When other teams saw this offseason as a time to rebuild, Boston chose to double-down on their core. On Tuesday October 20, the Boston Uprising announced the return of veterans Cameron “Fusions” Bosworth, and Kelsey “Colourhex” Birse. In the same announcement, the Uprising unveiled that star rookies Leyton “Punk” Gilchrist and Sang-min “Myunb0ng” Seo are returning for 2021 as well.
As we build our 2021 roster this offseason, we’ll give you exclusive insights in our newest series: Building #BostonUp
Up first, the veterans we’ve locked in for the start of 2021.
— Boston Uprising (@BostonUprising) October 20, 2020
The contact extensions come as a surprise to fans after Boston’s dismal 2-19 season. Fusions and Punk will be opting in for their “Option Year” with Boston, and Myunb0ng is currently on his second year of his rookie contract. Colourhex is the only player in the announcement to have inked a new with Boston going forward.
[Related: Moving on From 2020: Taking a Look Back With Colourhex and Fusions]
As for the other big name, Boston is currently working on different options with breakout star Tae-hee “Jerry” Min. Whether he is on the trading block or up for an extension is unclear, but fans will surely want to see another year of the most exciting players in Boston’s org.
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