Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/6/12
On day that Cubs fans should be celebrating both the departure of Carlos Zambrano and the arrival of super prospect Anthony Rizzo (who was an instrumental part in the trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox), instead the news cycle on the North Side has been dominated by a bombshell dropped earlier today. Starlin Castro, the star shortstop who has been touted as the next big star for the Cubs, has been accused of sexual assault by a 22-year old woman in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred in September, according to reports. A woman has accused Castro of taking her back to his apartment after being out at a night club, and it was there that she says he sexually assaulted her. The woman went to the hospital next evening, and according to reports, the police became involved at that point. While these accusations are quite heinous and certainly need to be examined thoroughly, there is a degree of uncertainty that exists here. After all, if police have been invol...
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