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  1. New film should be required for new Knicks

    Mark Simon

    Phil Jackson is known for giving homework assignments to his players and staff both during the season and in the offseason. Don't be surprised if a viewing of "When the Garden was Eden" is on the list for whatever newcomers come to town in 2014. ...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  2. Series review: Mets net one win

    Mark Simon

    The New York Mets salvaged the series finale from the Atlanta Braves with their marathon win on Sunday. Here are some of the statistical highlights from the weekend. The Grandy Man Can ... and Does Curtis Granderson's walk-off sacrifice fly mark...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  3. Extra, Extra: Free baseball on Sunday

    Mark Simon

    This was a good day for extra-inning games in baseball, with two going 14 innings or longer and another finishing up in 12 frames. Let's put the statistical microscope to each one. New York Yankees 5, Tampa Bay Rays 1 (12) Key moment: Dean Anna w...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  4. Keep an eye on Buehrle-Kluber matchup

    Mark Simon

    Let's put this afternoon's pitchers in the Toronto Blue Jays-Cleveland Indians matchup side by side. Mark Buehrle has an 0.86 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and .221 opponents' batting average in his first three starts of the season. Corey Kluber has a 5.40 ER...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
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  6. Series review: Starting pitching carries Mets

    Mark Simon

    The Mets have won five straight road games against the Diamondbacks. It is their second longest winning streak in Arizona, trailing only a run of 13 straight wins there from 2004 to 2007. What else was of note from this series? Start with the S...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. Early trends: Bruce, Fielder, Rizzo, Heyward

    Mark Simon

    We've reached the point in the season where the first calls are coming into sports-talk radio. You know the kind. The ones that say "Bench (fill in the blank), he's terrible" or "(fill in the blank) is finally going to be a star." But there are us...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  8. Against all odds: HR for Uggla, W for Avilan

    Mark Simon

    The reports of Dan Uggla's baseball departure were perhaps a tad premature. One of the kookiest games of the 2014 season had a goofy conclusion, with Uggla hitting a grand slam in the ninth inning against fill-in closer Jake Diekman to give the At...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  9. Series in review: Angels win 2 of 3

    Mark Simon

    The New York Mets got beat two out of three by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, missing another opportunity to get to .500 for the season. They are now 0-5 in games in which they entered one game under .500 this season. Recker crew Anthony R...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  10. Series recap: Young a road sparkplug again

    Mark Simon

    Eric Young Jr. continues to be a dominant player for the New York Mets once he gets out on the road. Young was 3-for-5 with three stolen bases and four runs scored in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves. He's the first player with three hit...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  11. Freeman has a Chipper-esque quality

    Mark Simon

    The New York Mets had two issues in their 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. They could not solve Ervin Santana as Dave Schoenfield notes in the Sweet Spot blog and they could not get either Jason Heyward or Freddie Freeman out. The Heyw...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  12. Series in review: Mets vs. Reds

    Mark Simon

    The Mets won two of three to the Cincinnati Reds over the weekend. Here's a look at some of the statistical storylines that emerged from those games. Moment of the series: Davis' walk-off homer Ike Davis' first home run of 2014 was a memorable on...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  13. Top stats to know: Heat 102, Knicks 91

    Mark Simon

    The story of the Miami Heat win over the New York Knicks on Sunday afternoon can be told in a series of shot charts that illustrated the difference in the performance of the two teams. Anthony vs James: One-sided matchup The mat...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  14. Mejia good enough to make it work

    Mark Simon

    The Jenrry Mejia of 2014 looked as good as the Mejia who made a good impression in five starts in 2013. There was one exception to that -- the five walks (he walked four total last season) -- but Mejia's cutting fastball worked well, and his chang...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  15. What made Gee opener-worthy?

    Mark Simon

    "I'm sure there was [a mechanical change]. We're always kind of tinkering with mechanical things. But I think 90 percent of it is I just changed mentally. I got a lot more aggressive. This game is all confidence, too. Mentally you have to be in the r...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  16. Fan hopes Mets honor Kiner forever

    Mark Simon

    The Mets will honor Ralph Kiner on Opening Day with a ceremony that will include the unveiling of a commemorative logo above the left-field wall. One fan has been active in leading a campaign for just a little bit more. "Ed" a 31-year-old Met...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  17. Don't doubt the Tampa Bay Rays

    Mark Simon

    I don't know why, but I'd been having doubts this offseason about just how good the Tampa Bay Rays would be heading into 2014. So I ran through an exercise I did for both the Yankees and Mets -- making reasonable guestimates at the WAR totals fo...

    Blog | March 26, 2014