Posts tagged "Micah Johnson"

The 2015 Infield Traffic Jam - Who's on Second?

As the White Sox farm system continues to improve in depth, they have a ‘problem’ that’s new and novel: a traffic jam of potential MLB talent at the skill infield positions (SS, 2B, 3B) in AAA. It has been years since this was true at any non-pitching position on the field. What will they do with... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2014 Midseason Top 25

Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. The first part, 11-25 with details of those players, is here. This is the full Top 25, with player capsules for the top 10, as well as a list of players who just missed... Read more »

6/21/14 recap: Four-hit day for Micah Johnson

Another busy day with six affiliates in action. Micah Johnson highlighted a day that had a lot of notable pitching prospects take the mound. Knights 5, Toledo 2 Micah Johnson 4-4 Carlos Sanchez 0-3 Marcus Semien 1-3, BB Josh Phegley 0-4 Andy Wilkins 2-4, 2 2B Eric Surkamp 7 IP, R, 7 K, BB, 5... Read more »
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In person view of Birmingham Barons hitters

Last week, the Birmingham Barons made one of their yearly trips to East Tennessee to play the Tennessee Smokies (AA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs) and since that ballpark is well within my driving distance, I made my yearly trip to catch a couple of games on May 6 (a 4-1 loss) and May 7... Read more »

April Prospects of the Month

Better late than never – the FutureSox April Prospects of the Month are here. After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm.  On the position player side, there were three players who all could have made a... Read more »

Micah Johnson Making Positive Strides

While compiling my top 30 prospects list as part of the most recent FutureSox Top 25 Prospects list, I found Micah Johnson to be the most difficult prospect to place. The reason for this was because his 2013 season was so contrasting. Johnson excelled in the first half of the season with Kannapolis, hitting .342/.422/.530... Read more »
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4/19/14 recap: Johnson steals 3 bases

Kannapolis had a doubleheader postponed, but there were plenty of notable performances among the other three affiliates. Gwinnett 9, Knights 6 Carlos Sanchez 3-4, 3B Josh Phegley 0-1, BB, error #3 Matt Davidson 1-3, HR #1, BB, K Tyler Saladino 0-4, 2 K, error #5 Scott Carroll 4 IP, 6 R, 4 ER, 4 K,... Read more »

4/5/14 recap: Hawkins homers again

The third night of minor league games brought another Courtney Hawkins home run, more Jared Mitchell strike outs and third straight multi-hit day from Micah Johnson. Knights 3, Norfolk 2 Carlos Sanchez 2-4, K Matt Davidson 0-4, 2 K Dan Black 2-3, 2 2B, BB Tyler Saladino 2-3, BB, SB Jared Mitchell 0-3, 3 K... Read more »

State of the System: Middle Infield

Positional Overview: Gordon Beckham and Alexei Ramirez will be entering their 5th straight season as the starting 2B/SS combination for the Sox when Beckham returns from his DL stint. Ramirez, while drawing much derision from fans over the last year, has been one of the Sox’ best performers, finishing 2nd, 1st, 1st, 5th, 1st in... Read more »
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White Sox Spring Training Preview - Prospect Perspectives

Pitchers and Catchers report for Spring Training this weekend, and some players (minor and major leaguers) have already arrived at Camelback Ranch.  Aside from a little tinge of jealousy of players who get to run around on green grass in seventy degree temps, there’s quite a bit to get excited about for White Sox fans,... Read more »
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