Posts tagged "Micah Johnson"

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 »

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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Spring Training Week 2 - Updated Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real... Read more »

Micah Johnson should be White Sox second baseman

Coming into spring training, the White Sox set up a nominally 5-way battle for the starting job at second base. The contenders: Carlos Sanchez, Micah Johnson, Gordon Beckham, Emilio Bonifacio and Tyler Saladino. The last two were outside shots, but any of the first three looked like they had a legitimate shot at it. Sanchez, Beckham... Read more »

FutureSox TV: Spring Training Report

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This week we take a look at prospects making buzz down in Glendale. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. Our list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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Spring Training Week 1 - Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT locked into a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in... Read more »

Spring Training Preview: Breaking down the 2B competition

With Spring Training looming, the White Sox head to Arizona with their most complete roster in years. General Manager Rick Hahn was magnificent this off-season, adding immediate impact starters and quality depth to the team. However, to acquire starting pitcher Jeff Samardjiza the Sox sent the Athletics Marcus Semien, the presumed favorite to enter 2015... Read more »

Podcast: 2015 Rankings and Spring Training Battles

In our latest episode of the Future Sox Podcast, our trio of Dan, Blake and Matt discuss: Our latest Top 30 White Sox Prospects list Players each of us feel are perhaps underrated or overrated The battle for second base in Spring Training If Rodon isn’t ready, who is the next starter called up when... Read more »
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Seven Spring Training Storylines

Pitchers and catchers officially report to Camelback Ranch on Friday, though beat writers already in Glendale indicate many pitchers and position players have already been in camp for some time. It seems the excitement for the season extends beyond the fan base after an exciting offseason. Here’s a look at seven of the key storylines to watch for in Arizona this spring, so you can cut through the noise... Read more »
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