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Orioles plan to scout highly touted Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo
Orioles plan to scout highly touted Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo

The Orioles plan to scout highly touted Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who had previously been one of Cuba's top players before recently defecting from that country, on Saturday in the Dominican Republic, according to an industry source. Castillo, 26, played in Cuba’s top professional league, Serie Nacional, for the past five seasons, hitting .319/.383/.516 with 51 homers and 226 RBIs in 360 games over that span. During the 2010-2011 season, Castillo hit a career-high 22 homers and had 95 RBIs and 32 stolen bases in 104 games. The next season, he had a .342/.408/.982 slash line with a career-high 37 doubles to go with 21 homers, 84 RBIs and 27 stolen bases. The...

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