Podcast: 2020 Home Stretch and Gold Glove Talk with Mark Simon

There were some good and bad happenings for the White Sox visiting Cincinnati this past weekend. Josh and Jim recap Tim Anderson’s big night, Dylan Cease struggled again, and the debut of Garrett Crochet.  The guest this week is Mark Simon from Sports Info Solutions. He stops by to discuss the White Sox defensive improvements […]

Baseball Researcher Mark Simon on the Importance of MLB Stats & History

Statistics and history are integral components of baseball — more so than any other professional sport. The game is constantly be framed and re framed in numbers and narrative, with comparing the present to the past popular with fans and journalists alike. One of the foremost researchers, writers and analysts of baseball stats and history […]

Defensive metrics are confusing. So we asked a pro to explain how Red Sox fare

For this week’s Olde Towne podcast, we caught up with Sports Info Solutions’ Mark Simon (listen below) to discuss where the Red Sox stack up in some of the advanced metrics used to analyze defense. Simon, who previously worked as a researcher and data guru for ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight,” joined SIS in 2018. The company […]

Cubs Talk Podcast: Why Kris Bryant may not be the defender we think he is

David Kaplan is joined by NBC Sports Chicago’s number cruncher Chris Kamka and Mark Simon of Sports Info Solutions to discuss Kris Bryant’s defense and how to measure the defensive play in baseball. And, don’t worry, Javy Baez is still the best shortstop in baseball. Click here to read the rest of the article on nbcsports.com.

SIS’s own Mark Simon on MLB Now to discuss DRS and the Fielding Bible Vol V

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