Blake Swihart is back on the DL

Blake Swihart, Lorenzo Cain
Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart, left, tags out Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain (6) during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)- Cleveland High School standout, Blake Swihart is once again on the DL. The catcher is still having problems with his left ankle in triple-a Pawtucket. The team announced on Friday that Swihart will be placed on the 7-day DL, as Blake was having issues will swelling and pain in his left ankle.

That is the same left ankle that Swihart hurt last year while playing up with the Red Sox and had surgery on in August. Swihart was hitting .213 up to this point with the Red Sox Affiliate and had 3HR’s with 20 RBI.  Stick with KRQE Sports for all the latest on Blake Swihart. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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