Matt Garza has been cleared to start throwing, that’s encoraging!!!!
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Starlin Castro wanted a third at-bat. He got it and then pulled up lame.
Castro left in the bottom of the fourth inning after pulling up on a ground ball to shortstop Wednesday during an 11-7 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Cubs said their shortstop had left hamstring tightness.
“It was a little bit tight but not too bad,” Castro said. “I felt it when I touched the base. It scared me. I don’t want to be hurt. I feel too good this year.”
Castro, who was the designated hitter, played in 162 games last and expects to do so again this year.
“He was jogging around in the training room a little bit,” Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. “It was more tight than a pull or anything. He pulled up quite a bit, and he was kind of hobbling, but it doesn’t seem…
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