According to a report, and photo, from Ben Nicholson-Smith, the Cubs are working out free agent OF Rusney Castillo at Wrigley Field. The private workout with Castillo is taking place Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Ben Nicholson-Smith is touring Wrigley Field and reported the Cubs were conducting a workout with him on the field.
The Cubs are reportedly one of many teams interested in signing the free agent outfielder from Cuba. The Phillies reportedly worked out Castillo last Tuesday and he had private workouts scheduled with the Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles and Mariners.
The Cubs are believed to be intrigued about his upside after sending five scouts to watch his workout at the University of Miami on July 26. There are conflicting reports on the length and amount of the contract that Castillo is looking to sign.
Scouts view Castillo as an outfielder even though he worked out at shortstop during his showcase.
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