Blake Swihart’s much-anticipated Major League debut came a bit sooner than expected for the Boston Red Sox, but despite the early arrival, Swihart is ready to contribute.

Hear what the 23-year-old catcher had to say to reporters about his collecting his first big-league hit and what it was like playing in the majors following Boston’s 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees on Saturday.

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