29-Year-Old Outfielder – Boston Red Sox
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
After he signed in August 2014, Castillo, who hadn't played in a competitive situation since 2013, hinted at his potential in 120 plate appearances at various levels of the organization before a thumb...
Rusney Castillo Contract Information:
Signed a six-year, $72.5 million contract with the Red Sox in August of 2014.
Castillo is hitting .407/.410/.559 in his last 14 games for Triple-A Pawtucket. PawSox manager Kevin Boles credits Castillo being able to slow down his swing for the improvement, noting he's using all fields, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports. "The effort level (of his swing) has ticked down. We're starting to see better strike management... He's been impacting the ball to all fields. He's been terrific," said Boles.
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|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Rusney Castillo||3-Year Averages||33||110||105||15||27||6||4||0||2||11||2||1||5||21||0||0||0||.257||.291||.352||.643|
|Career (View All)||99||337||317||45||83||21||12||2||7||35||7||5||16||63||1||1||2||.262||.301||.379||.679|
|Oct. 2||Tor||Did not play.|
|Oct. 1||Tor||Did not play.|
|Sep. 30||Tor||Did not play.|
|Sep. 29||@NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 28||@NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 27||@NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 25||@TB||Did not play.|
|Sep. 24||@TB||Did not play.|
|Sep. 23||@TB||Did not play.|
|Sep. 22||@Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 21||@Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 20||@Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 19||@Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 18||NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 17||NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 16||NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 15||NYY||Did not play.|
|Sep. 14||Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 13||Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 12||Bal||Did not play.|
|Sep. 11||@Tor||Did not play.|
|Sep. 10||@Tor||Did not play.|
|Sep. 9||@Tor||Did not play.|
|Sep. 7||@SD||Did not play.|
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|Sep. 4||@Oak||Did not play.|
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|Sep. 2||@Oak||Did not play.|
|Aug. 31||TB||Did not play.|
|Last 7 Games||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000||.000||.000||.000|
|Last 14 Games||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000||.000||.000||.000|
|Last 30 Games||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000||.000||.000||.000|
Rusney Castillo: MLB Games Played By Position
Rusney Castillo: Minor League Games Played By Position
Rusney Castillo Split Stats (View Full Split Stats)
|Year||Age||Lg||Tm||PA||AB||Walk Rate||Strikeout Rate||BB/K Ratio||Contact Rate||BABIP||Isolated Power|
|Preseason||Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Rusney Castillo||3-Year Averages||110||105||4.5%||19.1%||0.24||80%||.305||.095|
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Boston Red Sox Roster
MajorsAbad, Fernando (P)
AAACastillo, Rusney (OF)
AAButtrey, Ty (P)
A+Ball, Trey (P)
AAnderson, Shaun (P)
RookieAcosta, Christopher (P)
Rusney Castillo: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Castillo is a bit of mystery. The Red Sox out-bid several other teams and signed him to a six-year, $72 million deal in late August. His initial assignment in Boston's minor-league system was his first competitive baseball in 18 months. After some time at Boston's various minor-league affiliates, Castillo made 40 plate appearances (10 games) for Boston late in September and began to flash his potential in the final week of the season, going 8-for-16 with six runs, three walks, two stolen bases, two homers and five RBI in his final five games. The plan called for him to get 200 plate appearances, including his work in the minors, majors, Arizona Fall League and Puerto Rican winter ball before shutting down. He suffered a bruised hand in the Fall League, but it was a minor injury, and he eventually reported to Puerto Rico to finish off his offseason program. Scouts say he's a five-tool player, and the team's investment in him points to a significant long-term role. An oblique injury during spring training and a crowded depth chart prompted the Red Sox to option Castillo to Triple-A to begin the year, while Mookie Betts is positioned as the team's starting center fielder for Opening Day. Castillo may only be a Shane Victorino injury away from getting a regular spot in Boston.