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White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 1/8-2/4

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 1/8-2/4
It’s February. In less than two weeks, we will be able to say without preface, ‘Pitchers and Catchers, Report!’ So this will be our last truly “offseason” News and Notes of the 2017-2018 winter. By the end of February we will be back into weekly mode for Spring Training. While there have not been any... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 61-81 overall (35-36 Home, 26-45 Away) Final placement: Last (4th) in IL South Division  Complete 2017 Team Stats On paper, the Charlotte Knights looked like they were destined for lots of success in 2017, as they boasted the number one prospect in all of baseball (Yoan Moncada) and five of... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - Sept. 11

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - Sept. 11
In this post-season edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Kannapolis and Great Falls are in search of league titles, Michael Kopech picks up more post-season honors and OF Eloy Jimenez says, ‘I’m Ready’. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news, notes and transactions regarding the White Sox... Read more »
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Good, bad, ugly - high round picks in the White Sox minors

Good, bad, ugly - high round picks in the White Sox minors
The MLB draft is like baseball Hanukkah. Your team gets a present, uh, prospect every round, the odds against them are incredible, and the whole thing is stretched out over several days. The draft itself is spread out over 40 rounds, and with 30 teams, that ends up being hundreds and hundreds of players. Only... Read more »

Prospects Are Slim: A look at non-rookies in Charlotte

Prospects Are Slim: A look at non-rookies in Charlotte
The minor leagues are awash with exciting young players just starting to bloom into their potential, getting their mechanics down and developing velocity and learning how to hit dingers. These are young men who have never gotten a taste of the majors or been in a Turkish prison, players who still have their rookie status.... Read more »

2017 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

2017 Charlotte Knights Season Preview
The Charlotte Knights opened their season at home on Thursday, April 6th, in dramatic fashion with a walk-off victory in 11 innings over Norfolk. Mark Grudzielanek is the new skipper in the team’s historic 30th season. His staff includes Hitting Coach Andy Tomberlin, Pitching Coach Steve McCatty and Coach Garey Ingram. Expectations are high for Grudzielanek and... Read more »
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Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/29

Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/29
Welcome back to your weekly article covering all the happenings in the White Sox minor league system. The past week-plus hasn’t had a ton of news, but there were some transactions, and the hot stove continues to simmer. Trade talks around Jose Quintana and a few other current White Sox seem to be heating up... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights
The 2016 season looked to be a promising one for Charlotte, as the opening day roster included six of the organization’s top 30 prospects, including five on offense/defense led by pre-season top prospect Tim Anderson at short. Unfortunately, due to injuries within the team and at the major league level, team continuity never existed as... Read more »

2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview
Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Julio Vinas moves up from Birmingham to manage the highest level White Sox affiliate (AAA, International League) as they open on the road at Durham. Rich Dotson returns as Pitching Coach, joined by Hitting Coach Andy Tomberlin and assistant coach Tim Esmay. The... Read more »
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