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A Tale of Two Outfielders: Courtney Hawkins and Jason Coats

A Tale of Two Outfielders: Courtney Hawkins and Jason Coats
Now why on earth would one want to compare Courtney Hawkins and Jason Coats, other than the fact that both are outfielders? Their tool kits are vastly different, as are their age & level. Their draft pedigrees aren’t in the same zip code, let alone ballpark. Where one is a top 10 or even top... Read more »

State of the System: Outfield

State of the System: Outfield
Positional Overview: Adam Eaton’s debut season on the south side was a great success. He showed himself to be an ideal leadoff hitter, batting .300 with a .362 BABIP, and his 2.9 WAR ranked 3rd amongst White Sox hitters, behind only Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez. Rick Hahn acted quickly to lock Eaton up long-term,... Read more »

Player Development Q and A with Nick Capra and Kirk Champion

I – along with two other White Sox bloggers – had the exciting opportunity to speak with Nick Capra (White Sox Director of Player Development) and Kirk Champion (White Sox Field Coordinator). While the Q&A was mainly centered around AAA Charlotte, the topics ranged from Carlos Rodon’s promotion, to breakout White Sox prospects in the... Read more »
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2015 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

Birmingham opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Julio Vinas returns to manage the White Sox’ AA team. The Barons begin Southern League play at their Regions Field home park, hosting the Mobile Bay Bears, first pitch at 7:05pm CT. Here is a look at how the Barons’ roster is constructed, who to... Read more »

FutureSox TV: Spring Training Is Over

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This week Daniel brings his thoughts from Spring Training and touches on things from Carlos Rodon owning the Royals, Brett Austin getting a new number one fan and Onelki Garcia reminding us that we’re all human. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and... Read more »

Thoughts from Glendale

Thoughts from Glendale
I’ve returned to school in Columbia, MO after spending last week in Glendale watching Spring Training. So there won’t be an episode of FutureSox TV this week, but here are some behind the scenes prospect-related items that I took away while running around the minor league fields and the major league ballparks. Carlos Rodon is... Read more »
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Spring Training - Final Stock Report

We’ve been taking a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real contention (i.e.... Read more »

Conference Call with Rick Hahn and Buddy Bell

General Manager Rick Hahn and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell were kind enough to host a conference call with several White Sox blog sites, including FutureSox. Here are some highlights from the call. Rick Hahn On the improvement of the farm system: Hahn said that he made the farm system a priority because he wanted... Read more »

Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers 03/22/15

Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers 03/22/15
Photos from the Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers spring training game in Phoenix, AZ on March 22, 2015.
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Spring Training Week 2 - Updated Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real... Read more »
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