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  1. Defensive storylines of the offseason: AL

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesRussell Martin, Didi Gregorius and Yoenis Cespedes are notable defense-minded acquisitions. The major-league baseball offseason still has a ways to go, but we thought we'd take a look at how teams have changed defensively heading into 20...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  2. Didi's D: Web Gems aplenty

    Mark Simon

    Don't be shocked if Didi Gregorius leads the majors in Web Gems in 2015. Gregorius is a vastly different type of defender than Derek Jeter was. Gregorius' game is about the "wow" factor. Highest Good Play/Misplay Ratio 2014 Season (Shortsto...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. Didi Gregorius has hard-hitting history

    Mark Simon

    General manager Brian Cashman has previously talked about diving into the lower end of the pile in looking at batting average on balls in play (BABIP) to pick up players with upside beyond their basic numbers. It worked with Nick Swisher. Now the ...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The stats don't lie: Drop Jeter in the lineup

    Mark Simon

    There comes a point at which performance overrides reputation. But the Yankees have stubbornly clung to the idea that Derek Jeter should still be hitting in the top two spots in their lineup. It is extraordinarily tough to come up with any justif...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  8. Greene has been a major find for Yankees

    Mark Simon

    Shane Greene has been very effective when keeping the ball down. The New York Yankees have the ability to make a trade for another starting pitcher if they wish to do so. But the way Shane Greene has pitched for them, that might not be necessary....

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  9. Price latest of Tigers strong starters

    Mark Simon

    It took one game for the newest member of the Detroit Tigers starting rotation, David Price, to make a name for himself in the team's long history. Price became the first Tigers pitcher to strike out at least 10 hitters in his debut with the team....

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  10. McCarthy recaptures his winning ways

    Mark Simon

    Brandon McCarthy looks like he's going to make something good out of his 2014 season after all. It took McCarthy five starts to earn his fourth win with the New York Yankees, surpassing the number of wins (three) he had in 18 starts before being t...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. McCarthy's key: Getting Reds to chase

    Mark Simon

    Brandon McCarthy did a nice job keeping the ball low and got the Reds to swing at some bad pitches.Score one for Fielding Independent Pitching. And for smart pitching, as well. Brandon McCarthy made his Bronx debut with the Yankees a successful on...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  12. Betances a very worthy All-Star

    Mark Simon

    Mark LoMoglio/Icon SMIStaring down Dellin Betances from the batters box is not easy.One of the new stats that we sometimes like to use to evaluate a pitcher's performance is something called Win Probability Added. This is a number that judges a p...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Refsnyder second to none in 2014

    Mark Simon

    Scranton-Wilkes Barre Railriders second baseman Rob Refsnyder started the 2014 season 5-for-35 with the Double-A Trenton Thunder. Though he felt comfortable at the plate, he was out of sync, chasing pitches that he usually didn't. RefsnyderThu...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  16. Notes on D: Best on groundballs

    Mark Simon

    We've done some work in this space recently related to the efficiency of various defenses when it comes to turning different batted ball types into outs. This week, we decided to look specifically at groundballs to see which teams rate best and wo...

    Blog | June 11, 2014