Latest Update Castro has returned to the Cubs lineup on Tuesday. Tue Aug, 26, 03:01 PM
Has a legitimate shortstop arm, burgeoning power and the speed to steal bases. Can be a true doubles machine due to very good bat speed. Owns all the tools for stardom.
Flaws: : Is mercurial and needs to play more of a fundamental game, in general. Could stand to draw more walks so as to maximize his potential as an offensive catalyst. Is too nonchalant in the field. Must mature.
Castro was activated from the teams bereavement list after he left the team for personal reasons.Analyst: Jonathan Impemba
Castro has been out of action since being placed on the bereavement list last Wednesday as he dealt with a personal matter. Expect to see Castro back in the middle of the Cubs lineup where he has had much success in 2014. Through 496 at-bats Castro is slashing .284/.333/.429 with 13 home runs and 64 RBI, making him one of the better shortstops to own in 2014. Analyst: Matthew Beck
Javier Baez -- a shortstop by trade -- will fill in for Castro in the meantime. If Castro misses a week, it could ensure Baez retains SS eligibility in 2015, arguably making him the best power option at the position. Analyst: Spencer Silva
No word on what the family emergency might be nor is there word as to how long he will need to be away from the team. The Cubs will update us soon enough. In the meantime, Javier Baez will make himself at home at shortstop while Chris Valaika heads over to second base Wednesday.Analyst: Howard Bender