2018 Draft Preview: 2B Nick Madrigal

Nick Madrigal School: Oregon St. (Junior) Position: Second Baseman Height/Weight: 5-7, 160 lbs B/T: R/R D.O.B: 3/15/1997 Previously Drafted: 2015, 17th (514 overall) – Cleveland 2018 statline: .435/.467/.580 (1.047 OPS), 2 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 15 RBI, 3 SB, 4 BB, 2 K, 75 PA (per Baseball Cube) Scouting Reports:  “Analytics departments love him because of his approach... Read more »

Sad about Jake Burger? Read this and continue to be sad

Sad about Jake Burger? Read this and continue to be sad
It’s apparent that Jake Burger was not sufficiently dunked in the River Styx as a child, as we learn of his second tear of his Achilles tendon, completely resetting his rehab and starting the recovery clock at twelve months… again. This is upsetting for obvious reasons! Burger will be 23 before he even steps on a field... Read more »

White Sox prospect Jake Burger re-tears Achilles tendon

White Sox prospect Jake Burger re-tears Achilles tendon
Rick Hahn met with the media today before the White Sox’ matinee game against the Pirates. Considering the Sox started their homestand yesterday – a day that always includes a pregame presser from Hahn – it was clear this morning that something sudden happened with the team. Jake Burger re tore his Achilles at his Arizona home. Had... Read more »
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White Sox 2018 Draft Cheat Sheet

White Sox 2018 Draft Cheat Sheet
As we now sit less than a month out, the MLB draft is finally starting to take shape. You’ll see more and more mock drafts coming from the major publications as the intentions, preferences and appearances of the executives and top scouts become more and more evident. However, as typical in the MLB draft, projecting... Read more »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/8

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/8
The weather is heating up and so are the bats and arms in the White Sox system. The Hot List took last week off in lieu of the April Prospects of the Month, so we have two full weeks to breakdown for your reading enjoyment. CHARLOTTE The Knights offense has been scuffling a bit, but... Read more »

2018 MLB Draft Primer

2018 MLB Draft Primer
The 2018 First Year Player Draft will begin on Monday June 4th and the White Sox hold the #4 pick in round one (and every full round after). That first night will cover rounds one and two, the second night rounds three through ten, then the third and final day is the speed round as... Read more »
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Weekly White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 4/30 to 5/6

Weekly White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 4/30 to 5/6
There’s a lot of cool stuff going on down on the White Sox farm, but let’s for a moment bask in the glory of the team’s top prospect, Eloy Jimenez. After going 0 for his first 10 on returning from injury, Eloy has hit .373 with a whopping .763 SLG in 14 games. He is... Read more »

White Sox Top Prospect Report - 5/4

White Sox Top Prospect Report - 5/4
The Top Prospect Report is a weekly FutureSox feature throughout the season, highlighting the performances of the top prospects in the White Sox system, with emphasis on the top 15 rated prospects as classified by the most recent FutureSox top 30 rankings. Check back every week to get updates on the progress and movement of... Read more »

A Tale of Two Basabes

A Tale of Two Basabes
Alternate title: How many times can we say “Basabe” in one post? It’s a good time to be Luis Basabe. Now 21 years old, Basabe was signed for $450,000 as an international free agent at age 16 by the Boston Red Sox. Since then, Luis has steadily risen through the minor leagues. The switch-hitter’s statistical... Read more »
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Road Trip: A Guide to Watching the Minor League Affiliates

Road Trip: A Guide to Watching the Minor League Affiliates
Having become a part of FutureSox in the offseason, it had been a number of years since I’d attended a minor league game. Being new to the team, I felt it was imperative to amass as much knowledge as possible about the minor league system. To that end, I made the trek down to Victory... Read more »
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