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.
Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.
The Cubs stole five bases in a win Tuesday against the Pirates and will continue to be aggressive.
The Chicago offense is humming.
The Cubs are committed to Starlin Castro at shortstop.
Great expectations surround Kris Bryant.
Castro can be frustrating to watch, but he means a lot to the Cubs.
Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.
Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.
The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.
Starlin Castro returned after dealing with a groin injury.
Starlin Castro hit a two-run double, and Edwin Jackson pitched four innings.
With scoring down down across MLB, defense has become more important.
Castro was in the area of two shootings in the Dominican Republic in the offseason.