The One that Got Away?

The One that Got Away?
With 18 home runs at the Triple-A level and a slugging percentage near .500, you would expect Jose Rondon to be a topic of conversation more frequently. Factor in six home runs in 42 games with the White Sox last season and you’d think people would start characterizing the Padres castoff as payback for Fernando... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019
They say the start of Spring Training is a jubilant time where hope springs eternal. The players are in the best shape of their life, the managers are fresh-faced and bright-eyed. A GM smiles upon the physical manifestation of his work and anticipates going 162-0, until that inevitable first loss, then 161-1. Fans, desperate for... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast 2019.5 Ft. James Fegan and Micker Adolfo at SoxFest

FutureSox Podcast 2019.5 Ft. James Fegan and Micker Adolfo at SoxFest
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring The Athletic Chicago White Sox reporter James Fegan and White Sox OF prospect Micker Adolfo! Clint spoke with James and Micker about a myriad of topics for this edition of the FutureSox podcast. You can subscribe and download from iTunes, or direct from Pod-o-matic (you can also subscribe there). Or... Read more »
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Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning

Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning
February 19, 2019 was a kick in the gut to the many who follow their beloved southside baseball team. A figurative gray cloud hovered above only White Sox fans throughout the fallout of a certain free agent who accepted a certain 10-year, $300 million deal in a certain city that sees rain fewer times a year than... Read more »

Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return

Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return
As pitchers and catchers were filing in to Glendale, Ariz., for the start of spring training workouts an update was given about 2017 first rounder Jake Burger. Hahn reemphasized that a June 1 return date for Jake Burger to an affiliate is tentative, could move up or back by a few weeks — James Fegan... Read more »

2019 is The Year of Seby Zavala

2019 is The Year of Seby Zavala
Winter can be tricky. I very much prefer the warmth. For whatever reason, I chose to stick around the Midwest; specifically, about 20 minutes from Guaranteed Rate Field. Maybe that’s the reason I’m still here. The feeling of dread starts to sink in around early October. Knowing cold and darkness is on the horizon for... Read more »
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FutureSox Podcast 2019.4 Ft. Herb, Shane and Tanney from 670 the Score

FutureSox Podcast 2019.4 Ft. Herb, Shane and Tanney from 670 the Score
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring Chris Tannehill, Shane Riordan, and Herb Lawrence from 670 the Score! Clint was joined by Tanney, Herb, and Shane from the 670 the Score studios in Chicago! Thanks again to the guys for hosting FutureSox! You can subscribe and download from iTunes, or direct from Pod-o-matic (you can also subscribe... Read more »

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot
Our latest Top 30 list is fascinating not only in terms of the overall projections but the subplots that play out beneath the surface. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is separating the pack of outfielders that are jammed up in the latter half of the top 15 of our rankings. The... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019
I think everyone might’ve given up on Carson Fulmer too soon. I for one gave up on him last year, making a point to highlight his struggles whenever I came across them (frequently), and at 25 years old, the dreaded bust label looks like it’s beginning to stick. To be fair, the stats say you’re... Read more »
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A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture

A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture
While local reports describe weather across the Midwest at the tail end of January as “bitterly cold,” I’m doing my best to put myself in a spring-like mood. I tried to tie in some sort of “escape the cold” metaphor as it relates to the conclusion of the Winter Leagues in Venezuela, Mexico and the Dominican Republic,... Read more »
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