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Rusney Castillo signs with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of NPB

by Jon Mathisen | Sun, Jan 10th 7:47pm EST

Rusney Castillo signed a deal with the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball for $600K guaranteed plus $1 million in incentives, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. (Jon Heyman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Castillo is six years removed from signing a seven-year, $72.5 million deal with the Boston Red Sox back in 2014. He never lived up to the contract in the majors, though, compiling a .262/.301/.379 slash line with seven home runs and 35 RBI across 317 at-bats with the Sox between 2014-16. If he plays well enough in Japan he could get another shot in MLB in the future.

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