Tag: Kevin Escorcia

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 »

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft
The 2018 Major League Baseball season has culminated in the Boston Red Sox winning another World Series. Qualifying Offers have been extended and free agency is underway across baseball. The off-season is upon us and the team-building must continue for the White Sox. The organization has amassed a lot of talent but as is the... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects by Position- Left-Handed Relief Pitcher

Top White Sox Prospects by Position- Left-Handed Relief Pitcher
Welcome to another entry in a new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Separate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we are going to list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. We continue our positional rankings with left-handed relief pitchers. There... Read more »
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White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018

White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018
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. The annual exception is at the end of the season, we combine August and September. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (~50 PA or 10... 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 »

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 »
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Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 2

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 2
We previously dove deep into the White Sox system to identify a trove of possible options for a future high-leverage relief role. Eight players were mentioned and some are even listed in top 30 publications throughout the industry. The White Sox system is loaded with pitching and some of the arms being groomed as future starters... 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 »

In-person reports - Six Kannapolis pitchers

In-person reports - Six Kannapolis pitchers
***This article is really a two-writer effort. Rob Young wrote up Bernardo Flores, Jimmy Lambert and Mike Morrison, while I wrote on Chris Comito, Danny Dopico and Kevin Escorcia. Having covered four games in Kannapolis, we saw every pitcher on the Intimidators roster throw in-game at least once, except Yosmer Solorzano. We already wrote in-depth... Read more »
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2017 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview

2017 Kannapolis Intimidators season preview
The Intimidators opened play yesterday, starting another season at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, though it appears they may move to new digs in a couple years. A rising tide floats all ships, and the same factors that have dramatically improved the farm’s prospect depth – the Sale and Eaton trades and a strong 2016 draft class –... Read more »
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