Starlin Castro

Important dates
Signed: October, 25, 2006 (free agent)

Birthday: March 24

MLB Debut May 7, 2010

December 8, 2015

Cubs trade Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for Brendan Ryan & Adam Warren. 

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Castro started off with a bang setting a major league record of 6 RBI's in his ML debut against the Cincinnatti Reds on May 7, 2010. The Cubs won the game 14-7.

Starlin Castro Debut

Castro finished 5th in the NL Rookie of the Year voting. Buster Posey of the 2010 World Series champion, San Francisco took Rookie of the Year honors.

3-time all-star (Cubs:  2011, 2012, 2014)

Led the National League in hits in 2011 with 207, the first Cub to get 200 hits in a season since Ryne Sanberg in 1984 (200).



How about back to back walk-off hits by Castro in 2015??







Starlin Castro-This Day in Chicago Cubs History


August 4, 2010
the Cubs defeat the Brewers 15-3 at Wrigley Field.  Starlin Castros goes
4 for 5 with 2 singles, a double, a triple and 2 runs scored. 


August 10, 2010
Starlin Castro goes 2 for 5 with a run scored and 3 RBI as Cubs defeat the Giantsin San Francisco 8-6.

August 12, 2010
In San Francisco, the Giants defeat the Cubs 8-7.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5 with 2 runs scored and an RBI.

August 22, 2010
Cubs lose to the Braves 16-5 at Wrigley Field.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5
with 2 doubles and a run scored.

May 17, 2010
Aramis Ramirez hits a 2-run walkoff home run in the 11th inning as the Cubs defeat the rockies 4-2 in 11 innings.  Starlin Castro singles to lead off the 11th and scored the winning run and goes 3 for 5 on the day.


July 24, 2010
Cubs defeat the Cardinals 6-5 at Wrigley Field.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 4 with a double, home run2 runs scored and 2 RBI.




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April 1, 2011
Kosuke Fukudome gets 2 hits and a RBI and Starlin Castro gets 3 hits, but
it was Neil Walker's Grand Slam against Ryan Dempster that helps Pirates
win the Cubs home opener 6-3.

April 11, 2011 
In Houston, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 5-4.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 5 with3 runs scored.

April 16, 2011
In Colorado, the cubs defeat the Rockies 8-3.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5 with a double, home run, run scored and 3 RBI. 

April 23, 2011
Cubs defeat the Dodgers 10-8 at Wrigley Field.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5 with a double, 2 runs scored and 3 RBI.  Trailing 8-5 in the bottom of the 8th inning, Castro's bases loaded 2-run single helps start a 5-run Cubs rally to win the game. 

May 11, 2011
Cubs defeat the Cardinals 11-4 at Wrigley field.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 4 with a triple, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI.

June 14, 2011, 10 innings.
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs rally to defeat the Brewers 5-4 in 10 innings.

Trailing 4-1 into the 8th inning, Kosuke Fukudome hits a double, Starlin Castro drives him in with a double and scores on Aramis Ramirez 2-run home run that ties the game 4-4.

In the 10th inning, Tony Campana doubles to lead off the inning and scores the winning run on Starlin Castro's walkoff RBI single.

August 13, 2011
In Atlanta, the Cubs defeat the Braves 8-4.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5 with a run scored and 2 RBI. 



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April 12, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 8-0.  Starlin Castro goes 2
for 4 with a run scored and 2 RBI.

May 28, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Padres 11-7.  Starlin Castro goes
2 for 5 with a home run, 2 runs scored & 3 RBI.  Castro's 2-run HR in the 7th inning gives the Cubs a 10-7 lead in the game.

July 8, 2012
In New York, the Cubs defeeat the Mets 7-0.  Starlin Castro goes 2 for 4 with a home run, 2 runs scored & 3 RBI.    


July 30, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 14-4.  Starlin Castro goes
3 for 4 with a double, home run, a walk, 2 runs scored & 3 RBI. 


August 30, 2012
A high scoring game between the Brewers and Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Cubs trail Brewers 9-3 into bottom of the 6th inning.  Cubs score
6 runs to tie the game 9-9.  Trailing 11-9 into the bottom of the 9th
inning, 5 straight Cubs reach base.  Starlin Castro drives in David Dejesus
to cut the lead to 11-10.  Anthony Rizzo doubles home Luis Valbuena
and Alfonso Soriano's walkoff RBI single is the game winner.

