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Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro could both play again

For a while, it appeared that the season had ended early for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, but it appears now that he may get to play again before the season officially does end. The same could hold true for shortstop Starlin Castro. This good news comes via Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat of ICYMI, #Cubs making progress: Starlin started walking without boot...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Starlin Castro thinks he can return this season

The Chicago Cubs have had a rough 2014 campaign, sitting at 64-80, last in the National League Central. A big reason is an offense lacking punch, ranked just 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Injuries have played a role as well. Starlin Castro, who appeared to be lost for the rest of the season, thinks he can return from his sprained ankle. #454545066 / gettyimages.comOur...
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8 days ago  |  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...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ankle Sprains, Lost in Translation

Per Carrie Muskat: He limped off the field, and tried to convince manager Rick Renteria to let him keep playing. Instead, Castro had an MRI and X-rays, which showed no fracture or ligament damage. Something is getting lost in the translation from what the Cubs doctors told the baseball staff. Although I don't have a direct quote from the Cubs medical staff, what gets lost in...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs: Starlin Castro and Ryan Sweeney done for season

getty images The Chicago Cubs announced on Wednesday that shortstop Starlin Castro and outfielder Ryan Sweeney were done for the season. An MRI on Castro revealed a high ankle sprain. Castro was having a bounce back season hitting .292/.339/.438 with 14 homers and 65 RBI. While the strong performance this season is good for Castro’s future it does not guarantee that he will remain...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Star injured; Leaves game

There was a very scary moment in the bottom half of the first inning for the Chicago Cubs tonight. Starlin Castro was trying to score from third base and when he slid into home plate, it appears that his left leg got caught on the dirt causing an awkward slide.   Castro did limp off under his own power and preliminary reports are a sprained ankle. [GIF] Starlin Castro leaves game...
Via Sports Mockery
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Alert: Starlin Castro leaves game with leg injury

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro slid into home to score on a base hit from Jorge Soler. However, as he slid, he turned his left ankle and had to leave the game. Javier Baez moved from second base to shortstop, and Logan Watkins entered to play second base and hit in Castro's spot in the batting order.Soler follows w/RBI single but Castro is down at the plate. #Cubs—...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Starlin Castro Rejoins Cubs Tuesday

Starlin Castro will be back in the Cubs lineup tuesday in Cincinnati against the Reds. Castro has been on the bereavement list since last week after the news of a deadly car accident claimed the lives of several people including a relative of Castro’s in the Dominican Republic. He has been out the last five games for the Cubs, after playing in every game up to that point...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Starlin Castro Become a Mets?

One of the more interesting rumors coming out of this weekend’s series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets revolves around one Starlin Castro. While there aren’t any hints from either front office suggesting a move, it would make sense. Could Starlin Castro become an All-Star SS for the Mets? Why Trade Castro? The Mets are organizationally deficient at shortstop, and the...
Via Sports Mockery
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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