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2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash opened play on Thursday, along with the other three full-season affiliates. 2005 World Series hero Willie Harris takes over as manager of the Dash after a stint as the hitting coach in Great Falls last year. He is joined by Charlie Poe as the Hitting Coach and Brian Drahman takes over as... Read more »

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 »

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap
Every year in mid-September, once the minor-league seasons have ended, a brief supplemental season for the youngest / newest minor league players, including many from the Dominican or Venezuelan leagues, head to Arizona (and Florida) for the Fall Instructional League, or “Instructs” as they’re called. For 3 weeks, the 50+ farmhands who were invited to... Read more »
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2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters
With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on hitters. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (slash lines, XBH totals), but also some peripheral values (like contact rates) that may better indicate... 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 »

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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White Sox Prospects of the Month - July 2015

As the big league ballclub heated up, it seems so did the minor league teams and some of the organization’s top prospects. Only one White Sox affiliate (Great Falls) posted a losing record in July while Birmingham (20-8), Winston-Salem (19-11), Kannapolis (16-12) and the Arizona White Sox (14-9) had winning marks. The Barons won 13... Read more »

2015 AZL White Sox season preview

2015 AZL White Sox season preview
The 2015 draft is done and the White Sox have nearly their entire class under contract and assigned. The White Sox have two rookie affiliates, the Arizona League White Sox and the Great Falls Voyagers of the Pioneer League. The AZL White Sox are filled with talent this year, most coming from the 2015 MLB... Read more »

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2015

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2015
It’s draft day, which means the busiest few days of the year on FutureSox. Our collection of writers will be updating this post and adding individual posts when the White Sox select players throughout the draft. We will add as much info as we can find on the new White Sox draftees. You can also... Read more »
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