Thursday October 30th, 2014

The Boston Red Sox announced Thursday that outfielder Rusney Castillo will sit out the rest of the Arizona Fall League schedule due to a right thumb contusion, according to

Castillo reportedly suffered the injury earlier this month when he was jammed on a pitch.

In August, Castillo, 27, signed a deal reportedly worth $72 million over seven years with the Red Sox. 

In 40 plate appearances over 10 games this season, Castillo posted a .333 batting average with two home runs and six RBI.

Castillo was reportedly expected to play in Puerto Rico this winter.

The Red Sox went 71-91 last season and finished in last place in the American League East.

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