Found December 07, 2012 on NESN.com:
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There’s no doubt that Starlin Castro is talented, but when it comes to the All-Star shortstop, the criticism almost always revolves around his maturity. He’s bumped into problems with the law and his work ethic has been spotty during his tenure with the Cubs. While Cubs manager Dale Sveum noticed improvement in Castro’s attitude last season, he believes more growth is necessary. “What I want to see out of him is just keep progressing mentally,” Sveum told CSNChicago. “And understand the process of becoming a winning player and not a hit seeker. [It’s] becoming more of a winning hitter — in situations, by driving runs in, understanding the situations defensively. “He came a long way, but still has to even concentrate more. We’ve got him probably — just throwing a number out there — really focused 80 to 85 percent of the time. We got to get that to 95 percent of the time. I don’t think anybody ever really focuses 100 percent.” Castro used to be a liability on the defensive side of th
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