Starlin Castro: The Savior of the Cubs Franchise?

August 15, 2010 by  

As I was watching the Cubs series with the San Francisco Giants this past week, I really was impressed with the way Castro carried himself both at the plate and at shortstop, and came away feeling that the expectations of him becoming a superstar and saving the Cubs in the future very well could be true,

Unlike most young players, he doesn't try to rush to get a hit; he's very patient. His average is still above .300 and the reason is that he doesn't flail at every single pitch that comes his way. He has decent power, but another thing that really helps his average is that he doesn't try to swing for the fences. While that also means he doesn't hit many out of the park, it means he gets on base a lot more...

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