Tag: Aaron Schnurbusch

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters
2017 was a big year for the White Sox minor league system. They acquired a wave of highly considered prospects from other teams, rode some success from both the 2016 and 2017 drafts, and for the first time in many years the Latin American pipeline is starting to generate some success in the system. The... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Lucas Giolito earns his first major league win, the K’s keep coming for Michael Kopech at Triple-A, 3B Jake Burger hits for the cycle and Arizona Fall League rosters are announced. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news,... Read more »

2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash opened play on Thursday, along with the other three full-season affiliates. 2005 World Series hero Willie Harris takes over as manager of the Dash after a stint as the hitting coach in Great Falls last year. He is joined by Charlie Poe as the Hitting Coach and Brian Drahman takes over as... Read more »
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Significant Seven - A-ball outfielders a systemic strength

Significant Seven - A-ball outfielders a systemic strength
It’s no secret that the White Sox dramatically improved their prospect depth in the last year, through a combination of trades, non-trade acquisitions and a strong 2016 draft class. That improvement has been primarily dominated by pitching. The club has five pitchers that appeared on at least one Top 100 MLB prospects list (Lucas Giolito,... Read more »

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30
It’s Rankings Week here at FutureSox and our Top 30 list will be released over two installments tomorrow and Thursday.  As you are likely aware, the White Sox acquired a number of significant prospects so far this offseason. That combined with a strong 2016 draft and continued emergence of Latin American prospects contributed to the... Read more »

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions
With the end of the World Series and the city’s other team winning their first championship since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the offseason has officially begun across baseball. So let’s open by answering some questions from you, our readers. The questions were taken from various social media outlets. Twitter user @mab8663Panto: “Will Zack... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers
After missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years last season, The Voyagers were back with a vengeance in 2016, running away with the best record in the Pioneer League. Great Falls started off slowly in the first half (21-17), but was nearly unstoppable in the second half of the season; finishing with a record of... Read more »

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why
The Fall Instructional League will be starting in Arizona on September 23rd. The purpose of Instructs is to provide a development-focused, short offseason league at and near the club’s main training facility. Games are played against other teams, but with a heavier dose of coaching presence. Rosters are generally filled with players from the rookie-level... Read more »

Are Pioneer League stats for first year pros predictive? Aaron Schnurbusch vs history

Are Pioneer League stats for first year pros predictive? Aaron Schnurbusch vs history
This time of year, people who follow prospects start to ask about the year’s draftees that are tearing up rookie leagues. This is especially true if the player wasn’t a high round pick. Is this guy a prospect? Why hasn’t such-and-such been promoted yet? How did this dude fall to such a low round? The... Read more »
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Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list

Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list
After we publish our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we also post a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players (this one), the other covers pitchers (coming soon). These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. We will only be considering... Read more »
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