Second place among all batters at the 2011 39th Baseball World Cup with a .550 average. He also is first among sluggers with 1.000.
Source: Baseball Reference Bullpen
* Bats Right, Throws Right
* Height 5′ 8″, Weight 170 lb.
Rusney Castillo has played for the Ciego de Avila Tigers.
Castillo debuted in 2008-2009 at age 22; he went 15 for 43 with 3 doubles, a triple and four walks. He fielded .911, backing up Mario Vega at second base and Adonis García at third. As a utility man in 2009-2010, he hit .303/.333/.404. He became the starting right fielder in 2010-2011 and responded with a .324/.373/.555 line. He hit 22 doubles and 18 homers, scored 75 runs and drove in 79 in 88 games. He was 10th in the Cuban Serie Nacional in RBI, tied Urmaris Guerra for 9th in total bases (202) and led with 29 steals, 6 more than runner-up Yoelvis Leyva. He was caught only six times. Surprisingly, he had only stolen successfully twice in eight tries over his first two campaigns.