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Former Sox prospect Kopech slated to make MLB debut

Rob Bradford
August 19, 2018 - 3:23 pm

The White Sox are about to give Red Sox fans a reminder what their team gave up to get Chris Sale. 

According to Chicago's Twitter account, the White Sox are calling up pitcher Michael Kopech to make his major league debut Tuesday against the Twins. Kopech was one of four players who the Red Sox shipped out in exchange for Sale prior to the 2017 season.

Kopech was the 33rd overall pick in the 2014 draft and came into this season ranked the No. 11 overall prospect by Baseball America.

The righty has been lights-out with Triple-A Charlotte of late, totaling a 2.14 ERA with 82 strikeouts and 14 walks in his last 10 outings. In Kopech's last three starts he has fanned 27 without walking a batter.