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  1. Davis comes up big, but has issues to fix

    Mark Simon

    With super-nasty lefty Chris Sale on the mound for the Chicago White Sox on Monday night, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to bench slumping slugger Chris Davis. Chris Davis #19 1B Baltimore Orioles 2014 STATS GM60 HR13 ...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  2. The Jeet sheet: Career vs. Mariners

    Katie Sharp & Mark Simon

    Al Bello/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter has been the picture of intensity on both sides of the field. 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 Seattle Mariners. The Yan...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. Hernandez's game reminiscent of perfection

    Mark Simon

    "I think he was better than when he threw the perfect game." -- Rays manager Joe Maddon after Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez #34 SP Seattle Mariners 2014 STATS GM14 W8 L1 BB17 K106 ERA2.39 Yes, Felix...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  4. Mariners, Swisher hitting in bad luck

    Mark Simon

    Every Monday, I tweet out a series of hard-hit ball leaderboards, ones that tell you how often players and teams are hitting a ball hard, and how often they're getting hits when they hit the ball hard. The decision of whether a ball is hard-hit or...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. Cano returns to his place of dominance

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    Robinson Cano has not supplied much power yet in 2014.Robinson Cano returns to a comfort zone-- the Bronx-- as the second baseman for the Seattle Mariners, who face the New York Yankees tonight to start a 10-game road trip. Cano was one of the mos...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. 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
  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. One Mo Time (Rivera vs. Mariners)

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonMariano Rivera was a happy man after recording his 600th save in Seattle.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 regular s...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. One Mo Time: Rivera vs. Rockies

    Mark Simon & Katie Sharp

    Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesMariano Rivera circa 2004 after getting a save against the Rockies for the first time.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 th...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  10. Orioles return to Gold Glove glory

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesMatt Wieters, J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones were rewarded for their defensive prowess this season. The Baltimore Orioles returned to winning in 2012 and they returned to their successful past in putting a trio of players on the Gold Glove wi...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  11. Will Trout, Braves OF win Gold in 2012?

    Mark Simon

    The baseball season is over, but the baseball awards season begins Tuesday night. Rawlings will name its Gold Glove Award winners today at 9:30 pm ET on ESPN2. What are some of the storylines we'll be following this year? Reel in a Trout? T...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  12. W2W4: Mariners at Yankees (Aug. 3)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    CC Sabathia Stats To Watch Sabathia has won his last seven starts against the Mariners, the most recent of which was seven innings of one-hit ball, with 14 strikeouts against them last July 26. CC Sabathia #52 SP New York Yankees 2012 ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  13. Numbers: Matt Harrison shuts out Seattle

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN Stats & Information went through Rangers lefty Matt Harrison's start from Sunday and took a look at why he was able to keep the Seattle Mariners' bats off-balance (thanks to Micah Adams, Doug Kern, Mark Simon, Jeremy Mills, Lee Singer and Gregg ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  14. Friday's podcast

    Eric Karabell

    Mark Simon closed another fine week of Baseball Today podcasts with Friday's edition, talking more about the Franchise Player draft, but also a defensive marvel few would call a franchise player. 1. Mark explains his Miguel Cabrera pick in the fra...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  15. Best defensive SS? How about M's Ryan?

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    US Presswire/Steven BisigBrendan Ryan was baseball's standard-setter on the defensive side for the month of May. Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan had to think when we asked him if he had a favorite play in May. "There weren't any between-t...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  16. Brandon McCarthy says arigato for cutter

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Info

    Cutters thrown by Brandon McCarthy in 2011. Click here to create your own McCarthy heat maps. The Major League Baseball regular-season opens in Japan for the fourth time, with the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics squaring off at 6:10 a.m. ET ...

    Blog | March 27, 2012