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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/7 to 5/13

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/7 to 5/13
Before Jordan Stephens can suit up for the White Sox, he’ll be donning the golden C of the Charlotte Knights after his recent promotion. Over his last four starts at Birmingham, Stephens compiled a 4-0 record with a 1.31 ERA over 17.2 innings. He largely credits the change in his performance to analytics, as The Athletic’s... Read more »

Weekly White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 4/30 to 5/6

Weekly White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 4/30 to 5/6
There’s a lot of cool stuff going on down on the White Sox farm, but let’s for a moment bask in the glory of the team’s top prospect, Eloy Jimenez. After going 0 for his first 10 on returning from injury, Eloy has hit .373 with a whopping .763 SLG in 14 games. He is... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/23 to 4/29

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/23 to 4/29
With the White Sox already having an extra year of service time for both Charlotte P Michael Kopech and Birmingham OF Eloy Jimenez, it seems all but inevitable that both will be joining the team at some point in the season. I think it’s safe bet to say it’ll be after the Super 2 deadline sometime... Read more »
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2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2018 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons opened play last night with a 5-4 win in Chattanooga. Julio Vinas was originally slated to manage the Double-A Affiliate but he will be taking some time away from the team indefinitely due to family/personal reasons. Ryan Newman will return to the dugout after managing the Arizona League White Sox in 2017.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters
2017 was a big year for the White Sox minor league system. They acquired a wave of highly considered prospects from other teams, rode some success from both the 2016 and 2017 drafts, and for the first time in many years the Latin American pipeline is starting to generate some success in the system. The... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 53-85 overall (26-43 1st half, 27-42 2nd half) Final placement: 5th/last in 1st half, 5th/last in 2nd half in the North Division (no playoffs) Complete Team Stats The White Sox are rebuilding. Unfortunately for the Barons though, most of the new prospect talent added to the... Read more »
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Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects

Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects
As the first calendar month of the minor league season draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the last few weeks of play and see who should get a promotion to the next level, and why that player also shouldn’t get a promotion! CHARLOTTE 1. Yoan Moncada Why he should: Moncada, second-base prospect... Read more »

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons open play on Thursday, April 6th, along with the other three full-season affiliates. Julio Vinas returns as manager after guiding the Charlotte Knights in 2016. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Cole Armstrong and Pitching Coach Jose Bautista. The first series begins on the road at Jackson, before coming home to Regions Field... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2016 Winston-Salem Dash
It was not the season that Winston-Salem was hoping for, going 56-83, which was the club’s worst overall record since 2002 and the worst for the franchise since becoming the Dash at the beginning of the 2009 season. However, the Dash did have some key players who led the league in various categories, so not... Read more »
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Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list

Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list
After we publish our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we also post a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players (this one), the other covers pitchers (coming soon). These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. We will only be considering... Read more »
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