Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/25/14
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There’s no rivalry between Starlin Castro and Javier Baez. The Cubs don’t have to choose between their $60 million shortstop and Baseball America’s No. 5 overall prospect. Castro remembers how Alfonso Soriano looked after him as a rookie in 2010. Baez understands his place in the clubhouse and knows enough to listen. “I talk to him a lot,” Castro said Tuesday at Cubs Park. “Some people don’t have a good relationship because they’re in the same position. But me and him? Nah, (we’re good). That’s what I tell him: ‘Play hard, you’ll be up there no matter what. I don’t know where. But you’ll be there, because you got great talent and you play ball the right way.’” Castro is still getting treatment for the hamstring strain that will likely keep him sidelined for at least another week. He guessed he might need only eight or 10 games to feel prepared for Opening Day. He said he already felt ready after an extensive offseason conditioning program reshaped his body. They both have
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