Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field.
The Mets need an upgrade at shortstop. The Cubs have shortstops in spades. What they don’t have is pitching. So what’s the problem?
This lineup has got to go, at all costs. Guys like Castro and Stanton have got to be looking like attractive targets right now, regardless of money or the talent outlay to get them.
What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.
Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night in a mistake-filled game that featured a combined 13 pitchers.
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Scott Feldman allowed two hits in seven innings and Starlin Castro hit a two-run double to left in the Cubs’ three-run eighth inning and Chicago beat the New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday.
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As he adds more power and refines the other parts of his game, Starlin Castro will become the face of a rebuilding Cubs franchise.
R.A. Dickey has a chance to reach double-digit wins for the first time in his career Friday afternoon as the Mets take on the Cubs.