Tag: Gavin Sheets

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 »

2019 Draft Preview: Andrew Vaughn

2019 Draft Preview: Andrew Vaughn
Andrew Vaughn  School: California  Position: 1B Height/Weight: 6’0″ 215 pounds B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 4/3/1998  Previously Drafted: Wasn’t Drafted in 2016 Scouting Reports High school: Vaughn attended Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, California. Carrillo high is a public school located in the Rincon Valley neighborhood that was opened in 1996. It serves approximately 1600 students from... 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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Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects

Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects
It’s a fool’s errand to judge draft classes in any sport in the immediacy in which many of us do so. In baseball, it’s especially tough to grasp. The White Sox have one of the deepest farm systems in the sport and publications have painted a rosy picture to even the most casual of baseball... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects ranked 16-30, Pre-season 2019

Top White Sox Prospects ranked 16-30, Pre-season 2019
Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox 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 “teaser,”... Read more »

Podcast Episode 2018.10 ft. Dylan Cease and Gavin Sheets

Podcast Episode 2018.10 ft. Dylan Cease and Gavin Sheets
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring White Sox Prospects Dylan Cease and Gavin Sheets! In our first Future Sox offseason podcast, Clint interviewed both Dylan Cease and Gavin Sheets via Skype. Both were a blast to talk with and provided a wealth of knowledge on their seasons and being a part of the White Sox... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects by Position – First Base

Top White Sox Prospects by Position – First Base
Welcome to another entry in a new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Seperate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we are going to list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. This article covers the top first basemen in the system, quite possibly... Read more »

Roundtable: Four blogs discuss the state of the Sox minor leagues

Roundtable: Four blogs discuss the state of the Sox minor leagues
Hearing a variety of perspectives on something as dynamic as the White Sox rebuild is valuable for fans. FutureSox has eight writers at present but we don’t have all the answers. There are dozens of blogs who write about the team, and in that world you can find myriad perspectives on individual prospects and the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Winston-Salem Dash

Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (Advanced A) Final Record: 84-54 Overall (41-29 First Half, 43-25 Second Half) Final Placement: 1st in first half, tie for first in second half in Southern Division, Lost 3-0 to Buies Creek Astros in the first round of playoffs Complete Team Stats With players like Dylan Cease, Luis Robert,... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 66-72 overall (32-36 1st half, 34-36 2nd half) Final placement: 5th in 1st half, 3rd in 2nd half in North Division, no playoffs. Complete Team Stats The Barons had a few of the best prospects in the system spend time on the roster during 2018. But a few very-highly-ranked prospects aside,... Read more »
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