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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Notes on D: Efficient team defenses

    Mark Simon

    We're about one-third of the way into the season, and I thought this would be an opportune time to look at defensive performance by teams against each batted ball type. I'm going to use a defensive efficiency metric as the guideline with regard to...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  9. Subway Series recap: Mets/Yanks split

    Mark Simon

    In the end, everyone got a little something from this year's Subway Series. The New York Mets won two games, the Yankees won two games, and both teams got positive glimpses at their futures. Among the statistical highlights: Home not so sweet f...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  10. W2W4: Key hitters for Montero

    Mark Simon

    The Elias Sports Bureau tells us that the Mets are the first team in the modern era (since 1900) to have a streak of three straight major-league debuts by starters who pitched at least five innings and held their opponents scoreless. Rafael Monter...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Defensive notes: Rockies, Heyward, Hunter

    Mark Simon

    Perhaps you caught regular Insider contributor Mike Petriello's article on the Indians defensive struggles on FanGraphs. It's worth a read (and a watching of the videos within the piece) and it also served as inspiration for a look at some of the ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  13. 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
  14. AL's defensive winter moves

    Mark Simon

    Today, Buster Olney rated the top defensive teams in the majors. We thought we'd take the time to look at the offseasons for each team from a defensive perspective. Here's our American League look. AL East Blue Jays: The transition from J.P. ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  15. Top stats to know: Carlos Beltran

    Mark Simon

    What should you know about Carlos Beltran from a statistical perspective? He's going to enjoy Yankee Stadium. Check out the difference in dimensions between Busch Stadium and Yankee Stadium in the image below. Image courtesy Greg Rybarczyk, Hit...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  16. Stats to know: Brian McCann

    Mark Simon

    We went sifting through Brian McCann's numbers and trends, looking for meaningful and interesting notes. Here are five we found that struck us as worth sharing. Home-Run Consistency McCann has seven seasons with at least 20 home runs, including ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013