CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

69 results for "starlin castro"

Page of 4
  1. Will Cubs continue to deal?

    AJ Mass

    Although the Chicago Cubs did just make a deal for second baseman Tommy La Stella, that should not be seen as a precursor to another move that would allow them to trade away their already strong depth in the middle infield -- that is, if you believe ...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  2. Mets outside SS options limited?

    AJ Mass

    As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York points out, because the New York Mets were "able to acquire a starting outfielder on the free-agent market (Michael Cuddyer) and did not have to part with any prospects, it makes the ability to acquire a shortstop via t...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  3. MLB - Who is more likely to be traded, Cole Hamels or Starlin Cas...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan examines the possibility that Cole Hamels and/or Starlin Castro could be traded this offseason and what precedes a potential deal.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  4. Fate clearer for injured Cubs duo?

    AJ Mass

    Both Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro are hoping to get back into the Chicago Cubs lineup before the end of the regular season. While neither player is quite ready to return just yet, it does seem as if Rizzo's chances are better than Castro's seem t...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  5. Castro's absence an omen for future?

    AJ Mass

    According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, the Chicago Cubs are likely to be without Starlin Castro for the remainder of the season, as his high left ankle sprain is expected to require four weeks of recovery time before the shortstop can resume game...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  6. Cubs losing two infielders?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs are probably thankful that the 2014 season will soon be over, as their starting lineup appears to be falling prey to injury like a bunch of dominoes crshing to the ground one after the other. Early Tuesday, Anthony Rizzo underw...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  7. Odds of a Mets-Cubs deal

    Doug Mittler

    The four-game wraparound series between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs has the feel of a Winter Meetings preview. After all, the Mets have built a stockpile of young pitching and the Cubs have an abundance of youthful hitters, particularly at sh...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  8. Javier Baez brings hope -- and urgency

    Keith Law

    Javier Baez was my eighth-ranked prospect in the minors before his call-up, a move precipitated by a nearly two-month run of improved results for the talented shortstop -- .309/.376/.619 since ending a five-game hitless streak June 15, with higher wa...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  9. Contact rate hints at fantasy value

    Eric Karabell

    Many fantasy owners pay attention only to the offensive statistics that directly affect them, from home runs to stolen bases, but analytical folks look at far more items that matter, one of them being contact rate. When a hitter makes contact, good t...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  10. How will Cubs deal with SS surplus?

    AJ Mass

    When the Chicago Cubs acquired prospect Addison Russell from the Oakland Athletics, the team suddenly found itself with three shortstops in the organization that could all potentially be long-term starters at the position. But while some rumors surfa...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  11. Could Castro be on the move?

    AJ Mass

    When the Chicago Cubs got shortstop prospect Addison Russell in the deal that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics, some people saw that as a sign that Starlin Castro's days in a Cubs uniform might be numbered. As Daryl ...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  12. Are Castro's days in Chicago numbered?

    AJ Mass

    After the Chicago Cubs made big headlines by trading away pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for a package that included highly-touted shortstop prospect Addison Russell, the team was ecstatic about their new acquisiti...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  13. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  14. Castro's slow start already forcing change

    AJ Mass

    It's a long season and nobody should be too upset with a player who may have started slow out of the gate. That said, there's already a little bit of grumbling coming out of Chicago as it relates to shortstop Starlin Castro's slow start. Castro w...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  15. Could Castro change positions?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs have decided that shortstop prospect Javier Baez will start the season at the Triple-A level, but assuming his progress continues, he is expected to make his debut at some point this summer. What does that mean for current Cubs short...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  16. Deciding on divisive fantasy players

    Keith Law

    Every year, a certain number of fantasy players create a big debate among fantasy owners. We asked Keith Law to give his thoughts on some questions surrounding some of this year's most divisive guys. Q: Jacoby Ellsbury seems to be the one person f...

    Blog | March 25, 2014