Keith Castillo, former USC catcher and member of the California Winter League’s Canada A’s, has signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Castillo tore through CWL pitching, batting .368 with a home run. He was also a perfect 6-6 on stolen base attempts.
As a senior at USC in 2010, Castillo batted .305, going 36-118 in 31 starts. He also hit four home runs and added 15 RBI.
Castillo will report to the Rays’ Spring Training on March 3, in Port Charlotte, FL.