Boston Red Sox Rusney Castillo Leaves Paw Sox Game Early With Groin Tightness Share Tweet Published 7 months ago on June 21, 2017 By Evan Cook Rusney Castillo Leaves Paw Sox Game Early With Groin Tightness, He’s Day To Day Pawtucket Red Sox center fielder Rusney Castillo left tonight’s Paw Sox game early with groin tightness. In the bottom of the 3rd inning, Castillo hit a 1 out single to left field. After a pitch to the next batter, Ryan Court, Castillo was walking back to 1st base. While Castillo was walking back to the base, he reached for his groin. Castillo was clearly in pain. That’s when Paw Sox manager Kevin Boles came out to check on Castillo. After a minute or so, he decided to take him out of the game for Heiker Meneses. According to manager Kevin Boles, Castillo felt his groin tight up during his at bat. When Castillo got to first base, he felt his groin pulling on him too. They decided to take Castillo out of the game when they saw him shaking around. They decided to take him out of the game as a precaution. The Paw Sox say that they are going to re-evaluate Castillo tomorrow. It doesn’t appear that the Paw Sox are too worried about the injury. Paw Sox Don’t Seem Too Worried After the game, Castillo was walking around the clubhouse without any noticeable limp. When the injury was noticeable to the crowd, it didn’t look promising. Castillo was clearly having trouble walking. Since Castillo appeared to be walking fine in the clubhouse, it doesn’t seem like this will be a long term problem for Castillo. If this happens to be a long term problem for Rusney Castillo, it would be a huge blow to the struggling Paw Sox lineup. During the Paw Sox 6 game losing streak, the Paw Sox have scored 11 run which works out to be 1.83 runs per game. you will not be able to win many ballgames if you are scoring less then 2 runs a game. Castillo has been on fire recently for the Pawtucket Red Sox. In his last 10 games, Castillo is 16 for 34 which works out to be a .471 average. His batting average on the season is now .311. If you are to lose a batter that has been hitting that well for so long, your lineup will struggle. Related Topics:Boston Red SoxfeaturedPaw Sox Up Next Paw Sox Lose 6th Straight Game After Bullpen Implodes Don't Miss NESN Red Sox Broadcast Ranks Near Bottom In MLB Evan Cook Evan is a attending Bryant University and joined the Trifecta Network as an Editor in February of 2016 and is a guest on Down to the WIRE Sports Talk. Continue Reading Advertisement You may like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Patriots, Must-Win Edition Red Sox Rumor: Jackie Bradley Jr. Being Shopped For Trade The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Stanton in Pinstripes Edition Boston Red Sox Do Not Need To Get A Big Bat Bottom Line: Boston Red Sox Need Stanton Minimum Expectations for the 2018 Red Sox Boston Red Sox Red Sox Rumor: Jackie Bradley Jr. Being Shopped For Trade Published 1 month ago on December 11, 2017 By Tanner Rebelo With the Boston Red Sox looking to acquire a power bat this offseason to keep up with the Yankees they are reportedly shopping a core member of their current team. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today the player Boston is shopping is center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. One potential destination for Bradley is the Chicago Cubs. Chicago has been connected to Boston with slugger Kyle Schwarber potentially being available. 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And while you were outside futilely efforting to resist nature, with your shovels and snowblowers, the World of Baseball fractured entirely. If you haven’t heard by now, you live under the most obscure rock in existence. The New York Yankees have purportedly acquired Giancarlo Stanton from Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins. Stanton is currently going through the formality of physicals and medical checkups – as if there’s going to be anything physically wrong with this inhuman behemoth. The Winter Meetings commence tomorrow. It is expected that the trade will be officially announced soon after. Reports suggest that the Yankees have agreed to eat $265 million of Stanton’s contract, while sending Starlin Castro to Miami along with a couple of low-level pitching prospects. This was our White Whale, Boston – this one got away and we still ended up dying in the end. Dave Dombrowski looks like an absolute fool for having let this chiseled new-school Bambino slip through his hands. He immolated the entire pitching crop, down on the farm. So it’s inconceivable that Dombrowski didn’t offer the kitchen sink, in his pursuit of Stanton. Conversely, underneath the surface, Giancarlo’s mind might have been irrevocably made up, before talks even started. He’s a city-slicker. Miami nightlife translates better to Big Apple nightlife than it does to the half-revelry of the Boston Commonwealth. The Yankees obtain Giancarlo Stanton, presupposing the implications for the Red Sox and fans alike. It’s with a heavy heart that I unfortunately welcome you to a familiar and antique era of Red Sox Baseball. It’s the late 90’s all over again… But, you know what? Let’s try to make light of this nonplussing news! Yeah, we don’t need Giancarlo Stanton and those Damn Yankees still won’t win the World Series! It’s time for another installment of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Continue Reading Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox Do Not Need To Get A Big Bat Published 1 month ago on December 7, 2017 By Tanner Rebelo Many have stated their wishes that the Boston Red Sox will go out and get a big-time bat for the heart of their order. A bat that they seemingly need to help protect the likes of Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez in the lineup. One of the bigger names connected to the team is Giancarlo Stanton, but reports show that idea as a longshot with Stanton not looking at Boston as a possibility. Another name, Jose Abreu, is also reportedly out of the running with Ken Rosenthal reporting that the White Sox will not trade their slugger before the start of the season. With the potential list shortening with JD Martinez and Eric Hosmer leading the running, maybe Boston should sit still this offseason. That is sort of a controversial take, but the notion of Hosmer or Martinez doesn’t get the juices flowing, and ultimately will cost the Red Sox more then they are worth. So what is the answer, Boston still needs a first basemen for next season. A position that could be filled with Sam Travis and Hanley Ramirez given the idea that Dustin Pedroia will find some time at the DH spot next season with Eduardo Nunez getting some quality time at second base. Another possibility is Rafael Devers not panning out at third base and needing to move to first base or DH at times. Also in the cards is prospect Michael Chavis who should find himself in AAA Pawtucket at some point next season and maybe in Boston at third base or first. Then comes the possibility of Blake Swihart or my favorite, Bryce Brentz. Both were getting trained at first base with Pawtucket last season and could see reps at first base if Dave Dombrowski opts to not sign a big-time bat. 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