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: 8/10 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .419 with a 1.004 OPS in his last 22 games D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in home runs (14) and doubles (24), and ranks second in RBI (47) Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .409 in his current 5-game hitting streak
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) struck out 7 batters in 5 innings and earned his first win in AAA on Thursday
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .364 with 2 HR and 2 doubles in his 5-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) has reached base safely in 27 of the last 28 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 6-game hitting streak, batting .500 (10-for-20)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/3 Mike Shawaryn was promoted to AAA Pawtucket by the Red Sox Justin Williams (AAA) was traded from the Rays to the Cardinals Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 17 straight games, batting .413 with a .472 OBP in that stretch
Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .310 with 37 extra base hits in 98 games between AAA and AA this season
DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 25 of the last 29 games, batting .303 with an .888 OPS
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .349 with an .835 OPS over the last 14 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .459 with 4 doubles in his current 10-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .300 with 7 extra base hits in 22 games since being promoted to AAA D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 22 straight games, batting .346 with a .991 OPS in that stretch Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has reached base safely in 18 straight games, posting a .342 average and 12 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .382 with 10 runs scored in his last 17 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) is 3-1 with a 2.16 ERA in his last 4 starts
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/13
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (6-for-11) over the last 5 games
Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .282 with 4 extra base hits in 10 games since being promoted to AAA
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats with 9 home runs and 18 doubles, and ranks second with 30 RBI
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 7-for-17 (.412) over his last 5 games
Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has hit safely in 16 of the last 17 games, batting .333 with 14 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .325 in his last 12 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has a current 9-game hitting streak, batting .314 with an .829 OPS in that span
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/6 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the International League in hits, and ranks in the top 15 in doubles, RBI and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) has reached base safely in 10 straight games with 4 HR and 15 RBI in that stretch D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .379 in his current 7-game hit streak, and ranks 9th in the International League in home runs Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .333 over his last 13 games, and has reached base safely in 16 straight games Jason Martin (AAA-Indianapolis) is batting .333 in 6 games since being promoted to AAA Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 9-game hitting streak, batting .333 with 7 RBI in that stretch Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, WHIP, innings pitched and strikeouts
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/29
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket), who was named to the AAA All Star Game on July 11, leads the International League with 93 hits
Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) has hit safely in 9 of the last 11 games, batting .311 with 11 RBI
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .321 with 4 HR and 12 RBI in his last 13 games
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has reached base safely in 12 straight games, batting .326 with a .408 OBP
Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .345 during his current 7-game hit streak
Jason Martin was promoted to AAA Indianapolis after batting .325 with a .913 OPS at AA Altoona
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/22
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .500 (9-for-18) over his last 5 games and leads the International League with 87 hits
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 7 straight games, batting .357 with 7 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks among the Curve’s top 5 in runs, hits, doubles, triples, RBI and stolen bases
Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .347 (17-for-49) over his last 12 games, including 7 multi-hit games
Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.72 ERA over his last 6 starts
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 10 straight games, with 4 doubles and 1 home run
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/15 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the International League with 76 hits Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .373 over his last 16 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has the highest batting average (.332) of any player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 1.80 ERA in his last 5 starts with 30 strikeouts and just 2 walks allowed Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .355 with 4 doubles and a home run during his current 7-game hitting streak
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/8 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (12-for-22) in his current 5-game hitting streak with 4 2B’s and 2 HR’s D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in RBI (16) and doubles (13), and ranks second in HR (4) and hits (43) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) leads the 51s in OBP (.350), hits (35) and doubles (15) Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has reached base safely in 9 of the last 10 games, batting .294 in that stretch Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .400 (24-for-60) over the last 18 games with 7 extra base hits Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 5-game hitting streak and leads the Curve with a .321 average Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .333 (12-for-36) over the last 9 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/1 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 10 straight games and leads the PawSox with a .299 batting average D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .400 with 3 doubles and a home run in his current 6-game hitting streak Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .364 (8-for-22) over his last 7 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 7-game hitting streak, batting .480 (12-for-25) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has 5 hits in his last 14 at bats (.357) Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.65 ERA over his last 3 starts, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, innings, and strikeouts Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .389 during a current 5-game hitting streak
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