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2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons opened play last night with a 5-4 win in Chattanooga. Julio Vinas was originally slated to manage the Double-A Affiliate but he will be taking some time away from the team indefinitely due to family/personal reasons. Ryan Newman will return to the dugout after managing the Arizona League White Sox in 2017.... Read more »

Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our 2018 Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - Prospects who just missed our 2018 Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, 2018! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Monday: The Just Missed article (this one) Tuesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules Wednesday: The FULL LIST, with 1-15 capsules Thursday: Writers’ roundtable discussion of the rankings The Sox farm... Read more »

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects
Chris Getz and his player development staff are facing a logistical conundrum. They are surely happy with the deep farm system the club has rapidly built, and one can only imagine their excitement to get all those players back on the field this spring. After watching games on the back fields at Camelback Ranch in... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters
2017 was a big year for the White Sox minor league system. They acquired a wave of highly considered prospects from other teams, rode some success from both the 2016 and 2017 drafts, and for the first time in many years the Latin American pipeline is starting to generate some success in the system. The... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2017: Players ranked 16-30

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2017: Players ranked 16-30
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 »

White Sox Top Prospect Report, 7/7

White Sox Top Prospect Report, 7/7
Primer: The Top Prospect Report is a weekly post here at FutureSox highlighting performances of the top prospects in the system. More specifically, it will cover the top 15 prospects (plus an occasional bonus or two) as classified by their most recent FS ranking. This can serve as your one-stop shop to see weekly and... Read more »
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White Sox Prospect Hot List, 6/6

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 6/6
The White Sox Hot List is back after a two week hiatus and as the weather heats up, so have some of the prospects. Let’s have some fun with small sample sizes, shall we? Charlotte Knights Much has been written about the odyssey of Lucas Giolito from presumed #1 draft pick, to Tommy John Surgery... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month, May 2017

After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (~50 PA or 10 IP minimum), and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. This is... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospect Report, 5/26

Top White Sox Prospect Report, 5/26
Primer: The Top Prospect Report is a weekly post here at FutureSox highlighting performances of the top prospects in the system. More specifically, it will cover the top 15 prospects (plus an occasional bonus or two) as classified by their most recent FS ranking. This can serve as your one-stop shop to see weekly and... Read more »
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Interviews with 5 Kannapolis hitters and their HC

While we were visiting Kannapolis earlier this month for four games, we conducted a number of interviews. We already published our Q&A with the pitchers and their coaches. This article has highlights from interviews with five hitters and their Hitting Coach. This was a two-writer effort. Matt Cassidy interviewed Dismuke and Booker, while I interviewed... Read more »
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