Red Sox notebook: Michael Kopech hurts hand in roommate fight
SARASOTA, Fla. — Michael Kopech, one of the Red Sox’ top pitching prospects, is in trouble again.
The right-hander broke his pitching hand in an altercation with his roommate a couple of days ago, Sox general manager Mike Hazen said yesterday.
A timetable for Kopech’s return to action is unavailable pending further tests which will dictate what course of action will be necessary to heal what Hazen called a “small fracture.”
What is not in doubt is that the 19-year-old Kopech, a first-round draft pick less than two years ago, has landed himself in serious trouble for the second time in less... read more