Players Gonna Play: He, he walks it off, he walks it off

Players Gonna Play: He, he walks it off, he walks it off
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Soft-throwing southpaw John Parke tossed a quality start, and it was enough to keep the Dash in the game until the seventh inning, when they showed the necessary signs of life. Those were enough to keep them in it until the 10th, when the world’s likeliest walk-off hero did his thing; the Dash took three... Read more »

Maturity Plus Aggressiveness Equals Success for Taylor Varnell

Maturity Plus Aggressiveness Equals Success for Taylor Varnell
Being recently married with a baby girl on the way sets Taylor Varnell apart from his teammates. Perhaps that level of responsibility is what differentiates him on the mound as well. The 24-year-old left-hander out of Oral Roberts oozes maturity not typically seen in Low-A. Through nine starts at Kannapolis, the southpaw has been lights... Read more »

Accepting Ideas on How to Clone Zach Remillard

Accepting Ideas on How to Clone Zach Remillard
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash led most of the game behind strong pitching, until the pitching was no longer strong. Zach Remillard continued this thing he’s doing where if someone throws him a baseball, he hits it, and his first-inning single knocked in the first Dash run of the game. The second came in the third, a truly... Read more »
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Fisher Steeles Walker's Namesake: Four walks from Jameson powers the Dash's win

Fisher Steeles Walker's Namesake: Four walks from Jameson powers the Dash's win
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash’s return to BB&T Ballpark on Monday night against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, an Astros farm team, went much better than the entire previous homestand combined. Hot bats did what hot bats do: Nick Madrigal turned a chopper down the third base line into a double with his speed, Jameson Fisher walked (get... Read more »

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine
We’re not White Sox fans because we’re optimists. Or maybe we are, actually, I don’t know — why else would we still follow a team that has made the playoffs nine times in its 100+ year existence? In either case, here we are. Our top 80 prospects all need elbow surgery. The major league roster... Read more »

2019 Draft Preview: Bobby Witt Jr.

2019 Draft Preview: Bobby Witt Jr.
School: Colleyville Heritage H.S. (Texas) Position: SS Height/Weight: 6’1”/185 B/T: R/R Date of Birth: June 14, 2000 Previously Drafted: Never Scouting Reports As every Game of Thrones fan knows bloodlines are important. With so many highborn players on MLB’s top prospect list, it appears that Major League Baseball agrees. The list of sons’ of former... Read more »
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 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »

Adolfo, Rodon, Jones Injuries Create Another Setback for White Sox

Adolfo, Rodon, Jones Injuries Create Another Setback for White Sox
It’s all just very deflating. The White Sox announced Monday that Nate Jones, Carlos Rodon and Micker Adolfo will be shut down due to respective season ending arm surgeries. Rodon has the most significant diagnosis, as he will require Tommy John surgery. Rick Hahn mentioned that he expects Rodon to be back by the second... Read more »

Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader

Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash played two against the Down East Wood Ducks on Sunday, and like many things in life, there was both good and bad. They dropped game one 2-1 in extras (“extras” in the world of minor league doubleheaders is anything after seven innings) and game two 9-0, gathering exactly one hit in doing... Read more »
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FS Podcast ft. Trevor Wilt and BA's Carlos Collazo 5-9-19

FS Podcast ft. Trevor Wilt and BA's Carlos Collazo 5-9-19
Mike Rankin welcomes Kannapolis Intimidators broadcaster Trevor Wilt to the FutureSox Pod to discuss the goings-on in the White Sox Low-A affiliate. They touched on Bryce Bush, Lenyn Sosa, White Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Month Konnor Pilkington, and much more. Later, Baseball America’s Carlos Collazo offered his insight on the 2019 MLB draft,... Read more »
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