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  1. Beltre, Utley among all-time great gloves

    Mark Simon

    There is an interesting common thread among some of those under consideration for the Hall of 100 this season, and that's how much defensive play impacted their overall value. Baseball Info Solutions has been tracking defensive runs saved as a st...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. AL's defensive winter moves

    Mark Simon

    Today, Buster Olney rated the top defensive teams in the majors. We thought we'd take the time to look at the offseasons for each team from a defensive perspective. Here's our American League look. AL East Blue Jays: The transition from J.P. ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  3. Top stats to know: Carlos Beltran

    Mark Simon

    What should you know about Carlos Beltran from a statistical perspective? He's going to enjoy Yankee Stadium. Check out the difference in dimensions between Busch Stadium and Yankee Stadium in the image below. Image courtesy Greg Rybarczyk, Hit...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  4. 10 to buy: Potential free agents for Mets

    Mark Simon

    Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesShin-Soo Choo would give the Mets the offensive punch they lacked in 2012.With free agency upon us, here's a ranking of the 10 players whose combination of skills and cost best fit what the Mets are looking for. 1. Shin-Soo...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  5. A Mets free-agent shoppers guide

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesPlayers who could be of value to the Mets: Shin-Soo Choo, Stephen Drew, Bronson Arroyo.When putting together a list of the priorities for the Mets in this offseason's free-agent market, you must be realistic. To think that the team is ...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  6. You sure you don't want to deal Reyes, too?

    Mark Simon

    Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesCarlos Beltran is gone, but Jose Reyes plays on for the Mets.If you're a rational Mets fan, the thought has to have entered your head at least once in the past week. Boy, you say, I sure hope Sandy Alderson knows wha...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  7. W2W4: Mets at Reds (Tuesday)

    Mark Simon

    Jonathon Niese Stat To Watch The Niese-Joey Votto matchup could be an interesting one. Niese has had an odd month in terms of his performance against left-handed hitters. Lefties are 11-for-29 in July against Niese (.379 BA) after hitting .206 again...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  8. W2W4: Phillies at Mets (Sunday)

    Mark Simon

    Kyle Kendrick stat to watch The current group of Mets batsmen has hit Kendrick in limited samplings. Josh Thole, Ronny Paulino, Carlos Beltran and Willie Harris, all have batting averages of .300 or better against Kendrick, with between 13 and 19 pl...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  9. On Rogers, Reyes, and Mets grudges

    Mark Simon

    Steve Schaefer/AFP/Getty Images Many fans hold their hands over their face when thinking of this man, now a member of the Texas Rangers Hall of FameMark Simon reminisces about Mets history each week in his "Remember When We Met" blog posts The oth...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  10. Wolf, man

    Mark Simon

    Jeff Hanisch/U.S. Presswire Randy Wolf has stared down the Mets repeatedly throughout his career.Phillies ace Roy Halladay has the longest current win streak by an active pitcher against the Mets. He's won his last seven decisions against them. Ta...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  11. W2W4 in June: Beltran's trade value

    Mark Simon

    Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesThe Mets need more games from Beltran like his three-homer game a couple of weeks ago. In the first two months of the season, shortstop Jose Reyes has established himself as potentially the most coveted position player sho...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  12. W2W4: Phillies-Mets (Saturday)

    Mark Simon

    With the help of, five things to know about the Phillies-Mets matchup on Saturday at Citi Field. 1: Phillies starter Cole Hamels is 2-9 career against the Mets (worst W-L among active pitchers) and has lost his last five dec...

    Blog | May 28, 2011
  13. Houston, hello!

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Mike MurphyThe Mets clinched a pennant in Houston in 1986, but they've also played many other memorable games in that city. Each Thursday, Mark Simon will commemorate the Mets' 50th season with stories and notes related to the history of th...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  14. Every (mis)play an adventure

    Mark Simon

    Thursday evening, we wrote about the Mets defense, or lack thereof, citing their awful performance, and their rank in a significant sabermetric statistic. Today, we take one more step in our examination and look at the Mets from another perspectiv...

    Blog | April 16, 2011
  15. New Year's Resolutions for Mets hitters

    Mark Simon

    Andrew Burton/Getty Images The Mets should resolve not to take too many walks to the dugout with their heads down in 2011 With the calendar turning tomorrow, and New Year's Resolutions always in vogue, I thought I would take a look at some Mets-the...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  16. Can the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 2011? Dar...

    Mark Simon

    We admit beating Philly may be wishful thinking ... but it's the holidays, after all.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010