Tag: Luis Alexander Basabe

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7
To quote former MLB Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, “I need to think something lasts forever, and it might as well be that state of being that is a game; it might as well be that, in a green field, in the sun.” Welcome back, baseball. Welcome back, home runs, strikeouts, fly outs, ground outs, strikes,... Read more »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons were scheduled to open play on Thursday April 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi against the Shuckers. The Barons will be managed by former big leaguer Omar Vizquel this year as he ascends upward from the Carolina League. Richard Dotson returns to Birmingham as the pitching coach and Charles Poe will take over as... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019
They say the start of Spring Training is a jubilant time where hope springs eternal. The players are in the best shape of their life, the managers are fresh-faced and bright-eyed. A GM smiles upon the physical manifestation of his work and anticipates going 162-0, until that inevitable first loss, then 161-1. Fans, desperate for... Read more »
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Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning

Salt in the Wound: Basabe's Injury With Updates on Burger, Burdi, and Dunning
February 19, 2019 was a kick in the gut to the many who follow their beloved southside baseball team. A figurative gray cloud hovered above only White Sox fans throughout the fallout of a certain free agent who accepted a certain 10-year, $300 million deal in a certain city that sees rain fewer times a year than... Read more »

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot

Inside the Top 30: A Thrilling Subplot
Our latest Top 30 list is fascinating not only in terms of the overall projections but the subplots that play out beneath the surface. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is separating the pack of outfielders that are jammed up in the latter half of the top 15 of our rankings. The... Read more »

2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows

2019 Preseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows
We compile prospect rankings twice a year on FutureSox and each time around there is plenty of debate behind the scenes. One voter loves Prospect X and doesn’t get why another voter has Prospect Y ahead of him. The debates can get intense. Here is the most recent version of the finished product, the Top... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST
Twice annually, FutureSox writers 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. This is the full list, including capsules for the top 15, the names for... Read more »

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later
Following an encouraging first stint at Double-A Birmingham, Luis Alexander Basabe (not to be confused with his twin brother, Luis Alejandro Basabe) is in prime position to take a major step forward in his professional career. Among the encouraging efforts by Rick Hahn throughout this rebuild, White Sox outfield prospects may arguably hold the most... Read more »

2018 Arizona Fall League Recap

2018 Arizona Fall League Recap
The White Sox were well represented in this year’s fall circuit. Seven players from the organization took part in the 30 game season comprising of 6 total teams. The prospects that were chosen to participate from the White Sox joined players from the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees as... Read more »
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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 »
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