Dale Sveum’s Straight Talk Express once tried to figure out where Starlin Castro would fit into a good lineup.
Manny Being Manny + Javy Being Javy = ???
Starlin Castro hasn’t felt this good since his 2010 rookie year, when anything seemed possible after jumping straight from Double-A Tennessee into The Show.
Jake Arrieta got a standing ovation at Wrigley Field after Billy Hamilton bounced a ball up the middle, ending the perfect game with a leadoff single in the seventh inning.
Kris Bryant won’t be here in a Cubs uniform this season. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein already ruled out that idea.