Posts tagged "Starlin Castro"

Chicago Cubs, Starlin Castro deal should have waited

Chicago Cubs, Starlin Castro deal should have waited
The Chicago Cubs made another step in solidifying their youth movement by agreeing to terms with their cornerstone piece, Starlin Castro, to a seven-year, $60 mil deal. The 22yr old shortstop is in his 3rd season with the Cubs, and with much production, has also come with his share of growing pains. Many of which... Read more »

A few reasons to still believe in the Cubs

A few reasons to still believe in the Cubs
  The baseball season is nearing its halfway point. And Chicago Cubs fans are once again desensitized by the harrowing performance by the Northsiders. As the league’s worst team, the Cubs appear to be in full fledged “rebuilding” mode, calling up AAA killer Anthony Rizzo and looking to deal any productive veteran to help continue to... Read more »

4 Chicago Cubs predictions you can bet on

4 Chicago Cubs predictions you can bet on
              It’s getting clooooser, Spring Training is wrapping up and teams prepare for Opening Day in Major League Baseball. Nobody is more anxious than yours truly about the Chicago Cubs first season under new management. So as we approach the the kick-off, let’s take a look at some expectations... Read more »
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Alfonso Soriano should be the lead-off hitter for the Cubs this season

Alfonso Soriano should be the lead-off hitter for the Cubs this season
Dale Sveum is impressed with Alfonso Soriano (don’t implode with anger) at the lead-off spot. This comes as a surprise to many Cubs fans, Soriano hasn’t been exactly a “lead-off quality” batter over the past few seasons, if even at all, only batting tops for one game. The season before that, Soriano didn’t even have a single at... Read more »

"Wait Til' Next Year" Has Never Sounded Better For The Chicago Cubs

"Wait Til' Next Year" Has Never Sounded Better For The Chicago Cubs
  You have heard it your entire life if you haven’t either lived under the Millennium Park Bean or out of the baseball world.   “There’s always next year!”   Makes me sick in September, to hear the Southside fans (whether the Sox make it to the playoffs or not still shout, “05′ son, 05′ son, 05′... Read more »

Chicago Fantasy Baseball Breakdown - Playoffs

Chicago Fantasy Baseball Breakdown - Playoffs
  Now that most leagues are entering their final matchups of the fantasy regular season. Teams are looking to re-tool their rosters for potential deep runs into the playoffs. Here at “As I See It” we take a look at Chicago’s MLB teams and the players you might want to start, pick up off waivers,... Read more »
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Was Bobby Valentine Out Of Line For Starlin Castro Comments?

Was Bobby Valentine Out Of Line For Starlin Castro Comments?
  Bobby Valentine announced the recent Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals telecast and had some strong words about the young shortstop and Cubs player development system. During the seventh inning of the broadcast, during the Cards 6-2 rout of the Cubs, Valentine noticed a frustrated Starlin Castro seemingly giving body language as if he... Read more »

"Windy's" Special: Chicago All-City Team

  Welcome to the 1st annual Chicago’s Finest “The Windy’s” Awards All-City Team presentation.   A player from each professional team in Chicago will be represented in both first and second teams. This was a very hard list to separate so please feel free to comment as objectionably as you wish.   And without further... Read more »

Chicago Fantasy Baseball Breakdown - Chicago Cubs

Chicago Fantasy Baseball Breakdown - Chicago Cubs
  In this edition of Chicago Fantasy Baseball Breakdown, we take a look at the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs have played great as of late, 7-3 in their last 10 games, the Cubs are looking to finish the season not as the leagues worst team. And so as winning goes in pro sports so goes... Read more »
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Chicago's Finest Awards (The Windy's) Preview: Rookie of the Year Windy

Chicago's Finest Awards (The Windy's) Preview: Rookie of the Year Windy
  The next category in this years Chicago’s Finest Awards is the Rookie of the Year award. Given to the best rookie this past season. 2010-11 brought us alot of prospective talent from D.J. Moore to Omer Asik. So no matter who comes out on top of this category, let’s all enjoy many more season’s... Read more »