The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Can Cuban Sensation Rusney Castillo Be Relied Upon?

In this week's edition of Red Sox Beat, Jared Scali and I discussed how $72.5 million man Rusney Castillo started the year in AAA and jammed his shoulder, adding to his lengthy injury history. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Keeping ‘Bigger Picture’ In Mind In Rehab With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A big contract can ease one’s pain. So, too, can a strong mind. Rusney Castillo is striving for the latter as he rehabs from a shoulder injury suffered over the weekend at Triple-A Pawtucket. It’s the third injury Castillo has suffered since signing a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Rusney Castillo To DL With Injured Shoulder

The decision to keep Shane Victorino over Rusney Castillo on the roster seems to have been a good one for the Boston Red Sox, at least for now. Castillo injured his shoulder Saturday making a diving catch for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox and is now headed to the minor league disabled list. He was in Boston on Tuesday recieving treatment. Since last fall Castillo has been injured...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Castillo sidelined indefinitely with shoulder injury

  This embed is invalid   " /> BOSTON — Rusney Castillo’s injury woes continue.   Castillo, who dealt with a thumb injury during the Arizona Fall League and an oblique injury during Red Sox spring training, will be sidelined indefinitely with a right shoulder injury he suffered over the weekend with Triple-A Pawtucket, Boston manager John Farrell revealed...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo’s Demotion and What it Means for the Red Sox Outfield

View image |   This post was written exclusively for by Brendan Slean. The Red Sox logjam in the outfield got a little more clarity on Thursday with the demotion of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, 27 years-old, to Triple-A Pawtucket. Castillo, who missed the first two weeks of spring training with a strained oblique, was in a battle with Shane...
Via The Fantasy Fix
14 days ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Still Solid Castillo Support Over Victorino

Despite Manager John Farrell all but formally awarding right field to Shane Victorino, the result of our latest FenwayNation Poll suggests that the fan-base feels otherwise. As the table shows, fully 85% of our readers favor Rusney Castillo as Boston's Opening Day right-fielder—with just 15% opting for The Flyin' Hawaiian.
Via FenwayNation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Making It Hard Not To Play Him

Castillo's Game-Saving PlayHe did it again today. Rusney Castillo got another hit, scored two runs, and made a game-saving defensive play in Boston's 3-2 10th-inning win over Tampa. In the top of the 10th, with one out and a man on third, Castillo made an off-balance running catch in foul ground—gathered himself—and gunned the runner out at the plate on the fly. It was positively...
Via FenwayNation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Making Statement At Tail End Of Red Sox Spring Training

This embed is invalid" /> The loudest statement at JetBlue Park on Thursday didn’t come from Shane Victorino, who forcefully fired back at critics who made massive assumptions about him earlier this week. It came from Victorino’s biggest competitor in the Boston Red Sox’s captivating outfield battle. Rusney Castillo launched a walk-off home run...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo spring obstructed by oblique

 (Cliff Welch)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Last week Rusney Castillo went down with a strained left oblique, but it looks like he is coming back faster then first suggested.He has been able to take some dry swings and do some light throwing this week at Fort Myers training complex, while Mookie Betts has been filling in full time in center and impressing everyone."Not have...
Via RedSoxLife
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo: ‘No Regrets’ About Leaving Cuba To Sign With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Rusney Castillo is embracing the experience. Castillo, who signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox last August, left behind most of his family in Cuba in pursuit of a major league career. The 27-year-old’s story remains unwritten, but his transition marked a welcome change despite the obvious...
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: McHenry's coworkers want her fired

WATCH: Raptors fans taunt Paul Pierce

Five things to watch in NBA Playoffs

Report: Jarret Stoll busted for drugs

CJ Wilson: Hamilton is 'ready to go'

Leaked Clippers jersey redesigns

Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase preview

Home runs ruined our ability to appreciate production

Why we love the NFL draft

The "worst" player on each NBA playoff team

Jim Harbaugh showed up at Ultimate Frisbee practice

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the burden of legacy

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.