Chicago Cubs defeat Texas Rangers, 5-4

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The No. 2 spot in the batting order might look like rookie Starlin Castro's new address.

But it's more like returning home for the 20-year-old shortstop.

''That's the one I like. That's where I feel more comfortable,'' said Castro, with the help of interpreter/coach Ivan DeJesus, before contributing a bunt single in the Cubs' four-run first inning Sunday.

Castro has added enough of a charge from the No. 2 spot that it may be no accident the Cubs h...

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Cubs left town Wednesday without a right-hander they could count on for big outs in the bullpen, struggling to hit with men on base, plotting the imperfect way they'll force Carlos Zambrano back into the starting rotation and facing their toughest road trip of the year.

After a 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday at the Ballpark in Arlington, they still don't have the answer on Zambrano, still are continuing to work on that bullpen puzzle an...