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A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture

A Winter League Unlike the Rest: Recap, Results and Culture
While local reports describe weather across the Midwest at the tail end of January as “bitterly cold,” I’m doing my best to put myself in a spring-like mood. I tried to tie in some sort of “escape the cold” metaphor as it relates to the conclusion of the Winter Leagues in Venezuela, Mexico and the Dominican Republic,... Read more »

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues

White Sox Minor Leaguers in the Winter Leagues
Chicago just got its first measurable snow of the winter, and the White Sox are in full offseason roster change mode. But for some minor leaguers, winter means more baseball. Each offseason, a handful or dozen prospects elect to play in one of the winter leagues in the Caribbean or even as far away as... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/27 to 9/3

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/27 to 9/3
I have a fever and the only prescription is more playoff baseball. The Winston-Salem Dash, Kannapolis Intimidators and Great Falls Voyagers will rep the White Sox organization in the playoff this year. MORE PLAYOFFS. The Dash AKA the team of too many outfielders has been electric the entire year. The Dash won the first half... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 8/13 to 8/19
By now we’ve all had time to properly process our feelings regarding Michael Kopech’s impending call-up from Charlotte (if not, read this), and although I’m exhilarated to see the young fire-baller Tuesday, all the promotion has done is left me asking, “Why not Eloy?” To reminisce on the noted checking the boxes quote, yes, Kopech... 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 »

Winter Leagues Preview - focus on White Sox prospects

Winter Leagues Preview - focus on White Sox prospects
The current focus on the offseason leagues for prospects is on the Arizona Fall League and the Fall Instructional League, both of which are well underway (and you can follow those links to our previews). But the foreign winter leagues are just getting started, with some not even open yet. There are at least 17... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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