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  1. For Wheeler, Duda stats caught up to skills

    Mark Simon

    Put your trust in the numbers, have a little patience and you'll be rewarded. That's been the story of the season for both Wednesday's starting pitcher, Zack Wheeler, and Lucas Duda, who should be back in the lineup at first base for the 12:10 p.m...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. Mets have room to improve in 2nd half

    Mark Simon

    If the Mets are going to make a post All-Star break push, it stands to reason they could improve in a number of areas. Here are a few that seem both noticeable and significant to us. Zack Wheeler's efficiency Wheeler closed out the first half...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  3. Road-trip recap: Good signs for many

    Mark Simon

    David Wright scorched the ball all week.This was a good road trip for the Mets. All things considered, with the two losses in St. Louis and the disastrous finish to the second game of the series with the Marlins, the Mets did very well to get four...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  4. It's not as bad as it looks for Wheeler

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Jack DempseyZack Wheeler has not made the jump to elite pitcher, but he hasn't been as bad as his numbers either. Zack Wheeler is having a disappointing season as far as results go, with a 1-5 record and 4.63 ERA, following his 7-5, 3.42 17...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  5. D'Arnaud, Wheeler & Co. have room to grow

    Mark Simon

    Read or listen to any interview with Sandy Alderson and he'll bring up the idea that the Mets don't just need to get better players, they need to find ways to make their own players better. With that in mind, let's look at the roster and cite the ...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  6. The Mets' best moments of 2013

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Kathy WillensThe Mets were a jubilant group after a walk-off win against the Yankees.The Mets finished 74-88 for the second straight season, but this year had more of an upbeat feel to it than 2012, with come-from-behind wins, some prospects...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  7. W2W4: Wheeler's slider development

    Mark Simon

    Zack Wheeler's performance has been trending in a positive direction the last few times out, and he'll look to keep that going against the Phillies tonight. We've analyzed Wheeler in a few different ways and we thought we'd take another shot at it...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  8. The series in Metrics (Mets vs Braves)

    Mark Simon

    Notes from a split of the two-game series with the Atlanta Braves: Wheeler turning in a good direction Elias noted that Zack Wheeler became the second Mets rookie to beat the Braves three times in a season, joining Tom Seaver, who beat them four ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  9. Stat grade for Wheeler so far: B-minus

    Mark Simon

    Scott Cunningham/Getty ImagesZack Wheeler has had his share of good moments and bad moments since his first start in Atlanta. One of the companies that does video-tracking for teams, Inside Edge, evaluates pitchers using stats to generate a report c...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  10. Series in Metrics: Mets vs. Padres/Twins

    Mark Simon

    Zack Wheeler dominated lefties and righties last Thursday. The Mets went 3-2 in the final five games of their road trip, splitting four games with the Padres and winning a makeup game in Minnesota. Here's a look at some of the statistical highlights...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  11. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. D-backs)

    Mark Simon

    Notes and nuggets from another road series win for the Mets, as they took two of three games from the Arizona Diamondbacks: Wilmer! Wilmer Flores became the first player in Mets history to have at least one RBI in five of his first six major-lea...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  12. The series in Metrics: Mets vs Braves

    Mark Simon

    The Mets chase for .500 continued with a split against the Atlanta Braves. Here's a look at some of the most interesting and noteworthy numbers from that series. Stat of the Series: Leadoff HR, then shut down Tuesday's game opened with an Andrelt...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  13. 2nd-half stat storylines: Zack Wheeler

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Eric RisbergZack Wheeler will try to build on his first half. Five statistical storylines to keep an eye on in the second half for Zack Wheeler: Innings Limit Given that Wheeler has not pitched more than 150 innings in a season in his ...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  14. Second half: Five reasons to watch

    Mark Simon

    Here are five reasons for optimism as the Mets get set to start the second half of the season. 1. They look like a different team: Since the June 18 doubleheader in Atlanta, the Mets are 16-10, have outscored the opposition 127-98 and have gone 7-...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  15. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Giants)

    Mark Simon

    The Mets have not lost in their past seven road series, and as you may have heard on their telecast via the Elias Sports Bureau, the last time they did that was in 1999. Here's a look at some of the other statistical highlights from the Mets' fir...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  16. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Brewers)

    Mark Simon

    Summarizing another road series win for the Mets: Hefner's great start Jeremy Hefner allowed one run and two hits over seven innings in Sunday's win. Hefner's good stuff was evident from the first batter when he struck out Norichika Aoki, the tou...

    Blog | July 08, 2013