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Chicago Cubs Acquire Tommy La Stella; Starlin Castro On Way Out?

The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Tommy La Stella from the Atlanta Braves for relief pitcher Arodys Vizcaino. The acquisition of La Stella made Ken Rosenthal take to twitter on Sunday afternoon in an effort to explain why he thinks Starlin Castro will be the odd man out of the Chicago Cubs infield. #Cubs’ Castro may be odd man out, but his contract is very club-friendly: $43M...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three potential suitors for Starlin Castro

Credit: AP/Morry Gash In an age of horrid offensive production, Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs is a middle infielder who can hit. With a .284 career average and ten or more home runs blasted in each of the last four seasons, this 24-year-old shortstop is worth trading for. His frequent trade rumors have quieted a bit lately, but here are three teams that should place a call about...
Via Reading Between The Seams
14 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

The Mets have a solid foundation of pitching to go with a young core of position players, many of whom emerged as stars in 2014.  The team is no longer looking to rebuild, their disenchanted fan base has high expectations and a New York based franchise stocked with farm talent should have no trouble making a high impact acquisition in the offseason. In all reality, the winter spending...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Struggles versus the Pirates continue

After coming off of a series in which the Chicago Cubs completely dominated the Milwaukee Brewers, the Cubs once again ran into their kryptonite, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Coming into the weekend series with the Pirates, the Cubs had a record of 4-8 against them. After playing three games and getting swept by the Pirates, they now have a record of 4-11 versus the Pirates. The series...
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Starlin Castro Out Due to Car Accident

Starlin Castro, the Cubs All-Star shortstop will be out for at least up to a week, due to a car accident that killed a relative and three close friends in the Dominican Republic. The Cubs are not releasing any more information about the matter, and expect Castro to fly back to the Dominican Republic, and place him on bereavement. “It’s a family tragedy,” manager Rick Renteria...
Via Sports Mockery
August 21, 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

Starlin Castro benched after epic brain fart

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was benched by manager Dale Sveum after costing his team a run by losing track of outs in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. The Cardinals had the bases loaded with one out when Matt Carpenter popped up a ball to shallow left. Castro tracked down […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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