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2015 Avg.
.266
 
Career Avg.
.283
Name  Starlin Castro
Born  3/24/1990
Height  6-0
Weight  190
Number  13
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/1/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro hit a home run to deep left centerfield in the eighth as Chicago defeated Miami, 5-1, on Monday.
Insight: That made up for his error in the bottom of the seventh that put starter Jason Hammel into his only jam of the night. Manager Joe Maddon turned to his bullpen, and it worked as James Russell recorded the final out of the frame. Castro has four home runs this year.
 
5/17/2015 12:14:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is a career .469 hitter against A.J Burnett.
Insight: Castro is 15-for-32 against him with four RBI, giving him a great chance to have a productive game on Sunday.
 
5/6/2015 1:40:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is a lifetime .333 hitter with three doubles and triple and four RBI versus Cardinals starter Lance Lynn.
Insight: Castro also has seven strikeouts against Lynn. Castro is hitting .298 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 104 at-bats this season.
 
5/1/2015 9:38:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is a lifetime .458 hitter (11-for-24) against Brewers starter Wily Peralta.
Insight: He also has a pair of home runs against the right-hander. At 25-years old, Castro is now the "veteran" of the Cubs and is doing his part by batting .325. Start him.
 
4/29/2015 9:07:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro went 3-for-5 on Tuesday night.
Insight: He also scored two runs and knocked in a run. Castro is hitting .342 with 12 RBI so far this season.
 
4/27/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is just 1-for-11 with six whiffs against Pittsburgh right-hander Vance Worley.
Insight: Castro appears to be enjoying this season surrounded by talented youngsters and being the "veteran." He is hitting .329 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season. Avoid this matchup.
 
4/21/2015 10:32:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro went 3-for-5 with four RBI including the game-tying hit in the ninth as Chicago rallied to beat Pittsburgh, 9-8.
Insight: Castro hit a chopping ground ball over the third baseman's head with the bases loaded in the ninth to tie the game. He also had an RBI-single in the third and solo home run in the sixth. Castro is hitting .352 with two home runs and 10 RBI this season.
 
4/21/2015 10:47:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is just 2-for-20 (.100) against Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano.
Insight: Castro is batting .327 this season and is one of the veterans of the very young, but talented Chicago lineup. He isn't a good play on Tuesday.
 
4/12/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was 3-for-5 with a home run in the, 9-5, victory over the Rockies on Saturday.
Insight: Castro picked up two RBI as well, hitting a solo home run in the fifth and an infield single that scored a run in the sixth. Castro is hitting .375 with a .563 slugging percentage to start the year.
 
4/8/2015 4:49:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro had an RBI-single in the seventh to help Chicago beat St. Louis, 2-0, on Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Castro was 1-for-3 with a RBI and run scored in the victory. Anthony Rizzo reached on a hit batsman to start the frame and then went to second on an wild pickoff throw from Lance Lynn. Castro's single to left center scored Rizzo, and then Castro scored on Miguel Montero's sacrifice fly two at-bats later. Castro went 2-for-7 in the first two games in 2015.
 
4/8/2015 11:03:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is a career .333 hitter against Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn.
Insight: Castro is 10-for-30 versus Lynn with four extra-base hits and three RBI. Castro will bat third for the Cubs on Wednesday. He went 1-for-4 on Sunday.
 
3/24/2015 4:28:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro (groin) is now expected to return to action on Wednesday.
Insight: He was originally thought to be back in the lineup on Tuesday, but Chicago will give him an extra day. Nevertheless, Castro seems to be just fine.
 
3/22/2015 12:12:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro (groin) said he will be back in the lineup on Tuesday.
Insight: He was scratched on Saturday, but it was just as a precaution. Draft Castro as you normally would.
 
3/21/2015 3:54:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was scratched from Saturday's lineup with tightness in his right groin.
Insight: There is no need to worry as of now. Consider Castro day-to-day, but it is worth monitoring the situation.
 
9/6/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro's MRI showed a high-ankle sprain and he'll likely miss about four weeks ... a.k.a the remainder of the season.
Insight: Castro rebounded from 2013 to post solid numbers in 2014 - .292, 14 HR, 65 RBI and a .777 OPS, but it will be interesting to see if he's still with the team in 2015 because of all the shortstop talent the Cubs have in their minor league system.
 
9/2/2014 9:02:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left Tuesday's game against the Brewers in the first inning with a leg injury.
Insight: Castro's leg looked like it was caught in the dirt when the shortstop slid awkwardly as he scored on a single. He walked off on his own power but with an obvious limp.
 
8/25/2014 11:40:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been activated from the bereavement list and will be available for Tuesday's game against Cincinnati.
Insight: Castro has rebounded with a solid season, batting .284 with 13 HR, 64 RBI and 53 runs. Javier Baez started at shortstop while Castro was out but will now go back to second.
 
8/25/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is expected to be activated from the bereavement list for Tuesday's game against Cincinnati.
Insight: Castro has rebounded with a solid season, batting .284 with 13 HR, 64 RBI and 53 runs. Javier Baez started at shortstop while Castro was out but will now go back to second.
 
Hot8/20/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro may miss up to a week after the death of a relative and three friends in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, according to Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago.
Insight: Castro will likely be placed on the bereavement list. Javier Baez started at shortstop Wednesday and may stay there until Castro returns.
 
Hot8/20/2014 6:25:00 PM
Description: Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been scratched from the lineup Wednesday due to a family emergency, according to Patrick Mooney of csnchicago.com.
Insight: Castro has batted .380 with two homers, eight RBI and eight runs in August. Javier Baez, a shortstop by trade, will start in Castro's place while Chris Valaika handles second base.