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  1. R.A. no longer really awesome

    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 | May 04, 2013
  2. Aces were low card in deck on Sunday

    Mark Simon

    As you can see from the graphic above, Sunday was a rough day to be among the best starting pitchers in baseball. It was not the best of days for some staff aces. Let's take a closer look at each of their struggles. Matt Cain Cain matched his...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  3. How the 2013 Mets make the playoffs

    Mark Simon

    US Getty ImagesThe Mets need huge seasons from Johan Santana, Ike Davis and David Wright to have any hopes of 2013 success. Let's be honest: The trade of R.A. Dickey has given Mets fans every reason to punt on the 2013 season. Yes, you're looki...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. The year in MLB heat maps

    Mark Simon

    With 2012 about to come to a close, we thought we'd take one more look at the baseball season. We'll do so both in words and with heat maps-- visual images that may bring back a memory, or tell you something about the greatness of a particular mom...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  5. R.A. = Really Amazin' season

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images/Mike Stobe2012 was a celebratory season for R.A. Dickey.Win by win through R.A. Dickey's 2012 season: No. 1, on April 7: Mets 4, Braves 2 There weren't necessarily any signs that this was going to be a special year for Dickey, who al...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. The series in Metrics: Mets vs. Marlins

    Mark Simon

    Those who forgot what a series sweep looked like got one at the hands of the Miami Marlins, a team whose struggles may actually exceed those of the Mets. Longest Streak: 3 Runs or Fewer At Home (since 1920) Games 1948-49 Reds ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  7. The series in 'Met'rics (Mets vs. Phillies)

    Mark Simon

    Harvey Deserved Better Matt Harvey allowed one hit in seven innings, but got a no-decision in the Mets' loss Wednesday night. 7+ IP, 1 H or Fewer by Starter No-Decision in Loss, or Loss Mets History Opponent Matt Harvey ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  8. The series in 'Met'rics (Mets at Reds)

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/David KohlMatt Harvey had his best start in Wednesday's win.For the third straight series, the Mets lost the first two games, than closed with a win. We look at the statistical highs and lows with the help of Baseball-Reference.com and other...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  9. A R.A.-diculous statistical first half

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images/J.A. MericR.A. Dickey had among the most memorable first halves in Mets history. R.A. Dickey's numbers weren't good enough to merit an All-Star starting nod from Tony LaRussa. But they're good enough to merit mention and further anal...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  10. Dali, Dickey and the quest for perfection

    Mark Simon

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- St. Petersburg is the home of a museum celebrating renowned artist Salvador Dali. Dali is most known for some fascinating and highly unusual works with double meanings that required a comprehensive explanation from Sandra, ...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  11. W2W4: Mets at Nationals (Saturday)

    Mark Simon

    Jason Marquis Stat 2 Watch 4 Three prominent hitters in the Mets lineup have great numbers against Jason Marquis. David Wright (.406), Jason Bay (.372) and Jose Reyes (.355) all sport batting averages of .350 or better. Most notable among those n...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  12. What2Watch4: Mets vs Yankees (Friday)

    Mark Simon

    A few tidbits to ponder heading into the first Subway Series matchup at 7 tonight. In honor of our Yankeemetrician colleague (whose similar notes can be found here), feel free to refer to these at "Metsie-Yank-trics." Freddy Garcia Matchup to Watc...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  13. Ethier faces multi-Mets challenges

    Mark Simon

    The heat map above shows Andre Ethier's "hot" and "cold" zones against left-handed pitching since 2009. The red areas are his "hot" zones. The blue are his "cold" zones.The last time a Dodger brought as long a hitting streak as Ethier's into a meetin...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  14. 2010's significant developMets (Part II)

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo There were moments of both jubilation and despair for the 2010 Mets pitching staff. As we mentioned in our last piece, The Year of the Pitcher took on special meaning for the Mets this season, as with their offense struggling, the team's o...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  15. 2010's significant developMets (Part I)

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images There was not enough Jose Reyes flying around the bases and too many frustrating strikeouts for David Wright in 2010. While the other New York team is getting ready for its first postseason game, the other is retooling for 2011. The ne...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  16. Dickey Mets biggest STAR in 2010

    Mark Simon

    Frank Franklin II/AP R.A. Dickey has been the best thing to happen to the Mets in 2010. I'm making my pick for 2010 Mets MVP today because what happens the rest of the season doesn't have any impact on my choice. I know that the stats will tel...

    Blog | September 24, 2010