The 2011 Cubs Season Is Bust, So Send Starlin Castro Down
Goat Riders of the Apocalypse. The Cubs have a beyond-uphill battle to be competitive this year, or in 2012, so they are better off saving some value on Castro:
And, by 2013 — when the club has a legitimate chance at being competitive again — Castro's already out of his league minimum years. And then, by age 27 — at the peak of his talent — Castro will be earning upwards of $25M (possibly a quarter of the Cubs payroll).Read the full analysis here.