Blake Swihart RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blake Swihart continues to build a case for himself

    WEEI Boston "When Mitch Moreland exited Thursday’s game with a left knee contusion, skipper Alex Cora didn’t call on Steve Pearce to replace him at first base. It was utility man Blake Swihart’s time to show what he can do. Swihart answered the bell, going 2-for-4 at the plate..." August 24

  • Swihart goes on DL with hamstring strain "The Boston Red Sox today placed catcher/utility player Blake Swihart on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. To take his place on the 25-man active roster, the Red Sox selected catcher Dan Butler's contract from Triple-A Pawtucket and added him to the active roster...." August 03

  • Still no reasonable plan for Blake Swihart as Vazquez gets hurt

    NBC Sports Boston "The merry-go-round for Blake Swihart continues. Opportunity knocks now, but it will probably amount to window dressing once again. Even when Hanley Ramirez was released and Swihart briefly played more often, his overall position did not change: he had no sustained opportunity, no way..." July 09

  • Sources: Red Sox asking a lot for Blake Swihart

    NBC Sports Boston "The Red Sox are listening to trade offers for Blake Swihart. They are not willing to part with the benchwarmer for a small cost. People familiar with some trade discussions described the Red Sox’ asking price as unreasonable for a player who isn’t playing and may be an odd..." May 23

  • Agent asks Red Sox to trade Blake Swihart

    NBC Sports Boston "Blake Swihart has spent all season in a virtually non-existent role, one that Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski both indicated on Tuesday will not change barring injury to Sandy Leon or Christian Vazquez. Swihart's agent, Brodie Scoffield of The Legacy Agency, sees a situation..." May 16

  • How Blake Swihart is 'working his ass off,' and why he hasn't asked for a trade

    NBC Sports Boston "Blake Swihart has been praised for his athleticism his whole career, yet he hasn’t started anywhere but designated hitter this season. The Red Sox’ catching corps of Christian Vazquez and Sandy Leon had the worst OPS in the majors (.417) entering Thursday, but Swihart had not seen a single frame..." May 04