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Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox

Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox
Team: AZL White Sox League: Arizona Rookie League Final record: 22-34 (11-17 1st half, 11-17 2nd half) Final placement: 4th in 1st half, 5th in 2nd half and overall in Arizona League Central Full Team Stats 2019 was a tough year record wise for the AZL White Sox as they finished with identical, losing records in both the first... Read more »

After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running

After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running
In recent drafts, the White Sox have shown a consistent trend of favoring players from the collegiate ranks over high school players in the early rounds. However, the 2019 draft class broke away from that trend as Nick Hostetler and co. selected prep players in rounds two, three, and four, making that the organization’s focus... Read more »

Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season

Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season
Despite riding a seven-game losing streak into Sunday, last week was still an exciting one for the AZL White Sox. On Tuesday, Andrew Dalquist made his professional debut against the AZL Dodgers Mota in Glendale. On Saturday, Matthew Thompson also made his professional debut as he faced the AZL Reds in Goodyear. Both of these debuts... Read more »
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2019 Midseason Rankings: TwitterBag Questions

Twitter can be a divisive place but our readers are the best! They were asked to come up with mailbag questions that correspond with rankings week. They didn’t take that opportunity for granted. Below are the questions that we were submitted and our responses to the best of our knowledge. As always, thanks for reading... Read more »

Top 30 White Sox prospects midseason 2019

Twice a year, FutureSox writers work together to produce a ranked list of the top 30 White Sox prospects. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings until we come to a final list. We release the list in two parts. Previously was the group ranked 16-30. This... Read more »

White Sox Add 8 Prep Talents Due To Estimable Spending in Draft

White Sox Add 8 Prep Talents Due To Estimable Spending in Draft
It’s way too early to judge the draft classes of 2017 and 2018 much less the latest 2019 crop but the approach that the White Sox took in this year’s annual selection meeting is laudable. Nick Hostetler oversaw his 4th draft as the Director of Amateur Scouting for the club and he’s made subtle changes... Read more »
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Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox
On Monday, the AZL White Sox got their 2019 season started and it should be an exciting one for this squad. The team is packed with young, intriguing prospects coming from recent draft classes and international signing classes. Our team preview can be found here.  Also, there are a few familiar faces as some of... Read more »

2019 AZL White Sox Preview

2019 AZL White Sox Preview
The Arizona Rookie League (AZL) started play on Monday and it is home to the White Sox younger or typically less-advanced rookie league affiliate. The Fire League is very interesting and our contributor Sean Williams is usually witnessing much of the action on the ground level. Back in 2014, the White Sox left their rookie league affiliate... Read more »

2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways

2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways
Taking the Best Player Available Decision makers in every sport speak endlessly and emphatically about how imperative it is for their club to select the “best player on the board” when determining how to spend a draft pick. While it’s subjective and arbitrary, the Chicago White Sox did just that on the first night of... Read more »
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White Sox go with high school RHP Matthew Thompson with 45th overall pick

White Sox go with high school RHP Matthew Thompson with 45th overall pick
The Chicago White Sox have broken away from a recent trend of theirs by selecting RHP Matthew Thompson out of Cypress Ranch High School in Texas. The club has taken college performers in Hostetler’s three previous drafts at the helm and this is a big deviation from that strategy. Adding more prep talent in this... Read more »
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