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Starlin Castro Making Moves to Win a World Series in Chicago

During an offseason of big moves and positive vibes for the Chicago Cubs, their three-time All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro found himself “In the wrong place at the wrong time,” he said after being near gunfire twice in the Dominican Republic.   His agent, Paul Kinzer, said that Castro was walking through a parking lot as an assassination attempt was in progress. Castro spoke...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

'I'm not that kind of person': Cubs' Castro moves on from rocky winter

CHICAGO -- Starlin Castro understands why the Chicago Cubs were concerned. He was scared, too. Authorities questioned the All-Star shortstop last month after a nightclub shooting in the Dominican Republic. In a separate case earlier in the offseason, Castro had just left a club in his home country when another shooting occurred. ''I just say that I was in the wrong place at the wrong...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Cubs’ Castro is the Odd Man Out

Starlin Castro, once the Cub’s shining SS prospect, provided much-needed hope foe the future at the time of his arrival, but he is now the off man out. Let me begin by saying this in no way has any correlation to his recent off field issues in the Dominican Republic. I like Starlin Castro; Just not enough to squander some current, and considerably more valuable, assets on the Cubs...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Starlin Castro’s agent thinks living in U.S. during offseason would be best for him

Over the weekend, Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was questioned in connection with a shooting that took place in his hometown of Montecristi in the Dominican Republic which left six people injured. Castro also found himself in a Dominican nightclub where shots were fired earlier this month. In that instance, he was just found to be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Starlin Castro questioned by police in Dominican Republic about shooting

This is something that will probably be held up as the latest example of how news travels and can be quickly distorted in the immediate dash to report stories quickly (“BREAKING“) on social media. Earlier Saturday afternoon, reports circulated out of the Dominican Republic that Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro had been arrested by authorities for questioning in connection with...
Via The Outside Corner
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Starlin Castro questioned following nightclub shooting

It seems like just yesterday that Starlin Castro was questioned (or not) after a nightclub shooting in his native Dominican Republic and deemed to be, simply, “in the wrong place at the wrong time”. Now, the Chicago Cubs All-Star is being questioned in connection with another nightclub shooting. Ok, again. #Cubs Starlin Castro was detained by the authorities for questioning...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Starlin Castro In “The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time”

Stories started circulating early Sunday that Starlin Castro was involved in a nightclub shooting late Saturday night in his native Dominican Republic. Tuesday, the agent for the Chicago Cubs shortstop announced the three-time All-Star had been cleared of all wrongdoing. “Starlin and his family were in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Paul Kinzer told “They...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Starlin Castro edition

One of the best young shortstops in the game of baseball today and a cornerstone of the franchise. The owner of 794 career hits at the age of 24 and a career .282 hitter. A soon to be three time All-Star after being selected to the mid-summer classic by the coaches earlier this week. Yet after the acquisition of top shortstop prospect Addison Russell, he may be the player that...
July 11, 2014  |  2 Comments

Chicago Cubs: The unthinkable option would be the wrong one

The Wrigley Field rooftop owners want the view, the Chicago Cubs want the renovations. The Cubs have had discussions with the city about adding a 650-square-foot Wrigley Field sign  that could potentially block the view from the rooftops. As a kid, there was that word your parents told you not to say. And if you said it, you’d have to put a quarter in the jar. Well, the organization...
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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