Jonathon Niese News Archive
Niese was placed on the paternity list Saturday.
Niese allowed six runs on eight hits, walking one and striking out one over just three innings of a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers on Friday night.
Niese was excellent Sunday against the Cardinals, scattering five hits and striking out three in 7.2 scoreless innings. He received no run support and did not factor into the decision as a result.
Niese picked up the win Sunday, allowing just three runs on five hits while striking out three over 6.2 innings in a 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks.
Niese earned his first win since May 9, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out four in eight shutout innings Monday.
Niese (3-8) took the loss Tuesday despite holding the Cubs to one run on four hits over seven innings. He walked four and struck out five.
The Dodgers and Cubs each have interest in acquiring Niese, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.