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Jon Niese

#32 | LHP | MarinersSEA
Tacoma Rainiers Tacoma Rainiers
Jon Niese
Name: Jonathon Joseph Niese
Born: Oct 27, 1986 in Lima, Ohio USA
High School: Defiance (Ohio) HS
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201922.25.161.462.785.96
Career590.23.781.353.098.09
Drafted in the 7th round (209th overall) by the New York Mets in 2005 (signed for $175,000)
LHP Jon Niese allowed just one earned run in 78 innings this spring at Defiance High, which also produced Dodgers first-rounder Chad Billingsley two years ago. Ohio's first back-to-back winner of state player of the year awards, Niese won't go nearly as high because his stuff has been inconsistent, but he could sneak into the fifth round for a club that saw him on one of his better days. He's a projectable (6-foot-3, 180 pounds) lefty who already has a high-80s fastball. His splitter, curveball and slider all have potential. If he doesn't turn pro, he'll attend Cincinnati.
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