Posts tagged "Charlotte Knights"

2014 Charlotte Knights season preview

Minor league Opening Day is here! Games start today for all four White Sox full season affiliates. Continuing with our season previews, next up is the Charlotte Knights of the AAA International League. The Opening Day ages of the players are in parentheses unless otherwise noted. For the hitters position is also listed. Charlotte (2013... Read more »

Minor Madness - Can Charlotte carry 28 pitchers?

This time of year, there are always more players in the organization than there is room for on active major and minor league rosters.  If you attempt a depth chart for the April-starting affiliates (Class A and up), even leaving out the guys likely to be in rookie ball (which starts in June), you end... Read more »

2013 Charlotte season in review

Following the act of the 2012 Charlotte Knights wasn’t going to be easy. That year the Knights managed to make the playoffs despite having player after player join the big league club. The 2013 Knights didn’t have as much roster instability, or as much success. They went 65-78 to finish 21.5 games out of first... Read more »
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One Week In - What We've Learned

The first week of minor league games is in the books now, and despite the very small sample size, we’ve already learned a lot.  The stats don’t tell much of a story yet – far too early for that.  But the roster announcements, and then the first few games for each affiliate, do tell us... Read more »

The Next Wave - Non-Top 25 Prospects to Watch in 2013

At any given point in the season, there are well over two hundred players in the White Sox minor league system, spread out among seven US affiliate teams, a Dominican Summer League squad, and instructional leagues.  Twice a year, we publish a list of the current Top 25 prospects in the system – roughly the top... Read more »

Blogger Conference Call w/ Buddy Bell

Buddy Bell, from the White Sox front office in Player Development, was kind enough to sit in on a conference call with various White Sox social media and blog sites, including FutureSox.  Here are some notes from the call… –Asked about moving prospects aggressively up the system, Bell said that “players dictate the speed at... Read more »
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Will Coop Fix 'Em? 2013 Spring Training Edition

What do John Danks, Gavin Floyd, Matt Thornton, Phil Humber and Donnie Veal have in common?  They were all highly drafted and touted pitching prospects who fell well short of expectations as they ascended the minor league ladder… until they came to the White Sox.  Then what happened? Coop fixed ‘em. It has become so... Read more »

2013 Pre-Season Top 25 White Sox Prospects - Full List

We already published the 11-25 portion of the list, so for detailed write-ups on those players, click here. This is the full Top 25, including write-ups for the Top 10. Also we list the other prospects we considered for the list at the bottom… The 2012 White Sox campaign was one of surpassing expectations, but... Read more »

2013 Pre-Season Top White Sox Prospects - 11-25

The 2012 White Sox campaign was one of surpassing expectations, but without the happy ending.  A team that played about a dozen rookies, including a long list of graduates from our 2012 Pre-Season and Mid-Season lists, fell just short of winning the AL Central.  For a farm system that has been (often rightly) criticized for... Read more »
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2012 Charlotte Season in Review

The season in review series comes to an end with the highest affiliate, the AAA Charlotte Knights. The Knights had a great season, going 83-61 to win the International League South Division by a long shot and made it to the IL Championship Series. Although the Knights’ playoff run ended with a three-game sweep at... Read more »
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