Chicago Cubs trade Starlin Castro to Yankees for Adam Warren

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Chicago Cubs trade IF Starlin Castro to Yankees for P Adam Warren
Wednesday December 9th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to trade infielder Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees in exchange for pitcher Adam Warren and a player to be named later, the team announced late on Tuesday.

Infielder Brendan Ryan will be heading to Chicago along with Warren, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

In order to fit newly-signed second baseman Ben Zobrist, the Cubs moved Castro, who has played both shortstop and second base during his career.

On Tuesday, Yankees manager Joe Girardi called second base the team’s “most unsettled position.”

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After hitting just .245 in 2013, Castro made his third All-Star team in 2014 with the Cubs, posting a .292 average with 14 home runs and 65 RBIs. He followed it up with a .265 showing at the plate in 2015.

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