Rusney Castillo arrives in Boston

Updated: August 23, 2014, 8:05 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- After winning the rights to sign Cuban-born prospect Rusney Castillo, the Boston Red Sox introduced the newest member of the organization Saturday night at Fenway Park.

Following the Red Sox's 7-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners, which extended Boston's losing skid to seven straight, general manager Ben Cherington introduced a player the organization hopes will be its future center fielder.

The sides Friday agreed on a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, and Castillo passed his ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


  • Red Sox Lose In Extras
    On a night when attention was focused outside baseball's walls, David Lough's walk-off HR handed the Red Sox a loss, Gordon Edes writes.