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  1. Stats to know: Rangers at Astros

    Jeremy Lundblad | ESPN Stats & Information

    Another season of Major League Baseball kicks off at 7 p.m. on ESPN and ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM as the Texas Rangers meet their new division rivals, the Houston Astros. The Astros are the first team to change leagues since the Brewers moved from the...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  2. ESPN Stats & Info: Wright by the numbers

    Adam Rubin

    Here's an incredibly thorough look at David Wright, produced by Justin Havens and the ESPN Stats & Information crew: Franchise 3B 'Staying Loyal' A number of face-of-the-franchise third basemen have re-signed with the teams that drafted them re...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  3. Dollars, home runs aplenty in Upton deal

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty ImagesB.J. Upton tied for the MLB high with 19 home runs in the final two months of the 2012 season. After spending the first eight seasons of his career with the Tampa Bay Rays, outfielder B.J. Upton has reportedly signed a fi...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  4. Numbers: Adrian Beltre likes sliders

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN Stats & Information's Lee Singer put together some numbers from Adrian Beltre's 3-for-5 night, which included a two-run homer and a game-winning RBI single. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Beltre is the first big-league player this season ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  5. Time not on the Angels' side

    Kenton Wong, ESPN Stats & Information

    Time is definitely not on the Angels' side. They trail the Athletics and Orioles by five games in the loss column with just 12 games left to play, and have no more head-to-head games left with either team. In other words, they need a ton of help. ...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  6. Profar: 1st game, 1st at-bat, 3rd teenager

    ESPN Stats & Information

    From Little League World Series champion to top prospect and now a budding Major League star. Jurickson Profar is the second-youngest player and third teenager in Major League Baseball history to hit a home run in his first career at-bat. Only 18-...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  7. Numbers: Adrian Beltre likes the heat

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It seemed like the faster the pitch, the more Adrian Beltre liked it. As ESPN Stats & Information points out, Beltre's homers came on pitches of 94, 88 and 91 mph. Part of ESPN Stats & Info's blog on Beltre: Beltre is now hitting...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. In-depth: Closer look at Bryce Harper

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty Images/Joe RobbinsBryce Harper has not been intimidated by the major leagues in his debut season. The Mets will get their first look at one of baseball's most promising young stars when they face a former No. 1 pick, Nationals outfielder Bryce...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  9. W2W4: Tigers at Yankees (April 28)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Derek Jeter is crushing left-handed pitching in 2012 Drew Smyly Matchups to Watch A couple of days after facing Rangers rookie Yu Darvish for the first time, the Yankees will get a look at another rookie in Smyly, who has allowed two runs in 16 inn...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  10. W2W4: Jeter at Rangers (April 24)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Derek Jeter is on one of the best hot streaks of his career. We're going to skip our usual style of preview on this game and instead focus on the statistical amazingness that is Derek Jeter's 2012 season. Derek Jeter Matchup to Watch Jeter will ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  11. Brett Lawrie: Offensive and defensive star?

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Left: Brett Lawrie's swing rate against offspeed pitches out of the strike zone (16%) Right: Average right-handed hitter against those pitches (32%) Click here to create your own Lawrie heat maps Brett Lawrie made a major impression as a 21-ye...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  12. Torres was a statistical star in 2010

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Scott Boehm/Getty ImagesNew Met Andres Torres caught balls at a very high rate of success in 2010. It's fairly easy to look at newest Mets Andres Torres numbers in 2011 and proclaim that he had an awful season. But go back a year and dig deep and...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. Lesson of last year's free-agent class

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Typically, free-agent starting pitching comes with a warning as far as long-term contracts are involved. However, last season was a major struggle for most position players who signed free-agent deals a year ago. Of the 10 free-agent position pla...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  14. Numbers: Adrian Beltre vs. fastballs

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- ESPN Stats & Information did some digging on Adrian Beltre's ability to pound fastballs and, even, his aggressiveness in doing so. Besides adding his name to that impressive list that includes Babe Ruth, George Brett and Reggie Ja...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  15. Numbers: Rangers vs. LHPs

    Richard Durrett

    Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Information sent over some quick notes on the Rangers vs. left-handed pitchers now that we know the Rangers will face LHP Matt Moore, a rookie with only one big league start (against the Yankees). BTW, Texas is 26-21 agains...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  16. Stats analysis: What Crawford brings to Sox

    ESPN Stats & Information

    A statistical rundown of what outfielder Carl Crawford brings to the Red Sox, starting with a comparison between Crawford and the numbers Boston left fielders put up last season: There's also the stolen base category. Here are the guys with the ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010