Michael Kopech of the Chicago White Sox had a phenomenal game. It was his second start of the season as he has mostly been coming out of the bullpen so far. He was allowed to have more pitches this time around as he made it through five innings. It was by far the best start of his young Major League career. He allowed just four hits, one run, and had a remarkable 10 strikeouts. It was as good of a performance as you can ask.
Michael Kopech and the White Sox received some praise from a notable fan online.
Everyone knows that Patrick Mahomes is one of the greatest active players in his sport in the world. He has been to two straight Super Bowls and has only been in the National Football League for a few years. He is legitimately on track to be one of the two or three greatest players in the history of the sport. He is also a big fan of Michael Kopech.
Mahomes wrote a Tweet when Kopech came out of the game on Sunday singing his praises. He cracked a joke about him being on the wrong team but he called him a monster. It was really cool to see one of the biggest superstars in all of the sports acknowledge one of our guys. We can only hope that Kopech is half as successful as a pitcher as Mahomes has been as a quarterback.
They were two Texas kids who competed against each other in baseball. Mahomes was big into baseball even before he committed to play college football for Texas Tech. Obviously, boy guys made the right decisions in which sport they chose. They were good friends growing up and they work out together in the offseason so it is cool to see something like this.
Mahomes is heavily invested in the Kansas City Chiefs who play right in the backyard of his NFL team. Being a part-owner of a division rival isn’t going to keep him from acknowledging how awesome his friend was today. Hopefully, Kopech is able to keep this up and be a champion just like the great Patrick Mahomes.