9:36 PM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 28, 2014

Disappointed Starlin Castro looking forward to 2015

MILWAUKEE — Shortstop Starlin Castro didn’t want to accept it. Instead, he continued to spend hours a day on therapy for his injured left ankle this week, even after being told his chance to return was over. ‘‘It’s tough. It’s really tough,’’ said Castro, who tried for three weeks to defy the doctor’s prognosis for the high ankle sprain he suffered Sept. 2. ‘‘But I’m not going to frustrate myself. I’m not going to try to think about this...

Starlin Castro to be ready for 2015

MILWAUKEE -- If the Chicago Cubs were in the playoff hunt right now, shortstop Starlin Castro says he would be playing, not still rehabbing an injury. Never one to sit out a game -- let alone three weeks -- the Cubs and Castro aren’t taking any chances with his sprained ankle that ended his season weeks ago. “It wouldn’t make sense to play in 1-2 games,” he said Saturday before the Cubs played the Brewers. “We don’t need it.

Starlin Castro's season is done

CHICAGO -- As much as he wanted to return from an injury, Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro's season is officially over. "It would be very difficult to be back before the end of the season," manager Rick Renteria said Tuesday afternoon. "He really hasn't done any baseball activity." Castro is still in a walking boot after spraining his ankle sliding into home plate earlier this month. He hasn't played since Sept. 3 but that doesn't take away from his performance, which has been among the best at his position this season.

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