Hopes Dashed: Winston falls just short, loses to Myrtle Beach 7-6

Hopes Dashed: Winston falls just short, loses to Myrtle Beach 7-6
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It was a back-and-forth affair, but the Myrtle Beach Pelicans ended up on top 7-6 as Konnor Pilkington struggled throughout his start. Pilkington had by far his worst start of the season. Things got off to a rough beginning in the first, where several Dash pitchers have struggled this year. The no-hitter ended... Read more »

Two Dingers Too Many To Overcome: Dash fall to the Pelicans 4-3

Two Dingers Too Many To Overcome: Dash fall to the Pelicans 4-3
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Steele Walker provided the offense for the Dash and Kade McClure was very good through five but not through six as the team fell 4-3 to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to even out the series.  McClure has done nothing but perform at each level of the minors he’s stopped at, AZL, Great Falls,... Read more »

Stiever Stellar in Dash Debut: Winston takes game one from Myrtle Beach, 3-1

Stiever Stellar in Dash Debut: Winston takes game one from Myrtle Beach, 3-1
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Jonathan Stiever started off indomitable in his first High-A start, and although that wavered slightly as he got further into the game, he was still very impressive overall in a 3-1 Dash victory. Stiever was the fifth-round draft pick from last year, spending 2018 with Great Falls and all of 2019 up... Read more »
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When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24

When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24
What’s life but an opportunity to dwell on one’s failures? And this author has one big failure to dwell on. I never bought in on Luis Robert. His numbers as a teenager were gaudy in Cuba, and it seemed too good to be true when he came to the White Sox as the top-billed product... Read more »

This Game Could Have Been Shorter: Dash make up seven runs, but lose in 11 innings

This Game Could Have Been Shorter: Dash make up seven runs, but lose in 11 innings
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Things were going smoothly in Winston on Sunday, until the fifth inning, when things started to not go so smoothly and continued that way until the end of the game. The Dash and the Hillcats had traded baserunners but no runs up until that point, with Jorgan Cavanerio on the mound for... Read more »

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox
On Monday, the AZL White Sox got their 2019 season started and it should be an exciting one for this squad. The team is packed with young, intriguing prospects coming from recent draft classes and international signing classes. Our team preview can be found here.  Also, there are a few familiar faces as some of... Read more »
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The Dash Claw Back, but Not Enough: Winston drops their second straight in the 10th inning

The Dash Claw Back, but Not Enough: Winston drops their second straight in the 10th inning
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Baseball is a very hard game to play and that was apparent throughout Saturday’s Dash game. At the plate, they were no-hit until the fourth inning before turning things on, and on the mound, it was whatever the opposite of a no-hitter is. Zach Lewis was a solid starter the past two... Read more »

2019 Affiliate Preview: DSL White Sox

2019 Affiliate Preview: DSL White Sox
The Chicago White Sox affiliate in the Dominican Summer League began play on June 2nd . The DSL club is made up mostly of teenagers, ranging in age from 16 to early 20’s. The players in the league are extremely raw, which isn’t very surprising considering most of the players are of high school age... Read more »

With or Without You: The Dash drop a game, but will be back tomorrow

With or Without You: The Dash drop a game, but will be back tomorrow
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s late June in North Carolina, the solstice, actually, and baseball is being played. It’s warm and the air is soft. It’s been rainy for weeks, but tonight, the weather is perfect, and a summer night is being passed in just the way a summer night is supposed to be. Red dirt,... Read more »
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Meet the New Dash: Winston's newly promoted pitchers fit right in

Meet the New Dash: Winston's newly promoted pitchers fit right in
Kade McClure’s third High-A start was as strong as his first two and the bullpen handled the rest as the Dash beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 3-0 on Thursday.  McClure’s fastball sat in the low 90s and his breaking stuff dipped as low as 70, and all of it more or less did what he wanted.... Read more »
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