Welington Castillo

Welington Castillo follows through on a two-run home run scoring teammate Luis Valbuena during the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Castillo’s HR, Hit In 10th Lifts Cubs Over Cards, 4-3

Welington Castillo drove home the winning run with a long RBI single in the 10th inning.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Welington Castillo (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Castillo Expects Better Performance Next Season

Welington Castillo believes he put too much pressure on himself this year.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Castillo, Valbuena Help Cubs Beat Brewers, 4-2

Welington Castillo and Luis Valbuena each homered.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2014

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Hendricks Continues To Be Dominant

Kyle Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA this season.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his game winning solo homerun with thirdbase coach Gary Jones #1 of the Chicago Cubs in the 12th inning off of Boone Logan #48 of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Cubs defeated the Rockies 6-5 in 12 innings.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baez Homers In Debut As Cubs Top Rockies, 6-5

DENVER (AP) – Javier Baez made his major league debut a memorable one for himself and his family. Baez led off the 12th inning with a towering home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the […]

08/06/2014

Cubs first base coach Eric Hinsk, right, congratulates Starlin Castro after the latter's sac fly in the 16th inning plated the winning run against the Rockies. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies In 16 Innings, 4-3

Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

07/30/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Welington Castillo (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Activate Welington Castillo From DL

The Chicago Cubs activated Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list and have designated catcher Eli Whiteside for assignment.

06/22/2014

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, Double-A Smokies Agree To 4-Year Extension

The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

jose Veras. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Cut Ties With Reliever Veras

Welington Castillo has also been placed on the DL, while Hector Rondon has been activated.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox flies over Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs on a double play in the 1st inning at U.S. Cellular Field on May 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hammer Sox 12-5 In Crosstown Classic Finale

Scott Carroll was fighting himself for much of the night. That made the game much easier for the Chicago Cubs.

05/09/2014

Hector Rondon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Castillo Lead Cubs Past Cardinals

Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs in the win, while Welington Castillo added two RBIs.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

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Spiegel: Even Combined, Cubs And White Sox Might Not Contend

A starting rotation of Sale-Samardzija-Quintana-Wood-Danks is solid.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Cubs catcher Welington Castillo. (Getty Images)

Levine: Castillo Ready To Step Up As A Leader

A few Cubs pitchers didn’t want Welington Castillo catching them last season, but he’s confident now.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

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

Junior Lake. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Agree To Terms With 19 Players On 2014 Contracts

Jake Arrieta, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, Mike Olt and Junior Lake are among those who have agreed to terms.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

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

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

Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs scores a run against the St. Louis Cardinals  in the eighth inning at Busch Stadium on August 10, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cubs beat the Cardinals 6-5.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Navarro Lifts Cubs To 6-5 Win Over Cardinals

The win gave the Cubs, who won the opener 3-0 on Friday, a series win in St. Louis for the first time in nearly three years.

08/11/2013

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