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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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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Top White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2018 - Players ranked 16-30

Top White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2018 - Players ranked 16-30
Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the “teaser”,... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the Rule 5 Draft

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the Rule 5 Draft
A world series has been won, qualifying offers have been extended and free agents can officially put ink to paper with clubs. The major league baseball off-season is upon us. The White Sox have embarked on a rebuild and while much of the heavy lifting occurred last season, the team-building must continue. The organization has... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 61-81 overall (35-36 Home, 26-45 Away) Final placement: Last (4th) in IL South Division  Complete 2017 Team Stats On paper, the Charlotte Knights looked like they were destined for lots of success in 2017, as they boasted the number one prospect in all of baseball (Yoan Moncada) and five of... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 53-85 overall (26-43 1st half, 27-42 2nd half) Final placement: 5th/last in 1st half, 5th/last in 2nd half in the North Division (no playoffs) Complete Team Stats The White Sox are rebuilding. Unfortunately for the Barons though, most of the new prospect talent added to the... Read more »
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