FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Padres have discussed Starlin Castro with the Cubs.
Starlin Castro is absent from the Cubs' lineup for the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader versus the Reds.
Starlin Castro is not in the Cubs' lineup Friday.
Starlin Castro knocked in the go-ahead run with an infield single as the Cubs beat the Mets 2-0 in 11 innings Wednesday.
Starlin Castro went hitless in four at-bats as the Cubs fell to the Cardinals on a rainy night in St. Louis on Sunday.
Starlin Castro has been scratched from the Cubs' starting lineup Thursday versus the Dodgers.
Starlin Castro drove home Chris Coghlan with an RBI single in the 11th inning on Sunday, leading the Cubs to a walkoff 2-1 victory over the Reds.
Starlin Castro belted a two-run homer in a losing effort against the Reds on Friday.
Starlin Castro is not in the Cubs starting lineup for the first time this season on Saturday.
Starlin Castro slugged his fourth home run of the season in a 1-for-4 effort in Monday's win over the Marlins.
Starlin Castro went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Mets.
Starlin Castro led the charge Tuesday, going 3-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base in the Cubs' 6-2 win over the Pirates.
Starlin Castro went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and a two-run single in Tuesday's comeback win versus the Pirates.
Starlin Castro had a walk-off RBI single in a 7-6 win over the Padres in 11 innings on Saturday.