Tag: starlin castro

Out with the Old, In with the New?

Out with the Old, In with the New?
Some may have been surprised to hear news over the weekend that Starlin Castro would no longer be in the starting lineup for the Cubs. Others, not so much. Castro’s lingering struggles have finally forced the Cubs to face an issue they have seen coming for awhile: there’s to much talent in the infield. Of... Read more »

The Middle Infield Question

The Middle Infield Question
I am a big fan of roster speculation, and probably spend too much of my spare time thinking about kinds of lineups the Cubs will run onto the field on any given game day. This has been an especially interesting thing to do this season, particularly as we have seen an influx of young talent... Read more »

Errors Cool Off Lester's Hot Outing

Errors Cool Off Lester's Hot Outing
It was hot in Chicago last night. I’m not talking about the rising end-of-May temperatures. I’m not even talking about Kris Bryant’s bedroom eyes. I’m talking about the heat Max Scherzer and Jon Lester were throwing down the middle of the plate during last night’s pitcher’s duel. 23 strikeouts between the two superstars; 13 for... Read more »
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