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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019
I think everyone might’ve given up on Carson Fulmer too soon. I for one gave up on him last year, making a point to highlight his struggles whenever I came across them (frequently), and at 25 years old, the dreaded bust label looks like it’s beginning to stick. To be fair, the stats say you’re... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19
By now we’ve all had time to properly process our feelings regarding Michael Kopech’s impending call-up from Charlotte (if not, read this), and although I’m exhilarated to see the young fire-baller Tuesday, all the promotion has done is left me asking, “Why not Eloy?” To reminisce on the noted checking the boxes quote, yes, Kopech... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/9 to 7/15

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/9 to 7/15
On a day where the baseball world was watching, two Birmingham Barons made it known their prospect status is more than justified. Birmingham OF Luis Alexander Basabe and RHP Dylan Cease played in the annual Futures Game. Basabe for Team World and Cease for Team USA. Basabe clobbered  a two-run homer in his second at bat... Read more »
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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 »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/23 to 4/29

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/23 to 4/29
With the White Sox already having an extra year of service time for both Charlotte P Michael Kopech and Birmingham OF Eloy Jimenez, it seems all but inevitable that both will be joining the team at some point in the season. I think it’s safe bet to say it’ll be after the Super 2 deadline sometime... Read more »

Emptying the Notebook: A-ball pitchers

Emptying the Notebook: A-ball pitchers
I already wrote up focus pieces on two key starting pitching prospects based on my trip through the A-ball affiliates – you can read all about Dylan Cease and Kade McClure. But I saw two other starters and a bunch of relievers in four games at Winston-Salem and Kannapolis, and they deserve some attention as... Read more »
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2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Class A Kannapolis Intimidators opened South Atlantic League play on Thursday, April 5th at home against Lakewood, and as of this writing are 1-1. The team is managed by Justin Jirschele, who even in his second year as the team’s leader is only 27 years old. Last year he was the youngest manager in all... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 6/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 6/5
Two months of the minor league schedules are now in the books. In this first week of June edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, three injured White Sox pitchers are sent on rehab assignments, White Sox minor leaguers of the month for May are named and the White Sox scouting department... 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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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 »
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