Post Tagged with: "Starlin Castro"
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
The Chicago Cubs promoted top prospect Starlin Castro, 20, last week – a move that was questioned as panic-driven. Most thinking folks rejected that kind of criticism, believing there was[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs offense sucks. And yet, several players are hitting very well. Ryan Theriot, Kosuke Fukudome, Marlon Byrd, Geovany Soto, Alfonso Soriano and Starlin Castro are all hitting very[Read More…]
With Starlin Castro and Ryan Theriot locking down the middle infield for the foreseeable future, former pseudo-starting second baseman Mike Fontenot could very well prove a luxury on the bench that the[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry admitted what everybody already knew: super prospect Starlin Castro is going to join the big club at some point this year. “He’s coming along[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs super prospect Starlin Castro has been raking at AA this year, and, together with his AFL dominance last fall and his impressive Spring Training, he’s proving that he’s[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs’ top positional prospect and top pitching prospect, Starlin Castro and Andrew Cashner, respectively, are doing very little this year to merit a change in those mantles. Each[Read More…]
Contrary to previous statements, including those by Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella, star shortstop prospect Starlin Castro will not start the season in AAA Iowa. Expect shortstop Starlin Castro to[Read More…]
Whither Andres Blanco. The Chicago Cubs have been experimenting with Mike Fontenot quite a bit at shortstop this Spring, even as Fontenot was trying to nail down the starting second[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs clipped two more guys from the Spring roster, and although Starlin Castro will get all the headlines, it was the other guy who actually had a shot[Read More…]
It’s a dilemma that teams face this time every year: a youngster comes along, puts together an impressive Spring Training, suggesting to the world that he’s ready for the Majors,[Read More…]
Last week, there was a head-scratcher of a rumor that had the Chicago Cubs attached to a top Cuban shortstop prospect, who is free to sign with any team. Yesterday,[Read More…]
Mike Fontenot is locked in a battle with Jeff Baker to be the starter at second base (even though it’s a natural platoon situation, but whatever – I don’t get[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs reserve infielder Andres Blanco, a dazzler with the glove, had a fair chance to make the Cubs, but a recent knee injury, which will keep him out for[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs reserve infielder Andres Blanco is battling in Spring Training for one of the last two spots on the bench, and things took a dark turn for him yesterday[Read More…]
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