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  1. How do the Yankees get to 95 wins?

    Mark Simon

    Neither David Schoenfield nor Baseball Prospectus' PECOTA projections are bullish on the New York Yankees being an upper-echelon team in 2014. But what if the Yankees win in 2014 like they've spent this past offseason -- at a high volume? Let's...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  2. Robertson proving a worthy successor

    Mark Simon

    About the ESPN Hot Zone • Use the dropdowns to select sortable information about the player. • A color will appear when there are at least five at-bats using the selected criteria. • Click on the image to recei...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  3. Robertson follows in line of great escapes

    Mark Simon

    Chris Nelson is the latest in a long line of opposing hitters who have failed in that situation, not just against David Robertson, but against Yankees pitchers in potential game-winning scenarios. Bases Loaded, 2 Outs Down By 1, 9th Inning Or ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  4. D-Rob's statistical case begins in May

    Mark Simon

    David Robertson probably doesn't have the best statistical case to be an All-Star among the Final Vote candidates. But he would have the best statistical case if the season had started on May 1. David Robertson April Since ...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  5. Countdown: 8 days to spring training

    Mark Simon

    Mitch Stringer/Icon SMIBrett Gardner can be counted on to play good defense in 2013.The Yankees fan is not used to being in a state of worry. But given the team's relative inaction this offseason, worry seems to be the way of the day as spring tra...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  6. Robertson pays price for missing his spot

    Mark Simon

    ESPN Stats & InformationThe difference between where David Robertson wanted to throw his pitch to Adam Jones (top of image) and where the pitch ended up (right side of image). One often hears about a pitcher "missing his spot." On Thursday, David Ro...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  7. W2W4: Yankees at Angels (Friday)

    Mark Simon

    Bartolo Colon Stats2Watch4 Colon needs to be wary of the long ball. He's given up six home runs in his last four starts and historically, Angel Stadium is a ballpark in which he yields long flies-- he's yielded them at a rate of 1.4 per nine innings...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  8. W2W4: Angels at Yankees

    Mark Simon

    Debby Wong/U.S. PresswireA.J. Burnett's pitching struggles have led to a lot of grimacing recently. A.J. Burnett What2Watch4 Who knows what the Yankees will get from Burnett, who is 0-3 with a 6.00 ERA in his last six starts. He failed to earn a wi...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  9. The pitches that made Robertson an all-star

    Mark Simon

    The image at left shows David Robertson's first-pitch approach to lefties in 2010. The image at right shows his first-pitch locations to lefties in 2011.What was it that turned David Robertson from above-average middle reliever into an American Leagu...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  10. In-depth: Gardner, Robertson fit Met plan

    Mark Simon

    Mike Stobe, Getty Images/William Perlman, The Star-Ledger via US Presswire Mets fans: Imagine what it would be like to have Brett Gardner and David Robertson on your team. The Mets' template for 2012 was on display on the other side of the diamond ...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  11. Robertson's strikeouts scrutinized

    Mark Simon

    The image on the left shows David Robertson's most frequent strikeout locations with his fastball to a left-handed hitter. The image on right shows the same with his curveball.Yankees reliever David Robertson is in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday, surv...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  12. 18 meetings of Yankees-Rays taught us ...

    Mark Simon

    US Presswire CC Sabathia's near-no-hitter against the Rays on April 10 was the lone stress-free meeting between the teams, at least from a Yankees perspective. What did 18 regular-season meetings between the Rays and Yankees reveal? Statisticall...

    Blog | September 23, 2010