Tag: Felix Paulino

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine
We’re not White Sox fans because we’re optimists. Or maybe we are, actually, I don’t know — why else would we still follow a team that has made the playoffs nine times in its 100+ year existence? In either case, here we are. Our top 80 prospects all need elbow surgery. The major league roster... Read more »

 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons were scheduled to open play on Thursday April 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi against the Shuckers. The Barons will be managed by former big leaguer Omar Vizquel this year as he ascends upward from the Carolina League. Richard Dotson returns to Birmingham as the pitching coach and Charles Poe will take over as... Read more »
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A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture

A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture
While local reports describe weather across the Midwest at the tail end of January as “bitterly cold,” I’m doing my best to put myself in a spring-like mood. I tried to tie in some sort of “escape the cold” metaphor as it relates to the conclusion of the Winter Leagues in Venezuela, Mexico and the Dominican Republic,... Read more »

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues
Chicago just got its first measurable snow of the winter, and the White Sox are in full offseason roster change mode. But for some minor leaguers, winter means more baseball. Each offseason, a handful or dozen prospects elect to play in one of the winter leagues in the Caribbean or even as far away as... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26
***EDIT 13:59 CT: AZL White Sox not yet eliminated from playoffs, that section has been updated*** For months now, White Sox fans have been clamoring for the major league debuts of the two uber-prospects steaming through AAA competition. Finally last week, the dam broke for one. Flame-throwing right-hander Michael Kopech made his Major League Debut... Read more »
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Arms trade: White Sox send Avilan out, receive Felix Paulino

Arms trade: White Sox send Avilan out, receive Felix Paulino
The White Sox announced a trade today, shipping left-handed reliever Luis Avilan to the Phillies in exchange for minor league pitcher Felix Paulino. Paulino is a 23-year-old Dominican right-hander who started his pro career relatively late, at age 19 in the DSL in 2014. A starter in his first three seasons up through 2016 in the short season New... Read more »
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