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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5
TINSTAAPP. After only a year in the White Sox’ farm system, LHP Carlos Rodón made his major league debut. An NC State product, Rodón was polished when the Sox took him 3rd overall in the 2014 MLB draft. Five years and 529 innings later and what do we really know about Rodón? A pitcher of... Read more »

April Showers Bring...Minor League Promotions Aplenty!

April Showers Bring...Minor League Promotions Aplenty!
It’s not quite May yet and 21-year-old outfielder Luis Robert has already earned a promotion to Double-A Birmingham. Luis Robert promoted to Birmingham — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) April 30, 2019 “La Pantera” has arrived. Join us in welcoming Luis Robert to Birmingham!#BuiltInBham | #WhiteSox pic.twitter.com/aOMgdY1D2G — Birmingham Barons (@BhamBarons) April 30, 2019 Robert has played... Read more »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons were scheduled to open play on Thursday April 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi against the Shuckers. The Barons will be managed by former big leaguer Omar Vizquel this year as he ascends upward from the Carolina League. Richard Dotson returns to Birmingham as the pitching coach and Charles Poe will take over as... 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 »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19
By now we’ve all had time to properly process our feelings regarding Michael Kopech’s impending call-up from Charlotte (if not, read this), and although I’m exhilarated to see the young fire-baller Tuesday, all the promotion has done is left me asking, “Why not Eloy?” To reminisce on the noted checking the boxes quote, yes, Kopech... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/30 to 8/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/30 to 8/5
It’s FutureSox rankings week. We’re ramping up our usual prospect coverage with a plethora of ratings. From our Just Missed list (which was Just Published right here) to the FutureSox Top 30 (full list on Wednesday), stay on top of all of it. Type your email address in the box on the right-side bar (or... Read more »
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Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates

Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates
It’s promotion day in the minor leagues as far as the White Sox are concerned. The Charlotte Knights, Birmingham Barons, Winston-Salem Dash and Kannapolis Intimidators  have all seen some movement. Luis Robert heading to the Winston-Salem Dash in High-A from Kannapolis was the first official announcement and one that shouldn’t have been a surprise. #WhiteSox... Read more »

2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons opened play last night with a 5-4 win in Chattanooga. Julio Vinas was originally slated to manage the Double-A Affiliate but he will be taking some time away from the team indefinitely due to family/personal reasons. Ryan Newman will return to the dugout after managing the Arizona League White Sox in 2017.... Read more »

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 1

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 1
Top 100 prospect lists and publications are usually devoid of true relief pitchers. As a matter of fact, relievers are only rarely listed on organization’s top 30 prospect lists. These truths don’t mean that relievers aren’t important though. With the way major league baseball is being played of late, teams are placing a premium on relief... Read more »
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White Sox Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who They Could Lose, Add

White Sox Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who They Could Lose, Add
Baseball’s annual winter meetings have begun and the hot stove is simmering as teams have made trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday December 14th (beginning at 9am ET) after the completion of the Rule 5 draft. Like last year, the White Sox are still in rebuilding mode and this event... Read more »
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