Category: ‘Shortstops’

The Beginning of the End for Starlin Castro
August 12th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Starlin Castro has long had a hot and cold relationship with the city of Chicago due to his lackadaisical approach in the field and frequent mental gaffes but it appears as though the three-time all-star is has finally started to reach the end of his rope. The first sign...

Baez Dazzles in Return to AAA
July 29th, 2015 at 11:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Javier Baez was out of commission for more than a month before he began a rehab stint with the Chicago Cubs' rookie-league affiliate last week where he hit .417 with no strikeouts in four games. Baez returned to the Iowa Cubs lineup last night and promptly went 2-5 with...

Castro’s Power-Outage Will Keep him in Chicago
June 29th, 2015 at 5:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** Starlin Castro has been one of the most polarizing Chicago Cubs since the organization’s big fallout with Carlos Zambrano, and yet, he is piecing together a very impressive career. Now at 25-years-old and in the middle of his sixth season in the big leagues, however, Castro seems to have...

CUBS NEWS: Javier Baez Suffers Setback
June 7th, 2015 at 11:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** CUBS NEWS: Chicago Cubs infielder, Javier Baez has been tearing up the Pacific Coast League this season and appeared to be on the verge of earning a second crack at the big leagues; however, the 22-year-old's comeback hit a snag on Sunday. According to the Des Moines Register, Baez...

Down on the Farm: Strong up the Middle
May 9th, 2015 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs’ minor league system was named baseball’s best in the month of April thanks to the fantastic starts by quite a few of their top prospects. In addition to the Tennessee Bash Brothers, the Cubs’ have gotten great production out of a trio of younger players; Albert...