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  1. Burning questions: How will Wright be?

    Mark Simon

    What can the Mets expect from team captain David Wright moving forward? This isn't an easily answerable question for a number of reasons David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM134 HR8 RBI63 R54 OBP.324 AVG.269 Most nota...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  2. How do you pitch to Martinez & Cruz?

    Mark Simon & John Fisher

    Part of a series of articles from Stats & Information using pitch-performance data, heat maps and spray charts to look at the key hitters in each series. Good luck to the Baltimore Orioles pitchers who have to face Victor Martinez in the ALDS, whi...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  3. How do you pitch to Trout/Hosmer?

    Michael Bonzagni & Mark Simon

    Mike Trout is among the best low-ball hitters in the game.Part of a series of articles from Stats & Information using pitch-performance data, heat maps and spray charts to look at the key hitters in each series. Mike Trout might be the most exciti...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  4. A plan to make the Mets a contender in '15

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesHey Sandy Alderson, want to make your team better? Get Jose Bautista (left) and J.J. Hardy (right). "The short answer is I don't know if there will be a dramatic spike or not. But I will say this: I don't feel that we will necessarily be...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  5. Simmons best defender of September

    Mark Simon

    Amazingly, we almost got through a full season without naming Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons our Defensive Player of the Month. Alas, Simmons finally won our vote for September. He won on the strength of five Defensive Runs Saved, whi...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Plenty of good moments for a 79-win team

    Mark Simon

    What were the moments and stats that will be best remembered from the 2014 season for the Mets? Here's one man's list. April 5- Ike Davis hits a pinch-hit walk-off grand slam as the Mets rally to beat the Reds, 6-3 for their second win of the seas...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  7. Duda HR unlikely in more ways than one

    Mark Simon

    Given that Lucas Duda was 19-for-110 (a .173 batting average) against left-handed pitching entering his ninth-inning at-bat against Tony Sipp and that lefties were 11-for-87 (.126 batting average) against Sipp this season, the end result being a walk...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  8. Three more amazing Jeter stats

    Mark Simon & Lee Singer

    1) This one courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau: Jeter has played in 2,423 games in which the Yankees entered the game with a winning record for the season. The only player in major-league history who played in more such games is Pete Rose, who playe...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  9. The Jeet Sheet: Career vs. Red Sox

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Ezra ShawOne view of "The Catch." All season long, ESPNNewYork has been paying tribute to Derek Jeter's career versus each American League team and select National League teams. This will be our final edition and it covers his career against the Bos...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  10. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Red Sox

    Mark Simon

    Ezra ShawOne view of "The Catch."All season long, we've been paying tribute to Jeter's career versus each American League team and select National League teams. This will be our final edition and it covers his career against the Boston Red Sox, with ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  11. Top stats to know: Jeter's final home game

    Mark SImon & Doug Kern, ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/Bill KostrounDerek Jeter has one more day of baseball in Yankee Stadium to think about.Derek Jeter has called Yankee Stadium (both of them) home in some respects for nearly 20 full seasons. The relationship between Jeter and the most famous ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  12. Gordon's slump a puzzler

    Mark Simon

    Royals manager Ned Yost has been faced with a conundrum of late- where to put slumping leftfielder Alex Gordon in the team's starting lineup. Alex Gordon #4 LF Kansas City Royals 2014 STATS GM152 HR19 RBI73 R85 OBP.350 AVG.265 Gor...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  13. Bengals' Kevin Huber co-punter of week

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- For a second straight week, Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber earned punter of the week honors from ESPN's Mark Simon, the man who determines each Tuesday which NFL punter is most deserving of the honor. It was Huber's two punts ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  14. Top stats to know: Pirates clinch playoff spot

    Mark Simon

    For the first time since the glory days of 1990 to 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates are headed to the playoffs in consecutive seasons. The Pirates have been among baseball's best teams down the stretch and clinched no worse than a wild-card spot with the...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  15. deGrom rates as an elite Mets rookie

    Mark Simon

    Now that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is complete, let's put it into its proper place in Mets history. From a Mets standpoint, it was really good. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM22 W9 L6 BB43 K144 ERA2.63 The Me...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  16. Worth the wait: Liriano flourishing

    Mark Simon & Justin Havens

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were very patient with Francisco Liriano the first three months of the season, holding onto the hope that something positive would emerge from what was looking to be a rather rough season both in terms of his numbers and the he...

    Blog | September 23, 2014