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2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Thursday, April 4th kicks off another season of Carolina League play where the defending first-and-second-half champion Winston-Salem Dash hope to make it two postseason appearances in a row. 2018 will be tough to top after the Dash finished 30 games above .500, but there is still more than enough talent expected at the White Sox Advanced-A... Read more »

Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history

Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history
Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert, Michael Kopech – if we hadn’t been so scarred by years of desolation, it would almost be hard to remember a time before the Sox farm system was so deep. Madrigal, Basabe, Cease. Even the rest-of-season DL is stacked – Burger, Burdi, potentially Dunning. But remember the days when Brent Morel... Read more »

The Kannapolis Piranhas?

The Kannapolis Piranhas?
The Intimidators are, as of this writing, in first place with a 13-6 overall record to start the 2018 campaign. Part of their success thus far is a lineup that, while lacking star prospect power, also lacks clear holes. The starting nine are all players with enough tools and skills to keep them in the... Read more »
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2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Class A Kannapolis Intimidators opened South Atlantic League play on Thursday, April 5th at home against Lakewood, and as of this writing are 1-1. The team is managed by Justin Jirschele, who even in his second year as the team’s leader is only 27 years old. Last year he was the youngest manager in all... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/10

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/10
In this all-star week edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, player of the month honors have been handed out, OF Luis Robert gets injured and the White Sox sign two more international free agents. In addition, we will update you on the happenings, news, notes and transactions regarding the White Sox minor leaguers and affiliates.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League New and Notes - 4/24

White Sox Minor League New and Notes - 4/24
In this edition of White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Nicky Delmonico had quite the week for Charlotte, Luis Robert is declared a free agent by Major League Baseball, and we’ll introduce you to Charlotte Knights pitching coach Steve McCatty, in addition to getting you caught up on the happenings, news, notes and transactions regarding the White... Read more »
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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 »

The Significant Hurt: White Sox prospect injury updates

It’s almost Opening Day, which means it’s almost time to become emotional hostages to the White Sox for another season! Time to draw that hood of eternal misery again over our faces and wait, grimacing, for what must come to pass. It makes us feel better to talk about the good things about the organization... Read more »

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30
It’s Rankings Week here at FutureSox and our Top 30 list will be released over two installments tomorrow and Thursday.  As you are likely aware, the White Sox acquired a number of significant prospects so far this offseason. That combined with a strong 2016 draft and continued emergence of Latin American prospects contributed to the... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List
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 about specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the full... Read more »
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