It hasn’t been perfect, but so far the infield shuffling of Cubs manager Joe Maddon has gone well.
Castro is taking the high road after losing his shortstop job to Addison Russell.
Russell has gotten the call to take over for Starlin Castro.
This can’t be an easy time in the professional life of Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro.
Manager Joe Maddon benched Castro for Friday’s 7-3 victory over San Francisco and had a similar lineup for Saturday’s game against the Giants.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon insists the Castro benching isn’t punitive necessarily permanent.
Mental illness, of any kind, shouldn’t be stigmatized.
“I want to be here and stay here,” Castro says.
Early indications are that Baez and/or Castro aren’t enough to bring in a big name.
Castro’s been awful in 2015, but history suggests he’ll rebound.
The Cubs start the second half with a 47-40 record.
Castro won’t bring much return on the trade market in a disappointing 2015 season.
Castro’s hitting just .247 with a .604 OPS.
Kyle Schwarber knows his first stint in the majors is going to be short, but he is making the most of his opportunity to impress.
Despite the 25-year-old Castro being named to three All-Star teams, some outsiders are unsatisfied with his play.
Anthony Rizzo is fourth among first basemen, and Starlin Castro is fourth among shorstops.
Castro could well surpass 3,000 hits and have no case for the Hall of Fame.
Castro’s hitting .214 in May after batting .325 in April.
Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.
A shortstop-pitcher deal is plausible, but there’s more to consider than just the match of talent.