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Starlin Castro

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Can’t Be Shortsighted With Castro

If Javier Baez has a higher defensive ceiling than Starlin Castro, then the latter needs to look at moving positions.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Shortstop

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/05/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Hopes To Be Back Soon, Talks Of Respect For Baez

Starlin Castro said there’s no rivalry between him and top prospect Javier Baez. “We are good friends,” he said.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Former Cub Manager Says Castro Will Improve

Former Cub manager Dale Sveum was complementary in his conversation about Starlin Castro on Sunday in Mesa.

03/02/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Manager Renteria A Happy Mystery

All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.

670 The Score–02/26/2014

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Who’s The Real Starlin Castro?

After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Tom Ricketts, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Owner Ricketts: ‘We Have A Team Right Now That Can Go To The Playoffs’

With confidence in his young players, Tom Ricketts believes the Cubs’ win total will improve this season.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Comeback Key To Cubs’ 2014 Rebuild

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) MESA, Ariz. — Starlin Castro must return to All-Star form in order for the Cubs to move in the direction of becoming the organization they hope to become. The two-time All-Star has […]

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Cubs’ 2014 PECOTA Projections

Anthony Rizzo has breakout potential, but not much is expected from the rest of the squad.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Can Cubs, White Sox Second Basemen Be Saved?

This 2014 season is an important one for Gordon Beckham and Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lindholm: 2014 Cubs, Part 2 — Position Players

By Scott Lindholm- (CBS) My first piece previewing the 2014 Cubs analyzed their financial status. This one reviews the Cubs’ offense, while the next will be on their pitching. Beginning at catcher, the platoon of Dioner […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?

Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Cubs Can Trade Castro – But Not To The Cardinals

In the name of Lou Brock, the Cubs can’t do that.

670 The Score–11/05/2013

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Awarding Hawk Harrelson & Hiring Susannah Collins

In order to last 29 years in the booth like Hawk has, you have to be doing something right.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Angi: Is Girardi The Right Fit For The Cubs Now?

Asking Girardi to manage the Cubs now is like asking Warren Buffett to manage a Waffle House.

10/03/2013

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Stability – Not Sveum – Is Cubs’ Biggest Problem

I’d argue that the bigger problem with the Cubs – and the regressions of the 23-year-old Castro and 24-year-old Rizzo, as well as the 27-year-old Darwin Barney – was the lack of any consistent veteran on-field leadership or reliable stability with the Cubs big league roster

CBS Chicago–10/01/2013

Jake Arrieta.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Close Home Schedule With Win Vs. Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

Dale Sveum. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Wisch: Fire Sveum? Only If Cubs Fire Up Roster

Until a true winning mentality emerges in the front office at Clark & Addison, changing managers on the field doesn’t much matter.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2013

Donnie Murphy. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit 4 HRs, Power Past Marlins 9-7

Donnie Murphy homered to cap a four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs connected four times Wednesday to beat the Miami Marlins 9-7.

09/04/2013

Roger Bernadina #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies is forced out by Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs during the fourth inning on August 31, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Castro Helps Cubs Beat Phillies 4-3

Starlin Castro put an emphatic end to his power drought with one impressive drive.

08/31/2013

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