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  1. Hamilton no longer hitting hard

    Mark Simon

    Brandon Wade/Getty ImagesJosh Hamilton has not played up to his $125 million contract this season.Josh Hamilton signed with the Los Angeles Angels after five seasons with the Texas Rangers. With Texas, Hamilton won an MVP award, reached the World Ser...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  2. Stat grade for Wheeler so far: B-minus

    Mark Simon

    Scott Cunningham/Getty ImagesZack Wheeler has had his share of good moments and bad moments since his first start in Atlanta. One of the companies that does video-tracking for teams, Inside Edge, evaluates pitchers using stats to generate a report c...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Leaderboard of the week: Omar Infante

    Mark Simon

    Inside Edge, which does video tracking for us, has a stat it likes to promote called "well-hit average," which is the percentage of balls that were "hard hit" (based on observation by their video-tracking group). The MLB leaders in this stat are t...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  4. The Brian Matusz mystique

    Mark Simon

    Jeff Moffett/Icon SMI Brian Matusz dominated hitters at the end of last season. But will the same approach work in 2011? One of the keys to the Baltimore Orioles replicating their late-season success could be whether left-handed starter Brian Ma...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  5. Suddenly, everything's all Wright

    Mark Simon

    That stuff we wrote about Jeff Francoeur being "smart-hot" these days ... you could just erase a few of the numbers and apply the principles to David Wright as well. Wright enters Tuesday's game with the Padres sizzling, with 13 hits in his last 25 ...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  6. Francoeur in "smart-hot" mode

    Mark Simon

    David Wright used to have a phrase when former Met Carlos Delgado would get on one of his ridiculous two-week tears when he'd crush baseball after baseball, and put up numbers that were MVP-like. Wright would refer to Delgado, one of the smartest ...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  7. A closer look at Francoeur's struggles

    Mark Simon

    After reading a posting on Jeff Francoeur on the statistically savvy website, I felt inspired to take a closer look at his performance and recent struggles using our Inside Edge video review data. The folks at Fangraphs traced Franco...

    Blog | May 14, 2010