Rusney Castillo Out ‘For Some Time’ With Left Oblique Strain

March 4, 2015 6:51 PM
Rusney Castillo Out ‘For Some Time’ With Left Oblique Strain
" BOSTON (CBS) — Maybe having all those outfielders on their roster isn’t such a bad thing for the Red Sox.

After just three spring at-bats, Boston outfielder Rusney Castillo is out indefinitely with a strained left oblique, manager John Farrell announced Wednesday.

“He’s going to be down for some time,” Farrell told reporters in Fort Myers, Florida, later adding there is no timetable for Castillo’s return, but that it will be more than a week. “He is going through some treatment to calm down the strain right now, and there will be rotational exercises and rehab when he’s ready for that.”

Farrell said this is the first time the 27-year-old has suffered such an injury during his playing career, and the team will be extremely cautious with Castillo as he recovers.

As for their plans in the outfield, expect to see Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr "

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