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  1. The Series in Metrics: Mets vs. Padres

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Two out of three wasn't bad for the Mets' first series of the season. We return with our post-series recaps with this first offering of notes and numbers. Team Stat of the Series: They can hit! The Mets matched their best offensive output for the...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  2. Five notable Opening Day stats

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Opening Day produced a lot of statistics, some more meaningful than others. Let's go through the ones we found particularly noteworthy. 1. Jonathon Niese had his cutter working On a day where Niese didn't have his best curveball (it yielded three...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  3. Mets infield D has room for growth

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty ImagesThe Mets are looking for defensive improvement from Ruben Tejada and Ike Davis.Mets third base and infield coach Tim Teufel is a willing partaker when it comes to studying advanced defensive stats in conjunction with video analysis and sp...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  4. Positive for Mets OF: Likely not worst ever

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Doug Jones/USA Today SportsMaybe it won't be so bad for Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and company. The 2012 Mets outfield has a chance to be the worst among major league teams since ... last season? Reports of this Mets outfield rating among...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  5. Next step for Ike? Get right vs lefties

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty Images/AP PhotoIn 2010 (left) Ike Davis starred versus lefties. He's trying to return to that in 2013 (right).What's the next step for Ike Davis as a major-league hitter? Despite his 32 home runs, Davis hit a meager .227 with a .308 on-base ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. 5 things to know about Shaun Marcum

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Jeffrey PhelpsMets fans can get used to seeing this look from Shaun Marcum in 2013.Notes, nuggets and numbers on new Mets acquisition, Shaun Marcum. He's no Chris Young ... well actually, he is Marcum is much different in stature from th...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  7. Dickey's Cy competition a near match

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    The NL Cy Young race is intriguing, as the three finalists are very different in pitching style, but very similar in statistical accomplishments. The case could be made for any of the three. The winner will be announced on Wednesday night. Let'...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  8. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Braves)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty Images/Al BelloJonathon Niese made nice improvements in 2012. Jonathon Niese completed his finest major-league season by allowing one run in seven innings in Friday's win. Niese closed with a 2.57 ERA over 66 2/3 innings in his last 10 star...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  9. The series in 'Met'rics (Mets vs. Brewers)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Niese-ly done Jonathon Niese matched his career high in wins (11) and surpassed his career high in innings pitched in a season in Friday's win. Niese has now pitched at least six innings in 18 straight starts. That's the fourth-longest streak by ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  10. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Nationals)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    The stats from this sweep by the Nationals are pretty ugly, but we take a look ... Stat of the Series The Elias Sports Bureau pointed out that the Braves and Nationals both have more wins at Citi Field since the All-Star Break than the Mets do. ...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  11. W2W4: Matt Harvey vs. Nationals

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Harvey and the record books Harvey is no longer within striking distance in terms of any Mets records for strikeouts within a pitcher's first "X" appearances. Harvey has 53 whiffs through eight games. The Mets record for a pitcher in his first ni...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  12. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Braves)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    This was a depressing series for the Mets, one in which there was little to view from a positive nature. The Mets have scored three runs or fewer in 10 straight home games, their longest such streak since 1988. The team record for a single sea...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  13. Honor Chipper? Not so fast ...

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty Images/Robert SullivanChipper Jones (atop 1999 NLCS celebratory pile) has had quite a bit of fun at the Mets' expense.A colleague of mine told a story recently about dealing with someone who had irked him at an inopportune time, and the punchli...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  14. The series in Metrics (Mets at Cardinals)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Really Awesome in the daytime The Elias Sports Bureau noted that R.A. Dickey improved to 11-1 in day games this season. His win on Wednesday gave him 10 straight daytime wins, breaking the team mark of nine set by David Cone in 1988. Closing Stro...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  15. The series in Metrics (Mets at Marlins)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    R.A. Dickey has been tough to hit all season. We review a rare and unusual sweep for the Mets, with much help from our friends at Rah-Rah for R.A. With his win on Friday night, Dickey became the first Mets pitcher to beat...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  16. The series in 'Met'rics (Mets vs. Phillies)

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    The Mets won their second consecutive series, taking two of three from the Phillies. Their five-game winning streak in Philadelphia was snapped with Wednesday's loss. It was the longest single-season win streak by the Mets in Philadelphia since they ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012