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  1. Burning Questions: Who will be the Mets' biggest competitors in f...

    Mark Simon

    The problem for the New York Mets this offseason is that their needs coincide with the needs of other teams. Knowing the competition is an important part of decision-making, so we've culled out-of-town media reports and surveyed a few of our coll...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Orioles

    Mark Simon

    Simon Bruty/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter rounds the bases after his home run in Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS.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 Baltimor...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Greene continues to show legitimacy

    Mark Simon

    It's starts like these that make you think the future for Shane Greene with the New York Yankees is pretty good. Shane Greene #61 SP New York Yankees 2014 STATS GM14 W5 L3 BB26 K76 ERA3.24 Greene pitched 6⅔ scoreless inning...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter's career vs. Indians

    Katie Sharp & Mark Simon

    AP Photo/John DunnDerek Jeter circa 1997, celebrates a postseason home run against the Indians.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Next up on the list is the Cleveland Indians, agains...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  5. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter vs. Rangers

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    Ezra O. Shaw/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter gave the Rangers trouble with his bat, his glove and his hustle.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Next up on the list is the Texas Rangers, agai...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  6. The Jeet Sheet: Jeter's career vs. Rangers

    Mark Simon and Katie Sharp

    Ezra O. Shaw/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter gave the Rangers trouble with his bat, his glove and his hustle.All season we'll be tracking Derek Jeter as he prepares to play in his final series against each team. Next up on the list is the Texas Rangers, agai...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  7. Best outfield D? Don't forget the Marlins

    Mark Simon

    Earlier this week a New York sports-talk radio host convinced himself that the New York Yankees' outfield combination of Ichiro Suzuki, Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner was the best in the majors. That's a hard sell, at least so far this season. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  8. Roberts gets rewarded for hitting it hard

    Mark Simon

    Brian Roberts may have been due for a day like this. Brian Roberts #14 2B New York Yankees 2014 STATS GM74 HR4 RBI18 R33 OBP.318 AVG.248 Though Roberts entered Friday's game with the Minnesota Twins hitting only .237, he also en...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Stats to know: The Subway Series

    Mark Simon

    Both the New York Mets and New York Yankees enter this year's Subway Series a little cold, though the Mets can say they have a sliver of momentum after rallying from three runs down in the ninth inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, while the Yan...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  11. 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
  12. How do the Yankees get to 95 wins?

    Mark Simon

    Neither David Schoenfield nor Baseball Prospectus' PECOTA projections are bullish on the New York Yankees being an upper-echelon team in 2014. But what if the Yankees win in 2014 like they've spent this past offseason -- at a high volume? Let's...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Defensive player of month: Juan Lagares

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Alex Brandon Juan Lagares has made tough catches look routine since being recalled by the Mets. New York Mets rookie outfielder Juan Lagares had to beat out the best of the best to win the Defensive Player of the Month award for August. ...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  15. Robertson proving a worthy successor

    Mark Simon

    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 22, 2013
  16. 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