MIAMI — Starlin Castro noticed the group of reporters lurking in the middle of the room and politely asked: “You guys need me?”
MIAMI — Starlin Castro is a streaky hitter who provokes extreme reactions on social media, an All-Star shortstop with the ability to make spectacular plays while missing routine groundballs.
The Cubs may not have proved themselves to be playoff contenders yet, not with a team four games over .500 that’s still prone to mistakes.
Addison Russell spread his arms out wide before taking off his helmet and getting lifted up into his teammates’ arms.
The idea that Starlin Castro would elevate his performance as the Cubs ramped up their rebuild – and played games that actually matter – hasn’t become a reality yet.