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  1. Andrelton Simmons still amazing on D

    Mark Simon

    Cue up the Ozzie Smith and Omar Vizquel comparisons one more time for Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Simmons made one of the best defensive plays by an infielder this season, throwing out Travis d'Arnaud at first base from deep in the...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. Meet the ace of the Nationals

    Mark Simon

    It was a little more than nine months ago in this space that we made a bold prediction that new Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister would be a good sleeper choice for the NL Cy Young Award. Fister doesn't have the dominance of Clayton Kersha...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. If you're gonna watch another team ...

    Mark Simon

    We've reached that part of the season where watching the Mets on a daily basis might not appeal to everyone, and thoughts have turned to roster planning for the 2015 season. If you're going to focus on other players, keep in mind that Troy Tulowit...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
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  5. Alex Gordon for MVP?

    Mark Simon

    The Kansas City Royals have an MVP candidate, albeit one without the super-flashy numbers. And now he has a signature hit, the kind that make differences in close races for division titles, like the one the Royals are locked in right now. Gordon...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  6. Five reasons to keep watching the Mets

    Mark Simon

    Why watch the 2014 Mets for the rest of the season? It's a reasonable question given their performance and standing in the NL East -- and one for which we have five answers. 1. They've got awards potential Two Mets have legitimate shots at awar...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Tigers

    Katie Sharp & Mark Simon

    Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos/Getty ImagesAmong those Derek Jeter posed for photos with at his final All-Star Game was slugger Miguel Cabrera.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Here's a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. Tillman stepping up into ace role

    Mark Simon

    Yes, the Baltimore Orioles hit five home runs in their win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. But also noteworthy was the continued run of terrific pitching by Orioles starter Chris Tillman. TillmanTillman allowed one unearned run in se...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  9. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter's career vs. White Sox

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesFuture Hall of Famer Frank Thomas and Jeter meet on the basepaths, circa 1997.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Here's a look at his career against the C...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  10. A day in the life of the shift

    Scott Spratt and Mark Simon

    At around 8:16 p.m. ET on Tuesday night, Cleveland Indians slugger Carlos Santana hit a ground ball in the first inning that looked like it would be a base hit into a vacant spot in short right field. But out of nowhere, Minnesota Twins second basema...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  11. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter's career vs. White Sox

    Mark Simon and Katie Sharp

    Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesFuture Hall of Famer Frank Thomas and Jeter meet on the basepaths, circa 1997.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Here's a look at his career against the C...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  12. Cole brings the heat in return

    Mark Simon

    The most encouraging stat from the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 comeback win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night? It might have been Gerrit Cole's average fastball velocity -- 95.9 mph -- in his first start back from the disabled list. That was his...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  13. Making a Gold Glove case for Bradley

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Jackie Bradley Jr.'s demotion has one consequence pertinent come awards time in late October/early November. It makes the vote for the American League's Gold Glove center fielder that much more interesting. Bradley probably won't get a chance ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  14. Martinez surges, Nathan skids; both integral

    Mark Simon

    Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez seems to be showing signs of breaking out of the three-week slump that caught him right out of the All-Star break. Martinez Martinez hit another late-game homer in the Tigers' extra-inning win over the Ta...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  15. Lagares having phenomenal August on 'D'

    Mark Simon

    Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesCatches like this home run robbery have become the norm for Juan Lagares.If the Mets aren't going to score any runs, at least they rate well at preventing them. And no one on the team rates better than Juan Lagares. It'...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  16. LaRoche finally gets biggest type of hit

    Mark Simon

    Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has been getting big hits all month. On Monday, he got the one big hit that had eluded him throughout his career. The Nationals won another kooky thriller by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks on LaRoc...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  17. Oh, to be Young (and a winner) again

    Mark Simon

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young is having one heck of a comeback season. CabreraYoung, who has dealt with a multitude of injuries throughout his career, picked up his 12th win on Sunday and matched his career high for wins in a season. He p...

    Blog | August 17, 2014