Tag: Matt Zaleski

Three Top Pitching Prospects Face Pivotal 2019 Season

Three Top Pitching Prospects Face Pivotal 2019 Season
There’s an old theory in baseball that says for every ten pitching prospects, two become major leaguers, making being confronted with a career crossroads inevitable for the vast majority of players. This year three prominent pitching prospects within the White Sox organization including a couple of former first-rounders could be on the wrong side of... Read more »

White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019

White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019
Today the White Sox announced their 2019 Player Development Staff, which includes everyone from Director Chris Getz through the rovers and coordinators to the affiliate managers and coaching staffs. Most of the names are the same, though many have moved around and are new to their upcoming assignments. And there are a few additions to... Read more »

Regaining Control of a Disappointing Season

Regaining Control of a Disappointing Season
In a season which was lost for a number of White Sox prospects due to injury or under-performance. Alec Hansen had one of the rougher years. Due to a forearm injury incurred during spring training, he did not make his first start until June 16 for Birmingham. Then he was beset by a round of... Read more »
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2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash will open Carolina League play on Thursday, April 5th (today!) at 7:00 PM at Carolina. 24-year major league veteran and 3-time All Star Omar Vizquel takes the reigns as manager of the Dash in 2018. Over the past four seasons, the 11-time Gold Glove winner was a member of Brad Ausmus‘ staff... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Lucas Giolito earns his first major league win, the K’s keep coming for Michael Kopech at Triple-A, 3B Jake Burger hits for the cycle and Arizona Fall League rosters are announced. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news,... Read more »

Q&A with 4 pitchers and 2 coaches on the Intimidators

While visiting the three North Carolina affiliates of the White Sox, in addition to getting video and analyzing the prospects, we conducted interviews with players and coaches. Lots of them, in fact. Below are some highlights from the conversations we had in Kannapolis with the Intimidators, specifically with pitchers, their pitching coach and manager (hitters... Read more »
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White Sox Announce 2017 Player Development Staff

White Sox Announce 2017 Player Development Staff
It’s the time of year again where every major league baseball team vomits forth one million new minor league coaching and player development assignments, and we get to sift through it and pull out the interesting parts. There are about 160 minor league teams, depending on how you feel about independent and short/off-season leagues, and... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers
After missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years last season, The Voyagers were back with a vengeance in 2016, running away with the best record in the Pioneer League. Great Falls started off slowly in the first half (21-17), but was nearly unstoppable in the second half of the season; finishing with a record of... Read more »

Interview with Great Falls Pitching Coach Matt Zaleski

Interview with Great Falls Pitching Coach Matt Zaleski
Matt Zaleski was kind enough to take the time to chat with FutureSox about his first season as a pitching coach, his star pupil Alec Hansen, and a few other interesting arms in Great Falls. Zaleski spent 11 seasons in the White Sox system until he retired in 2014 with a career 3.88 ERA over... Read more »
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White Sox Winter Leagues Preview: Dominican Republic

Each year, the White Sox organization has a couple dozen or so minor and major leagers playing in winter leagues around the Caribbean and/or in Australia. The leagues start at various times and not all of them have their rosters up yet, so we’re breaking up the previews into multiple editions this year. We published the Venezuelan League preview on the... Read more »
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