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  1. How the Royals can win the AL Central

    Mark Simon

    What would it take for the Kansas City Royals to unseat the Detroit Tigers, overtake the Chicago White Sox and hold off the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins to win the American Central in 2013? Over the past three seasons, the AL Central cham...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  2. Francoeur faces Giant hurdle

    Mark Simon

    For anyone looking for ex-Met Jeff Francoeur to have a significant impact on this World Series, the matchups say not to count on it. Francoeur, likely to start in right field in Game 3 and Game 4 against Giants lefties Jonathan Sanchez and Madison...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  3. ALCS Preview: Yankees vs Rangers

    Mark Simon

    Kim Klement/US Presswire One Ranger who's had success against the Yankees is Vladimir Guerrero. Top Things To Know The Texas Rangers have lost nine straight postseason games against the New York Yankees. They were outscored in the last six of thos...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  4. These Mets were chipper vs Braves

    Mark Simon

    AP Photos Tommie Agee, Mike Piazza and Carlos Beltran are a few of the Amazin's who've aced Atlanta. Could Jeff Francoeur someday make the all-time list of Braves-killers in Mets history? Maybe the home run to win Tuesday's game (the first-ever ...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  5. July's significant develop'Mets'

    Mark Simon

    The Mets first game of August, a 14-1 loss to the Diamondbacks, belonged in July, a 9-17 debacle that marked the worst July the Mets have had since going 9-18 in 2003. It was a month that was ugly in many respects, one reminiscent of 2009, and th...

    Blog | August 02, 2010
  6. Key to first-half: Doing little things

    Mark Simon

    One of the keys to the first half of the season for the Mets has been that some of their players have done the little things well. We're talking about the stuff that you might not see in the box score, the kind of stuff they'll need to do to beat ...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. The Weak In Review

    Mark Simon

    Five issues of a statistical nature that might be disconcerting to Mets management, after a six-game homestand yielded a 2-4 start. *Jeff Francoeur is carrying the offense: He's hitting .476. That's the good news. The issue is that everyone else i...

    Blog | April 12, 2010