Starlin Castro to be part of Cubs' future

Shortstop prospect has quickly blossomed, and could reach Wrigley sometime in 2010

Originally Published: April 2, 2010
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

Last year at this time, nobody knew much about Starlin Castro other than what was in his bio: Castro was born on March 24, 1990, in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic. But in all honesty, nobody had much reason to even look at Castro's bio. After all, the Cubs signed Castro in 2007 for about $60,000, which is not exactly chump change, but it's not exactly record-breaking money, either, like the $4.25 million Oakland gave Dominican teenage pitcher Michael Ynoa in 2008.

Really, the Cubs ...

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