Posts tagged "Starlin Castro"

Chicago Sports: Lots of Non-Bears Saturday Action

Chicago Sports: Lots of Non-Bears Saturday Action
While you were waiting for/watching the Bears second preseason game, there were a few significant moments on other teams in Chicago. Earlier in the afternoon, three pitches after TV color man Bob Brenly predicted it, Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer to give him 1,000 RBI in his career. Between the two... Read more »

Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars Round II

Cubs vs White Sox: Picking The All-Chicago All-Stars Round II
 First off, Happy Father’s Day to all of my fellow dads out there. Now, back to sports… This week, the Chicago baseball scene has it’s second round of hate break out when the last place Cubs visit the first place White Sox for a series starting Monday. Exactly one month ago before the two teams... Read more »

Starlin Castro's First All-Star Game A Success

Starlin Castro's First All-Star Game A Success
In his first appearance at an All-Star Game, at only 21-years-old, Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro showed that he belonged. Despite there being an embarassing number of veterans opting to not appear in the game, including Castro’s neighbor at third for the Cubs, Aramis Ramirez, Castro has been one of the top offensive shortstops in the... Read more »
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Baseball's All Stars: A Star(lin) is Born and Konerko Gets Screwed

Baseball's All Stars: A Star(lin) is Born and Konerko Gets Screwed
On Sunday, the players named to the 2011 Major League Baseball All Star Game were announced. Among the many superstars named were a couple Chicago players: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro and White Sox outfielder Carlos Quentin. That’s it. No Paul Konerko. And that ain’t right. Entering Sunday, Konerko ranked third in the American League wit... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Draft SS Javier Baez

Chicago Cubs Draft SS Javier Baez
In the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs selected a high school shortstop. Yeah, I know… the best player on the current Chicago Cubs is a 21-year-old shortstop. But the Cubs took one anyway. And he’s an intriguing kid. Javier Baez is a 6’1, 205-pound shortstop who has a scouting report that,... Read more »

Starlin Castro: The Chicago Cubs 21-Year-Old All-Star

Starlin Castro: The Chicago Cubs 21-Year-Old All-Star
In Major League Baseball, every team has at least one representative at the All-Star Game. So even if a team stinks, and nobody on their roster is worthy of a nomination (like the Pittsburgh Pirates since Barry Bonds left), they still have at least one player at the mid-summer event. Despite that rule being in... Read more »
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Chicago Sports: Gone For a Week, What'd I Miss?

Chicago Sports: Gone For a Week, What'd I Miss?
So I just spent a week in Florida (love Spring Break), and apparently a whole lot went down in Chicago while I was gone. Baseball season started, hockey season is… something, and Derrick Rose and the Bulls are rolling. Let’s look at what’s up in Chicago.

"Searching for Starlin" Contest Winner

Our “Searching for Starlin” Contest recently ended, and the winner has been selected. On behalf of Steiner Sports, our partner to give away a bat signed by Chicago Cubs shortstop phenom Starlin Castro, we’re thrilled to announce that Mike Meyers is the winner. Thank you to the over-125 fans that entered the contest! We hope... Read more »

WIN a Starlin Castro Autographed Bat from Steiner Sports!

We’re very pleased to announce an exciting new partnership just in time for the holidays, and give Chicago Cubs fans the opportunity to win a great piece of memorabilia! The Daily Chicago Sports Tab and Steiner Sports have put together an exclusive contest to win a bat signed by the Cubs’ budding star shortstop Starlin... Read more »
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The Chicago Cubs Are Good! Really!

The Chicago Cubs Are Good! Really!
OK, maybe I should have been more specific… There are a handful of players on the Cubs right now that should give their fans hope for the future. After trading infielder Mike Fontenot across the diamond to the San Francisco Giants before last night’s game, the Cubs are clearly clearing space for the future. And... Read more »