Tag: Gavin Sheets

White Sox extend Spring Training invitations to 27 non-rostered players

White Sox extend Spring Training invitations to 27 non-rostered players
The White Sox extended major league Spring Training invites to 27 non-rostered players. Among those already a part of the system includes: right-handed pitchers Jonathan Stiever, Codi Heuer, Tyler Johnson; left-handers Kodi Medeiros, who cleared waivers and was outrighted to Charlotte, and Hunter Schryver. Andrew Vaughn, Nick Madrigal highlight the invited bats. Gavin Sheets, Daniel... Read more »

Charlotte Knights Manager Wes Helms has quality to work with in 2020

Charlotte Knights Manager Wes Helms has quality to work with in 2020
Charlotte, NC — New Charlotte Knights Manager Wes Helms expects a break-out year for Gavin Sheets in 2020. “His make-up is top-notch,” Helms said. “He is one guy to really keep an eye on.” Helms should know better than anyone. He managed Sheets last year in Birmingham, where the 23-year-old first baseman hit .267, with... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin
On this installment of the FutureSox round table, Mike Rankin welcomes Ken Sawilchik and James Fox via Skype to discuss the recent news regarding the Chicago White Sox 40-man roster. They also took time to discuss the firing of Double-A Birmingham manager Omar Vizquel. The conversation concludes with a bit of fortune telling as it pertains... Read more »
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White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
Rick Hahn made it clear in late September that designated hitter would be among the positions addressed this offseason. The White Sox may be eyeing across international waters at an intriguing opportunity to fill that exact need. The latest talent available out of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) is left-handed slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Born in Hashimoto,... Read more »

Gavin Sheets Improving, Tyler Johnson a Fall-Star in Arizona Fall League

Gavin Sheets Improving, Tyler Johnson a Fall-Star in Arizona Fall League
For the White Sox prospects participating in the Arizona Fall League this year, it’s been a rough start to say the least. After most of them got off to a slow start, the offensive and pitching struggles have become a trend as we are reaching the halfway point of the season. Luckily, this hasn’t been the... Read more »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Hitters

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Hitters
This is the first of two articles recapping the Chicago White Sox 2019 Double-A affiliate, Birmingham Barons. Included in this first piece is a breakdown of position players. The second will feature a recap of strictly pitchers.  Newly appointed Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel worked with 52 players throughout the 2019 Southern League campaign. With... Read more »
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Tyler Johnson shines, rest of the group struggles in early goings of the AFL season

Tyler Johnson shines, rest of the group struggles in early goings of the AFL season
The Arizona Fall League has made some changes to their schedule this season. They’ve bumped the games up almost a month earlier and this year features primarily night games, which is something they haven’t done in the past. While the schedule is different, the objective of the league remains the same. It gives prospects the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 75-64 Final placement: 2nd place in International League South Division; missed playoffs. Final Team Stats The Charlotte Knights led the International League in attendance and provided the locals with much excitement in the Queen City. A playoff berth was on the line until the very end... Read more »

2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition

2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition
The rosters for the Arizona Fall League were released this week. Seven White Sox minor leaguers will be participating, along with hitting coach Cole Armstrong as members of the Glendale Desert Dogs. The Arizona Fall League is an annual prospect showcase that runs from mid-September through late-October. Major league organizations generally send 5-7 players as... Read more »
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2019 Midseason Rankings: TwitterBag Questions

Twitter can be a divisive place but our readers are the best! They were asked to come up with mailbag questions that correspond with rankings week. They didn’t take that opportunity for granted. Below are the questions that we were submitted and our responses to the best of our knowledge. As always, thanks for reading... Read more »
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