Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning

Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning
February 19, 2019 was a kick in the gut to the many who follow their beloved southside baseball team. A figurative gray cloud hovered above only White Sox fans throughout the fallout of a certain free agent who accepted a certain 10-year, $300 million deal in a certain city that sees rain fewer times a year than... Read more »

Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return

Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return
As pitchers and catchers were filing in to Glendale, Ariz., for the start of spring training workouts an update was given about 2017 first rounder Jake Burger. Hahn reemphasized that a June 1 return date for Jake Burger to an affiliate is tentative, could move up or back by a few weeks — James Fegan... Read more »

2019 is The Year of Seby Zavala

2019 is The Year of Seby Zavala
Winter can be tricky. I very much prefer the warmth. For whatever reason, I chose to stick around the Midwest; specifically, about 20 minutes from Guaranteed Rate Field. Maybe that’s the reason I’m still here. The feeling of dread starts to sink in around early October. Knowing cold and darkness is on the horizon for... Read more »
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FutureSox Podcast 2019.4 Ft. Herb, Shane and Tanney from 670 the Score

FutureSox Podcast 2019.4 Ft. Herb, Shane and Tanney from 670 the Score
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring Chris Tannehill, Shane Riordan, and Herb Lawrence from 670 the Score! Clint was joined by Tanney, Herb, and Shane from the 670 the Score studios in Chicago! Thanks again to the guys for hosting FutureSox! You can subscribe and download from iTunes, or direct from Pod-o-matic (you can also subscribe... Read more »

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot
Our latest Top 30 list is fascinating not only in terms of the overall projections but the subplots that play out beneath the surface. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is separating the pack of outfielders that are jammed up in the latter half of the top 15 of our rankings. The... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019
I think everyone might’ve given up on Carson Fulmer too soon. I for one gave up on him last year, making a point to highlight his struggles whenever I came across them (frequently), and at 25 years old, the dreaded bust label looks like it’s beginning to stick. To be fair, the stats say you’re... Read more »
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A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture

A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture
While local reports describe weather across the Midwest at the tail end of January as “bitterly cold,” I’m doing my best to put myself in a spring-like mood. I tried to tie in some sort of “escape the cold” metaphor as it relates to the conclusion of the Winter Leagues in Venezuela, Mexico and the Dominican Republic,... Read more »

Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects

Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects
It’s a fool’s errand to judge draft classes in any sport in the immediacy in which many of us do so. In baseball, it’s especially tough to grasp. The White Sox have one of the deepest farm systems in the sport and publications have painted a rosy picture to even the most casual of baseball... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast 2019.3 ft. Laz Rivera, Blake Rutherford, Jason Benetti, and Rick Hahn

FutureSox Podcast 2019.3 ft. Laz Rivera, Blake Rutherford, Jason Benetti, and Rick Hahn
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring White Sox prospects Laz Rivera and Blake Rutherford as well as tv play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti, and White Sox GM Rick Hahn! In our third FutureSox podcast of 2019, Clinton Cole spoke with both Laz Rivera and Blake Rutherford on their 2018 seasons as well as what to expect... Read more »
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2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows

2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows
We compile prospect rankings twice a year on FutureSox and each time around there is plenty of debate behind the scenes. One voter loves Prospect X and doesn’t get why another voter has Prospect Y ahead of him. The debates can get intense. Here is the most recent version of the finished product, the Top... Read more »
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