Rusney Castillo will make his Red Sox debut Wednesday


Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who signed a $72.5 million contract with the Red Sox on August 22, will make his MLB debut Wednesday night against the Pirates.

Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports that Castillo will start in center field for the Red Sox after playing for Pawtucket in the Triple-A championship game tonight.

Castillo played a total of 10 games in the minors, participating in the playoffs at three different levels while hitting a combined .297 with four doubles and two steals.

Boston will have 11 games remaining after tonight.

UPDATE: Castillo swung at the first pitch he saw for Pawtucket tonight and hit a solo homer.