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Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart
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Nick Friar
April 17, 2019 - 11:06 am
At one point, it looked like Blake Swihart had a lot to offer the Red Sox . Of course, there was the hope he could become the catcher of the future, having the offensive edge over Christian Vazquez. Clearly, that hasn’t panned out like Boston thought it would. There was another option, too. Swihart...
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John Tomase
September 07, 2018 - 6:16 pm
Chicago White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech, one of the centerpieces of the trade that brought Chris Sale to Boston, needs Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and is expected to miss the 2019 season. "It's been a whirlwind of emotions for me," Kopech told reporters, including the Chicago...
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Rob Bradford
August 31, 2018 - 8:50 am
CHICAGO -- While Michael Kopech scurried in and around the White Sox clubhouse Thursday afternoon, attempting to prepare for Friday's start against his old team, the Red Sox, James Shields sat cooly in front of his locker. It was no coincidence Shields' dressing cubicle was parked right next to...
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John Tomase
August 27, 2018 - 10:54 am
We're about to have a much better idea of who won the Chris Sale trade. The early returns have been a predictable knockout for the Red Sox, with Sale pitching like a Cy Young candidate in each of his first two seasons. But the young talent returned to the White Sox is starting to reach the big...
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Alex Reimer
August 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
Ex-Red Sox prospect and current White Sox flamethrower Michael Kopech is the latest baseball player to apologize for resurfaced offensive tweets he wrote in his younger years. This is a troubling trend. Kopech, who made his Major League debut with the White Sox Tuesday, said the anti-gay and racist...
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Lucy Burdge
August 24, 2018 - 7:07 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: NY Yankees at Baltimore, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at...
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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...
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Ryan Hannable
June 20, 2018 - 12:05 pm
A few years ago, right-hander Michael Kopech was one of the top prospects in the entire Red Sox organization. His fastball was consistently close to 100 MPH and he was striking out hitters at a historic pace, but then in December of 2016 he was included in the trade with the White Sox for Chris...
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2017 - 9:44 am
One of the biggest moves in baseball this offseason was the Red Sox acquiring left-hander Chris Sale from the White Sox in a blockbuster trade. The Red Sox sent top prospects Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech, along with minor leaguers Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz to the White Sox in...
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Ryan Hannable
July 09, 2017 - 7:08 pm
Team USA took down Team World, despite a late rally, 7-6 in MLB's Futures Game on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park in Miami. There were a few players with Red Sox connections playing in the game, including current Double-A third baseman Rafael Devers. Playing for Team World, Devers was one of the...
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