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Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2015: Players ranked 16-30

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2015: Players ranked 16-30
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox 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 released in two parts. This is the list... Read more »

State of the System: Catcher

State of the System: Catcher
Positional Overview: Following on from last year, the catching spot is still arguably the weakest position in the entire system at present. Tyler Flowers has above average power for the position, but he’s due some serious regression after a .355 BABIP fuelled 2014 season. Even with a lot of batted ball luck, Tyler still only... Read more »

2015 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

  UPDATED 4/9/15 9:19: to reflect slight changes to initial roster Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Joel Skinner returns to manage the top affiliate in the system. The White Sox’ AAA team begins International League play at home for their second year in new BB&T Ballpark, hosting the Norfolk Tide,... Read more »
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New Prospect Videos, including numerous ranked players

Our own Daniel Shapiro spent a week in Glendale taking photos and video, both of the major leaguers and minor leaguers. You can read some of his impressions here. But beyond that, he also spent time on the back fields, and posted about 20 new videos of prospects (and a few major leaguers) in the White Sox system that you won’t find... Read more »

Conference Call with Rick Hahn and Buddy Bell

General Manager Rick Hahn and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell were kind enough to host a conference call with several White Sox blog sites, including FutureSox. Here are some highlights from the call. Rick Hahn On the improvement of the farm system: Hahn said that he made the farm system a priority because he wanted... Read more »

Spring Training Week 2 - Updated Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real... Read more »
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Backup Backstop Battle - five men enter, one man leaves

The starting catching job with the White Sox to open 2015 seems pretty well locked in with Tyler Flowers. But who backs him up? And do any of these players have enough to potentially supplant him as the year goes on? Unlike the field vying for starting at second base, the group going after the... Read more »

Seven Spring Training Storylines

Pitchers and catchers officially report to Camelback Ranch on Friday, though beat writers already in Glendale indicate many pitchers and position players have already been in camp for some time. It seems the excitement for the season extends beyond the fan base after an exciting offseason. Here’s a look at seven of the key storylines to watch for in Arizona this spring, so you can cut through the noise... Read more »

FutureSox TV #2

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FutureSox just released our Top 30 White Sox prospects, but there was plenty of debate amongst some prospects. We picked the five prospects that had the largest discrepancies and Daniel breaks down just why some voters were so high on them while others were the opposite.
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects - 2015 Preseason

Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. A small twist this year – we’re going 30 deep instead of 25, partially as a reflection of how much deeper the system has gotten. This is the full top 30, including capsules for... Read more »
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