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  1. 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
  2. deGrom having one heck of a month

    Mark Simon

    What's the scary thing about Mets starter Jacob deGrom in July? You could make a case that he should be even better than he's been. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM13 W4 L5 BB29 K79 ERA3.01 That seems hard t...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Best defender of 2013: Andrelton Simmons

    Mark Simon

    Pouya Dianat/Atlanta Braves/Getty ImagesAndrelton Simmons was baseball's best defender in 2013 with plays like this. Who was the Defensive Player of the Year in 2013? In our view, it's not a close call. The SweetSpot voting panel named Braves s...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. Gerardo Parra: The Simmons of outfielders

    Mark Simon

    All season long, Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has been praised for his extraordinary defense, and rightfully so, given the success he and the Braves had in 2013. But it's worth noting that there was another player in baseball with w...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  6. The series in Metrics (Mets, Gee vs. Braves)

    Mark Simon

    The highlight of the lone win for the New York Mets in their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves was once again the great pitching of starter Dillon Gee. Let's use this series recap to expound further on his run of success. Captain Hook Gee...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  7. Looking back at Orel Hershisers Major League record scoreless in...

    Mark Simon

    A look back at Orel Hershiser's Major League record scoreless innings streak.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  8. Kershaw in elite statistical company

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats and Information

    AP Photo/Jeff RobersonClayton Kershaw has made things difficult for opposing hitters throughout 2013. Clayton Kershaw looks to keep his amazing 2013 going when the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Chicago Cubs tonight. Kershaw's history against the...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. The series in Metrics (Mets vs Braves)

    Mark Simon

    Notes from a split of the two-game series with the Atlanta Braves: Wheeler turning in a good direction Elias noted that Zack Wheeler became the second Mets rookie to beat the Braves three times in a season, joining Tom Seaver, who beat them four ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  10. Mets outfield now statistically respectable

    Mark Simon

    AP PhotoThe defense of Juan Lagares and Marlon Byrd has been key to the Mets' improvement.The Mets season didn't necessarily turn when Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit his dramatic walk-off homer to beat the Chicago Cubs on June 16. It changed for the better...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. One Mo Time (Rivera vs. Dodgers)

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    AP Photo/Kathy Willens Mariano Rivera gets kudos from Don Mattingly after a spring training win in 2005.For the remainder of the 2013 season, we will look ahead to Mariano Rivera's matchups against teams he will be facing for the final time in the r...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  12. The series in Metrics: Mets vs Braves

    Mark Simon

    The Mets chase for .500 continued with a split against the Atlanta Braves. Here's a look at some of the most interesting and noteworthy numbers from that series. Stat of the Series: Leadoff HR, then shut down Tuesday's game opened with an Andrelt...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  13. Simmons on path to all-time great year on D

    Mark Simon

    Stop if you've heard this before: The Sweet Spot Defensive Player of the Month for June is Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. This marks the second straight month that Simmons has won in our voting, and the third time he's won since the s...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. The series in metrics (Mets vs. Braves)

    Mark Simon

    If nothing else, New York Mets fans will always have the memories of their first doubleheader sweep of the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta since 1987 (and a series win as well). Let's look at some of the statistical highlights from the series. Harvey's...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  15. The best Mets debuts

    Mark Simon

    AP PhotoCollin McHugh and Kazuo Matsui had two of the best Mets debuts.With Zack Wheeler making his Mets debut on Tuesday, let's rank the best opening acts in Mets history. We'll go 11-deep for no particular reason other than that is the number that ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  16. Diamondbacks' defense best in the majors

    Mark Simon

    A little more than a week ago with a man on second and two outs in the fifth inning of a 1-1 game, Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit a long drive near the 413-foot sign in right-center field of Chase Field that looked like it would put t...

    Blog | May 24, 2013