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White Sox deal Tekotte to D-Backs, promote Mitchell to AAA

The White Sox dealt outfielder Blake Tekotte to Arizona for cash considerations and promoted former first-round pick Jared Mitchell to Triple-A on Saturday. Tekotte hit .251/.324/.438 in 81 games with Triple-A Charlotte this year. The Columbia, Mo., native was traded to the White Sox in November 2012 for minor league pitcher Brandon Kloess and appeared in 20 games for the White Sox in 2013.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Phegley & Tekotte Get Their Chance in Wake of Demotions

Finally, with the 2013 White Sox hitting new lows seemingly every day, we're seeing the first moves of the transition into the fire sale be made. Recently, the team announced they'd seen enough of Brian Omogrosso, as they sent him down for highly-touted prospect Simon Castro. And on Wednesday, news broke that Jesse Crain and Paul Konerko were headed to the...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Option Outfielder Blake Tekotte

The Chicago White Sox have optioned outfielder Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte. Appearing in three games, he played left field, right field and center field in the brief stint. He has a good shot at making it back to the parent club later this summer. The post Chicago White Sox Option Outfielder Blake Tekotte appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres get RHP Kloess from Chisox for OF Tekotte

The San Diego Padres have obtained right-hander Brandon Kloess from the Chicago White Sox for outfielder Blake Tekotte. The 27-year-old Kloess was a combined 6-3 with a 2.69 ERA for Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte this year. He struck out 70 in 73 2-3 innings. Tekotte, 25, was designated for assignment Friday. A third-round draft pick in 2008, he hit .163 (8 for 49)...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Reinstate OF Carlos Quentin, Option Blake Tekotte to AAA

Press release provided by the San Diego Padres media department: SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres today announced they have reinstated outfielder Carlos Quentin from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned outfielder Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Tucson.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.             Quentin, 29, will...
Via Friarhood
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Kotsay Placed on the 15-day DL, Tekotte Recalled from AAA

Press Release Provided by the San Diego Padres Media Department: SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres today announced they have placed outfielder Mark Kotsay on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 13, with a lower back strain and have recalled outfielder Blake Tekotte from Triple-A Tucson.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement...
Via Friarhood
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Tekotte gets the call

Outfielder Blake Tekotte joined the San Diego Padres yesterday, his third stint with the team since last season. The Padres sent OF Jeremy Hermida to the 15-day DL with a groin injury as the corresponding move. So, what will Tekotte’s role be? Most likely, the Padres see him as a straight replacement for Hermida. He’ll see action every few days, getting 1-2 starts per week. He...
Via Friarhood
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Daily Farm Round-Up 4-9-12

Tucson:#TPads fight back, but fall short tonight, losing 5-4. Blake Tekotte (1) and Davis (1) went big fly.San Antonio:The Wolff was playing nice tonight as Nate Freiman (2) and Jason Hagerty (1) went yard. Line on Robbie Erlin 2.2IP, 6H, 2ER, 3K, 0BBLake Elsinore:Storm were working on all cylinders tonight. Matt Andriese 4IP, 3H, 1ER, 4K 0BB on the mound. E. Williams with three...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Madfriars Interview Blake Tekotte

Blake Tekotte was a 3rd round pick in 2008. After being named a Cal League All Star in 2010, he finished the year with a great .276/.367/.478 line with 18 HR and 28 SB. He followed it up with an even more impressive 2011 campaign, which saw him earn his 1st big league promotion in late May. Tekotte had 2 hits in his 1st 2 big league AB, and managed to make a name for himself among Padre fans.
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tekotte relished time in big leagues

The 2011 season was something of a whirlwind for outfielder Blake Tekotte, who began the season with Double-A San Antonio and played 19 games in the big leagues with the Padres before heading back to San Antonio to help the Missions win the Texas League title.
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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