Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo suffers thumb contusion

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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