Posts tagged "Micah Johnson"

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects
After months of dialogue and several different frameworks including all types of players, the White Sox finally got their man in Todd Frazier via a three-team deal with the Dodgers and Reds. The return for Frazier, three players being sent to the Dodgers, is what I am focusing on in this piece. In return for... Read more »

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters
With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on hitters. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (slash lines, XBH totals), but also some peripheral values (like contact rates) that may better indicate... Read more »

Season in Review: 2015 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2015 Charlotte Knights
The White Sox AAA affiliate Charlotte Knights concluded their season on Labor Day, with a final overall record of 74-70, tied for 3rd and 4 games back in the International League South Division. That’s a big improvement from last season’s ugly 63-81 showing, good for last place in the division and the entire league. And... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox 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. The list is then released in two parts. This is the... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - July 2015

As the big league ballclub heated up, it seems so did the minor league teams and some of the organization’s top prospects. Only one White Sox affiliate (Great Falls) posted a losing record in July while Birmingham (20-8), Winston-Salem (19-11), Kannapolis (16-12) and the Arizona White Sox (14-9) had winning marks. The Barons won 13... Read more »

Why Micah Johnson should not be moved to the outfield

Why Micah Johnson should not be moved to the outfield
Look around social media, and you’ll see people suggesting with some regularity that the White Sox should move Micah Johnson from second base to the outfield. This is not just coming from fans, but also blogs and pundits. Sometimes it is stated outright, and other times referred to obliquely. It is a reaction to the... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League Recap 7/6/2015: Jordan Guerrero returns to form, Tim Anderson homers

Charlotte 2, Gwinnett 1 Kyle Drabek (4-5, 2.64 ERA) paced the Knights as they improved to 11 games over .500 (48-37) for the season. Drabek – the former Baseball Prospectus pre-2011 #14 overall prospect – went six innings, allowing six hits, one run (unearned), while striking out three (no walks). Micah Johnson and Matt Davidson... Read more »

State of the System: Middle Infield

State of the System: Middle Infield
Positional Overview: Alexei Ramirez is entering his 8th straight season as the starting shortstop for the Sox, and over that timeframe he has amassed the 8th highest WAR total (19.1 fWAR), the most plate appearances and the 3rd highest UZR amongst MLB shortstops, making Alexei a consistent and reliable contributor to the team. He’s joined... Read more »

Conference Call with Rick Hahn and Buddy Bell

General Manager Rick Hahn and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell were kind enough to host a conference call with several White Sox blog sites, including FutureSox. Here are some highlights from the call. Rick Hahn On the improvement of the farm system: Hahn said that he made the farm system a priority because he wanted... Read more »
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Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers 03/22/15

Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers 03/22/15
Photos from the Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers spring training game in Phoenix, AZ on March 22, 2015.
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