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  1. Cubs Place 4 Prospects On Keith Law's Top 100 ListRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... Law believes Russell to be a "true shortstop" who should have no trouble staying at the position, although Starlin Castro may play a role in that. Law praises Russell's hands, both on offense and defense, and projects him to hit over .300 with ...

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  2. Keith Law's 2015 minor league team rankings: Twins secondRead the original story

    Wednesday | Twinkie Town

    ... go. Kris Bryant , Javier Baez , Addison Russell , Jorge Soler , Kyle Schwarber, Arismendy Alcantara , Starlin Castro , and Anthony Rizzo are all 25 or younger (sometimes much younger), and they're all talented hitters. The Cubs won't be able to find ...

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  3. Cubs owner: Sporting News' World Series prediction isn't 'completely crazy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sporting News

    ... No. 1 farm system in all baseball, I'll give you two All-Stars - first baseman (Anthony Rizzo) and shortstop (Starlin Castro) - and we'll throw in Jon Lester as your ace,' you think about that and I'll say, 'OK, I'll bet on that.' "

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  4. Prospect Watch: Top 10 shortstopsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Minnesota Twins

    ... Yes, the Cubs have a lot of young infielders, but Russell is one who can actually stick at shortstop. With Starlin Castro signed at least through 2019, it will be interesting to see what happens when Russell shows he's ready for the big leagues. ...

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  5. Starlin Castro is the key to the 2015 Chicago Cubs' successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Cubbies Crib

    Aug 14, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro at bat against the Milwaukee Brewers during the game at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports With the likes of top prospects Javier Baez , Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler nearing regular roles with the big league club, the Chicago Cubs' season has a lot riding on the success of these young names.

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  6. Chicago Cubs' Odds to Sign Cuban Stud Grow LongerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Sports Media 101

    ... hicago , Chicago Cubs , Gleyber Torres , Javier Baez , Jed Hoyer , Jen-Ho Tseng , Kane County Cougars , MLB , Starlin Castro , Theo Epstein , Yoan Moncada

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  7. Cubs' Blend of Veterans, Youngsters a Recipe for Success in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Call to the Pen

    ... all reached the majors last season. They helped supplement an already solid core that included All-Star's Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo . The Cubs went into this offseason with a plan, and they have done everything they thought they needed to do, ...

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  8. Evaluating the second base market for the RaysRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | DRays Bay

    ... a realistic acquisition and an overall improvement from Franklin/Forsythe? I have always had a soft spot for Starlin Castro ever since he entered the big leagues. He is athletic, spectacular and he has a freaking nice first name. He can hit for ...

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  9. Ernie Banks remembered for enthusiasm, sincerityRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Herald

    ... fourth. As great as he was, Banks also was modest. During the 2013 season, he said current Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro would be better than him. Banks was at Wrigley that day to talk about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "Is this a ...

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  10. Fan of the Week: Why the Cubs Should Get David PriceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Sports Media 101

    ... likely have decent run support each game with the way the cubs lineup is coming along with Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro , Javier Baez , Jorge Soler , Miguel Montero , Dexter Fowler (if he signs an extension), Kris Bryant and whoever else comes up ( ...

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  11. MLBN: Tulo is at the top of the shortstop heapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Colorado Rockies

    ... times in there." As far as who was left out of the Network's top 10, Kenny argued the case for Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro , who landed on both his and Ripken's list at nine and five, respectively. "Three of the last four years he's slugged .430," ...

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  12. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: ShortstopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tomahawk Take

    ... been top 5 valued at the SS position for a few years by the end of the year, but is never drafted that way. Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs Bounced back after a tough 2013, but has major prospects breathing down his neck. Jed Lowrie, Houston Solid ...

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  13. An Updated Look At The Cubs' Financial PictureRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... list I put together back in early November. Back then, the Cubs' second-highest-paid player projected to be Starlin Castro at $6 million. Now? Well, let's check the list. And before you freak out about Kris Bryant being included, understand that ...

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  14. Piling World Series Expectations onto Youthful Chicago Cubs Is a MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    ... The stark truth is those expectations are too much for a team counting on Rizzo and 24-year-old shortstop Starlin Castro to carry its offense. - who are all 23 or younger and have no more than 300 major league plate appearances - will be expected to ...

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  15. Chicago Cubs: Fowler is a game changerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Isportsweb.com

    ... 2B acquisition Tommy La Stella , as well as current infield options of Javier Baez , Arismendy Alcantara, and Starlin Castro . Once Bryant is ready for the big show sometime in early 2015, at-bats would come at an extreme premium. The eventual ...

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  16. Dexter Fowler open to an extension with the Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Cubbies Crib

    ... the potential position change for Kris Bryant once Addison Russell is ready for the big leagues (given he nor Starlin Castro have been traded at that point). Fowler, who was acquired for right-hander Dan Straily and infielder Luis Valbuena , brings ...

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  17. MLB Ramblings: Speculating on Future MovesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Sports Media 101

    ... l , Chicago , Chicago Cubs , Dexter Fowler , Javier Baez , Jed Hoyer , Jordan Zimmerman , Kris Bryant , MLB , Starlin Castro , Theo Epstein , Travis Wood , Welington Castillo

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  18. Cubs Gain Great Flexibility and OBP in Fowler TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Gapers Block

    ... was fourth on the team in OPS out of players that appeared in at least 100 games (and was just a point behind Starlin Castro), and was second on the team in walks. His plate discipline brought something to the table that only Anthony Rizzo was ...

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  19. The Drive Home: Why Mike Olt Benefits Most from Fowler TradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sports Media 101

    ... have to 1) play Olt or 2) put someone third who has never played there before; for the record, Javier Baez , Starlin Castro , Tommy La Stella and Arismendy Alcantara have a combined ZERO career appearances at third base in the big leagues. There has ...

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  20. Cubs' Javier Baez expected to earn his playing time in '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Cubbies Crib

    ... could potentially fill his shoes. After splitting playing time at second base and eventually filling in for Starlin Castro at shortstop, Javier Baez ended the year with nine home runs, 20 RBIs and a clip of .169/.227/.324 on top of 95 strikeouts. ...

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