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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 »

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash will open Carolina League play on Thursday, April 5th (today!) at 7:00 PM at Carolina. 24-year major league veteran and 3-time All Star Omar Vizquel takes the reigns as manager of the Dash in 2018. Over the past four seasons, the 11-time Gold Glove winner was a member of Brad Ausmus‘ staff... Read more »

Fall Instructs for White Sox prospects - roster and preview

Fall Instructs for White Sox prospects - roster and preview
The Fall Instructional League in Arizona is about to begin, and the White Sox squad opens play on September 21st. Also commonly referred to as simply Instructs, you can think of this league as the Arizona Fall League’s younger brother. Unlike the AFL, where teams only send seven or eight hand-picked players, usually from the... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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Season Preview: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers

Season Preview: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers
The Great Falls Voyagers begin their 2016 season Friday night, squaring off with the Helena Brewers, the Pioneer League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Voyagers are mostly comprised of players in their early 20’s, with some players as old as 25 and some as young as 19. The majority of these players are coming... Read more »

2016 FutureSox Draft Tracker

2016 FutureSox Draft Tracker
It’s that time of year when the baseball community comes together to speculate/get excited/groan about players almost all of them have never seen play! In all seriousness, the MLB Draft is a big time of year for FutureSox and this year is no different. With it in mind that our collection of writers hasn’t seen... Read more »
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