As if his low stolen base totals this year so far weren't bad enough, now check out this post from Yahoo:
In an effort to revive Luis Castillo's bat, Marlins manager Jack McKeon moved the second baseman to the top of the batting order on Thursday night. Castillo responded by going three-for-four with a run and an RBI. "I had to do something," Castillo told the Miami Herald. "I know when I hit good, this team is different." With Castillo moving up from the second spot, outfielder Juan Pierre shuffled down from the top of the order to second. Pierre collected two hits and one run on Thursday. McKeon told the Herald that will continue using that order in the future.
It's easy to think that this news is not a big deal for fantasy leagues, but Pierre owners have to worry that Juan will not have as many opportunities to get on base and run in the future. It was easy to give Pierre the green light when Castillo was at the plate, but now that Mike Lowell and Miguel Cabrera will be up when Juan is on first, McKeon likely won't send Pierre as much as he did in the past. Castillo, on the other hand, could see a rise in stolen base opportunities.
"One of the teams represents truth, justice, the American way, and underdogs everywhere. The other represents George Steinbrenner!" - U.S. News and World Reports columnist John Leo on the difference between the Mets and the Yankees.