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Blake Tekotte | Outfielder

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Red Sox signed OF Blake Tekotte to a minor league contract.
The 27-year-old outfielder slashed .249/.320/.439 with 11 homers and 41 RBI in 88 games at the Triple-A level in 2014, splitting his time between the White Sox and Diamondbacks organizations. He's a nice depth signing for the Red Sox, but is highly unlikely to crack the team's crowded outfield. Jan 10 - 12:16 PM

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Diamondbacks released OF Blake Tekotte.

Tekotte was acquired from the White Sox earlier in the month for cash considerations. The 27-year-old outfielder was hitting .249/.320/.439 with 11 homers and 41 RBI in 88 games at the Triple-A level this season. He'll look to latch on elsewhere on a minor league pact.
Sat, Aug 16, 2014 03:49:00 PM

Diamondbacks acquired OF Blake Tekotte from the White Sox in exchange for cash considerations; option him to Triple-A Reno.

Tekotte, 27, was hitting .251/.324/.438 in Triple-A Charlotte. He's merely organizational depth.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 12:41:00 PM

White Sox sent OF Blake Tekotte outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

He's now no longer on the 40-man roster. Tekotte, 26, made it up for 20 games with the White Sox this season but spent most of the year at Triple-A, batting .236/.319/.389 with four homers and 12 steals.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 03:09:00 PM

White Sox optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte had two hits in 11 at-bats in his most recent stint with the big club. He'll be back next month.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 11:37:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Blake Tekotte from Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte is 5-for-20 (.250) with one double in 16 games with the White Sox this season. He'll provide depth at all three outfield spots.
Fri, Aug 9, 2013 12:06:00 PM

White Sox optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte.

The move clears a spot for Tuesday's starter, Andre Rienzo, on the active roster. Tekotte is 5-for-20 (.250) with one double in 16 games with the White Sox this season.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 03:54:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Blake Tekotte from Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte was batting .249/.331/.432 with four homers and 10 steals at Charlotte. He'll back up at all three outfield spots.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 11:37:00 AM

White Sox optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte appeared in just three games with the White Sox during his brief callup. He can play all three outfield spots, so he offers decent depth in the minors.
Sun, Apr 28, 2013 05:46:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Blake Tekotte from Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte will provide depth at all three outfield spots while Dayan Viciedo (oblique) is on the disabled list. He batted just .222 with the White Sox this spring and carries no fantasy value.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 11:24:00 AM

White Sox optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Charlotte.

Tekotte batted just .222 this spring prior to the demotion. He can play all three outfield spots and isn't a terrible hitter, though, so he offers decent depth in the minors.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 07:16:00 PM

White Sox acquired OF Blake Tekotte from the Padres for a player to be named later.

Tekotte was designated for assignment by the Friars last week after posting an underwhelming .686 OPS in 89 games this past season at Triple-A Tuscon. He will function as organizational outfield depth for Chicago.
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 04:33:00 PM

Padres designated OF Blake Tekotte for assignment.

The moves clears him from the 40-man roster. Tekotte, 25, went 2-for-15 (.133) in 11 games with the Padres this season and batted .243/.284/.402 with nine homers and a .686 OPS in 89 games at Triple-A. There's a chance he will pass through waivers unclaimed.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 06:11:00 PM

Padres recalled OF Blake Tekotte from Triple-A Tucson.

Tekotte picked up two hits in 15 at-bats for the Pads this season while batting just .243/.284/.402 with nine homers at Triple-A. He'll compete for a bench job next spring.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 08:52:00 AM

Padres optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Tucson.

Tekotte has managed just two hits in 15 plate appearances this season in the major leagues for a .133/.133/.133 slash line. He'll be back and forth all year.
Mon, May 28, 2012 02:46:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Blake Swihart
2Sandy Leon
3Ryan Hanigan
4Christian Vazquez
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Rusney Castillo
2Shane Victorino
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
5Justin Masterson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Junichi Tazawa
3Craig Breslow
4Alexi Ogando
5Matt Barnes
6Tommy Layne
7Steven Wright
8Brandon Workman
9Heath Hembree
10Anthony Varvaro