Starlin Castro has been the hottest member of a scorching hot Cubs team. As good as the team has been, Castro has been better.
Wednesday night, he had it going on all cylinders. Offensively, he hit 4 pitches for hits, including a home run. Defensively, he played so well he received some claps from Cincinnati Reds Brayan Pena.
After the play, Pena clapped in respect to a stellar throw.
The Cubs rode Castro’s performance to a 10-2 victory over Cincy. Pitcher Jon Lester increased his record to 10-11 on eight innings of 3-hit baseball.
The North Siders are playing inspired baseball and having fun while doing it. Manager Joe Maddon’s decision to spread the playing time love around may prove to be useful down the road.
Injuries were considered severe for five of the 28 injured. Video of the aftermath showed concertgoers struggling to lift the wreckage off other attendees.
Officers received a report of shots fired in the 3900 block of West Flournoy Street about 1:10 a.m.
The girl was inside a residence in the 12600 block of South Lowe Avenue when she heard gunshots coming from the street.
The male was attacked in the 2100 block of West Randolph Street, police said.
Morgan Park standout Tysean Griffin, who can play a variety of roles on offense and defense, has 19 schools interested him.