Welington Castillo C CHC 2 Days

Welington Castillo went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in Tuesday's win over the Padres.

Castillo's double off Blaine Boyer capped a three-run seventh inning that helped put the game out of reach. The catcher now has three multi-hit games in his last four starts dating back to before the All-Star break, raising his season line to .241/.294/.391 in the process. He'll likely get the lion's share of starts behind the dish down the stretch, but he's nothing more than an NL-only option this season.

Welington Castillo C CHC 1 Month

Welington Castillo went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI in a win over the Reds on Tuesday.

Castillo had an RBI double in the fifth inning, and he tacked on another with a sacrifice fly in the eighth. The runs batted in were Castillo's first since returning from the disabled list on Sunday. With his rib cage injury behind him, Castillo should resume his position as the Cubs' everyday catcher going forward.

Welington Castillo C CHC 1 Month

Cubs activated C Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list.

Castillo missed the last couple weeks with a rib cage injury. The Cubs designated Eli Whiteside for assignment to clear room on the roster.

Welington Castillo C CHC 1 Month

Welington Castillo (rib cage) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.

Castillo has missed the last two weeks with a rib cage injury but is ready to test things out in game action. He should be activated within the next week if he can avoid a setback.

Welington Castillo C CHC 1 Month

Wellington Castillo (rib cage) took 25-30 dry swings and 15-20 swings off the tee Wednesday.

Castillo had no complaints during or after the workout. He held a .242/.287/.385 batting line with five home runs and 21 RBI in 43 games before injuring his rib cage. The catcher should be back around late June.

Welington Castillo C CHC 2 Months

Cubs placed C Welingon Castillo on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.

Castillo injured his back in the Cubs' series finale Sunday against the Brewers. John Baker will do most of the catching for Chicago while Castillo is on the shelf.

Welington Castillo C CHC 2 Months

Welington Castillo went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Brewers.

Castillo's second-inning two-run homer off of Marco Estrada staked the Cubs to an early 2-0 lead and proved important throughout the game. The blast is Castillo's fifth of the season. One can certainly do worse than his .240/.295/.419 slash line with 19 RBI at the catching position.

Welington Castillo C CHC 2 Months

Welington Castillo delivered a two-run single in the first inning on Saturday, pacing the Cubs offensive attack in a 3-0 victory over the Brewers.

The Cubs struck for three runs in the first against Matt Garza, and that would wind up being the only scoring in the ballgame. It was Castillo's lone hit in three at-bats on the day, raising his line on the season to .240/.296/.400. He has also proven to be a fairly capable run producer in the early going with 17 RBI in his first 34 contests.

Welington Castillo C CHC 3 Months

Welington Castillo is not in the Cubs' lineup Friday.

It's just a day off. John Baker is catching Friday in Castillo's place.

Welington Castillo C CHC 3 Months

Welington Castillo is not in the Cubs' lineup Sunday.

It appears to just be a day of rest. John Baker is behind the plate Sunday in Castillo's place.