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Red Sox C Swihart struggling with throws back to pitcher

The Boston Red Sox have to be concerned about catcher Blake Swihart showing signs of Mackey Sasser Syndrome in spring training.Swihart, a 2011 first-round pick by Boston who has seen MLB action the past two seasons, has struggled with his throws back to the pitcher during spring training.CSN New England has provided the video evidence. The first clip comes from Friday: And this was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart Out For Season After Undergoing Successful Ankle Surgery

The book officially is closed on Blake Swihart’s 2016 campaign. The Boston Red Sox outfielder/catcher underwent successful surgery on his left ankle Monday and will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday. Dr. Robert Anderson performed Swihart’s surgery at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte, N.C., and the 24-year-old is expected to make a full recovery before Spring...
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart Could Miss At Least Another Month With Left Ankle Sprain

It appears the Boston Red Sox will be thin at the left field position for the considerable future. Blake Swihart’s initial timetable for recovery after spraining his left ankle was six to eight weeks, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Thursday, via the Boston Herald. Swihart suffered the injury after colliding with the side wall in left field during a...
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart’s Ankle Injury Could Hurt Red Sox’s Trade Prospects

The Boston Red Sox are a good team, but most would agree they have holes. Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is less than two months away, and Blake Swihart is one of the team’s most valuable potential trade chips — a young, switch-hitting catcher who has major league experience both behind the plate and in left field. But with Swihart’s ankle injury, Sam Travis’...
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox All-Access: Blake Swihart Continues Growth As Catcher, Hitter (Video)

Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart made an instant impact as a rookie last season. Still, he has room to grow both at the plate and behind it. Swihart gave fans an “All-Access” look during one of his recent spring training road trips. His day started with a few laughs, courtesy of Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo. But there also were some lessons for the 23-year-old catcher...
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: What’s the final decision on Cole Hamels?

After having an impressive season, pitcher Cole Hamels is uncertain if he will continue his career with the Philadelphia Phillies or if he’ll be starting with a new team. With a variety of teams interested in Hamels, it is still too early to know where Hamels will end up this upcoming season. It’s not often that you come across a left-handed ace pitcher that is potentially up...
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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