Florida Marlins defeat Chicago Cubs, 4-2
So much for all that energy and improved infield defense the kid shortstop was supposed to inject into the sagging Cubs.
Three days after his dazzling debut in Cincinnati, Starlin Castro was sagging right along with his new teammates, fitting in with the rest of the underachieving Cubs, right down to the boos from the home crowd.
MARLINS VS. WELLSWells never has pitched against the Marlins.
And it took him all of one day in Chicago to pull it off.
''He learned ...
Their hotshot young infield whiz committed three errors and hung his head long enough on one to double the damage. They got caught napping on a pickoff move to first that turned into a double steal that cost a run.
And nobody can seem to figure out how to get a big hit when they need one.
''Hopefully, losing will bother us enough to do something about it,'' said Cubs starter Ted Lilly, who gave up a two-run homer to Florida's Ronny Paulino in the seventh as the Marli...