Starlin Castro gets first game off

Updated: July 6, 2012, 10:58 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Starlin Castro was out of Chicago's lineup for the first time this season because manager Dale Sveum wanted to watch the game with the Cubs' prized young shortstop.

Sveum said he wanted to talk about game situations with the 22-year-old Castro, who has committed more than his share of mental mistakes.

In San Francisco a month ago, he trotted off the field with the ball in his glove after taking a throw from after a one-out grounder with the bases loaded, thinking he'd ...

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