Heading the wrong way

Starlin Castro and the Cubs are eager to find a fix for his fourth-year struggles

Updated: July 7, 2013, 8:00 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Starlin Castro's head was down before Sunday's game, but only because he was watching video on an iPad propped up in his locker.

"I never put my head down," the slumping Chicago Cubs shortstop said. "I always put my head up. I'm positive. I know I can finish strong."

Castro's head has become the most hotly debated body part for a Cub since Mark Prior's shoulder.

The 23-year-old Castro's head has been blamed for a wildly disappointing fourth season in which he's ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • From No-No To Uh-Oh
    After celebrating Jake Arrieta's no-hitter and a red-eye flight home, Starlin Castro and the Cubs looked ragged against the Reds.