Tag: Craig Dedelow

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts
I remember getting up close to Luis Robert in person at this year’s SoxFest. Listed at 6-3, 185lbs, I felt as if I was staring at an NFL safety. I caught three at-bats of his at the backfields of Minor League Spring training. Mouth agape, I watched Robert barrel up a liner to left and... Read more »

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Thursday, April 4th kicks off another season of Carolina League play where the defending first-and-second-half champion Winston-Salem Dash hope to make it two postseason appearances in a row. 2018 will be tough to top after the Dash finished 30 games above .500, but there is still more than enough talent expected at the White Sox Advanced-A... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Kannapolis Intimidators

Season in Review: 2018 Kannapolis Intimidators
Team: Kannapolis Intimidators League: South Atlantic League (A) Final record: 74-63 overall (39-28 1st half, 35-35 2nd half) Final placement: 2nd in 1st half, 4th in 2nd half in Northern Division, wild card winner. Lost in 1st round of playoffs. Complete Team Stats The White Sox’ Class A affiliate had gone from 2009 to 2016 without a postseason appearance. But... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17
Cheers to Winston-Salem, the Carolina League First Half Champs. The team with too many outfielders secured a postseason berth June 14th. The title is notably the organization’s first since 2012. The Dash have been phenomenal with manager Omar Vizquel at the helm. As the draft roster churn begins to happen, the team will change. Players... Read more »

Prospect Focus: Craig Dedelow

Prospect Focus: Craig Dedelow
NOTE: This article was written by Dan Victor, as a guest of FutureSox. Dan is a regular at games in North Carolina, especially Kannapolis, where he can often be seen with a radar gun in the scout seats. He also writes for the site Scouting the Sally. His teammates call him “Deeds”. But unlike the... Read more »

Smash Mouth Would Be Proud

Smash Mouth Would Be Proud
All-Star rosters for sub-Triple-A teams have been announced, and the White Sox are… well represented. A total of eighteen White Sox prospects have been named All-Stars from the @BhamBarons, @WSDashBaseball and Kannapolis @Intimidators. — Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) June 12, 2018 For context, there were 11 last season (with a few soon-to-be Sox like Bryant Flete... Read more »
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Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots

Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots
Welcome to June, a brand new month! A little-known Baseball Rule is that you’re allowed to totally forget your team’s performance for the preceding months when a new one begins, so everyone, congratulations on the 3-2 Chicago White Sox. 16 isn’t that many games back for the wild card, right? In fact, there are a... Read more »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/29

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/29
Some fun storylines emerged in the last week on the farm. Matt Skole got his first promotion to the big leagues at 28 years old, Barons hitters just keeping bashing, Dash pitchers have turned the tables and are leading the way, and the Intimidators can’t seem to lose. Let’s look at some of the individual... Read more »

The Kannapolis Piranhas?

The Kannapolis Piranhas?
The Intimidators are, as of this writing, in first place with a 13-6 overall record to start the 2018 campaign. Part of their success thus far is a lineup that, while lacking star prospect power, also lacks clear holes. The starting nine are all players with enough tools and skills to keep them in the... Read more »
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2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Class A Kannapolis Intimidators opened South Atlantic League play on Thursday, April 5th at home against Lakewood, and as of this writing are 1-1. The team is managed by Justin Jirschele, who even in his second year as the team’s leader is only 27 years old. Last year he was the youngest manager in all... Read more »
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