Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo will have a showcase for potentially interested teams on July 26 in Miami.
Baseball America's Ben Badler reports that Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is expected to hold a showcase for major league teams next week.
Cuban defector Rusney Castillo has acquired Haitian permanent resident papers and been cleared by U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and he has now been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball.
Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles will scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo this weekend in the Dominican Republic.
Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti attended the private workout of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, reports Ben Badler of Baseball America.
Rusney Castillo, a 26-year-old center fielder, has defected from Cuba and will pursue a big league contract, reports Baseball America.