Posts tagged "Kannapolis Intimidators"

An Unheralded Duo: Evaluating Andre Wheeler and Jordan Guerrero

A-ball teammates at Kannapolis, Andre Wheeler and Jordan Guerrero split their starting pitching appearances throughout the 2014 season. This tandem program, if you will, was largely conducted in an effort to develop both pitchers. Wheeler, a converted outfielder from college, needed in-game repetitions. Similarly, Guerrero needed repetitions as he was coming back from an injury suffered in July... Read more »

2014 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview

Next up in our team previews is the Low-A South Atlantic League affiliate Kannapolis Intimidators. The Intimidators, like the rest of the White Sox affiliates, start Thursday and they will also be hosting the season opener. Greenville visits CMC-Northeast Stadium with the first pitch scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Central time. The Opening Day ages of... Read more »

2013 Kannapolis season in review

The Kannapolis Intimidators had a number of young, raw prospects on the roster at various points in 2013 and the team’s record reflected that. Kanny was 27-41 in the first half and 34-35 in the second half in the South Atlantic League. As the younger players started to adapt to Low-A baseball, the Intimidators enjoyed... Read more »

One Week In - What We've Learned

The first week of minor league games is in the books now, and despite the very small sample size, we’ve already learned a lot.  The stats don’t tell much of a story yet – far too early for that.  But the roster announcements, and then the first few games for each affiliate, do tell us... Read more »

2013 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

Opening Day for the Majors has also brought the first look at the rosters for the minor league affiliates. The Kannapolis Intimidators are up as our first team preview. The Intimidators begin play in the South Atlantic League Thursday, April 4, at Lakewood. The home opener is a week later against Hickory. The Opening Day... Read more »

The Next Wave - Non-Top 25 Prospects to Watch in 2013

At any given point in the season, there are well over two hundred players in the White Sox minor league system, spread out among seven US affiliate teams, a Dominican Summer League squad, and instructional leagues.  Twice a year, we publish a list of the current Top 25 prospects in the system – roughly the top... Read more »

Blogger Conference Call w/ Buddy Bell

Buddy Bell, from the White Sox front office in Player Development, was kind enough to sit in on a conference call with various White Sox social media and blog sites, including FutureSox.  Here are some notes from the call… –Asked about moving prospects aggressively up the system, Bell said that “players dictate the speed at... Read more »

2013 Pre-Season Top 25 White Sox Prospects - Full List

We already published the 11-25 portion of the list, so for detailed write-ups on those players, click here. This is the full Top 25, including write-ups for the Top 10. Also we list the other prospects we considered for the list at the bottom… The 2012 White Sox campaign was one of surpassing expectations, but... Read more »

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

The 2012 White Sox campaign was one of surpassing expectations, but without the happy ending.  A team that played about a dozen rookies, including a long list of graduates from our 2012 Pre-Season and Mid-Season lists, fell just short of winning the AL Central.  For a farm system that has been (often rightly) criticized for... Read more »

2012 Kannapolis Season in Review

The Kannapolis Intimidators began 2012 with just a few known prospects and a number of other relative unknowns within the White Sox system. Prospects came and went, but the main problem with Kannapolis was that most of the team’s most effective players didn’t stay with the team for very long. As a result, the Intimidators... Read more »
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