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  1. Didi's D: Web Gems aplenty

    Mark Simon

    Don't be shocked if Didi Gregorius leads the majors in Web Gems in 2015. Gregorius is a vastly different type of defender than Derek Jeter was. Gregorius' game is about the "wow" factor. Highest Good Play/Misplay Ratio 2014 Season (Shortsto...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Orioles

    Mark Simon

    Simon Bruty/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter rounds the bases after his home run in Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Here's a look at his career against the Baltimor...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. The stats don't lie: Drop Jeter in the lineup

    Mark Simon

    There comes a point at which performance overrides reputation. But the Yankees have stubbornly clung to the idea that Derek Jeter should still be hitting in the top two spots in their lineup. It is extraordinarily tough to come up with any justif...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  4. Ellsbury, Jeter, McCann are failing Yankees

    Mark Simon

    Both run-scoring base hits by the Kansas City Royals on Sunday came on balls New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury came close to catching, but couldn't quite come up with. Ellsbury Defensive Runs Saved Past 4 Seasons 2014 -6...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  5. Subway Series recap: Mets/Yanks split

    Mark Simon

    In the end, everyone got a little something from this year's Subway Series. The New York Mets won two games, the Yankees won two games, and both teams got positive glimpses at their futures. Among the statistical highlights: Home not so sweet f...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. W2W4: Key hitters for Montero

    Mark Simon

    The Elias Sports Bureau tells us that the Mets are the first team in the modern era (since 1900) to have a streak of three straight major-league debuts by starters who pitched at least five innings and held their opponents scoreless. Rafael Monter...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  7. Defensive notes: Rockies, Heyward, Hunter

    Mark Simon

    Perhaps you caught regular Insider contributor Mike Petriello's article on the Indians defensive struggles on FanGraphs. It's worth a read (and a watching of the videos within the piece) and it also served as inspiration for a look at some of the ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Mike Trout, Brendan Ryan, Jason Heyward top three in Mark Simon's...

    Mark Simon

    Mark Simon introduces a non-mainstream fantasy concept -- a defensive stats league -- and follows up with rankings and strategy for those who wish to play it.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  12. Countdown: 7 days to spring training

    Mark Simon

    It was a lot easier compiling the list of things the Yankees fan should be worrying about heading into spring training. Here's a brief overview: The captain How much will Derek Jeter be slowed down both by his ankle and the aging process? ...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  13. W2W4: 2012 ALDS Game 1

    Mark Simon

    Almost all of Robinson Cano's hits vs the Orioles this season have come on outside pitches. CC Sabathia Stats To Watch The slider that makes Sabathia such a tough pitcher worked great for him in his last three appearances this season, netting him 2...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  14. W2W4: Yankees vs. Red Sox (Oct. 1)

    Mark Simon

    Clay Buchholz Stats to Watch Buchholz is 0-3 in his last six starts, but has decent numbers -- a 3.38 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP and a .224 opponents' batting average. Alex Rodriguez (.409 BA, 2 HR in 22 AB) and Robinson Cano (.435 BA) both have very good ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  15. W2W4: Yankees vs. David Price

    Mark Simon

    David Price has specific means of attacking the Yankees' best lefties.David Price has pitched 105 1/3 innings against the Yankees in his career. They'll see him for the 17th time in the last four seasons on Friday, matching the most they've seen any ...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  16. W2W4: Yankees vs. Rays (June 7)

    Mark Simon

    David Price Stats To Watch Since allowing five runs in seven innings to the Yankees on May 10, David Price has allowed five total earned runs in his past four starts against the Blue Jays, Braves, Red Sox and Orioles. Though the Yankees touched h...

    Blog | June 07, 2012