Starlin Castro goes 2 for 5 with a triple, a walk, 3 runs scored and 2
RBI in the game.

September 7, 2012
In Pittsburgh, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 12-2.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for
5 with a double, a run scored & 4 RBI. 

September 14, 2012
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 7-4.  Starlin Castro goes 2 for 4 with a home run, run scored & 4 RBI.  Castro's 2-out, 3-run home run in the bottom of the 6th inning gives the Cubs a 7-3 lead in the game. 



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April 12, 2013
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Giants 4-3.  Starlin Castro
goes 2 for 5 with a double, home run, a run scored & 2 RBI.

April 14, 2013
At Wrigley Field, the Giants defeat the Cubs 10-7 in 10 innings.
Starlin Castro goes 3 for 5 with a home run, run scored & 2 RBI.

June 13, 2013
Cubs defeat the Reds 6-5 in 14 innings.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 7 with
a double & 2 runs scored.  Castro singles to lead off the 14th inning and scores the winning run on a walk-off single by Julio Borbon.

July 21, 2013
In Colorado, the Rockies defeat the Cubs 4-3.  Starlin Castro goes 4 for 5 in the game with a double and a run scored.


September 4, 2013
At Wrigley Field, the cubs defeat the Marlins 9-7.  Starlin Castro goes
2 for 5 with a double, home run, run scored & 2 RBI. 


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April 8, 2014
At Wrigley Field, the Pirates defeat the Cubs 7-6, but Starlin Castro has a
big day going 3 for 4 with 2 home runs, 2 runs scored & 4 RBI.

April 27, 2014
At Milwaukee, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 4-0.  Starlin Castro homers twice in the game.  Jason Hammell pitches a strong 7 innings and combines with 2 Cubs relivers on a 3-hit shutout.

May 12, 2014
At St. Louis, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 17-5. Starlin Castro goes 3 for 6
with a double, triple, run scored & 3 RBI. 

June 4, 2014
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Mets 5-4.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 4 with a double & 3 RBI.  In the 5th inning, Castro ties the game 4-4 with a 2-run singleand scores the eventual winning run on a wild pitch while Mike OLt was batting. 

June 13, 2014
In Philadelphia, Starlin Castro drives in both Cubs runs with a 2-run home run as the Cubs defeat the Phillies 2-1.  Jake Arrieta pitches 7 scoreless innings to
earn the victory. 

June 16, 2014
In Miami, the Cubs defeat the Marlins 5-4.   Starlin Castro hits a 3-run home run and goes 3 for 6 in the game.  Cubs pitcher, Travis Wood drives in the winning runin the 13th inning with an RBI double.

June 20, 2014
in the 3rd inning, Anthony Rizzo gives the Cubs a 2-0 lead with a double and StarlinCastro follow with a 3-run home run to give the Cubs a 5-0 lead.  Cubs defeat the Pirates 6-3 at wrigley Field. 


July 29, 2014, 16 innings.
A long and crazy game at Wrigley Field.  The Rockies score 3 in the first inning,  Cubs score in bottom of 1st inning and 2 in 4th inning to tie the game.  After this, the pitching takes over as neither time scores for the next 11 innings.

with a depleted bullpen, Cubs manager, Rick Renteria puts backup catcher, John Baker into pitch in the top of the 16th inning.  Baker not only pitches a scoreless innings, but walks to lead off bottom of 16th, advances to third base on Anthony Rizzo's single and scores the winning run on Starlin Castro's line-out sacrifice fly as Cubs defeat Rockies 4-3 in 16 innings at Wrigley Field. 

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april 18, 2015 
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Padres 8-7.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 6 with a run scored & 2 RBI. 

April 21, 2015
At Pittsburgh, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 9-8.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 5 with a home run, a run scored & 4 RBI

September 8, 2015
In St. Louis, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 8-5.  Starlin Castro goes 2 for 3 with a walk, double, home run, 3 runs scored & 4 RBI. 

September 18, 2015 
Cubs defeat Cardinals 8-3 at Wrigley Field.  Starlin Castro goes 3 for 3 with 2 walks, 2 home runs, 2 runs scored & 6 RBI. 


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