You guys already know White Sox pitching prospect Michael Kopech for his off-the-field adventures with reality star, Brielle Biermann. But now that baseball season is slowly creeping up on us, we can see what Kopech does best on the mound: unleash the cheese.
During his first max-velocity workout today, Kopech channeled his inner Aroldis Chapman (and then some) with a 110-mph throw:
That clip should help out White Sox fans dealing with post-Chris Sale depression.
Here’s a snippet of Baseball Prospectus’ scouting report(paywall) on the hard-throwing righty:
The Good: There aren’t much better places to start as a pitching prospect than with a fastball that can touch triple digits. Kopech sits there. He’d be the hardest throwing starter in the majors if he makes it to the majors a starter.