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2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways

2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways
Taking the Best Player Available Decision makers in every sport speak endlessly and emphatically about how imperative it is for their club to select the “best player on the board” when determining how to spend a draft pick. While it’s subjective and arbitrary, the Chicago White Sox did just that on the first night of... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28
Baseball’s No. 1 prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made his debut April 26 to a packed Rogers Centre. The hype and buzz preceding his debut with deafening, the Blue Jays’ service time manipulation was maddening and the cheers after he recorded his first hit were jubilant. Which brings us to the White Sox. The top 10... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/8 to 4/14

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/8 to 4/14
CUT TO A THEATRICAL SCORE Announcer: Introducing… THE SCORE HEIGHTENS Announcer: Overreaction Theater…starring your 2019 Chicago White Sox farm system. Two narratives continue to burn through White Sox Twitter: Winston-Salem OF Luis Robert should be promoted to Birmingham and Charlotte SS Danny Mendick should be promoted to the main roster. Well I’m here to douse... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7
To quote former MLB Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, “I need to think something lasts forever, and it might as well be that state of being that is a game; it might as well be that, in a green field, in the sun.” Welcome back, baseball. Welcome back, home runs, strikeouts, fly outs, ground outs, strikes,... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/27 to 9/3

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/27 to 9/3
I have a fever and the only prescription is more playoff baseball. The Winston-Salem Dash, Kannapolis Intimidators and Great Falls Voyagers will rep the White Sox organization in the playoff this year. MORE PLAYOFFS. The Dash AKA the team of too many outfielders has been electric the entire year. The Dash won the first half... Read more »

White Sox acquire LHP Caleb Frare from Yankees

White Sox acquire LHP Caleb Frare from Yankees
The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees made a trade today that should be beneficial for both clubs. The White Sox continued their trend of trading international bonus pool money for potential future relief options. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the Yankees will receive $1.5 million in pool space from the... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/4 to 6/10

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/4 to 6/10
Before I dive into the all the fun of the draft, FutureSox is having a night at the ballpark this Wednesday night. Not only will readers get to enjoy a pregame buffet and beers, but a portion of the ticket will go to support Baseball Miracles, a charity founded by White Sox scout John Tumminia.... Read more »

MLB Draft Day 3 Recap

Day three of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft is an afterthought to most fans. In fact, many check out after the first pick is made on night number one. Most people haven’t seen any of these kids play before and it’s much easier to follow as they move through the system instead... Read more »

Scouting Reports From Someone Who Is Not a Scout

Scouting Reports From Someone Who Is Not a Scout
I think it says a lot about the mental composition of a person when they manage to avoid looking at fighter jets in a pyramid formation streaming across the Arizona mid-day sky just beyond center field. There’s a military base not far from Camelback Ranch in Glendale, and in mid-March, the Blue Angels spent a... Read more »
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Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 1

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 1
Top 100 prospect lists and publications are usually devoid of true relief pitchers. As a matter of fact, relievers are only rarely listed on organization’s top 30 prospect lists. These truths don’t mean that relievers aren’t important though. With the way major league baseball is being played of late, teams are placing a premium on relief... Read more »
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