Post Tagged with: "Starlin Castro"


Starlin Castro Heads Back to Work

Starlin Castro Heads Back to Work

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro made it to the big leagues last year, but that doesn’t mean he’s done putting in his time. This winter, he’s being shipped off to[Read More…]

by November 12, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Josh Vitters Wants to Make Chicago Cubs in 2011

Josh Vitters Wants to Make Chicago Cubs in 2011

Former first round pick Josh Vitters is getting a lot of attention lately, but little is based on his actual performance. The Chicago Cubs prospect is currently playing in the[Read More…]


Chicago Cubs Prospect Brett Jackson Feeling Better

Chicago Cubs Prospect Brett Jackson Feeling Better

Depending on how closely you follow Chicago Cubs prospects, you may have noticed that outfielder Brett Jackson stopped playing baseball a couple weeks ago when he and fellow prospect Chris[Read More…]

Lukewarm Stove: Adrian Gonzalez’s Price Tag Expected to Be Steep

Lukewarm Stove: Adrian Gonzalez’s Price Tag Expected to Be Steep

File this one under duh, but it’s still worth learning what kind of package the San Diego Padres might consider for Adrian Gonzalez this winter. In short: a lot. The[Read More…]

Mike Quade Benched Starlin Castro, and May Have Scored Points in the Process

Mike Quade Benched Starlin Castro, and May Have Scored Points in the Process

On Sunday, Starlin Castro lost track of the number of outs in the 7th inning of an 18-5 drubbing at the hands of the Mets. He hit a grounder, believing[Read More…]

by September 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Seven Chicago Cubs Prospects Will Play in the Arizona Fall League, Including Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters

Seven Chicago Cubs Prospects Will Play in the Arizona Fall League, Including Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters

Two of the Chicago Cubs’ last four first round picks will get the opportunity to play in the prospect-heavy Arizona Fall League this, well, Fall. Third baseman Josh Vitters and[Read More…]

by September 1, 2010 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Starlin Castro: Rookie of the Year?

Starlin Castro: Rookie of the Year?

I semi-jokingly made the comment in an EBS a couple of weeks ago, but Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is making it look a whole lot less jokey lately. Could[Read More…]

by August 6, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

The Milwaukee Brewers Are Collectively a Douche

The Milwaukee Brewers Are Collectively a Douche

Not but three years ago, if you asked an average Chicago Cubs fan what teams he hated, you’d invariably hear “Cardinals” and “White Sox” uttered unnaturally through clenched teeth while[Read More…]

by August 4, 2010 MLB News and Rumors
Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

Hak-Ju Lee Will Not Be Promoted This Year

The Chicago Cubs have a long track record of in season promotions for their better prospects. The team’s philosophy appears to be something like: allow the kid to find some[Read More…]

Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Lou Piniella Wants Tyler Colvin and Starlin Castro to Stay at the Top of the Order

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has never been a completely conventional guy (Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen?), but neither has he been a statistical renegade – eschewing stats in favor[Read More…]

Chad Tracy, We Hardly Knew Ye

Or is it, we hardly liked ye? In any event, Chad Tracy is no longer a member of the Chicago Cubs. Infielder Chad Tracy, who was designated for assignment last[Read More…]


Chicago Cubs Prospects Brett Jackson and Hak-Ju Lee Are Future Stars

Chicago Cubs Prospects Brett Jackson and Hak-Ju Lee Are Future Stars

The 12th annual Futures Game will be played in a few weeks, and will feature many of the top prospects in baseball. Fortunately, the Chicago Cubs will have a couple[Read More…]

Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

Josh Vitters Battling Swollen Thumb, Better Pitching

It wasn’t too long ago that the Chicago Cubs’ positional prospect hopes were pinned to third baseman Josh Vitters, not shortstop Starlin Castro. Vitters, who is in his third full[Read More…]