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Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader

Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash played two against the Down East Wood Ducks on Sunday, and like many things in life, there was both good and bad. They dropped game one 2-1 in extras (“extras” in the world of minor league doubleheaders is anything after seven innings) and game two 9-0, gathering exactly one hit in doing... Read more »

2019 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2019 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Kannapolis Intimidators open the 2019 season at home against the Rome Braves on Thursday April 4th at 7:00PM ET. Ryan Newman will be the manager of the Intimidators after being in Birmingham last season with the Barons. Jose Bautista is returning to the South Atlantic League as pitching coach. Cole Armstrong will be the... Read more »

Preview: White Sox Fall Instructs

Preview: White Sox Fall Instructs
The regular and post-season games have ended for all seven White Sox affiliates in 2018. Three teams went to the playoffs, and one of those won a league championship (Great Falls). Now we move into the off-season. Players have scattered to the four winds, but some will breeze back to the team’s Camelback Ranch facility... Read more »
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Catching Up with the Kannapolis Backstops

Catching Up with the Kannapolis Backstops
Since A.J. Pierzynski left the team in 2012, the catching position has been a revolving door for the White Sox. And had A.J. not have been a locker room problem at his previous stops they probably would not have had a chance to acquire him. If you’re old enough to remember the last time the... Read more »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/22

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/22
This past week on the White Sox farm saw many of its best performances come from the starting rotations for Charlotte and Winston-Salem, while it was the hitters doing the most for Birmingham and Kannapolis. Overall there were plenty of big numbers put up by prospects, which we detail here by team. Charlotte Knights (AAA)... 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 »

Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our 2018 Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our 2018 Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, 2018! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Monday: The Just Missed article (this one) Tuesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules Wednesday: The FULL LIST, with 1-15 capsules Thursday: Writers’ roundtable discussion of the rankings The Sox farm... Read more »

Fall Instructs for White Sox prospects - roster and preview

Fall Instructs for White Sox prospects - roster and preview
The Fall Instructional League in Arizona is about to begin, and the White Sox squad opens play on September 21st. Also commonly referred to as simply Instructs, you can think of this league as the Arizona Fall League’s younger brother. Unlike the AFL, where teams only send seven or eight hand-picked players, usually from the... Read more »
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Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our Midseason Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our Midseason Top 30
Welcome to White Sox prospects rankings week, midseason 2017! We release Top 30 Prospects lists twice a year. For each cycle, we post three articles. The first gives short blurbs on a handful of players who did not make the list, but were discussed and just missed. Tomorrow we will release the 30th to 16th... Read more »
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