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  1. Q&A: Jerry Seinfeld, New York Mets, MLB superfan

    Mark Simon

    Jerry Seinfeld adores his Mets -- and admits he thinks about baseball "all day."

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  2. Granderson hitting like an All-Star

    Mark Simon

    Daniel Murphy will be heading to the All-Star Game by himself next week. Curtis Granderson #3 RF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM86 HR13 RBI41 R42 OBP.350 AVG.234 If Curtis Granderson's first four weeks with the Mets hadn't gone th...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. Stats to know: The Subway Series

    Mark Simon

    Both the New York Mets and New York Yankees enter this year's Subway Series a little cold, though the Mets can say they have a sliver of momentum after rallying from three runs down in the ninth inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, while the Yan...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. Series in review: Gee continues the run

    Mark Simon

    The Mets won two of three from the Marlins to make it six wins in the past eight games and close their 10-game homestand 6-4. Gee gets an A Dillon Gee's win in the series finale marked the first time in his career that he finished a start with at...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  5. Mets beat the odds in bottom of the ninth

    Mark Simon

    The mathematics of baseball are such that the sacrifice bunt is often viewed with disdain by the sabermetrically-inclined fan. And if you were on Twitter when New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud bunted in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday ni...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  6. Series in review: It's all in the pitching

    Mark Simon

    Twenty two games into the season and the Mets are now nestled into a wild-card spot, two games over .500, thanks to winning three of four games from the St. Louis Cardinals. Here's a look at some of the statistical highlights from the surprising s...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  7. Series review: Mets net one win

    Mark Simon

    The New York Mets salvaged the series finale from the Atlanta Braves with their marathon win on Sunday. Here are some of the statistical highlights from the weekend. The Grandy Man Can ... and Does Curtis Granderson's walk-off sacrifice fly mark...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  8. NL's defensive winter moves

    Mark Simon

    Today, Buster Olney rated the top defensive teams in the majors. We thought we would take the time to look at the offseasons for each team from a defensive perspective. Here's our National League look: NL East Braves: The big change for Atlanta ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  9. Key for Granderson: Right approach vs LHP

    Mark Simon

    Curtis Granderson's performance vs left-handed pitching tailed off at the end of 2012.Right after the season ended, we took a look at what some of the current Mets could improve upon to better the team's chance of winning in 2014. Curtis Granderso...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  10. Where does Granderson best fit?

    Mark Simon

    The key to the Mets signing of Curtis Granderson may come down to how they position him, both at bat and in the field. What do we mean? At the plate: Where to hit him? There will be a variety of ideas on where Granderson hits in the Mets lineu...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Watch the Yankees with free agents in mind

    Mark Simon

    As a Mets fan, you can certainly be envious of the Yankees latest postseason push, but if you're watching the Yankees, you should also be watching with an eye to 2014. We'll be writing a lot in this space about the 2014 offseason outlook, and ther...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  14. Countdown: 3 days to spring training

    Mark Simon

    Mitch Stringer/Icon SMIThese are the types of plays Brett Gardner would make regularly in center field, too.There are three days left until spring training and three more topics for Wally Matthews, Andrew Marchand and me to discuss as pitchers and ca...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  15. W2W4: ALCS Game 4

    Mark Simon

    Max Scherzer Stats To Watch If Alex Rodriguez and Jayson Nix didn't start against Justin Verlander, it seems unlikely they'll start against Scherzer. If they do, keep this in mind: Rodriguez is 1-for-12 against Scherzer and Nix is 0-for-9 with seven...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  16. Inside Girardi's Game 3 decisions

    Mark Simon

    Joe Girardi has some interesting decisions to make regarding his lineup for Tuesday night when his team faces Justin Verlander. Let's take a stat-based look at five of them. What would you do in these cases? Share your thoughts in the comments sec...

    Blog | October 15, 2012