Starlin Castro Has a Chicago Cubs Debut for the Ages

May 8, 2010 by  

Okay, it's only one game. I get that.

And, as Cubs fans, we tend to go overboard in our hype of Cubs' players, especially ones from our own farm system.

It is with this in mind that I cautiously state the following:

Retire his number now.

Look, just give Starlin Castro the Wayne Gretzky treatment and don't make him wait the traditional five years.

Put the kid in the Hall of Fame now.

I'm joking, of course, but what a debut this 20-year-old shortstop phenom had last night! I know RBIs are overrated, but no rookie in the history of the major leagues had ever driven in six runs in his first game.

That's right, I said "ever." Let that soak in for a minute.

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