The top Cuban free agent on the market will be available for all 30 teams to see by the end of the month.
Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who is currently in Florida, will hold an open showcase for teams on July 26 at the University of Miami. Castillo, who is represented by Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports, is a free agent and is expected to sign fairly soon after his showcase, making him a potential impact player down the stretch if he signs with a contending club.sources say he appears to have added about 20 pounds and is now around 5-foot-9, 205 pounds. Castillo is an excellent athlete, a plus-plus runner and was one of the better basestealers in Cuba, with a line-drive stroke from the right side and surprising power for his size. Some scouts see Castillo as an everyday center fielder, though others view him as a fourth outfielder