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LENDY CASTILLO RUMORS

Phillies Awarded Cubs Rule 5 Pick

The Phillies will be awarded the Cubs Rule 5 pick in this year’s Rule 5 draft. The news was first reported by MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat who states the Phillies were awarded the pick because the Cubs’ 2011 selection, Lendy Castillo from the Phillies, did not meet the required number of days (90 or more) needed on the Cubs active roster. The rules are in place to prevent teams...
Via Phillies Nation
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Send Lendy Castillo Outright to Iowa

The Cubs have sent RHP Lendy Castillo outright to AAA Iowa. Castillo was Designated for Assignment on January 26th when RHP Carlos Villanueva (MLB Article XX-B free-agent signed by the Cubs last month) was added to the 40-man roster. Tags: Rule 5 draftLendy CastilloHector RondonRead more about Cubs Send Lendy Castillo Outright to Iowa
Via Cub Reporter
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs finalize $10 million deal with Villanueva, DFA Castillo

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Carlos Villanueva agreed to terms on a two-year $10 million contract. To make room for Villanueva, right-handed pitcher Lendy Castillo was designated for assignment. Villanueva, 29, joins the Cubs after pitching the last seven seasons with the Brewers (2006-10) and Blue Jays (2011-12). Villanueva has 56 starts and 245 relief appearances during...
Via The Sports Bank
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

On 2012′s Unforgivable Walks

With very rare exception, walks are bad, for the pitcher and for the pitcher’s team. Sometimes a pitcher will walk an opposing hitter on purpose, but sometimes that’s not even the right thing to do. Walks are just bad, as a general principle. But, of course, some walks are worse than others. There’s an entire spectrum, from okay walks to awful walks, from forgivable walks to...
Via Fangraphs
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs/Nationals have bench-clearing brawl without the brawl part (Video)

Back on Thursday night, things got heated between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs in the 6th inning when Cubs pitcher Lendy Castillo nearly hit Nationals star Bryce Harper with a pitch. Harper who was not too pleased with the location of the ball went out to confront Castillo but before that happened, both teams cleared the benches for what would appear to be a brawl...
Via Outside the Boxscore
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Potential bench-clearing brawl between Nationals and Cubs turned into a bench-clearing shoving match

Benches cleared after Cubs pitcher Lendy Castillo threw inside on Bryce Harper. But once teams gathered on the diamond, all they were able to muster was a little yapping and shoving. Things seemed to have calmed down when more yapping and shoving broke out at first base. Meanwhile Nationals announcers are going on and on about the Cubs “throwing at a teenager” and wondering...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss
SIMMER DOWN NOW

Benches clear twice during Nats-Cubs game

In Thursday's Cubs-Nationals game, benches cleared in the sixth inning after Cubs reliever Lendy Castillo threw inside at Bryce Harper. Both benches cleared and the bullpens emptied onto the field. There was an incident at first base between Cubs reliever Manuel Corpas and Nationals reliever Mike Gonzalez led to both of their ejections, and Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger was...
Via The Outside Corner
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Bats Stay Hot in Arizona Heat

Shawon Dunston Jr ripped an RBI single and a three-run inside-the-park HR and Lendy Castillo threw three innings of shutout ball, leading the AZL Cubs to an 11-8 victory over the AZL Athletics in Arizona League action tonight at Field #2 (Connie Mack Field) at the Papago Park Sports Complex in Phoenix, AZ.   box score Dunston was mired in 2-20 slump before slicing an RBI...
Via Cub Reporter
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

A VogelBomb and a VogelDub Lead Cubs to Victory

Dan Vogelbach blasted a 415-foot+ two-run home run over the right-centerfield fence in the bottom of the 4th and an RBI double off the LF fence in the bottom of the 6th (he also stole a base), and Lendy Castillo and four relievers combined to throw a two-hitter, as the AZL Cubs defeated the AZL Padres 4-2 in Arizona League action tonight at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, AZ.   The game...
Via Cub Reporter
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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