Posts tagged "Adrian Nieto"

Catching 2015 - The Coming Battle

You can look at any position in the organization and attempt to determine who will be on the roster in that role in 2015.  And given the apparent path taken by Hahn and Company starting late last year, which seemed to plot a road through .500 baseball this year with the goal of competing the... Read more »

White Sox Rookie Watch: March/April

With the White Sox fielding a number of rookies to start the 2014 season, I thought it would be fun to track them all throughout the year. I will be breaking down their performances statistically, trying to identify trends, areas of weakness and strength, signs of progression and regression etc. I will be giving my... Read more »

Sox Blogger Call with Dan Fabian

Dan Fabian, the Director of Baseball Operations for the Chicago White Sox, was kind enough to stop by for a quick Q&A with a few White Sox related blogs. Dan will be entering his 21st season in the White Sox baseball department.  Here are some highlights from the conversation… About new advanced analytics from MLB:... Read more »
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Why is Adrian Nieto ready for the majors if Kevan Smith isn't?

It was recently reported that Adrian Nieto, selected by the White Sox in the Rule V Draft in December, has made the 25 man roster to back up Tyler Flowers at catcher.  Any player going straight from Class A to the majors, let alone a catcher, is very unusual and carries multiple risks.  Jesus Flores did it... Read more »

State of the System: Catcher

Positional Overview: The catching spot is arguably the weakest position in the entire system at present. Tyler Flowers is the favorite to claim the starting C role with the big league side out of Spring Training, and although still somewhat young, he was far from convincing both offensively and defensively in 2013. Unless you are... Read more »

White Sox Spring Training Preview - Prospect Perspectives

Pitchers and Catchers report for Spring Training this weekend, and some players (minor and major leaguers) have already arrived at Camelback Ranch.  Aside from a little tinge of jealousy of players who get to run around on green grass in seventy degree temps, there’s quite a bit to get excited about for White Sox fans,... Read more »
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White Sox Prospects to Watch Outside the Top 25 - Position Players

With the popularity of our “Next Wave” article last offseason, we’ve decided to make this an annual tradition – and split it into two articles.  This is a list of position players in the White Sox system to keep an eye on in 2014 that fell outside of the organization’s Top 25 players.  The pitching... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2014 Preseason Top 25

Twice annually, in January and July, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system.  The list is released in two parts.  We released the 11-25 list a few days ago, with capsule for each player, which you can see here.  This is the full... Read more »

White Sox Select Adrian Nieto, Others in Rule V Draft

The White Sox were active in the Rule V Draft today, picking up a catcher in the major league phase, a pitcher and another catcher in the AAA phase.  They also lost a player in the AAA phase.  Let’s take a look at each of the prospects involved. Adrian Nieto, Major League phase The White Sox... Read more »
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