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  1. Quality and quantity to Upton's home runs

    Tobin Petitpas, ESPN Stats & Info

    Daniel Shirey/Getty ImagesJustin Upton left little doubt to each of the 12 home runs he hit in the first month of the season. The month of April ended in style when it came to home runs. There were 50 home runs hit on Tuesday, the most in a single d...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  2. WAR makes case for Ellsbury as MVP

    Justin Havens, ESPN Stats & Info

    With the regular season having wound down, many of the year-end individual awards are no closer to being unanimous than they were several months ago. In the National League, we have Roy Halladay vs. Clayton Kershaw for the NL Cy Young and Matt Kemp v...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  3. LA's Andre Ethier is the Next Level Player of the Week

    ESPN Stats & Info

    Samsung Next Level Player of the Week nominees include Rajon Rondo, Roy Halladay, Anibal Sanchez, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Andre Ethier

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  4. Cain is Able

    Tom McKean, ESPN Stats & Info

    Is Matt Cain the starter with the hardest luck in baseball? The Giants hurler has a career 3.51 ERA, but is a paltry 50-59 overall. Cain has made the All-Star roster just once in his 6 seasons, and was a snub from this year's voting when you conside...

    Blog | July 10, 2010
  5. 1st Pitch: Pitchers on pace for history

    Jeremy Lundblad, ESPN Stats & Info

    Quick Hits: With about 100 games to go on each team's schedule, several players are on pace for history. Yesterday, we touched on hitters, and today it's the pitchers' turn. Zack Greinke is on pace for just 5 wins and 197 strikeouts. The fewest wi...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  6. The Closer: Magnificent Seven

    ESPN Stats & Info

    It was a star-studded evening on the mound Friday. Seven of the night's starting pitchers had no-hitters and/or perfect games under their belts (Roy Halladay, Dallas Braden, Clay Buchholz, Jonathan Sanchez, Anibal Sanchez, A.J. Burnett, Carlos Zambr...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  7. Rapid Reaction: Doc delivers perfection

    ESPN Stats & Info

    Roy Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in MLB history on Saturday. The visiting Phillies defeated the Marlins 1-0. It is the second perfect game of the 2010 season after Oakland's Dallas Braden turned the trick on May 9. This is the only season ...

    Blog | May 29, 2010
  8. TMI Power Poll: Top 10 Starting Pitchers

    Kenton Wong, ESPN Stats & Info

    This week in the TMI Power Poll it's all about starting pitchers. Who is the best in the game today? Who is the most likely to throw a no-hitter? We break down why each starter in our top ten strikes fear into opposing hitters. Only two pitchers ...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  9. Monday's first pitch

    Jeremy Lundblad, ESPN Stats & Info

    Today's Trivia: As Bobby Cox readies himself for his final Opening Day, let's look back on his first. In Cox's first game as manager (April 7, 1978), a pair of future Hall of Famers dueled on the mound, as the Braves started Phil Niekro against the D...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  10. How will Colon fare in 2014?

    Mark Simon

    What can the Mets expect from Bartolo Colon at age 41 in 2014? Three stat-based predictions systems have released numbers for the upcoming system. The namesake of the 2014 Bill James Handbook gives Colon an 11-10 mark and 3.61 ERA in 30 start...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  11. Bailey's fastball makes Giants look small

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesHomer Bailey had the look in his eye of a pitcher determined to throw a no-hitter. Homer Bailey threw the season's first no-hitter Tuesday against the San Francisco Giants, joining rare company in the process. He's resp...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  12. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Braves)

    Mark Simon

    Captain Clutch The game-tying homer by David Wright against Craig Kimbrel in the series opener was the second game-tying shot of his career to come in the ninth inning. The other came against Francisco Cordero and the Cincinnati Reds in 2008. Th...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  13. The series in Metrics (Mets at Phillies)

    Mark Simon

    The Mets had one good day and two pretty bad ones in dropping a pair to the Phillies to open this road trip. Let's run through some of the statistical highlights. Matt Harvey and Nolan Ryan In Monday's opener, Matt Harvey became the second pit...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  14. Breaking down Hamilton's homer barrage

    ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Tony GutierrezJosh Hamilton tied an MLB record with his 18th homer in the Rangers' 34th game Saturday.Josh Hamilton homered for the ninth time in his past six games Saturday, sending C.J. Wilson's 80 mph curveball into the right-field seats ...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  15. Valdespin's HR shocks Papelbon, Phillies

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Jordany Valdespin's first career hit couldn't have come at a better time. With the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies tied at two in the top of the ninth inning, Valdespin golfed a splitter from Jonathan Papelbon over the fence, snapping a strea...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  16. Rewriting the Opening Day record book

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Pitching was the story of the day as opening week continued with 13 teams playing their first game of the season. After Kyle Lohse tossed a gem on Wednesday, Roy Halladay, Justin Verlander, Justin Masterson and Ryan Dempster all allowed two or few...

    Blog | April 05, 2012