Yunel Escobar

Nationals Beat Writer Gives Bucs-Nats Series PreviewChase Hughes, who covers the Washington Nationals for CSN Washington, joined Starkey And Mueller Thursday to talk about the battered Nationals, who retain their spot in first place despite experiencing a slew of injuries.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Always Be Looking For High Performers At Thin Fantasy PositionsCatcher and the three infield positions are often the most difficult to find good players on your fantasy teams, because the talent pool is so shallow. If you don't grab a stud at those positions early in your draft, you may get stuck with a revolving door of middling players all season long.
MLB Network's Brian Kenny Is Following The Buccos Down The StretchMLB Network Host Brian Kenny joined John Seibel and Josh Miller of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the Pirates chances of actually finishing above .500.
Idle Thoughts- Karstens Makes Pitch For All-Star SpotI'm not one to share my opinion, but since you asked...The amazing run of the Pittsburgh Pirates continues, as does the season of starter Jeff Karstens, who was not a member of the rotation to begin 2011.
Pirates Fall To Blue Jays, 2-1Yunel Escobar doubled home the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Brandon Morrow struck out 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Wednesday night.