After being swept by their rivals, things went from bad to worse for the Chicago Cubs when starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano called the team’s performance this season “embarrassing.”
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro had an amazing start to his 2011 season. Through the first month of the season he had a .348 batting average with 18 runs scored, 12 runs batted in and two triples.
At 21-years old, Starlin Castro has reached the major leagues far sooner than anyone would have reasonably expected. It was his offensive talent that got him to this point, but his defensive abilities aren’t too far behind.
UPDATE: MLB.com Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy quotes Brewers GM Doug Melvin saying on the radio that “Unless somebody else has been doing the hiring process, [the Brenly story is] not true.” Updated Oct. 6, 2010 […]
Bob Brenly has decided managing the Cubs is not for him. He stated personal and professional reasons why he made this decision.
Mike Quade’s Cubs continue to play better than Lou Piniella’s Cubs, now 13-7 since the latter drifted away weeping. Small sample size, sure, but still nice for the candidacy of a seemingly good guy. Even […]