Yunel Escobar

at Nationals Park on July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Harvey Can’t Stop Nats

By HOWARD FENDRICH  AP Sports Writer   WASHINGTON (AP) _ Clint Robinson’s two-run double to deep center was the biggest blow as the Nationals jumped on Mets starter Matt Harvey for five runs in the […]

07/20/2015

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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.

07/11/2015

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Always Be Looking For High Performers At Thin Fantasy Positions

Catcher 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.

05/16/2015

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays is tagged out by Brian McCann #34 of the New York Yankees trying to score in the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Shade Rays

Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning and then launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that rallied the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory Thursday night over the stunned Tampa Bay Rays.

09/11/2014

Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox - Game Two

Rays Make it 2 at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) _ Yunel Escobar homered off Boston closer Koji Uehara leading off the ninth inning to propel the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-5 win and a day-night doubleheader sweep of the Red Sox […]

05/01/2014

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Silent Night for Yankee Bats

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Matt Moore became the first Rays pitcher to win his first four starts of a season, Ryan Roberts homered twice and Tampa Bay beat CC Sabathia and the New York […]

04/22/2013

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Escobar Wields Big Stick in Bronx

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Yunel Escobar got a much-needed break last week when he took three days off for the birth of his child. It’s made all the difference. […]

08/29/2012