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.