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  1. Top stats to know: Fister unrewarded, solid

    Justin Havens & Mark Simon

    The Washington Nationals traded two prospects and a utility infielder to land Doug Fister in a deal with the Detroit Tigers. Doug Fister #58 SP Washington Nationals 2013 STATS GM33 W14 L9 BB44 K159 ERA3.67 Fister may not have the ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  2. NLDS Game 5 preview (Pirates-Cardinals)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Info

    Getty ImagesGerrit Cole (left) and Adam Wainwright (right) take the mound tonight in Game 5 of the NLDS.The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals face off in a winner-take-all Game 5 tonight (8:07 ET, ESPN Radio) in St. Louis. Let's take a lo...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  3. W2W4: CC Sabathia vs. Giants

    Mark Simon

    Three things to watch for from CC Sabathia against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Pitch selection: Whither the changeup Last night Boston Red Sox starter John Lackey did something he hadn't done in any start over the past five seasons....

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  4. 5 stats to know: Red Sox vs Giants

    Jeremy Mills & Mark Simon

    Michael Ivins/Getty ImagesJon Lester has looked good recently but has struggled through 2013. After playing the New York Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball, the Boston Red Sox won't have any time to rest as they travel west to face the San Francisco G...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  5. Second half: Five reasons NOT to watch

    Mark Simon

    Five reasons for Mets pessimism in the second half of the season: 1. They're just not that good: Any talk of a .500 finish or delusions of a chase for the second wild card or the NL East lead is silly when you look at the overall body of work: a 4...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. 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
  7. What will it take for a Harvey no-no?

    Mark Simon | ESPN Stats & Information

    Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds threw the first no-hitter of the season (and second of his career), defeating the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. New York Mets ace Matt Harvey has looked capable of throwing a no-hitter many times this s...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. Mike Trout still producing on offense

    Kenton Wong

    AP Photo/David KohlMike Trout is having another incredible season despite falling behind last year's numbersA couple of weeks ago my colleague Mark Simon wrote about Mike Trout and his defensive shortcomings this season, but on the offensive side of ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  9. Welcome to the show: Inside Cole's debut

    Mark SImon

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will unleash one of baseball's most promising prospects as former No. 1 pick Gerrit Cole takes the mound on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants. Here's a look at some of the key stats to know about tonight's match...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  10. Remembering Ventura: A very valuable Met

    Mark Simon

    Atan Honda/AFP/Getty ImagesRobin Ventura's grand slam single was a celebratory moment for the 1999 Mets.With the White Sox in town for a two-game stay in Queens, we look at where Chicago manager Robin Ventura ranks in Mets history among those that ha...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  11. Best defensive seasons for each franchise

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats and Information

    Everyone has things they like to do to kill time during the baseball offseason, particularly on days in which massive snowstorms blanket the East Coast. Our editor, Dave Schoenfield, likes to make lists of things like the best one-season wonders. ...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  12. Mets ZiPS projections come up a little light

    Mark Simon

    One of the internet's popular baseball projection systems is ZiPS, a mathematical-based compilation produced by ESPN Insider Dan Szymborski. What is ZiPS? * Projection system * Weights player's previous 3-4 seasons ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  13. The year in MLB heat maps

    Mark Simon

    With 2012 about to come to a close, we thought we'd take one more look at the baseball season. We'll do so both in words and with heat maps-- visual images that may bring back a memory, or tell you something about the greatness of a particular mom...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  14. Game 7 keys: Lohse, Cain, Jay, Posey

    Mark Simon

    The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will play one game on Monday for the right to go to the World Series. Inside the Series Tied, 3-3 STL SF BA .219 .241 OBP .267 .303 Slug pct. .327 .36...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  15. This time, Wainwright holds all the Cards

    Mark Simon & Andrew Davis

    St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright had the right stuff in Thursday's Game 4 win over the San Francisco Giants. This was a much different outcome for Wainwright than his last start, when he got pummeled by the Washington Nationals in Game ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  16. Lincecum has taken Giant step forward

    Mark Simon

    Eric Hartline/US PresswireTim Lincecum's changeup has been one key to his effectiveness this postseason. Tim Lincecum has allowed one run and three hits in 8⅓ innings in three appearances this postseason, with nine strikeouts and one walk. ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012