In Starlin Castro’s first at-bat Saturday, he was caught looking at a fastball from Philadelphia ace Cliff Lee for strike three.
It was one of those “bad with the good” kinds of games for the Cubs on Saturday. But they’ll take it, especially at home.
The Kane County Cougars roster has a definite Cubs flavor to it right now, and not just because a future major-leaguer might be on the team.
Anyone hoping to hear “Ryne Sandberg Unplugged” or see any “Curb Your Enthusiasm” awkward moments would go home disappointed, maybe because Ryno wound up with a better job.
LOS ANGELES — The Cubs already faced Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw at Dodger Stadium and will see Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee this weekend at Wrigley Field.