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Interview with White Sox prospect Tyler Danish

Interview with White Sox prospect Tyler Danish
Since being drafted out of Durant High School in the second round of the 2013 draft, Tyler Danish has flown through the White Sox system and is now situated at the heart of the Birmingham Baron’s rotation. Danish is the #5 prospect in the White Sox farm system according to our most recent installment of... Read more »

Prospect interviews from SoxFest 2016

At the media session on Friday, I was able to speak with this group of White Sox prospects. Learn more about these future Sox with their interviews below. FutureSox #14 prospect Eddy Alvarez talks about his approach at the plate and his late start in baseball: FutureSox #8 prospect Adam Engel speaks on his MVP Arizona Fall League Campaign... Read more »

Interviews from SoxFest: GM Rick Hahn & SD Nick Hostetler

During the media session of SoxFest we were able to get some time with General Manager Rick Hahn and Scouting Director Nick Hostetler. Hahn spoke on the draft process, Carson Fulmer, the amateur international market and his negotiating skills. Note that Hahn specifically addresses the idea of going over the IFA bonus pool in the... Read more »
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Year One - Jordan Stephens

Year One - Jordan Stephens
***This article is the first of a three-part series, covering a full year’s journey for three players drafted and signed in 2015 by the White Sox.*** This time last year, Jordan Stephens was a red-shirt junior at Rice University; shut down after suffering a setback in his first bullpen following Tommy John surgery. Today, he’s... Read more »

Q&A with Blake Hickman

Q&A with Blake Hickman
Lost amidst the professional debuts of some thirty-plus White Sox draft picks and the hubbub around Carson Fulmer, one of the key picks made by the club this year never saw the field. Thought by some to be a tough sign, Chicago native and Simeon High School product Blake Hickman was selected in the 7th... Read more »

Interviews with Carson Fulmer, Spencer Adams, Brian Clark, Matt Cooper, JR Perdew and Eddy Alvarez

Interviews with Carson Fulmer, Spencer Adams, Brian Clark, Matt Cooper, JR Perdew and Eddy Alvarez
I was fortunate enough to visit the Winston-Salem Dash and speak with several of their players and their pitching coach. Some of these players we’ve spoken with before and went back for deeper info, others are new interviews for us. I would like to thank Brian Boesch, Winston-Salem’s Director of Media Relations, for the hospitality... Read more »
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Interviews with Erik Johnson, Rob Brantly, Richard Dotson and Andy Tomberlin

Interviews with Erik Johnson, Rob Brantly, Richard Dotson and Andy Tomberlin
I was fortunate enough to speak with two Knights players and two Knights coaches while visiting the beautiful BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. I chatted with Erik Johnson (the Charlotte ace and presumed White Sox 6th starter), Rob Brantly (a catcher who is having a career year), Richard Dotson (pitching coach), and Andy Tomberlin (hitting coach). Erik Johnson: Q: FutureSox... Read more »

Interviews with Five Barons: Tim Anderson, Tyler Danish, Nick Delmonico, Peter Tago and Danny Hayes

Interviews with Five Barons: Tim Anderson, Tyler Danish, Nick Delmonico, Peter Tago and Danny Hayes
I visited Birmingham from August 15th through the 17th, where I took in three games and interviewed some players along the way. What follows are interviews with Tim Anderson, Tyler Danish, Nick Delmonico, Peter Tago, and Danny Hayes. Enjoy, and expect some more scouting-centric pieces in the coming days. Tim Anderson: Q: When people talk about... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler

Exclusive Interview: White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler
This past Monday, the White Sox announced that their Assistant Scouting Director, Nick Hostetler, had been promoted to become the Director of Amateur Scouting. Hostetler will replace Doug Laumann, as Laumann takes a role as a Senior Advisor to Scouting Operations. Hostetler, who has been a scout of many different capacities, has been with the... Read more »
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Interviews with Winston-Salem's Trey Michalczewski, Andre Wheeler, Charles Poe, Jake Peter, and Adam Engel

As a part of our in-person visits to the White Sox affiliates, we’ve been interviewing players and coaches along the way. I was at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem with the Dash on May 27th, and you can read my in-depth game and scouting report here. Here are those interviews with hitting coach Charlie Poe, and Dash players... Read more »
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