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Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates

Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates
It’s promotion day in the minor leagues as far as the White Sox are concerned. The Charlotte Knights, Birmingham Barons, Winston-Salem Dash and Kannapolis Intimidators  have all seen some movement. Luis Robert heading to the Winston-Salem Dash in High-A from Kannapolis was the first official announcement and one that shouldn’t have been a surprise. #WhiteSox... Read more »

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why
The Fall Instructional League will be starting in Arizona on September 23rd. The purpose of Instructs is to provide a development-focused, short offseason league at and near the club’s main training facility. Games are played against other teams, but with a heavier dose of coaching presence. Rosters are generally filled with players from the rookie-level... Read more »

Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list

Next Wave: Position players who just missed our midseason top prospects list
After we publish our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we also post a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players (this one), the other covers pitchers (coming soon). These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. We will only be considering... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox 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 about specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the full... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Nick Hostetler reviews the 2016 White Sox Draft

Last August, it was announced the White Sox promoted Nick Hostetler to be their new Scouting Director. A few days later, I had the pleasure of talking with Nick about his career as well as the 2015 draft. It was revealed that Nick had run the draft for the White Sox from the fourth round on... Read more »

Season Preview: 2016 Arizona League White Sox (Rookie)

Season Preview: 2016 Arizona League White Sox (Rookie)
The Arizona Rookie League (AZL), also known as the Fire League, started in earnest yesterday. It features official minor league teams but is cut from its own cloth when compared to other levels. Familiar FutureSox face Kim Contreras offers a nice primer of the league as a whole, which you absolutely should check out. The... Read more »
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2016 FutureSox Draft Tracker

2016 FutureSox Draft Tracker
It’s that time of year when the baseball community comes together to speculate/get excited/groan about players almost all of them have never seen play! In all seriousness, the MLB Draft is a big time of year for FutureSox and this year is no different. With it in mind that our collection of writers hasn’t seen... Read more »

Quick White Sox Draft Update

Most of the signings from the White Sox 2015 MLB Draft have been completed, as you can see on our Tracker. Here’s a quick look at the remaining open questions, as well as the current state of the bonus pool. The White Sox have signed 31 of their 38 draft picks, including all of the... Read more »

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2015

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2015
It’s draft day, which means the busiest few days of the year on FutureSox. Our collection of writers will be updating this post and adding individual posts when the White Sox select players throughout the draft. We will add as much info as we can find on the new White Sox draftees. You can also... Read more »
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