RUSNEY CASTILLO

HOMETOWN: Ciego de Avila, Cuba

DATE OF BIRTH: July 9, 1987

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Boston Red Sox minor league system 

 

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:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/31
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks in the Top 5 in the International League in doubles, hits and batting average
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) ranks 4th in the International League in HR (16) and 6th in doubles (28)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) ranks 3rd on the Stripers in both hits (103) and doubles (21)
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA in his last 5 games
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .412 during his current 4-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .299 during the month of August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .289 with 3 HR in his last 10 games
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Rusney Castillo, the 2018 Pawsox Team MVP, has been elected to the 2018 post-season International League All-Star Team. It marks the second straight year that Rusney has made the year-end IL All-Star Team. The post-season All-Star Team and Award Winners are selected by the league's managers, coaches, media, and club representatives. Castillo, currently has a 9 point lead in the International League batting race as he looks to become the first Pawtucket player to win the IL Batting Title in 37 years, hitting .323 on the season.
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/24
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .462 in his current 7-game hitting streak
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 6 straight games, posting a .920 OPS
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has hit safely in 15 of 20 games during the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) has pitched 12.1 consecutive scoreless innings over his last 3 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .310 with an .803 OPS in August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has posted a .989 OPS over his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/17
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) was named the 2018 PawSox MVP, and is the top hitter in the International League (.325)
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in doubles (24) and ranks second in homers (14) and RBI (48)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .340 in the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts since being promoted to AAA
Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) has a 2.25 ERA and his holding opponents to a .208 average in his last 4 appearances
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has five extra base hits and a .818 OPS in his last 11 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .333 with a .874 OPS in August
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .357 in his last 12 games
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has 2 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI in his last 6 games
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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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