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White Sox Prospect Hot List, 4/17

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 4/17
It’s time to highlight who had a big week on the White Sox farm. This edition is the first full seven days’ worth, as last week’s covered the first stub of five games. Plenty of strong performances stood out, but the Winston-Salem Dash dominate the internal leaderboards over the past week’s worth of play. Let’s... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/9 to 4/15

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/9 to 4/15
For one week, the residents of Winston-Salem, N.C. were transported to Disneyland and found themselves right smack in the middle of Winston-Salem’s Wild Ride. The Dash rattled off six consecutive victories, and through 11 games are putting on an old fashioned hit parade. The section immediately following this is littered with notable Winston-Salem performances, but... Read more »

Inaugural FutureSox Night at Guaranteed Rate Field

Inaugural FutureSox Night at Guaranteed Rate Field
Attention: Our inaugural FutureSox Night at Guaranteed Rate Field will take place on Wednesday June, 13th vs the Cleveland Indians. The game has a 7:10 PM start time. Here is the link to the event, and where you can get tickets Come join us and take part in a great event, while also helping a wonderful... Read more »
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White Sox Prospect Hot List, 4/10

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 4/10
Our weekly spotlight on the best performances on the White Sox farm is back for another season. Each Tuesday, we will take a look at which prospects had the strongest previous week’s worth of games, regardless of ranking. Rob Young will reprise his role in writing these normally, but I’m filling in for a couple... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/3 to 4/8

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/3 to 4/8
If you look up the word logjam in the dictionary, the definition will read, “See: Winston-Salem Dash.” The outfield is overloaded with Luis Alexander Basabe, Blake Rutherford, Joel Booker, Alex Call and Micker Adolfo all vying for time. That’s not mention the return of OF Luis Robert, once he’s finished rehabilitating from his injury. Dash Manager... Read more »

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Class A Kannapolis Intimidators opened South Atlantic League play on Thursday, April 5th at home against Lakewood, and as of this writing are 1-1. The team is managed by Justin Jirschele, who even in his second year as the team’s leader is only 27 years old. Last year he was the youngest manager in all... Read more »
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2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons opened play last night with a 5-4 win in Chattanooga. Julio Vinas was originally slated to manage the Double-A Affiliate but he will be taking some time away from the team indefinitely due to family/personal reasons. Ryan Newman will return to the dugout after managing the Arizona League White Sox in 2017.... Read more »

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash will open Carolina League play on Thursday, April 5th (today!) at 7:00 PM at Carolina. 24-year major league veteran and 3-time All Star Omar Vizquel takes the reigns as manager of the Dash in 2018. Over the past four seasons, the 11-time Gold Glove winner was a member of Brad Ausmus‘ staff... Read more »

New Season Brings Significant Rule Changes to MiLB

New Season Brings Significant Rule Changes to MiLB
In an effort to reduce the time of games, MiLB has implemented a number of rules changes. These will likely serve as a test before putting some or all of them into effect at the major league level, though there has already been push-back on some. Here’s a rundown of some of the changes you’ll... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 3/20 to 4/2

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 3/20 to 4/2
To quote Europe, “It’s the final countdown, the final countdown. Oh…” The minor league season is but days away, set to open this Thursday. The rosters are taking final shape and should be finalized Wednesday, and before you know it, the White Sox affiliates will charge the field for the 2018 season. There will be... Read more »
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