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  1. Top 10: Best pitching performances (part 1)

    Mark Simon

    AP PhotoR.A. Dickey and Dwight Gooden are well-deserving in their inclusion on this list. This is the third in a series of top 10 lists we will be generating on the Mets this month. We've previously covered the New York Mets' most notable home runs ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  2. deGrom rates as an elite Mets rookie

    Mark Simon

    Now that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is complete, let's put it into its proper place in Mets history. From a Mets standpoint, it was really good. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM22 W9 L6 BB43 K144 ERA2.63 The Me...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. The season in Mattrics (2012 edition)

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesMatt Harvey wasn't quite Dwight Gooden in his debut season, but his numbers were great nonetheless.It was a heck of a way to finish a 10-start run in Matt Harvey's initial big-league stint. The Elias Sports Bureau tells us that he's th...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  4. These Phillies can't match 1986 Mets

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images/AP Photo Darryl Strawberry, Keith Hernandez and Dwight Gooden were part of of one of the best National League teams ever. The 2011 Phillies may be the best team that the National League has had in quite some time. Even if you're jeal...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  5. Halladay's historic home-mound hurling

    Mark Simon

    One of the neat things about this being such a fine season for pitching is that there are some great examples of incredible home-field dominance by moundsmen. Angels starter Jered Weaver continued his remarkable season pitching in spacious Anaheim...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  6. ESPN New York Hall of Fame: Mets

    Mark Simon illustrationVote: Pick the ESPN New York Hall of Fame class » In honor of ESPN New York's inaugural Hall of Fame ballot, here are my top five Mets: 1. Tom Seaver Seaver was an integral part of the Mets' turnaround from lovable los...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  7. Restless for a Young win

    Mark Simon

    Thanks to the statistical wonder that is, we can share the following note, one we found to be amazin'. Chris Young has two starts this season in which he's pitched at least seven innings, allowing two hits or fewer. Both of ...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  8. The launching of the 1986 Mets

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images, AP Photo Darryl Strawberry, Keith Hernandez and Dwight Gooden were among the keys to the best run of success the Mets ever had. Each Thursday, Mark Simon will commemorate the Mets' 50th season with stories and notes related to the h...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  9. One-hit wonders

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images Shawn Estes (left), Tom Seaver (middle), and R.A. Dickey (right) are among those in Mets history who have flirted with a no-hitter, but had to settle for the next-best thing, a one-hitter. "A Single in First Spoils No-Hitter" read ...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  10. More claims for Mets fame

    Mark Simon

    Now that the Mets have done the right thing and inducted all-time greats Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden, and 1980s architects, manager Davey Johnson and general manager Frank Cashen, it's inevitable to ask: Who's next? The Mets are unlike som...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  11. Rivals talk about facing New York Mets Hall of Famers Dwight Good...

    Mark Simon

    We talked to some old rivals to find out what it was really like to face Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  12. Santana's July has nothing on Gooden

    Mark Simon

    This has been some kind of amazing month for Johan Santana, and who saw it coming? We certainly didn't, not after the struggle that was June. Ray Stubblebine/AP Mets Hall of Fame inductee Dwight Gooden dominated in September, 1985, like no ...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  13. 10 things to know: Niese's one-hitter

    Mark Simon

    A major cap-tip to for its assistance in this compilation. 1- Jonathon Niese's one-hitter marked the 23rd time a Mets pitcher has thrown a regular season complete game one-hitter of nine innings or more. The Mets also had on...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  14. Welcome to the big time, Jesus Feliciano!

    Mark Simon

    In this baseball fan's constitution, all major league debuts shall be created (and treated) equal. That may explain why I consider whatever Mets outfielder Jesus Feliciano does in his major league debut to be as important as what Stephen Strasburg...

    Blog | June 09, 2010