White Sox prospect Kopech to start Southern League All-Star Game
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — White Sox pitching prospect Michael Kopech has been selected to start for the North Division at the Southern League All-Star Game on June 20 in Pensacola, Fla.
The 21-year-old right-hander who came to the Sox with Yoan Moncada and two other prospects in the December trade for Chris Sale, is the No. 2 prospect in the organization behind Moncada and 11th overall according to MLB.com
He is 4-3 with a 2.93 ERA over 58 1/3 innings and a Southern League best 80 strikeouts in 11 starts for the AA Birmingham Barons. Last week, Kopech was named as White Sox minor league Pitcher of the Month.