*Starlin Castro's attention span.
* Ian Stewart finding a stroke.
* Intelligent baserunning.
* Actual defense.
* Bryan LaHair proving right Epstein’s idea of a unearthing an undervalued player in his prime window.
* Anthony Rizzo being ready in case Epstein’s wrong.
* Jeff Samardzija proving wrong the idea that he would be a great No. 2 target for Jay Cutler.
* Carlos Marmol’s velocity and movement.
* A lot of reasons to use Carlo Marmol’s velocity and movement.
* Next year.