Posts in category "Draft Coverage"

2013 MLB Draft: Performance Update

With the 2014 season over, I wanted to look at the performance of the 2013 MLB Draft picks, now that we have more than a full season of data for each player, to see how each pick has performed. Here I have included 2014 stats for all draftees, with brief analysis of each. For more... Read more »

2014 MLB Draft: Performance Update

With the 2014 season in the books, I thought now would be a good opportunity to take a look at the Chicago White Sox 2014 draft class, to see how each pick performed in their professional debut. Obviously it goes without saying that the sample sizes here are still very small, so we shouldn’t read... Read more »

White Sox Sign 1st Rounder Carlos Rodon for $6,582,000

Carlos Rodon, the White Sox’ 1st round pick and 3rd overall in the 2014 draft, has apparently agreed to sign for $6,582,000. Rumors of a number “over $6.45M” had been reported by Jon Heyman yesterday, but Baseball America now has confirmed the specific number. Rodon, the highest Sox draft pick since 1977 when they took Harold Baines... Read more »

Draft roundtable: Favorite pick

The draft is finished and most of the players have signed. A few of them even made their professional debuts in Great Falls’ season opener last night. With that in mind, three FutureSox writers, Matt Cassidy, Jeff Buchanan and myself, gave input on a series of draft topics to discuss some of the new White Sox... Read more »

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2014

This is our annual draft tracker, with full info on White Sox draft picks as the draft progresses and as players sign. We will fill it in with as much info on the picks as we can find. A full list of all teams’ selections can be found on Players in bold have signed.  Bonus... Read more »

White Sox start day two by drafting Jace Fry

The White Sox began the first day of the draft by taking a left-handed pitcher and did the same in day two, taking Oregon State lefty Jace Fry in the third round (No. 77 overall). Fry, who was also drafted in the ninth round out of high school by the A’s, had Tommy John surgery... Read more »

High school righty Spencer Adams drafted 44th by White Sox

After taking Carlos Rodon with the third overall pick, there was a thought that the White Sox might take an easier sign. On paper, Spencer Adams does not appear to be that. The high school right-handed pitcher out of White County High School in Georgia was thought to be a first round talent by many... Read more »

White Sox Select Carlos Rodon with 3rd Pick

With the 3rd pick in the 2014 MLB Draft the Chicago White Sox selected LHP Carlos Rodon from N.C. State. Rodon was the consensus number 1 prospect in this draft class entering the year, but some inconsistent performances brought him back to the pack and allowed the Sox to nab him at #3. At his... Read more »

Draft Day Rumors and Mock Draft Updates

It’s draft day, and in the build-up to the big event there is lots of information and rumors flying around, plus a whole host of mock draft updates. You can find most of this information through our Twitter feed @FutureSox, but if Twitter’s not your thing, you can follow this post, which I will continue... Read more »

Draft Preview: Kyle Freeland

Kyle Freeland School: Evansville Position: LHSP Height/Weight: 6‘4”, 190 B/T: L/L D.O.B.: 05/14/1993 Previously Drafted: 2011- 35 (1081) Philadelphia Phillies Scouting Reports: High School: Out of high school Freeland was seen as a projectable lefty throwing in the high 80’s, but the Phillies could not sign him as a 35th round pick. College: Control may... Read more »
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