapid heartbeat and felt like he was in a sauna while pitching in the sixth inning on Saturday. He was allowed to face one additional batter, then removed as a precaution. He was subsequently examined by a Texas Rangers doctor, who found nothing imminently alarming.

Now Niese will wait until Tuesday to get an intensive medical examination, likely involving a cardiologist. And it will occur in Detroit, the next stop on the Mets' ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Jurassic Park
    The so-called dinosaur Nets got the Game 1 victory in Toronto.
  • Solarte Surprise
    Yangervis Solarte has been sensational for the Yankees so far this season.
  • Happy Duda Day!
    You'll be seeing a lot more of Lucas Duda at first base with Ike Davis gone.
  • Things Could Get Messy
    Forcing Geno Smith into an open competition threatens to stunt his growth as a QB.
  • Complete Control
    The Rangers dominated the Flyers in Game 1 thanks to stickhandling and skill.

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES