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Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history

Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history
Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert, Michael Kopech – if we hadn’t been so scarred by years of desolation, it would almost be hard to remember a time before the Sox farm system was so deep. Madrigal, Basabe, Cease. Even the rest-of-season DL is stacked – Burger, Burdi, potentially Dunning. But remember the days when Brent Morel... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/25

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/25
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, we will check on the new prospects added to the organization from the Cubs and Yankees, several 2017 draft picks have been promoted and one top prospect is set to have season-ending surgery. In addition, we will update you on the rest of... Read more »

Season Preview: 2017 AZL White Sox

Season Preview: 2017 AZL White Sox
***UPDATE June 26th, 4:25pm CT: Just after this article was posted, the Sox announced to media that both Jake Burger and Gavin Sheets will indeed make brief appearances on the AZL club before going to full season ball. The Arizona Rookie League (AZL) started recently and it is home to the White Sox’ younger or... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/19

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/19
The Major League (Rule 4) Draft took most of the attention this past week, and with good reason, especially for the rebuilding White Sox. But there was also a division clinch on the farm, the release of a prospect once highly considered, and more going on outside the war rooms. Let’s dig in… Draft completed,... Read more »

2017 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview

2017 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview
The Intimidators opened play yesterday, starting another season at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, though it appears they may move to new digs in a couple years. A rising tide floats all ships, and the same factors that have dramatically improved the farm’s prospect depth – the Sale and Eaton trades and a strong 2016 draft class –... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

In-person report: Kannapolis Intimidators prospects, June 2016

In-person report: Kannapolis Intimidators prospects, June 2016
These are detailed reports on White Sox prospects I watched late last week in two games at Kannapolis. I also interviewed a handful of them, and those interviews will be published in a separate article the following day. I took in games on June 23rd and 25th. The game on the 23rd was only 4... Read more »

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview
Kannapolis opens play on Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Cole Armstrong (former White Sox catching prospect) becomes the team’s manager, promoted from Great Falls and following some of his players to full season ball. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Justin Jirschele, who just a year ago was still a player... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Preseason 2016 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Preseason 2016 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox 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 about specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the... Read more »
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