Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Starlin Castro has certainly been productive, even if he's had a few mental lapses. The Cubs now appear to be on the verge of rewarding that production. Castro and the Cubs have agreed to a seven-year, $60 million extension, which also includes a club option for 2020, according to ESPN.com's Enrique Rojas. The contract reportedly covers four years of arbitration eligibility and three years of free agency. The 22-year-old was expected to qualify for salary arbitration as a "Super Two" player at the end of the year. CSNChicago.com's David Kaplan reports that the deal is not finalized yet, but he...
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