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Cubs Injury Update: Starlin Castro still wearing walking boot

The Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The win was the 70th on the season for the Cubs, who are last in the National League Central. With four games remaining in the 2014 season, the Cubs are trying to enter the off season on a positive note. It appears they'll be doing so without shortstop Starlin Castro, who is still in a walking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 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...
22 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...
Via Cub Reporter
25 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
27 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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27 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
August 25, 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

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

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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