Starlin Castro

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro ‘Close’ To Being Ready In Return From Hamstring Injury

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro believes he’s on pace to play Opening Day.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Still Hobbled But Hopes To Play Saturday

The Cubs figure to be cautious with Castro with 17 games in cold-weather cities to open the season.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Castro Still Sitting But Aims For Opening Day

Starlin Castro won’t return to game action until the team believes he’s 100 percent.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Castro Hopes To Play This Week

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro says he’s 80 percent healthy.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2014

Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Injured Castro’s Progressing, Aims For Return Next Week

Castro has only missed five regular-season games the past three years.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Chris Sale. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating Top Under-25 Players Of White Sox, Cubs

The Cubs are stocked with young position players, while the White Sox have more youthful arms.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

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

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