Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash
Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (A+) Overall record: 72-61 (First half: 38-26, 2nd place; Second half: 34-35, 4th place) Final placement: 2nd place Carolina League Southern Division, missed playoffs Final Team Stats Far removed are we from the days of Luis Robert terrorizing Carolina League play with his .920 slugging percentage and 1.432 OPS... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 75-64 Final placement: 2nd place in International League South Division; missed playoffs. Final Team Stats The Charlotte Knights led the International League in attendance and provided the locals with much excitement in the Queen City. A playoff berth was on the line until the very end... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox

Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox
Team: AZL White Sox League: Arizona Rookie League Final record: 22-34 (11-17 1st half, 11-17 2nd half) Final placement: 4th in 1st half, 5th in 2nd half and overall in Arizona League Central Full Team Stats 2019 was a tough year record wise for the AZL White Sox as they finished with identical, losing records in both the first... Read more »
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After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running

After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running
In recent drafts, the White Sox have shown a consistent trend of favoring players from the collegiate ranks over high school players in the early rounds. However, the 2019 draft class broke away from that trend as Nick Hostetler and co. selected prep players in rounds two, three, and four, making that the organization’s focus... Read more »

2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition

2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition
The rosters for the Arizona Fall League were released this week. Seven White Sox minor leaguers will be participating, along with hitting coach Cole Armstrong as members of the Glendale Desert Dogs. The Arizona Fall League is an annual prospect showcase that runs from mid-September through late-October. Major league organizations generally send 5-7 players as... Read more »

Like a Stock Market, Tyler Johnson's Trend is Upward

Like a Stock Market, Tyler Johnson's Trend is Upward
Following his first full professional season in 2018, Tyler Johnson established himself as a major player in the White Sox system. The right-handed relief pitcher dominated in a combined stint with low-A Kannapolis and advanced-A Winston-Salem, accumulating a 0.88 WHIP in 58 innings with 89 strikeouts and only 16 walks. His innings total increased by... Read more »
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Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season

Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season
Despite riding a seven-game losing streak into Sunday, last week was still an exciting one for the AZL White Sox. On Tuesday, Andrew Dalquist made his professional debut against the AZL Dodgers Mota in Glendale. On Saturday, Matthew Thompson also made his professional debut as he faced the AZL Reds in Goodyear. Both of these debuts... Read more »

Fieldside Chats: A conversation with Steele Walker

Fieldside Chats: A conversation with Steele Walker
Winston-Salem isn’t currently home to the sheer volume of top prospects as it was last year, but there are three players currently with the team who seem primed to succeed potentially all the way to the major leagues. These are, of course, Andrew Vaughn, Jonathan Stiever, and Steele Walker. Stiever led off in a three-part... Read more »

Slow Curves and Big Doubles: Dash beat the Varnell out of the Nationals

Slow Curves and Big Doubles: Dash beat the Varnell out of the Nationals
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Taylor Varnell improved on his already impressive Dash debut last time out with six innings of one-run ball, and a four-run Dash fifth led the team to a 4-1 victory over the Potomac Nationals. The only string of hits the Nationals were able to put together against Varnell came in the very... Read more »
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Dash Don't Do As Roman Does: Mitch 4-for-4, but Nationals take it late

Dash Don't Do As Roman Does: Mitch 4-for-4, but Nationals take it late
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Mitch Roman had four hits and big-leaguer Manny Bañuelos struck out seven in less than five innings, but the Dash dropped this one to the Potomac Nationals after some late back-and-forth. Bañuelos made his first rehab appearance with the Dash after two such starts for the AZL Sox. He was shelled in... Read more »
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