Chicago Cubs: Starlin Castro continues to handle himself well despite adversity

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Jul 8, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN Chicago reporter Jesse Rogers believes that the Chicago Cubs will trade Starlin Castro between now and the beginning of the 2016 season.

Although his days on the North Side continue to dwindle, Castro has adapted an approach that will help him contribute to this team in the present.

He continues to maintain a positive attitude through adversity and has matured tremendously as a player in the last couple of weeks. The growth of his character is reflected in his .316 batting average since his original demotion.

Castro’s willingness to set aside his ego and defer to what is best for the team prevented his entire situation from becoming an unneeded distraction for a tight-knit Chicago Cubs team that continues to fight for a playoff spot this season.

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