Michael Kopech

Chicago White Sox get shut down by Dane Dunning, and Michael Kopech struggles in an 8-0 loss to the Texas Rangers

Yoán Moncada hit a grounder up the middle with two outs in the second inning Saturday. Texas Rangers shortstop Corey Seager, who was positioned on the second-base side of the bag, made a backhanded stop but didn’t have a play at first. It was the first hit of the game for the Chicago White Sox against former teammate Dane Dunning. And the only hit Dunning would allow in his seven innings. It ...

White Sox Lifeless Offense Fails Michael Kopech in 2-1 Loss

The Chicago White Sox wasted a strong outing from Michael Kopech in the series opener against Kansas City. The offense was lifeless and shut down by Royals starter Daniel Lynch. The Royals took advantage of a couple of mistakes from Kopech to secure a 2-1 victory. Kopech looked stellar for...
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White Sox's Michael Kopech: Grabs win Tuesday

Kopech (4-6) allowed six hits and three walks while striking out four in 5.1 scoreless innings to earn the win Tuesday over the Rockies. Kopech escaped Coors Field unscathed, even though he permitted nine baserunners for the third time in four starts. The White Sox took the lead in the fourth inning and held onto it to give Kopech consecutive wins for the first time this year. He's posted a steady 3.16 ERA with a 1.21 WHIP and 78:45 K:BB through 88.1 innings in 18 starts. The right-hander is projected for a favorable home start versus the Royals next week.

How Should the White Sox Handle Michael Kopech in the Second Half?

It’s three years behind schedule for a variety of reasons, but Michael Kopech finally assumed his position in the starting rotation for the 2022 Chicago White Sox. Overall, things have been positive for the fireballing Texan, but he has hit a bit of a speed bump in his first full tour as a Major League starter.

Michael Kopech battled against the Twins like a veteran starter

In 2018, when the news broke that Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech would require Tommy John surgery, it drastically halted his progression. Many people began questioning whether he could live up to his top-of-the-rotation ceiling. His respectable 2021 paved the way for his next season to be his breakout year.

White Sox Notice Michael Kopech Mechanical Issue, Have Fixes in Mind

White Sox notice mechanical issues with Kopech originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Something is wrong with Michael Kopech. After looking like a Cy Young finalist for the White Sox in April and May, Kopech took a step back in June. Over the first two months of the season he had a 1.29 ERA and limited opponents to a .388 OPS. In June those numbers jumped to 5.19 and .744. He went from no home runs allowed in his first eight starts, to five home runs allowed in his next six. With the calendar turning to July, there was a chance for Kopech to turn the page himself. Instead he put together his worst start of the season.