Baseball The Rusney Castillo project in Boston is reportedly over. According to Network's Jon Heyman, writing for FanRag Sports, the Cuban import the Red Sox paid $72.5 million for in a seven-year deal in 2014 was placed on outright waivers on Saturday and is expected to clear on Monday. MORE: trade rumors: Who's dealingCastillo played in just nine games with the Red Sox this season, recording just two hits with no homers and zero RBI. While he played in 80 games last season, he batted just .253/.288/.359. Pair that with a .245/.304/.320 slash line with Triple-A Pawtucket this year and the Sox have seen enough to remove him from the 40-man roster.  The 28-year-old's lack of production paired with his immense contract could mean the once-touted future of the Red Sox outfield will be stuck in the minors. Because Castillo has not spent three years in the majors, he would have to accept an assignment to the minors if he clears waivers, rath

er than having the option to become a free agent, per .com. If a team does claim Castillo on waivers before Monday, it would be responsible for the nearly $48 million he's due over the next four seasons.  If the move sounds familiar to Red Sox fans, it is because the club went through a similar process last season with Allen Craig, who was removed from the 40-man roster with a $25.2 million contract in hand. Craig currently plays for Triple-A Pawtucket.