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Season Preview: 2018 AZL White Sox

Season Preview: 2018 AZL White Sox
The Arizona Rookie League (AZL) started play on Monday and it is home to the White Sox younger or typically less-advanced rookie league affiliate. The Fire League is very interesting and our contributor Kim Contreras is usually witnessing much of the action on the ground level. Back in 2014, the White Sox left their rookie league... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17
Cheers to Winston-Salem, the Carolina League First Half Champs. The team with too many outfielders secured a postseason berth June 14th. The title is notably the organization’s first since 2012. The Dash have been phenomenal with manager Omar Vizquel at the helm. As the draft roster churn begins to happen, the team will change. Players... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers
Team: Great Falls Voyagers League: Pioneer League (Rk) Final record: 34-42 overall (15-23 1st half, 19-19 2nd half) Final placement: 3rd in 1st half, 1st in 2nd half in North Division. Lost in PIO Championship Series. Complete Team Stats The Voyagers are a perennial postseason presence in the Pioneer League, having made the playoffs in ten of the... Read more »
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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 »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 7/11

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 7/11
The Prospect Hot List is back and we have three weeks of action to break down for you. Reminder, I try to be as impartial as possible, meaning you might see some names on here that most would consider organizational depth. This column isn’t evaluating their future potential or total career (check out our rankings... Read more »

Season Preview: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers

Season Preview: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers
The Great Falls Voyagers open their campaign tonight at Helena. The Pioneer League affiliate is one of two rookie-level clubs in the White Sox organization. They typically are populated with the more polished rookie leaguers, often recent college draft picks (the younger, prep and less polished prospects usually go to the AZL team first). The Voyagers... Read more »
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Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why
The Fall Instructional League will be starting in Arizona on September 23rd. The purpose of Instructs is to provide a development-focused, short offseason league at and near the club’s main training facility. Games are played against other teams, but with a heavier dose of coaching presence. Rosters are generally filled with players from the rookie-level... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 AZL White Sox

Season in Review: 2016 AZL White Sox
Team: AZL White Sox League: Arizona League (a.k.a. Fire League) Final record: 21-35 Final placement: 5th (last) place in the Central Division Complete team stats Last year around this time, the AZL White Sox were celebrating a league championship. Clearly this year’s squad did not perform at that level, but that’s not to say the talent level... Read more »

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why
***UPDATE 9/23: Our Kim Contreras will be taking in some of the games at Instructs, and getting video, which we will publish later. The White Sox are sending 50 of their minor leaguers to the fall Instructional League in Arizona. Instructs are an annual camp conducted by all thirty major league clubs, bringing some of... Read more »
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2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review

2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review
Wednesday, September 2nd; Mariners Practice Field #2 It’s the bottom of the 9th in the Arizona League Championship Game. The visiting White Sox lead 3-1. Just three more outs and the title will belong to the South Siders. Righty Jack Charleston, who came on in the 8th and retired the minimum on infield ground-outs, returns... Read more »
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