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  1. Miles: Have Cubs solved their on-base problems?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... manager Rick Renteria can hang his cap on, it's that he created the right environment for Rizzo and shortstop Starlin Castro to enjoy bounce-back seasons in 2014. Not only did they bounce back, but each made the all-star team (third time for Castro, ...

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  2. The Future at Each Position For the Astros and CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... top prospects in baseball by trading Jeff Samardzija to the A's. The shortstop position is now occupied by Starlin Castro , but like the Astros, he could probably be had in a trade. He has drawn comparisons to Barry Larkin and Miguel Tejada , ...

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  3. Over or Under on Key Cubs' 2015 ProjectionsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    ... and displays of poor plate discipline we don't see Baez making such a drastic improvement in year two. As Starlin Castro moves into his mid-20's he has shown an increase in "big ball" and a decrease in "small ball", meaning his doubles, home runs ...

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  4. Cubsa Kris Bryant seems to be a matter of when, not ifRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... starter Kyle Hendricks and a host of other young talent vying for the chance to join Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro in the Cubs' long-term competitive core. Zen master. Renaissance man. Innovator. Savant. Baseball lifer. Forty-year overnight ...

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  5. NL offseason grades: Cubs get an A, Braves flunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... better by getting Miguel Montero in a trade with the Diamondbacks. The home-grown double play combination of Starlin Castro and Javier Baez should be exciting to watch, and then the Cubs went out and traded for Dexter Fowler to play center field. ...

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  6. Cubs' Tommy La Stella looks to continue his clutch hitting in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... s it will La Stella. While he's a solid player on paper, once you have the likes of Baez, Addison Russell and Starlin Castro while also mixing in Alcantara, the potential playing time for him becomes bleak.

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  7. Little League World Series Title StrippedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Twinkie Talk

    Sep 1, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro high-fives members of the Jackie Robinson West Little League 2014 Champions prior to the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports This narrative has played out before, but not for the reasons you might be expecting.

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  8. Arismendy Alcantara: Will He Blow Up or Implode?Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | FakeTeams

    ... old switch hitter came up through the minors as a shortstop but when it became clear his path was blocked by Starlin Castro , Baez and Russell he was shifted to second base and center field . The weak-hitting Darwin Barney may be a wizard with the ...

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  9. The Chicago Cubs didn't sign James Shields; Best non-move of the winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... place the Cubs are in with their roster, it would have been a terrible signing. Outside of Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro , no current Cubs have had any significant string of success. Dexter Fowler and Miguel Montero , as well as Jon Lester add ...

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  10. Padres go to head of MLB's Hot Stove classRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Major League Baseball

    ... giving up no player more significant than Luis Valbuena . The influx of veterans alongside Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro should make things a little easier for prospects like Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler , Javier Baez and Arismendy Alcantara , who ...

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  11. Trusting the Cubs' front office in hiring Joe MaddonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... that was needed for the young players the Cubs had been stock piling in their rebuilding efforts. He let Starlin Castro be himself at the plate, which led to a bounce back season as he set a high with 14 home runs. It seemed as the Cubs had found ...

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  12. Designated hitter or let the pitchers bat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... that, we will be losing a talented player and a good bat. If the designated hitter was available to the Cubs, Starlin Castro could be the teams primary designated hitter while filling in for Javier Baez , Addison Russell , or Kris Bryant from time ...

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  13. Chicago Cubs: How the batting order may lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    Jul 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo celebrates with shortstop Starlin Castro after hitting a solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports When the Cubs acquired Dexter Fowler , they answered a few questions that were still being asked after the winter meetings.

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  14. Starlin Castro not ranked among league's top ten shortstopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    Jun 15, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro before game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports On a quiet, relatively uneventful Saturday, I flipped over to MLB Network to kill some time and caught the feature on the top ten shortstops in baseball heading into the 2015 season.

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  15. 2015 Spring-Training Countdown, Day 12: John BakerRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... hit by a pitch and Rizzo singled, but only to shallow left-center, loading the bases. That left things up to Starlin Castro , and Castro hit a medium-deep line drive to right. Baker slid into the plate ahead of the throw, causing a wild celebration ...

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  16. 2015 Spring-Training Countdown, Day 13: Turk WendellRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... someone you might have forgotten about: Steven "Turk" Wendell . But first, a little No. 13 history. Starlin Castro is the best player to wear Cubs No. 13. I say that advisedly, because Claude Passeau , who wore it for nine seasons from 1939-47, went ...

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  17. Cubs' Logan Watkins tears Achilles, likely to miss seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... hat to expect, but as of now Arismendy Alcantara is the backup at second to Baez, while Baez is the backup to Starlin Castro . Plus, Alcantara is a reserve to essentially every outfield position.

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  18. Starlin Castro and his future with the Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    May 15, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro celebrates with first baseman Anthony Rizzo at home plate after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won 5-3.

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  19. Cub Tracks Is Getting In ShapeRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Starlin Castro is in Mesa and he's feeling great. Joe Maddon's not worrying about lineups.

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  20. Cubs Prospects: What to do with all of these infielders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Cubbies Crib

    ... in the minor leagues, Baez needs to constructively pass through the initial growing pains. Obviously, Starlin Castro will man the shortstop position, so that sews up the middle of the infield. Both newly acquired Tommy La Stella and Mike Olt will ...

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