Category: Draft Coverage

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft
The 2018 Major League Baseball season has culminated in the Boston Red Sox winning another World Series. Qualifying Offers have been extended and free agency is underway across baseball. The off-season is upon us and the team-building must continue for the White Sox. The organization has amassed a lot of talent but as is the... Read more »

MLB Draft Day 3 Recap

Day three of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft is an afterthought to most fans. In fact, many check out after the first pick is made on night number one. Most people haven’t seen any of these kids play before and it’s much easier to follow as they move through the system instead... Read more »

2018 FutureSox Draft Tracker

2018 FutureSox Draft Tracker
The MLB Draft is always one of the biggest events for FutureSox and it’s upon us. It’s time to break down players we hadn’t heard of until they were drafted. We’ll gather as much info as we can find on the new draft picks as possible and put it all here. This page will be... Read more »
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White Sox take their first high schooler with Lency Delgado in fourth round

The White Sox went with college players in the first three rounds of the draft, but went the high school route in Round 4. The Sox drafted Miami-area shortstop Lency Delgado at No. 108 overall. As opposed to the first three picks, which were all unanimously highly rated by the various draft prospect websites, Delgado... Read more »

White Sox select OF Steele Walker with 46th pick

Steele Walker may sound like a character out of the latest Star Wars movie, but the outfielder out of University of Oklahoma is one of the better college bats in the draft. According to 2080 Baseball, the corner outfielder is a high contact bat with an ability to spray line drives across all fields thanks to... Read more »

White Sox draft INF Nick Madrigal 4th overall

White Sox draft INF Nick Madrigal 4th overall
The White Sox tabbed another elite college performer and selected 2B/SS Nick Madrigal from Oregon State fourth overall in the 2018 draft. School: Oregon St. (Junior) Position: Second Baseman Height/Weight: 5-7, 160 lbs B/T: R/R D.O.B: 3/15/1997 Previously Drafted: 2015, 17th (514 overall) – Cleveland FutureSox Draft Profile 2018 Stats: .406/.470/.586, 7 2B, 3 3B, 3 HR, 32 RBI,... Read more »
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FutureSox Quasi-Mock Draft: The Road Map to Pick #4

Who the White Sox will take tonight at #4 overall is pretty much a mystery to the draftniks and the prognosticators leading up to the pick. Though the thought is Madrigal or Singer, last year the thought was Jeren Kendall and JB Bukauskas – both players the Sox were entirely out on the week of... Read more »

2018 Draft Preview: Joey Bart

Joey Bart School: Georgia Tech Position: C Height/Weight: 6’3”/225 B/T: R/R DOB: 12/15/1996 Previously drafted: 2015, Round 27 by the Tampa Bay Rays Scouting Reports: High school: Bart was a four-year letter winner at Buford High School. His senior year he batted .437 with 35 RBIs. He is Buford’s all-time leader for hits, RBIs and... Read more »

2018 Draft Preview: RHP Casey Mize

Casey Mize School: Auburn Position: RHSP Height/Weight: 6’3″ / 210 B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 5/1/1997 Previously Drafted: Never Scouting Reports:  High School: Casey Mize wasn’t drafted as a prep out of Alabama in 2015, and there is an interesting backstory as to why. Mize attended Springville High School in Springville, Alabama. Matthew Stevens of the Montgomery Adviser writes that a... Read more »
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2018 Draft Preview: OF Jarred Kelenic

Jarred Kelenic School: Waukesha West HS (Wisconsin) Position: Outfielder Height/Weight: 6-1, 196 lbs B/T: L/L D.O.B: 7/16/1999 Previously Drafted: N/A Scouting Reports:  “Kelenic stands out most for his hitting ability. He has tremendous feel for the barrel and repeatedly demonstrates a professional approach from the left side of the plate. With his solid raw power and speed, he can... Read more »
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