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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 »

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 »

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 »
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White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019

White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019
Today the White Sox announced their 2019 Player Development Staff, which includes everyone from Director Chris Getz through the rovers and coordinators to the affiliate managers and coaching staffs. Most of the names are the same, though many have moved around and are new to their upcoming assignments. And there are a few additions to... Read more »

The future of FutureSox - a play in three acts

The future of FutureSox - a play in three acts
Apologies in advance, but I’m going to sort of break the 4th wall here. We generally don’t make our writing about the writers, but in this case we need to make an exception. As we’ve been hinting lately, you are going to see a series of pretty big changes at FutureSox between now and when... Read more »

White Sox reportedly in agreement with Cuban free agent Lazaro Leal

White Sox reportedly in agreement with Cuban free agent Lazaro Leal
The Chicago White Sox will reportedly agree to terms with the 21-year-old Cuban ballplayer Sources: Lázaro Leal (21) INF/OF sign to White Sox. He is the cuban number 10 in @loswhitesox system: https://t.co/odwP5hfU8I @Matt_Enuco @SieraSantos @whitesox @MiLB — Francys Romero (@FrancysRomero10) December 13, 2018 Francys Romero is a baseball writer for LasMayores.com and he reports that... Read more »
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2018 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who The White Sox Could Add, Lose

2018 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who The White Sox Could Add, Lose
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are underway in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the hot stove is scorching as teams have been announcing trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday December, 13th as decision makers turn in their key cards and begin their treks home. But front office personnel stick around to partake... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, November

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, November
Sound the horn! The crown jewel of the White Sox system is playing the occasional game in the Dominican Winter League. Eloy has played in seven games and had 27 at-bats for Gigantes del Cibao. He’s destroying the rest of the league to the tune of .407/.467/.630. He has seven strikeouts to three walks. As for... Read more »

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues
Chicago just got its first measurable snow of the winter, and the White Sox are in full offseason roster change mode. But for some minor leaguers, winter means more baseball. Each offseason, a handful or dozen prospects elect to play in one of the winter leagues in the Caribbean or even as far away as... Read more »
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White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster
As expected, the Chicago White Sox made a series of moves to prepare their 40-man roster before the 7pm Rule 5 protection deadline. But which moves were made, were not quite all the expected ones. Word leaked out early on some (we tweeted out Zavala and heard about Stephens early as well), but the team... Read more »
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