Posts tagged "Jacob Petricka"

White Sox Rookie Watch: March/April

With the White Sox fielding a number of rookies to start the 2014 season, I thought it would be fun to track them all throughout the year. I will be breaking down their performances statistically, trying to identify trends, areas of weakness and strength, signs of progression and regression etc. I will be giving my... Read more »

State of the System: Relief Pitching

Positional Overview: The current White Sox bullpen is viewed as one of the biggest weakness of the team in 2014. That’s perhaps not a surprise after the Sox dealt least year’s reliable closer, Addison Reed, while not bringing in anyone of note to replace him. I believe the Sox made Matt Lindstrom the closer to... Read more »

Minor Madness - Can Charlotte carry 28 pitchers?

This time of year, there are always more players in the organization than there is room for on active major and minor league rosters.  If you attempt a depth chart for the April-starting affiliates (Class A and up), even leaving out the guys likely to be in rookie ball (which starts in June), you end... Read more »
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White Sox Spring Training Preview - Prospect Perspectives

Pitchers and Catchers report for Spring Training this weekend, and some players (minor and major leaguers) have already arrived at Camelback Ranch.  Aside from a little tinge of jealousy of players who get to run around on green grass in seventy degree temps, there’s quite a bit to get excited about for White Sox fans,... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2014 Preseason Top 25

Twice annually, in January and July, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system.  The list is released in two parts.  We released the 11-25 list a few days ago, with capsule for each player, which you can see here.  This is the full... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2014 Preseason, 11-25

Twice annually, in January and July, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system.  The list is released in two parts: numbers 11-25 first, then numbers 1-10.  Here is the first part of our 2014 preseason list. NOTES ON ELIGIBILITY: We consider a “prospect”... Read more »
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FutureSox YouTube Channel - Exclusive White Sox Prospect Videos

In 2013, FutureSox writers saw four of the organization’s six US affiliates in person.  During those visits, we took a lot of video, and now we’ve consolidated the recordings onto a YouTube Channel.  This gives you one-stop shopping for videos of White Sox prospects – we have video of about 40 prospects available on the... Read more »

2013 Charlotte season in review

Following the act of the 2012 Charlotte Knights wasn’t going to be easy. That year the Knights managed to make the playoffs despite having player after player join the big league club. The 2013 Knights didn’t have as much roster instability, or as much success. They went 65-78 to finish 21.5 games out of first... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2013 Mid-Season 11-25

The first half of the 2013 White Sox season is in the books, and it has not been pretty.  All indications point to a fire sale coming soon, and as Rick Hahn et al begin rejiggering the roster, more attention is being paid to what the Sox have down on the farm.  Catcher Josh Phegley was... Read more »
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Barons @ Smokies, 5/10/13 - In Living Color

FutureSox’ s local guest writer in Tennessee, Brian Balta, got to watch some of the organizations top prospects in person when the Birmingham Barons visited the Tennessee Smokies.  His report includes some video and analysis from the 5/10 game specifically.  For those who aren’t able to check out these prospects in person, here is your chance... Read more »
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