Tag: Birmingham Barons

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/8 to 4/14

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/8 to 4/14
CUT TO A THEATRICAL SCORE Announcer: Introducing… THE SCORE HEIGHTENS Announcer: Overreaction Theater…starring your 2019 Chicago White Sox farm system. Two narratives continue to burn through White Sox Twitter: Winston-Salem OF Luis Robert should be promoted to Birmingham and Charlotte SS Danny Mendick should be promoted to the main roster. Well I’m here to douse... Read more »

Road Trip: A Guide to Watching the Minor League Affiliates

Road Trip: A Guide to Watching the Minor League Affiliates
Having become a part of FutureSox in the offseason, it had been a number of years since I’d attended a minor league game. Being new to the team, I felt it was imperative to amass as much knowledge as possible about the minor league system. To that end, I made the trek down to Victory... Read more »

This Post Intentionally Does Not Mention Tim Tebow

This Post Intentionally Does Not Mention Tim Tebow
Your browser does not support iframes. Earlier this week, the White Sox signed Cuban mega-prospect Luis Robert. This article is not about that (although this article is, if you want to get up to date on the teenager). Robert has been described by one anonymous scout as “the best player on the planet,” something that will... Read more »
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Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects

Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects
As the first calendar month of the minor league season draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the last few weeks of play and see who should get a promotion to the next level, and why that player also shouldn’t get a promotion! CHARLOTTE 1. Yoan Moncada Why he should: Moncada, second-base prospect... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast: Nick Hostetler speaks and a game of over/under

FutureSox Podcast: Nick Hostetler speaks and a game of over/under
Rob and Brian start the show with a game of over/under featuring White Sox prospects, they answer Twitter questions from the @FutureSox Twitter feed and White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler calls in to talk about the MLB draft (34:45). Listen below, or you can subscribe via iTunes or Podomatic… Want to know right away... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospect Report, 4/14

Top White Sox Prospect Report, 4/14
Primer: The Top Prospect Report is a new weekly piece here at FutureSox highlighting the top prospects in the system. More specifically, it will cover the top 15 prospects as classified by their most recent FS ranking. This can serve as your one-stop shop to see weekly and season stat lines for all the high-end... Read more »
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Week One: Wearing small-sample-size-colored glasses

Editor’s note: We’ve changed our daily content format for 2017, and will no longer be doing daily game recaps. Instead, we will provide content more focused on the news and info that our readers have asked about, specifically covering the prospects. On Thursdays, Julie Brady will serve as our new “columnist”, providing a higher-level view... Read more »

Projecting the org depth chart - post-shopping closet cleanup

Projecting the org depth chart - post-shopping closet cleanup
Some of our readers and followers have been asking us on social media which prospects will open with which affiliates. We don’t know for sure of course, nor does anyone yet, even the White Sox. Spring Training will shake out a lot of question marks, and there’s typically a wave of releases and minor trades in March... Read more »

Projecting the org depth chart - like cleaning out your closet

At this point, it seems unlikely the White Sox will make many more moves that substantially effect the farm this offseason, either by addition or subtraction. Surely there will be a few more minor league free agent org guys signed over the winter, and February will see the usual small wave of releases and trades... Read more »
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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 »
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