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Prospect Report: Does Cubs’ Starlin Castro Have Fantasy Value in 2010?

Friday, May 7, 2010

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Prospect Report: Does Cubs’ Starlin Castro Have Fantasy Value in 2010?

Cubs’ GM Jim Hendry called up highly-touted prospect Starlin Castro Friday morning, a move that’s been widely speculated for the past week. The 20-year-old Castro was hitting .376/.421/.569 with 14 extra-base hits, 20 runs, 20 RBI and four steals in 26 games at Double-A Tennessee this season. In 127 games last year between High-A and Double-A, Castro hit .299/.342/.392 with 32 extra-base hits and 28 stolen bases. The Cubs view Castro as an elite shortstop prospect, as the 2006 signee from the Dominican Republic “has drawn comparisons to Edgar Renteria, Miguel Tejada – and even Derek Jeter” according to Baseball America...

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