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Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap
Every year in mid-September, once the minor-league seasons have ended, a brief supplemental season for the youngest / newest minor league players, including many from the Dominican or Venezuelan leagues, head to Arizona (and Florida) for the Fall Instructional League, or “Instructs” as they’re called. For 3 weeks, the 50+ farmhands who were invited to... Read more »

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why
***UPDATE 9/23: Our Kim Contreras will be taking in some of the games at Instructs, and getting video, which we will publish later. The White Sox are sending 50 of their minor leaguers to the fall Instructional League in Arizona. Instructs are an annual camp conducted by all thirty major league clubs, bringing some of... Read more »

Season in Review: 2015 Kannapolis Intimidators

The Kannapolis Intimidators were 64-74 and finished fifth in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division. The big hindrance to Kannapolis’ success this year was an overall good thing – many of their top players were promoted. Towards the end of the year, the Intimidators’ offense became rougher and rougher. All in all, they improved from... Read more »
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Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2015 Midseason Top 30

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2015 Midseason Top 30
After we publish each of our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we post a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players (published yesterday, here is the link), and this one covers pitchers. These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an... Read more »

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the... Read more »

State of the System: Relievers

Positional Overview: Last year, White Sox relievers combined to provide -0.3 WAR in value, in other words, they were awful. Rick Hahn made it one of his top priorities to improve the relief corps, and he did so in spectacular fashion with the signings of David Robertson (let’s all take a quick second to appreciate... Read more »
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Seven Intimidating Interviews

As part of our in-person visits to the White Sox affiliates, we’ve been interviewing players and managers along the way. I was at CMC-Northeast Stadium in Kannapolis with the Intimidators on May 3rd, and you can read our in-depth game and scouting report here. I had the opportunity to chat with seven prospects, and got some... Read more »

2015 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview

The minor league season started last night, but we still have one more team preview to finish up. The Kannapolis Intimidators started the season last night in a 2-1 loss, unable to take advantage of six scoreless innings from Jordan Guerrero. Let’s take a look at how the Intimidators figure to stack up in the... Read more »

Top 30 White Sox Prospects - 2015 Preseason

Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. A small twist this year – we’re going 30 deep instead of 25, partially as a reflection of how much deeper the system has gotten. This is the full top 30, including capsules for... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects: 2015 Preseason 16-30

Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. A small twist this year – we’re going 30 deep instead of 25, partially as a reflection of how much deeper the system has gotten. As usual, we are releasing in two posts.... Read more »
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