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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Ellsbury, Jeter, McCann are failing Yankees

    Mark Simon

    Both run-scoring base hits by the Kansas City Royals on Sunday came on balls New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury came close to catching, but couldn't quite come up with. Ellsbury Defensive Runs Saved Past 4 Seasons 2014 -6...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  4. Defensive notes: Rockies, Heyward, Hunter

    Mark Simon

    Perhaps you caught regular Insider contributor Mike Petriello's article on the Indians defensive struggles on FanGraphs. It's worth a read (and a watching of the videos within the piece) and it also served as inspiration for a look at some of the ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  5. One Mo Time: Rivera vs White Sox

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    AP Photo/Frank PolichMariano Rivera and Joe Girardi celebrate a 1997 win against the White Sox.All season, we've been tracking Mariano Rivera as he prepares to pitch in his final series against each team. Next up on the goodbye list: the Chicago Whit...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  6. Rios brings some power, speed, a few flaws

    Mark Simon | ESPN.com

    About the ESPN Hot Zone • Use the dropdowns to select sortable information about the player. • A color will appear when there are at least five at-bats using the selected criteria. • Click on the image to recei...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  7. W2W4: Wilmer Flores' debut

    Mark Simon

    Late Monday, the New York Mets recalled infielder Wilmer Flores from Las Vegas, where he was hitting .321 with 15 home runs and 86 RBIs and had arguably been one of the top players in the Pacific Coast League. The league is very hitter-friendly, s...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  8. MLB All-Star Game memories

    Mark Simon

    A collection of former All-Stars share their thoughts on playing in the Midsummer Classic.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  9. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. White Sox)

    Mark Simon

    A quick look at the notable stats from the Mets' series split with the Chicago White Sox: Marcum finally wins one Shaun Marcum became the 321st pitcher to win a game for the Mets, tossing eight scoreless innings in Wednesday's 3-0 triumph over t...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  10. What if the Mets did trade David Wright?

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Tony TribbleHow chagrined would David Wright be if he were traded? There are probably conversations taking place this week between David Wright and his reps with Sandy Alderson and his crew, trying to get a handle on the Mets future plans, ...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  11. Milwaukee Brewers quietly enter the NL wild-card picture

    A closer look at under-the-radar contenders, the most important series beginning Tuesday and the most vulnerable teams in position to win their divisions.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  12. How Konerko took the batting average lead

    Mark Simon

    Paul Konerko is in the middle of one of the greatest hot streaks you'll ever see, and it has propelled the Chicago White Sox to nine wins in their last 10 games. In those 10 games, Konerko is hitting .639 with five home runs and 14 RBIs. In that s...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  13. Santos' slider is MLB's top out pitch

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information Group

    This shows where Sergio Santos most frequently locates his slider when he has a right-handed batter in a two-strike count, an area in which hitters have minimal, if any, success. One of the pitches for Thursday's "Baseball Tonight" is a segment on t...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  14. Some options, like David Ortiz and Jon Garland, appear to be no-b...

    Buster Olney

    A close look at the options market shows some no-brainers out there, such as the Padres being able to lock up Jon Garland's inning-eating ways for another year at a good rate; in other cases -- we're looking at you, Berkman -- it's a no-brainer to pass.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  15. The 2005 Chicago White Sox are a good choice for the best basebal...

    Mark Simon

    Guillen's World Series champs are a good choice for the best baseball team of the decade.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  16. Leftover notes on Cameron and more

    Gordon Edes

    Sifting through some random notes, quotes and gloats (as one of my journalism heroes, Bob Verdi, used to write):We'll start you off with a trivia question, courtesy of Red Sox researcher Mark Simon: New Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron was a .250/...

    Blog | December 17, 2009