Tag: Michael Kopech

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts
I remember getting up close to Luis Robert in person at this year’s SoxFest. Listed at 6-3, 185lbs, I felt as if I was staring at an NFL safety. I caught three at-bats of his at the backfields of Minor League Spring training. Mouth agape, I watched Robert barrel up a liner to left and... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, February 25, 2019
They say the start of Spring Training is a jubilant time where hope springs eternal. The players are in the best shape of their life, the managers are fresh-faced and bright-eyed. A GM smiles upon the physical manifestation of his work and anticipates going 162-0, until that inevitable first loss, then 161-1. Fans, desperate for... Read more »

Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects

Sox Draft Philosophy Focused On Long-Term Results, Not Top 100 Prospects
It’s a fool’s errand to judge draft classes in any sport in the immediacy in which many of us do so. In baseball, it’s especially tough to grasp. The White Sox have one of the deepest farm systems in the sport and publications have painted a rosy picture to even the most casual of baseball... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Pre-season 2019 - FULL LIST
Twice annually, FutureSox writers 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. This is the full list, including capsules for the top 15, the names for... Read more »

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later
Following an encouraging first stint at Double-A Birmingham, Luis Alexander Basabe (not to be confused with his twin brother, Luis Alejandro Basabe) is in prime position to take a major step forward in his professional career. Among the encouraging efforts by Rick Hahn throughout this rebuild, White Sox outfield prospects may arguably hold the most... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Starting Pitchers

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Starting Pitchers
Welcome to another entry in a new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Separate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we are going to list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. This article covers the top ten starting pitching prospects in the... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2018 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2018 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 64-75 overall Final placement: 4th in the South Division, no playoffs Complete Team Stats The 2018 Charlotte Knights’s story can be summed up by two players: RHP Michael Kopech and OF Eloy Jimenez. The continued development and emergence of the top two White Sox prospects was... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 9/3 to 9/9

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 9/3 to 9/9
They say bad things happen in threes, and between Michael Kopech going down with a torn UCL and Tommy John surgery and the Dash and Intimidators both getting quickly eliminated in their playoffs this past week, that seems to ring true. However, a lone team is keeping White Sox minor league baseball alive and the... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018

White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018
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. The annual exception is at the end of the season, we combine August and September. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (~50 PA or 10... Read more »
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Podcast Episode 2018.8: Ft. Chuck Garfien

Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring White Sox Pre and Post Game Host Chuck Garfien! Clinton Cole spoke with Chuck Garfien for the second time this season and they talked Kopech, Eloy, the next White Sox manager, and other topics. Be sure to take a listen to the podcast and find all of the other... Read more »
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