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White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26

White Sox Minor League News & Notes, 8/20 - 8/26
***EDIT 13:59 CT: AZL White Sox not yet eliminated from playoffs, that section has been updated*** For months now, White Sox fans have been clamoring for the major league debuts of the two uber-prospects steaming through AAA competition. Finally last week, the dam broke for one. Flame-throwing right-hander Michael Kopech made his Major League Debut... Read more »

Michael Kopech Major League Debut Set for Tuesday

Michael Kopech Major League Debut Set for Tuesday
On Tuesday, August 21, at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox will be featuring a new flamethrower standing 60’, 6” from home plate. No this isn’t the latest marketing promotion (although that’d be kinda cool) or a repeat appearance by Sister Mary Jo Sobieck (although that’d be even cooler). It’ll be the major league debut that White... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - FULL LIST

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2018 - 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 »
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The pros and cons of when to call up Eloy Jimenez

The pros and cons of when to call up Eloy Jimenez
Brian Bilek wrote a piece about the debate over when Eloy Jimenez should get promoted to the White Sox. He broke down the pros and cons of why the Sox should wait until 2019 to get the extra year of service time. This came a week or two after another FutureSox writer, Julie Brady, published an... Read more »

Checking the Boxes: a rock and a hard place

Checking the Boxes: a rock and a hard place
When General Manager Rick Hahn spoke to the media prior to the first game of the current White Sox home stand, he offered the media a quote that hasn’t aged with fans as well as past Hahn-isms. Hahn’s consistency in his philosophical approach to baseball operations has had him giving the media a litany of Hahn-isms... Read more »

Everyone is Hurt and Everything Hurts

Everyone is Hurt and Everything Hurts
At first, we laughed. Ha ha, another prospect injury. Don’t worry, we have a million prospects! Who cares if a couple are injured? There are more where they came from. We’re ripe with prospects; we swim in them; they fall from the sky like manna. It’s the White Sox, with one of the deepest farm... Read more »
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Who's up Next?

Who's up Next?
The prevailing thought in #WhiteSoxLand is that Michael Kopech and Eloy Jimenez will arrive at Guaranteed Rate Field before the end of the season.  If not, they certainly should be on the roster come 2019. But who’s up next? There’s plenty of talent in the pipeline but no clear-cut frontrunner to being MLB ready. Let’s... Read more »

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Countdowns to call-ups

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Countdowns to call-ups
Happy halfway point! AA, A+, and A All-Star Games all took place this week, which means that we are halfway through the minor league season. And, for once, it’s been fun! There have been very few, if any, crushing disappointments! Who’s Jake Burger? Unlike past years where middling prospects had middling years, the Sox have... Read more »

Smash Mouth Would Be Proud

Smash Mouth Would Be Proud
All-Star rosters for sub-Triple-A teams have been announced, and the White Sox are… well represented. A total of eighteen White Sox prospects have been named All-Stars from the @BhamBarons, @WSDashBaseball and Kannapolis @Intimidators. — Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) June 12, 2018 For context, there were 11 last season (with a few soon-to-be Sox like Bryant Flete... Read more »
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Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots

Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots
Welcome to June, a brand new month! A little-known Baseball Rule is that you’re allowed to totally forget your team’s performance for the preceding months when a new one begins, so everyone, congratulations on the 3-2 Chicago White Sox. 16 isn’t that many games back for the wild card, right? In fact, there are a... Read more »
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