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Welington Castillo

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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

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years

With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.

08/10/2013

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago Cubs at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Straily, Norris Lead A’s In 1-0 Win Over Cubs

Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Thursday.

07/04/2013

Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics trots around the bases after hitting a three-run homer as pitcher James Russell #40 of the Chicago Cubs looks on in the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2013 in Oakland, California. The home run gave the Athletics an 8 to 7 lead. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Russell Gives Up Lead In 8th, Cubs Lose To A’s 8-7

One bad pitch blew what would’ve given the Chicago Cubs something they’ve rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.

07/03/2013

Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

09/09/2012

Nyjer Morgan #2 of the Milwaukee Brewers is congratulated by Mike Fiers #64 after scoring a run in the 7th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 29, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Drop 8th Straight Vs. Brewers In 3-1 Loss

Mike Fiers tossed 7 1-3 solid innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night, their eighth straight victory against Chicago.

08/29/2012

Travis Wood

Cubs Recall Travis Wood, Place Castillo On DL

The Chicago Cubs today placed catcher Welington Castillo on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 19) with an MCL sprain in his right knee and recalled left-handed pitcher Travis Wood from Triple-A Iowa.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Geovany Soto

Cubs Place Soto On Disabled List, Recall Castillo

The Chicago Cubs have placed catcher Geovany Soto on the disabled list with a left groin strain, the team announced on Wednesday.

05/11/2011

Colvin Released From Hospital

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin has been released from a Miami hospital, three days after part of a broken bat punctured his chest. Cubs spokesman Peter Chase says Colvin was released Wednesday and […]

09/22/2010

Broken Bat Pierces Colvin, Sent To Hospital

Another good day for the Cubs dominating the Marlins, but a bad day for Tyler Colvin. He was sent to the hospital after a piece of broken bat impaled his upper chest during Sunday’s game […]

09/19/2010