Monday, August 18, 2014
Video: Rusney Castillo workout highlights
Like the rest of baseball, the Red Sox are awaiting word on whether they will land 5-foot-9, 205-pound Cuban defector Rusney Castillo, who is expected to declare his intentions any day now.
The Red Sox like the 27-year-old Castillo a lot, multiple club sources said on Sunday, though in their view, his tools, especially his power and overall hitting ability, are not as immediately evident as they were with Cuban strongman Jose Abreu.
Here are a few highlights from his workout for scouts on July 26, as produced by Castillo’s reps: