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Starlin Castro sits out Monday's game

Updated: August 23, 2011, 2:18 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade said he was disappointed after looking into Starlin Castro's on-field preparedness during Sunday's 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Quade decided to keep Castro out of the starting lineup Monday, calling it a "mental day off," rather than a benching.

"I was really disappointed and surprised, very surprised," Quade said before the Cubs lost to the Braves 3-0. "But it's something from Day 1 focus-wise. It's something, to be honest ...

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