HOMETOWN: Ciego de Avila, Cuba
DATE OF BIRTH: July 9, 1987
TEAM: Boston Red Sox
ON THE FILED HIGHLIGHTS:
OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:
• Rusney Castillo led the Pawtucket Red Sox in batting (.314), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14).
• Mike Shawaryn finished 9th among all players in minor league baseball with 169 strikeouts. He went 8-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 134 innings at Greenville (A) and Salem (High-A).
• Jason Martin hit .278 with 18 home runs and 35 doubles in 125 games between Class A and AA.
• Marcus Wilson batted .295 with 21 doubles, 9 homers and 54 RBI with Class A Kane County, ranking in the top three on the team in each of those catecories.
• Catcher Jacob Nottingham had 21 doubles and 9 home runs for Class AA Biloxi, and was promoted to Class AAA Colorado Springs for the playoffs.
• Dustin Peterson hit 17 doubles and had 78 hits in 87 games with the AAA Gwinnett Braves.
• D.J. Peterson hit 16 home runs with 63 RBI playing with the AAA affiliates of the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox.
• After being promoted to High-A Bradenton in July Stephen Alemais batted .317 with 32 hits and 20 RBI in 30 games.
• Josh Morgan hit .270 with 30 extra base hits for High-A Down East, finishing strong by batting .375 over the final 14 games of the season.
• Jacob Nottingham has hit four home runs in the last six games
• Rusney Castillo is batting .364 with three doubles and two homers in his current 8-game hitting streak
• Mike Shawaryn has a 2.25 ERA and 22 K’s in 20 innings over his last three starts
• Jason Martin is 6-for-15 (.400) with three doubles and a home run over the last four games
• Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 20 straight games, batting .356 in that stretch
• Stephen Alemais is batting .365 with five extra-base hits and 10 RBI in the last 13 games