of chicago white sox Right-hander Michael Kopech returns from the 15-day injured list to start Friday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves
Kopech was on injured reserve with shoulder inflammation. In his last appearance on June 27 against the Los Angeles Angels, he pitched four innings, giving up four hits and two runs, giving up a season-worst seven walks.
Kopech, 27, has started 16 games this season, going 3-7 with a 4.08 ERA. He has 97 strikeouts in 86 innings, but his 49 walks are tied for most in the majors.
Kopech has started the past eight games, going 2-3 with a 2.47 ERA.
The Braves set a franchise-record 26-game home run streak.
Overall, Kopech has appeared in 89 games (49 starts) in his four seasons, posting a 13-20 record with a 3.77 ERA. white socks
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