Tag: Luis Robert

Dash Rule Everything Around Me

Dash Rule Everything Around Me
Astute readers may have noticed that this Thursday column has something of a Winston-Salem Dash bias, when I’m not writing about the absurdity of Eloy Jiménez still playing in the minor leagues (it’s absurd, just pay him). There are some solid reasons for this: 1) The Dash are very good (they clinched the playoffs back in... Read more »

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms
The first time I went to see Nick Madrigal play, it rained a lot. It rained all day, then stopped long enough to lure me out of my apartment, then rained again. I sat in my car in the parking lot of BB&T Ballpark for ten minutes while it rained. I watched water inches deep... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - FULL LIST

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - 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 »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/30 to 8/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 7/30 to 8/5
It’s FutureSox rankings week. We’re ramping up our usual prospect coverage with a plethora of ratings. From our Just Missed list (which was Just Published right here) to the FutureSox Top 30 (full list on Wednesday), stay on top of all of it. Type your email address in the box on the right-side bar (or... Read more »

Sports Medicine 101: A Guide to White Sox Prospect Injuries

Sports Medicine 101: A Guide to White Sox Prospect Injuries
Upon embarking on this assignment, I didn’t realize that it had the potential to become the text for a course in sports medicine. If you’re considering a career as an athletic trainer or rehab specialist this article is a treasure trove of information. You’ll learn the treatments and recovery times for a litany of injuries... Read more »

International Signing Day 2018: White Sox sign 5 players

International Signing Day 2018: White Sox sign 5 players
The Chicago White Sox are in the second year of a two-year penalty phase in regards to signing international amateur free agents. Due to going over their pool and winning the Luis Robert sweepstakes in 2016, their signings will be limited to a bonus amount of up to $300K per player. Today was the start... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/25 to 7/1

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/25 to 7/1
Through 95 innings, Charlotte RHP Donn Roach, 28, is in the midst of the second best year of his career. His 2.65 ERA, 61 strikeouts and 21 walks earned him All-Star honors, and should be the beginning of a case to make the main roster this September (if not earlier). At 28, Roach shouldn’t be... Read more »

2018-2019 White Sox J2 International Preview

2018-2019 White Sox J2 International Preview
The 2018-2019 international signing period begins on July 2nd. This period provides an opportunity for the White Sox to add some talent to the lower levels of their highly-ranked minor league system after being forced to operate in a less deliberate manner during last year’s period. The White Sox still face restrictions for going over... Read more »

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them
Minor league baseball games are, on the whole, much stupider than major league games. The players are more raw, so you can see things like seven errors in one game, bad baserunning blunders, and nearly 20 runs scored in just over three hours. I’ve been around minor league baseball for a long time, and Monday... Read more »
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Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates

Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates
It’s promotion day in the minor leagues as far as the White Sox are concerned. The Charlotte Knights, Birmingham Barons, Winston-Salem Dash and Kannapolis Intimidators  have all seen some movement. Luis Robert heading to the Winston-Salem Dash in High-A from Kannapolis was the first official announcement and one that shouldn’t have been a surprise. #WhiteSox... Read more »
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