Rusney Castillo decision imminent

Updated: August 18, 2014, 2:03 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox are anxiously awaiting word on whether they will be successful in their bid to land 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, who is having a monster rookie season with the ...

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