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  1. Rapid Reaction: Pirates 9, Red Sox 1

    Gordon Edes

    PITTSBURGH -- The man from Ciego de Avila, Cuba left PNC Park Wednesday night with a souvenir from his major-league debut, the baseball he struck for his first hit, an infield single in the fourth inning. The man from Crossville, Tennessee left PN...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
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  3. Rusney Castillo debuts for Boston Red Sox, goes 1-for-4 in loss

    Gordon Edes

    Rusney Castillo, the 27-year-old center fielder from Ciego de Avila, Cuba, who last month signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, went 1-for-4 in his major league debut Wednesday night, a 9-1 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  4. Castillo's focus: 'Take things as they come'

    Gordon Edes

    PITTSBURGH -- Rusney Castillo, the 5-foot-9, 205-pound outfielder whose professional career in Cuba ended 14 months ago in a provincial tournament near his hometown of Ciego de Avila, pronounced himself ready to embark on his major league career with...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  5. Rusney Castillo of Boston Red Sox to debut Wednesday

    Gordon Edes

    Outfielder Rusney Castillo, who signed the biggest contract ever for a Cuban player, will make his major-league debut Wednesday night against the Pirates, Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  6. Another Cuban outfielder on the way?

    AJ Mass

    Outfielder Yasmani Tomas, who defected from Cuba in June, has reportedly been cleared by the United States government and will be able to sign with any major league team as soon as the league officially declares him a free agent. Here's what ESPN....

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  7. Florida man charged in Yasiel Puig smuggling case

    A South Florida man has been arrested for his alleged role in a smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  8. Rusney Castillo of Boston Red Sox granted work visa

    Gordon Edes

    Newly signed Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo has successfully obtained his work visa from the U.S. government and is immediately eligible to play in games, according to Juan Perez, the president and CEO of Roc Nation Sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  9. Rusney Castillo arrives in Boston, chats with Boston Red Sox mana...

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  10. Fantasy baseball - Analyzing the value of Boston Red Sox outfield...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford analyzes the short-term and long-term fantasy value of the Boston Red Sox's Rusney Castillo.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  11. Boston Red Sox add Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  12. Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers front-runners to add Cuban OF Rusn...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers appear to be the front-runners for the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, two league sources said Thursday, with a decision expected no later than the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  13. Rusney Castillo likely to get deal in 5-year, $50-60 million rang...

    Jayson Stark

    As the pursuit of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo reaches its final days, several clubs told ESPN.com on Wednesday that they believe the Red Sox, Tigers, Phillies, Yanks and Giants have emerged as the likely finalists in a rapidly escalating bidding war.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  14. My first season in the major leagues

    Jose Abreu, Special to Insider

    Guest bloggers are stepping in for Buster Olney this week to write the lead item, while Buster still has his news and notes below that. Today's guest blogger is Chicago White Sox rookie outfielder Jose Abreu. First of all, I need to thank God for ...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  15. Yankees explore deals, keep eye on Cuba

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees want to upgrade their talent, but they would prefer a rental compared to taking on money into next year and beyond, a baseball official with knowledge of their thinking told ESPN New York. The Yankees are always big-game hunters, so t...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  16. Pads pitcher resembles El Duque

    Adam Rubin

    Manu Fernandez/Associated PressOdrisamer Despaigne pitched in Cuba before defecting last year. SAN DIEGO -- What's in store for the Mets in Sunday's series finale against the San Diego Padres, who are starting 27-year-old right-hander Odrisamer D...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  17. More lessons ahead for Abreu

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The learning never stops for Chicago White Sox rookie Jose Abreu, and one of his bigger tests is fast approaching. As a member of the Cienfeugos team in Cuba's Serie Nacional for 10 years, Abreu played in regular seasons that consisted o...

    Blog | July 19, 2014