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Season in Review: 2015 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2015 Birmingham Barons
The White Sox AA affiliate Birmingham Barons finished their season with an overall record of 69-70, in 3rd place and 7 games back in the Southern League North Division’s 2nd half standings. The team was actually in first place for a significant chunk of the 2nd half, but the offense disappeared (thanks in part to... Read more »

In-person Scouting Notes and Video on Birmingham Barons Position Players

In-person Scouting Notes and Video on Birmingham Barons Position Players
I took in three games in Birmingham this past weekend, where I was able to interview some players, take some video and chat with a few scouts about players on the Barons. The analysis of the team’s pitchers was published recently, and this one will be a scouting-centric focus on some key White Sox hitting... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 5/28/2015: Barons throw back the clock in loss

White Sox Minor League Recap 5/28/2015: Barons throw back the clock in loss
Columbus 9, Charlotte 3 Shawn Haviland (1-3, 6.00) had a rough day after being named the game’s starter last minute in wake of Chris Beck‘s promotion for the White Sox double header. Haviland only allowed two earned runs in his 3.2 innings of work, but the defense did him no favors as he allowed seven runs... Read more »
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FutureSox TV: Adrian Nieto and Leury Garcia

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This week Daniel discusses Adrian Nieto and Leury Garcia as if they still had prospect status, the hopes for them and where they might rank on the FutureSox Prospect Rankings. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. Our... Read more »

2015 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

Birmingham opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Julio Vinas returns to manage the White Sox’ AA team. The Barons begin Southern League play at their Regions Field home park, hosting the Mobile Bay Bears, first pitch at 7:05pm CT. Here is a look at how the Barons’ roster is constructed, who to... Read more »

FutureSox TV: Spring Training Is Over

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This week Daniel brings his thoughts from Spring Training and touches on things from Carlos Rodon owning the Royals, Brett Austin getting a new number one fan and Onelki Garcia reminding us that we’re all human. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and... Read more »
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New Prospect Videos, including numerous ranked players

Our own Daniel Shapiro spent a week in Glendale taking photos and video, both of the major leaguers and minor leaguers. You can read some of his impressions here. But beyond that, he also spent time on the back fields, and posted about 20 new videos of prospects (and a few major leaguers) in the White Sox system that you won’t find... Read more »

Conference Call with Rick Hahn and Buddy Bell

General Manager Rick Hahn and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell were kind enough to host a conference call with several White Sox blog sites, including FutureSox. Here are some highlights from the call. Rick Hahn On the improvement of the farm system: Hahn said that he made the farm system a priority because he wanted... Read more »

Spring Training Week 2 - Updated Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real... Read more »
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Backup Backstop Battle - five men enter, one man leaves

The starting catching job with the White Sox to open 2015 seems pretty well locked in with Tyler Flowers. But who backs him up? And do any of these players have enough to potentially supplant him as the year goes on? Unlike the field vying for starting at second base, the group going after the... Read more »
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