Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro today was named to the 2011 National League All-Star team, the first selection of his MLB career. Castro joins manager Mike Quade, who was named to National League Manager Bruce Bochy’s coaching staff last week, in representing the Cubs at the 82nd Major League All-Star Game Tuesday, July 12 in Phoenix . At age 21, Castro becomes … [Read more...] about Cubs Starlin Castro, White Sox Carlos Quentin Make MLB All-Star Team
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The Chicago Cubs of 2008, the team that was a juggernaut up until late August; who finished just shy of 100 wins before performing the ultimate choke job of all choke jobs, are pretty much gone. The high-priced, built to win now team is almost entirely turned over in just three short years. Most of the starting rotation is gone, as is the bullpen. Aramis Ramirez is the only … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs are Starlin Castro’s Team Now
By Paul M. Banks (update: Cubs super-prospect Starlin Castro goes yard in his first at bat!) The Chicago Cubs today called up Starlin Castro from Double-A Tennessee after infielder Chad Tracy was jettisoned to Triple-A Iowa. Castro, the first ever Cub born in the 1990s (don't you feel old now) wears uniform number 13 and hit a three-run homer in his first ever at bat. … [Read more...] about Cub fans, Commence the Starlin Castro Bandwagon!