Dale Sveum wanted to boost Starlin Castro’s confidence and “get his so-called swagger back.” The Cubs manager didn’t want Anthony Rizzo to feel the pressure of being “The Guy.”
Reporters swarmed Anthony Rizzo at his locker on Wednesday, and they waited out Starlin Castro after batting practice, surrounding him before he got to
The Chicago Cubs are hosting Cubs Social Media Night, a special event for fans, at Wrigley Field tonight.
Starlin Castro has gone through the helmet-throwing, bat-slamming phases. He has tried to absorb the organization’s ideas about seeing more pitches and grinding out at-bats.
The Cubs love the way David DeJesus grinds out at-bats, plays good defense and mentors young players in the clubhouse. They just didn’t value it at $2.5 million for 39 more games.