Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:55:22 -0800
The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies have not had trade talks this month regarding SP Cole Hamels, according to a major league source. Boston is reportedly unwilling to part with OF Mookie Betts or C Blake Swihart, either of whom the Phillies would want in order to make a deal they feel comfortable with.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:01:20 -0800
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said minor league C Blake Swihart will not be used at other positions during the 2015 season in order to take advantage of his bat on days when he is not catching.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:52:43 -0700
Boston Red Sox personnel have discussed moving minor league C Blake Swihart to another position, in order to take advantage of his athleticism.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:23:45 -0700
Boston Red Sox C Blake Swihart will not be promoted from the minors at this time, according to general manager Ben Cherington.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:08:58 -0700
The Boston Red Sox optioned Ps Anthony Ranaudo and Alex Wilson, IF Garin Cecchini and OFs Bryce Brentz and Alex Hassan to Triple-A Pawtucket. The team also reassigned Ps Matt Barnes, Miguel Celestino, Noe Ramirez and Henry Owens, C Blake Swihart and IF Heiker Meneses and Travis Shaw to minor league camp.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:10:36 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley, SP Drake Britton, OF Alex Hassan, 3B Will Middlebrooks, OF Daniel Nava and C Blake Swihart were in Fort Myers Monday, Feb. 3, working at the team's spring training facility.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:59:02 -0800
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Monday, Nov. 25, that the team continues to talk to free-agent C Jarrod Saltalamacchia (Red Sox) about a return, but noted with Cs Brian McCann (Yankees) and Carlos Ruiz (Phillies) off the board, the team still has options. Cs Blake Swihart and Christian Vazquez are in the minor-league system and give the team long-term strength at the position.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:40:56 -0700
The Boston Red Sox have assigned C Blake Swihart and SS Mookie Betts to the GCL Red Sox.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:12:45 -0700
The Boston Red Sox signed their top two draft picks before the deadline Monday, Aug. 15, P Matt Barnes (19th overall) and C Blake Swihart (26th). Barnes will make $1.50 million while Swihart will receive $2.50 million.
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 18:32:40 -0700
The Boston Red Sox selected V. Sue Cleveland High School C Blake Swihart with the 26th overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft.