Category: Video Highlights

Prospect Focus: Tyler Johnson

Prospect Focus: Tyler Johnson
By Dan Victor NOTE: This article was written by Dan Victor, as a guest of FutureSox. Dan is a regular at games in North Carolina, especially Kannapolis and Winston-Salem, where he can often be seen with a radar gun in the scout seats. He also writes for the site Scouting the Sally. In a system... Read more »

Prospect Focus: Gavin Sheets

Prospect Focus: Gavin Sheets
Looking down the tunnel from the dugout steps, it’s hard to miss the ballplayer sauntering out of the clubhouse. The light, staccato sound of cleats on concrete deceives. As he comes into the light, player number 24 immediately projects the image of a power-hitting first base prospect. That’s what he was drafted as and, built... 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 »

In-Person Reports: Spencer Adams and four AA relievers

In-Person Reports: Spencer Adams and four AA relievers
These are reports from my look at five Birmingham Barons pitchers on June 29th and 30th. This includes a deep look at Spencer Adams, who has made some strides since last season, and briefs on the four relievers I saw in those two games. Included are videos for all of them, as well as quotes... Read more »

In-Person Reports, May 2017 - Charlotte hitters

In-Person Reports, May 2017 - Charlotte hitters
***Rob Young contributed to this report Rob and I saw the Charlotte Knights in person on May 6th and 7th, as part of our tour of the affiliate clubs. We took video, conducted interviews, spoke with coaches, scouts and front office staff, and of course watched the prospects in action. This post will focus on... Read more »
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Exclusive Interviews: Rick Hahn and Chris Getz from SoxFest (video)

Exclusive Interviews: Rick Hahn and Chris Getz from SoxFest (video)
While at SoxFest over last weekend, I was fortunate to get some time with White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn and new Director of Player Development, Chris Getz. Starting with Hahn, Rick and I talked about the decision point for the pivot to the rebuild, the future positional homes for Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada, some... Read more »

Adam Engel on his recent changes - Interview and videos

Adam Engel on his recent changes - Interview and videos
I had the great pleasure to talk with the recently promoted Adam Engel about his breakout AFL, his rollercoaster 2016 season, and the art of stealing a base. Engel hit .361/.425/.569 in his last sixteen games for the Barons to earn a promotion to the AAA Charlotte Knights just after we interviewed the outfielder. We... Read more »

Game Story: Winston-Salem Dash 5/27/2015, with Video and Scouting Notes

On May 27th, we had a live look at the Winston-Salem Dash. In this matchup, the Dash took on the Lynchburg Hillcats (Indians’ Affiliate). Robin Leyer started for the Dash, while Luis Lugo took the mound for the Hillcats. The Hillcats’ lineup features considerably more thump in the form of notable prospects Clint Frazier, Bradley... Read more »
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New Prospect Videos, including numerous ranked players

Our own Daniel Shapiro spent a week in Glendale taking photos and video, both of the major leaguers and minor leaguers. You can read some of his impressions here. But beyond that, he also spent time on the back fields, and posted about 20 new videos of prospects (and a few major leaguers) in the White Sox system that you won’t find... Read more »
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