Posts tagged "Erik Johnson"

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/28/2015: Erik Johnson is ready

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/28/2015: Erik Johnson is ready
Louisville 3, Charlotte 1 The Knights’ ace Erik Johnson lost a pitchers duel in a highly anticipated match-up with Red’s top prospect Robert Stephenson on Tuesday night. Johnson, who was scratched from a previous start to align schedules with heavily rumored Jeff Samardzija, only allowed an unearned run over six innings while striking out two.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/15/2015: Erik Johnson in the AAA All Star Game

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/15/2015: Erik Johnson in the AAA All Star Game
Four Charlotte Knights played in the AAA All Star Game, including Erik Johnson getting the starting nod. In other action, the Birmingham Barons have won seven straight games, without Jacob May or (for most of it) Courtney Hawkins. International League 4, Pacific Coast League 3 Erik Johnson continued his comeback tour with a decent, if... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 06/16/2015: EJ on speed dial

White Sox Minor League Recap 06/16/2015: EJ on speed dial
Charlotte 2, Pawtucket 0 If Erik Johnson were called up to Chicago, took John Danks’ spot in the rotation and woke the team up from its long slumber, it would be quite symbolic. Here was the team’s top ranked prospect left for dead after a bad start in Chicago in 2014 and subsequent AAA season.... 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 »

Interviews with Five Knights

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 BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte with the Knights on May 2nd, and you can read our in-depth game and scouting report here. I had the opportunity to chat with four prospects and the... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - April 2015

After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm.  Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances, and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. But as you will see, in the... Read more »

FutureSox TV: Rebounding Pitchers

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This week Daniel looks at some pitchers who have been having rebound seasons down in AAA and AA. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. Our list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 4/13/2015: the Erik Johnson of Old

Yet more solid starting pitching for three of the four affiliates as that theme continues, but the affiliates split the day. Probably the best news: Erik Johnson was partying like it was 2013… Charlotte 3, Durham 0 Journeyman offseason pickup Shawn Haviland posted a very solid start (5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 BB,... Read more »

2015 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

  UPDATED 4/9/15 9:19: to reflect slight changes to initial roster Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Joel Skinner returns to manage the top affiliate in the system. The White Sox’ AAA team begins International League play at home for their second year in new BB&T Ballpark, hosting the Norfolk Tide,... 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 »
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