White Sox move on from Steele Walker and welcome Nomar Mazara

White Sox move on from Steele Walker and welcome Nomar Mazara
The Chicago White Sox dealt from a position of depth at the Winter Meetings, as Steele Walker was sent to the Texas Rangers in exchange for left-handed hitting outfielder Nomar Mazara. The Sox are losing a 23-year-old who compiled a .265/.338/.423 slash line across 164 minor league games. Walker reached as high as Advanced-A in... Read more »

2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose

2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are underway in San Diego, California and the hot stove is scorching as teams have been announcing trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday, December 12th as decision makers turn in their key cards and begin their treks home. But front office personnel generally stick around to... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast: Ben Badler of Baseball America

Mike Rankin and James Fox welcome Ben Badler of Baseball America to discuss White Sox international prospects, interest and strategy. You can subscribe and download from iTunes, or direct from Pod-o-matic (you can also subscribe there). Or just listen right here:     Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your... Read more »
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After Robert and Madrigal, Who's up Next?

After Robert and Madrigal, Who's up Next?
Come mid-April, an interesting thing will happen in the White Sox organization. The majority of attention will turn from the farm system to the major league team. With Dylan Cease, Michael Kopech, Luis Robert, Nick Madrigal and Eloy Jimenez in the big leagues, the farm system will not be the main attraction of the organization for the... Read more »

MLB Proposes Major Overhaul of Minor League System

MLB Proposes Major Overhaul of Minor League System
With the general manager meetings in the rearview mirror and some significant signings this week, the baseball offseason is starting to heat up.  An unexpected topic of discussion will be added to the typical conversation on trades, free agent signings, and rumors this winter. According to a report in Baseball America, MLB has submitted a proposal... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin
On this installment of the FutureSox round table, Mike Rankin welcomes Ken Sawilchik and James Fox via Skype to discuss the recent news regarding the Chicago White Sox 40-man roster. They also took time to discuss the firing of Double-A Birmingham manager Omar Vizquel. The conversation concludes with a bit of fortune telling as it pertains... Read more »
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White Sox Part Ways with Double-A Skipper Omar Vizquel

White Sox Part Ways with Double-A Skipper Omar Vizquel
The Chicago White Sox accompanied their decision to lock in seven players ahead of December’s Rule 5 Draft by announcing the release of Double-A Birmingham manager, Omar Vizquel. The 11-time Gold Glove winning shortstop made his managerial debut for the Winston-Salem Dash in 2018 before taking over the Barons job the following year. Director of... Read more »

White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft

White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft
The 40-man roster of the Chicago White Sox stands at 40 players after the club added 7 prospects to the mix in advance of December’s Rule 5 Draft. We released a primer earlier this month with details regarding the protection rules and Rule 5 ramifications for the current players in the system. Today, the White... Read more »

White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
Rick Hahn made it clear in late September that designated hitter would be among the positions addressed this offseason. The White Sox may be eyeing across international waters at an intriguing opportunity to fill that exact need. The latest talent available out of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) is left-handed slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Born in Hashimoto,... Read more »
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Nothing Shrewd About Latest Lonestar Salary Dump

Nothing Shrewd About Latest Lonestar Salary Dump
The Chicago White Sox have always been averse to risk in the 16-year-old marketplace but the tactics that have been used this year are shameless in nature. Trading fake money to save real money is now part of the Reinsdorfian business model and it should cause a stomach ache for those observing the festivities. Discarding... Read more »
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