RUSNEY CASTILLO

HOMETOWN: Ciego de Avila, Cuba

DATE OF BIRTH: July 9, 1987

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Boston Red Sox

 

ON THE FILED HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Castillo spent the 2017 season with AAA Pawtucket Red Sox, where he batted .314 with 15 homers, 22 doubles and 14 stolen bases in 87 games
  • He made his MLB debut with the Red Sox on Sept. 17, 2014
  • Castillo played for the Cuban national baseball team at the 2011 Baseball World Cup and the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Throughout his five years playing with Ciego de Avila Los Tigres in the Cuban National Series, Castillo posted a career .315 batting average, .380 on-base percentage, .501 slugging percentage, and .881 on-base plus slugging percentage. He hit 42 home runs and stole 68 bases

AWARDS:

  • AAA All Star (2017)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In his free time, Castillo enjoys spending time with his two children
  • Castillo supports the “Sharks” little league team in Miami by cheering on the athletes at games and donating uniforms, equipment and money to the program

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/25 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks third in the International League with 50 hits Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .318 with 8 extra base hits and 12 RBI over his last 23 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is 6-for-16 (.375) with 2 doubles in his last 6 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .390 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI in the month of May Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has reached base safely in 14 of the 15 games he’s played in, including each of the last 10 Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of 8 starts this season, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA and WHIP
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/11 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the PawSox in hits, doubles, RBI, stolen bases and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .467 (7-for-15) in his current 4-game hitting streak D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in 11 of the last 13 games, batting .333 with 2 home runs and 5 doubles in that stretch Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .414 with 4 extra base hits over his last 8 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) worked 7 shutout innings in a win over Hartford on Wednesday, and he leads the Sea Dogs in IP, ERA and K Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 17 of the last 18 games, batting .338 with a .945 OPS over that stretch
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has hit safely in 7 of the last 8 games, batting .364 in that stretch DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has four hits, including two doubles, in his last nine at bats In his last two games, Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 6-for-10 with 2 home runs, 2 doubles, and 6 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 8-game hitting streak, and has reached base safely in 15 of 16 games this season Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .417 with 6 extra-base hits in his last 7 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA (2.91), strikeouts (18) and innings pitched (21.2) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has a current 7-game hitting streak where he is batting .483 (14-for-29)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/20 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads Paw Sox with 14 hits and 7 RBI through the first 11 games of the season Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .360 (9-for-25) in his current 6 game hitting streak Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) leads the Aces in ERA (1.56), innings (17.1), strikeouts (14) and wins (2) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .346 with three doubles and a home run over his last eight games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks second on his team in hits (12) and batting (.293) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has 5 hits in his last 10 at bats
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/13 Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) is 2-0 with a 2.38 ERA in his first two starts of the year Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .462 (6-for-13) in the last three games Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has hit safely in four of his first six games of the season D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in four of five games to start the season Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .412 (7-for-17) with three doubles in the first five games of the season Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks third in the Eastern League with a .450 batting average
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• 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.

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• 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

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Rusney Castillo is batting .353 in August and leads Pawtucket in hits, doubles, stolen bases and batting average. [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Castillo-goes-yard-for-PawSox-Video-Pawtucket-Red-Sox-Multimedia.mp4"][/video] Marcus Wilson has hit safely in seven of the last eight games, batting .429 with three doubles and a home run in that stretch Jason Martin has five milti-hit games in the month of August and he ranks in Corpus Christi’s top five in doubles, home runs and batting average Stephen Alemais has nine hits in his last 16 at bats (.563) and is batting .379 in 19 games since being promoted to High-A Bradenton [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Bradentons-Alemais-ties-game-with-late-homer-Video-MiLB.com-Multimedia-The-Official-Site-of-Minor-League-Baseball.mp4"][/video] Mike Shawaryn’s 145 strikeouts are the most of any minor league pitcher in the Boston Red Sox’s organization
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