Tag: Blake Rutherford

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot
Our latest Top 30 list is fascinating not only in terms of the overall projections but the subplots that play out beneath the surface. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is separating the pack of outfielders that are jammed up in the latter half of the top 15 of our rankings. The... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast 2019.3 ft. Laz Rivera, Blake Rutherford, Jason Benetti, and Rick Hahn

FutureSox Podcast 2019.3 ft. Laz Rivera, Blake Rutherford, Jason Benetti, and Rick Hahn
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring White Sox prospects Laz Rivera and Blake Rutherford as well as tv play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti, and White Sox GM Rick Hahn! In our third FutureSox podcast of 2019, Clinton Cole spoke with both Laz Rivera and Blake Rutherford on their 2018 seasons as well as what to expect... Read more »

2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows

2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows
We compile prospect rankings twice a year on FutureSox and each time around there is plenty of debate behind the scenes. One voter loves Prospect X and doesn’t get why another voter has Prospect Y ahead of him. The debates can get intense. Here is the most recent version of the finished product, the Top... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST
Twice annually, FutureSox writers 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 out specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. This is the full list, including capsules for the top 15, the names for... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Outfielders

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Outfielders
Welcome to the last entry in this new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Separate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. Like the starting pitchers edition, this list ranks the top ten outfielders in... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2018 Winston-Salem Dash
Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (Advanced A) Final Record: 84-54 Overall (41-29 First Half, 43-25 Second Half) Final Placement: 1st in first half, tie for first in second half in Southern Division, Lost 3-0 to Buies Creek Astros in the first round of playoffs Complete Team Stats With players like Dylan Cease, Luis Robert,... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 66-72 overall (32-36 1st half, 34-36 2nd half) Final placement: 5th in 1st half, 3rd in 2nd half in North Division, no playoffs. Complete Team Stats The Barons had a few of the best prospects in the system spend time on the roster during 2018. But a few very-highly-ranked prospects aside,... Read more »

Dash Rule Everything Around Me

Dash Rule Everything Around Me
Astute readers may have noticed that this Thursday column has something of a Winston-Salem Dash bias, when I’m not writing about the absurdity of Eloy Jiménez still playing in the minor leagues (it’s absurd, just pay him). There are some solid reasons for this: 1) The Dash are very good (they clinched the playoffs back in... Read more »

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms
The first time I went to see Nick Madrigal play, it rained a lot. It rained all day, then stopped long enough to lure me out of my apartment, then rained again. I sat in my car in the parking lot of BB&T Ballpark for ten minutes while it rained. I watched water inches deep... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - FULL LIST

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - FULL LIST
Twice annually, FutureSox writers 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 out specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. This is the full list, including capsules for the top 15, the names for... Read more »
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