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Aug 26, 2014
Rotoworld
Cubs activated SS Starlin Castro from the bereavement list.
Aug 25, 2014
KFFL
Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro was activated from the bereavement list Monday, Aug. 25.
Aug 21, 2014
KFFL
The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also ...
New York Post 5 hours ago

This star wants to stay a Met and feels Wilpons will spend in 2015

Zack Wheeler has heard the rumors. The Mets may trade a big arm to get the shortstop they desperately need, like a Starlin Castro. Wheeler said he wants to make...

Error-filled tilt made worse by Starlin Castro's baserunning blunder

CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs were already well on their way to putting together one of their less-polished performances in some time before Starlin Castro forgot to run. Javier Baez was on second base in the top of the eighth with nobody out and Chicago trailing the Cincinnati Reds 6-4, when the Cubs shortstop launched a drive that ended up getting over center fielder Billy Hamilton’s head and off the center-field wall. Castro, at first, believed the ball was going over the wall and watched in admiration while walking out of the batter’s box.
Chicago Sun-Times 9 hours ago

Compassionate Renteria on Starlin Castro lapse: ‘I feel bad for him’

CINCINNATI – Cubs manager Rick Renteria defended shortstop Starlin Castro for the kind of mental lapse Wednesday night he was often criticized for earlier in his career but that he seemed to have all but eliminated over the past year. “I feel bad for him,” the manager said. “He’s got a lot on his mind. He knows he should have been there.” Castro lingered at home plate watching his long fly ball to center in the eighth inning – winding up with a long...

Series preview: Cubs at Reds

The Chicago Cubs open a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. • Tuesday: Travis Wood (7-11, 4.91 ERA) vs. Johnny Cueto (15-7, 2.20), 6:10 p.m. • Wednesday: Jacob Turner (4-7, 5.77) vs. Mat Latos (4-3, 2.99), 6:10 p.m. • Thursday: Jake Arrieta (7-4, 2.53) vs. Dylan Axelrod (0-0, 3.00), 11:35 a.m. Castro returns: Shortstop Starlin Castro is back after missing the last five games due to a family tragedy in the Dominican Republic.
KFFL Aug 26, 2014

Cubs | Starlin Castro in lineup

Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro is playing shortstop and batting fourth Tuesday, Aug. 26, against ...
KFFL Aug 25, 2014

Cubs | Starlin Castro activated

Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro was activated from the bereavement list Monday, Aug. 25.

Castro to return vs. Reds Tuesday

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro will rejoin the team in Cincinnati when they open a series there on Tuesday night, the team announced on Sunday afternoon. Castro has been on the bereavement list since a car accident in the Dominican Republic earlier this week claimed the lives of several people, including one of his relatives. Castro has missed the last five games after playing in all of the Cubs’ first 125 contests. He’s hitting .
KFFL Aug 21, 2014

Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time

The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also ...

Castro to go on bereavement list

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs expect shortstop Starlin Castro to go on the bereavement list as he tends to a death in his family in the Dominican Republic. "It's a family tragedy, so we'll just take it one day at a time," Cubs manager Rick Renteria said after the Cubs' 8-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Castro was scratched from the lineup about two hours before the game. It was the first time he hadn't started a game this season. "That's life," teammate Anthony Rizzo said.
KFFL Aug 20, 2014

Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time

Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro (personal) might miss up to a week dealing with the ...

Family emergency keeps Castro out

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants because of a family emergency, the club announced. Castro played in all of the Cubs previous 125 games this season after playing in 161 games last season and 162 in 2012. He's hitting .284 with 13 home runs and 64 RBIs. The Cubs did not know if Castro would miss more than Wednesday's game. Starting second base Javier Baez is playing shortstop, and Chris Valaika will play second.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 17, 2014

Starlin Castro a favorite of N.Y. media, fans

NEW YORK — With all the hype surrounding super prospect Javy Baez’s first two weeks in the majors and all the angst over super-duper prospect Kris Bryant’s left big toe, it might be easy to forget the Cubs actually have a three-time All-Star already plugged into the long-term plans. “I don’t forget that he’s here,” manager Rick Renteria said of shortstop Starlin Castro. Neither have New York Mets fans and media, who got a couple more reasons to fawn...
New York Daily News Aug 17, 2014
Starlin Castro's homer in 9th sinks Mets, 2-1

Starlin Castro's homer in 9th sinks Mets, 2-1

Expect the segment of Mets fans that pine to see Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro starting for the team next season to be just a little bit louder now.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 16, 2014
MLB trade rumors: Cubs fine with surplus of shortstops, maintain Starlin Castro is starter

MLB trade rumors: Cubs fine with surplus of shortstops, maintain Starlin Castro is starter

Chicago has also gotten to this point by trading off its best players, keeping a lower payroll and trying rebuild through a strong farm system.

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