White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/28

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/28
It’s time to take a look at who’s been hot on the farm over the past two weeks. And there are plenty of good candidates! The rookie clubs have been hitting quite a bit, with one squad already in the playoffs and the other missing out on the postseason by a heartbreaking half a game.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26
***EDIT 13:59 CT: AZL White Sox not yet eliminated from playoffs, that section has been updated*** For months now, White Sox fans have been clamoring for the major league debuts of the two uber-prospects steaming through AAA competition. Finally last week, the dam broke for one. Flame-throwing right-hander Michael Kopech made his Major League Debut... Read more »

Arms trade: White Sox send Avilan out, receive Felix Paulino

Arms trade: White Sox send Avilan out, receive Felix Paulino
The White Sox announced a trade today, shipping left-handed reliever Luis Avilan to the Phillies in exchange for minor league pitcher Felix Paulino. Paulino is a 23-year-old Dominican right-hander who started his pro career relatively late, at age 19 in the DSL in 2014. A starter in his first three seasons up through 2016 in the short season New... Read more »
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Catching Up with the Kannapolis Backstops

Catching Up with the Kannapolis Backstops
Since A.J. Pierzynski left the team in 2012, the catching position has been a revolving door for the White Sox. And had A.J. not have been a locker room problem at his previous stops they probably would not have had a chance to acquire him. If you’re old enough to remember the last time the... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19
By now we’ve all had time to properly process our feelings regarding Michael Kopech’s impending call-up from Charlotte (if not, read this), and although I’m exhilarated to see the young fire-baller Tuesday, all the promotion has done is left me asking, “Why not Eloy?” To reminisce on the noted checking the boxes quote, yes, Kopech... Read more »

Michael Kopech Major League Debut Set for Tuesday

Michael Kopech Major League Debut Set for Tuesday
On Tuesday, August 21, at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox will be featuring a new flamethrower standing 60’, 6” from home plate. No this isn’t the latest marketing promotion (although that’d be kinda cool) or a repeat appearance by Sister Mary Jo Sobieck (although that’d be even cooler). It’ll be the major league debut that White... Read more »
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Dash Rule Everything Around Me

Dash Rule Everything Around Me
Astute readers may have noticed that this Thursday column has something of a Winston-Salem Dash bias, when I’m not writing about the absurdity of Eloy Jiménez still playing in the minor leagues (it’s absurd, just pay him). There are some solid reasons for this: 1) The Dash are very good (they clinched the playoffs back in... Read more »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/14

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/14
Thanks to the trade deadline, rankings week, and top prospect of the month awards, it has been a whole four weeks since the last Hot List. This gives us a delicious sample size to play with as we break down the hottest hitters and hurlers in the Sox system. Reminder: all the stats presented below... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/6 to 8/12

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/6 to 8/12
Everyone is familiar with the headlining prospects that Rick Hahn acquired in the trades that sent Chris Sale to Boston, Adam Eaton to Washington and Jose Quintana a few miles up the road, but what about the filler prospects that accompanied them? Chicago sends Jose Quintana Chicago receives Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease, Matt Rose and... Read more »
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FutureSox 2018 Midseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows

FutureSox 2018 Midseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows
Twice annually, our senior writers huddle and compile their personal top 30 rankings of the White Sox system. Then the real fun begins; as we critique each others lists, ask questions, and share valuable scouting information we might have picked up from our in-person affiliate visits or gleaned from other sources. The end result is... Read more »
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