Ranking NL Rookie of the Year Candidates: Where Does Starlin Castro Fit?

August 12, 2010 by  

This has truly been the "year of the rookie" in Major League Baseball, and the Cubs have one of the brightest in 20-year-old shortstop Starlin Castro. But is he the leading candidate to capture NL Rookie of the Year honors?

Castro has hit over .300 since being called up by the Cubs, and while he has made more than his share of errors, he does have good range and a strong arm.

His future with the team is one of the few bright spots of this downtrodden ballclub.

But there are a lot of promising rookies, so let's see where Castro ranks among them in his quest to be the first Cubs ROY since Geo Soto and sixth all-time.

Here we go...

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