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  1. By the numbers: Which Cain catch is best?

    Mark Simon

    Patrick Smith/Getty ImagesThe metrics rate this catch by Lorenzo Cain as his best of the postseason. One of the nice things about advanced defensive metrics is that we can use them to calculate just how good a play a player made. You've seen some ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Mariners-Orioles Preview

    Mariners-Orioles Preview

    Preview | August 02, 2014
  3. The Blue Jays' hot start, by the numbers

    Buster Olney

    As Kevin Pillar dove across home plate Wednesday night with the run that extended Toronto's winning streak to nine games, the other Jays came spilling out of the dugout. It's as if they have stolen the winning formula from the 2013 Red Sox and are us...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  4. Gold Glove winners, by the numbers

    Buster Olney

    This is about the time of year when Gold Glove ballots are dispensed to coaches and managers, and based on my own experience in collecting the votes in past years, I'd say there are two different types of voting styles. 1. Some voters are devote...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  5. One Mo Time: Rivera vs. Angels

    Katie Sharp and Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesMariano Rivera pitches during the series-clinching Game 6 of the 2009 ALCS vs the Angels.Continuing our team-by-team review of Mariano Rivera' s career, we look at his history against the Los Angeles Angels. By the Numbers Rivera's c...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  6. By the numbers: Ryan Braun

    ESPN Stats & Information

    On Monday, Major League Baseball suspended Ryan Braun without pay for the remainder of the 2013 regular season and postseason for violating its drug policy, effective immediately. Braun became the eighth player on a team's 25-man roster in the pas...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  7. Matthew Berry player comparisons finds overvalued, undervalued pl...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry compares players by the numbers, showing the "back of the baseball card" statistics whose owners may surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  8. The Rangers by the woeful numbers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are going through one of their worst stretches in club history by the numbers. During their current six-game losing streak, they've scored a total of eight runs. Here's a closer look inside the numbers, courtesy of ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  9. By the Numbers: Cubs Opening Day

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs haven't won an Opening Day game since 2009 against the Houston Astros. That was also the last winning season for the Cubs when they finished 83-79. Opening Day By The Numbers Record: 74-61-2 | Opener on the Road: ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. MLB -- Breaking down the BBTN 500 rankings

    Check out the different lists off the BBTN 500 rankings.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  11. Farewell by the numbers for Mariano Rivera

    ESPN Stats & Information

    John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger/US Presswire Is this the last season we'll get to watch MLB's all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera? Yankees closer Mariano Rivera plans to announce this weekend that 2013 will be his final season in the majors. If th...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  12. Fantasy baseball starting pitchers: The mathematical approach to ...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola uses tables, projections and basic mathematics to show fantasy owners the smartest method for drafting starting pitching.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  13. Worse contract: A-Rod or Sanchez?

    Wallace Matthews

    By the numbers alone, it looks like no contest: The Yankees owe Alex Rodriguez $114 million for the next five seasons while the Jets can be free of their commitment to Mark Sanchez, their disenfranchised quarterback, in one year and mere $8.25 millio...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Hall of 100 by the numbers

    Breaking down the Hall of 100 by the numbers.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  15. ESPN Stats & Info: Wright by the numbers

    Adam Rubin

    Here's an incredibly thorough look at David Wright, produced by Justin Havens and the ESPN Stats & Information crew: Franchise 3B 'Staying Loyal' A number of face-of-the-franchise third basemen have re-signed with the teams that drafted them re...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  16. Stats & Info: Bobby V by the numbers

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Here are a few nuggets to digest while we transition to the post-Bobby V era: 1. Bobby Valentine finishes with the worst career record for a Red Sox manager since Billy Herman, who went 128-182 from 1964-1966 (min. 130 games). It is also the worst...

    Blog | October 04, 2012