Posts tagged "Chicago White Sox"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

Winter Leagues Results for Sox Prospects and Players

***UPDATED 2:49pm CT to include Carlos Sanchez*** The Caribbean Winter Leagues have finished their regular seasons, so let’s take a peek at how some players in the White Sox organization did down south.  For a more in-depth look at which players were playing and why, you can also check out the previous article posted early midway through the winter... Read more »

2012 Midseason Top 25 FutureSox Prospects

With the White Sox in first place as we open July of 2012, one of the great story lines on this team is that 10 of the 25 players on the current active roster are rookies, including 5 in the bullpen and 2 in the starting rotation. That’s not including young players like Chris Sale... Read more »
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Sox Sign RHP John Bachanov

As was noted Wednesday by Kevin Goldstein on Twitter, the Sox have signed former 1st round supplemental pick of the Angels, RHP, John Bachanov. Baseball America had this to add in their transaction report: The Angels’ top pick in the ’07 draft, reliever Jon Bachanov follows the Bobby Jenks career path from Anaheim to Chicago.... Read more »

JPNese 9/8

It all ended with a whimper.  A 2-1 loss that seemed almost orchestrated.  Hanging fastballs, defensive indifference in the 8th inning in a 1 run game.  The Barons players excitedly claiming that they would be swinging at everything.  Wouldn’t have been the first time though, in 2007, the lowly Barons squad played their last game... Read more »

Hot and Cold 8/19-8/25

After back-to-back solid seasons from Matt Zaleski, there was some mild expectation for him in 2010, but he certainly hasn't delivered. Zaleski's appearance this week was particularly disastrous as he managed to give up 6 ER without recording one out. He gave up 4 hits (3x1B, 1xHR), and walked 2. For the season he has a 5.40 ERA with 80 SO/46 BB in 133.1 IP and a 9.66 ERA in his last 10 games. Honorable mentions: Jeff Marquez (5.1 IP, 11.81 ERA, 1 BB/4 SO), Joe Serafin (3.2 IP, 17.18 ERA, 4 BB/2 SO) and Nate Jones (4.2 IP, 7.71 ERA, 4 BB/2 SO).
Another week brings another great start from Andre Rienzo and Trayce Thompson returns to action in style. The week was not so kind to a couple of Knights, however.
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JPNese 8/26

Well…break up the Barons.  They’ve gone 8-6 over the past 2 weeks and seemingly increased their win total by almost 25%.  Fantastic timing.  With 11 games to go in the season and a 9 game deficit in the division, it’s more than likely that come Labor Day afternoon, the players will be packing up to... Read more »
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