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Minor Changes to 2018 Player Development Staff

Minor Changes to 2018 Player Development Staff
The White Sox announced their 2018 player development staff yesterday. As expected there were few changes to the structure that was in place last season. The most significant might be the addition of Omar Vizquel as manager at High-A Winston-Salem. The 11-time gold glove shortstop (and, briefly, former White Sox) has yet to manage at... Read more »

Winter Leagues Review – How White Sox Prospects Performed

Winter Leagues Review – How White Sox Prospects Performed
The White Sox had 16 minor leaguers play in the islands over the course of the winter. While you spent most of the last few months freezing, these players were honing their craft in balmy climates such as the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. So add that to the list of ways your life doesn’t compare... Read more »

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects
Chris Getz and his player development staff are facing a logistical conundrum. They are surely happy with the deep farm system the club has rapidly built, and one can only imagine their excitement to get all those players back on the field this spring. After watching games on the back fields at Camelback Ranch in... Read more »
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White Sox acquire infielder Jose Rondon from Padres

White Sox acquire infielder Jose Rondon from Padres
The Chicago White Sox acquired infielder Jose Rondon from the San Diego Padres for cash considerations or a player to be named later. The 23-year-old was designated for assignment on January 6th. The White Sox 40-Man roster is full, they have traded for SS José Rondón from the Padres, in exchange for the veteran clubhouse presence... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7
Welcome to the latest edition of our News and Notes, covering the White Sox minor leagues. During the season this article runs weekly, but from October through February it will be closer to monthly. This article covers all the news and updates from roughly November 28th through January 7th. There may not be anyone playing... Read more »

AFL Focus Part 2 - Seby Zavala

AFL Focus Part 2 - Seby Zavala
This is the second half of a split feature, covering a pair of prospects who played in the Arizona Fall League representing the White Sox. For an introduction, team-level highlights and a deep dive on shortstop Danny Mendick, you should read the first chapter. This article focuses on catcher Seby Zavala. I’m the one who named... Read more »
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AFL focus, part 1 - Danny Mendick

AFL focus, part 1 - Danny Mendick
“Sox fans: the future is bright and hot like the Arizona sun in the middle of June. Just be patient a little longer. #KillerZs #AZL” Before you start with the “Captain Obvious” remarks, I sent that bold, 130-character statement into the Twitterverse in the summer of 2015 when I was midway through a fun season... Read more »

White Sox acquire two, trade away one, lose none in Rule 5

White Sox acquire two, trade away one, lose none in Rule 5
The annual Rule 5 Draft for 2017 has completed, with the White Sox less active than widely anticipated. But they exactly didn’t stand pat either. With the 4th overall pick in the Major League phase, the Sox selected outfielder Carlos Tocci from Philadelphia. The 22-year-old Tocci was the 23rd-ranked prospect in the Phillies’ system according to... Read more »

White Sox Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who They Could Lose, Add

White Sox Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who They Could Lose, Add
Baseball’s annual winter meetings have begun and the hot stove is simmering as teams have made trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday December 14th (beginning at 9am ET) after the completion of the Rule 5 draft. Like last year, the White Sox are still in rebuilding mode and this event... Read more »
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White Sox Winter Meetings Preview

White Sox Winter Meetings Preview
Over the last few years, the White Sox have left nearly every Winter Meetings as at least one of the “Winter Winners” – annual paper champions. General Manager Rick Hahn has seemingly grown familiar with the national media as he has made a habit of getting a chair on the dais each December following his... Read more »
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