Discussion

Phenom makes some rookie mistakes

Starlin Castro is cheered, then booed in Wrigley debut after committing three errors

Updated: May 11, 2010, 12:59 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

Geovany Soto, who knows something about the highs and lows of being a young Cub phenom, thinks very highly of Starlin Castro. But he doesn't expect perfection. Good thing.

"I think he's the real deal," Soto said. "Yes, he's going to make mistake, errors. He's young, everybody's been there."

Castro was there Monday night, looking more like Ronny Cedeno than Derek Jeter.

After a wildly successful road debut, Castro proved he really is a Cub, if you go by ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • New Challenge, Old Friends
    Pau Gasol's impact in six-plus seasons in L.A. was enormous. On Thursday, the Lakers become the obstacle in his latest quest.

MORE MLB HEADLINES