Tag: Mike Morrison

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them
Minor league baseball games are, on the whole, much stupider than major league games. The players are more raw, so you can see things like seven errors in one game, bad baserunning blunders, and nearly 20 runs scored in just over three hours. I’ve been around minor league baseball for a long time, and Monday... Read more »

Emptying the Notebook: A-ball pitchers

Emptying the Notebook: A-ball pitchers
I already wrote up focus pieces on two key starting pitching prospects based on my trip through the A-ball affiliates – you can read all about Dylan Cease and Kade McClure. But I saw two other starters and a bunch of relievers in four games at Winston-Salem and Kannapolis, and they deserve some attention as... Read more »

Players of Clandestiny - Lesser-Recognized Performances of 2018

Players of Clandestiny - Lesser-Recognized Performances of 2018
It’s an exciting time to be into White Sox prospects, much more than it is to be into White Sox major league baseball play. Everyone knows about the Micker Adolfos and Michael Kopechs of the system and what they’ve been doing so far. But the four stateside teams are awash with talent, and a few performances may... Read more »
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Dashing Through the Accumulated Weight of History, Laughing All the Way (ha ha ha!)

Dashing Through the Accumulated Weight of History, Laughing All the Way (ha ha ha!)
It’s been a Dash-heavy week, and this is a Dash-heavy post, with two already in the first sentence and a third to follow almost immediately. Winston-Salem has been the talk of the White Sox minor league system, with impressive offensive showings and pitching performances to back it up. Our Chuck Garfien has the breakdown of... Read more »

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash will open Carolina League play on Thursday, April 5th (today!) at 7:00 PM at Carolina. 24-year major league veteran and 3-time All Star Omar Vizquel takes the reigns as manager of the Dash in 2018. Over the past four seasons, the 11-time Gold Glove winner was a member of Brad Ausmus‘ staff... Read more »

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 2

Future Pensmen Aplenty in Deep White Sox System - Part 2
We previously dove deep into the White Sox system to identify a trove of possible options for a future high-leverage relief role. Eight players were mentioned and some are even listed in top 30 publications throughout the industry. The White Sox system is loaded with pitching and some of the arms being groomed as future starters... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/10

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/10
In this all-star week edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, player of the month honors have been handed out, OF Luis Robert gets injured and the White Sox sign two more international free agents. In addition, we will update you on the happenings, news, notes and transactions regarding the White Sox minor leaguers and affiliates.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/3

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/3
In this Independence Day week edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, we will get you caught up on some mid-season honors, LHP Jordan Guerrero picks up this third straight victory for Birmingham and Winston-Salem wastes another strong outing by RHP Dane Dunning. In addition, we will update you on the happenings, news, notes... Read more »

Fool Me Once: Good seasons by OK prospects, Part 2

Welcome back for Part Two in a sometimes depressing two-part series, in which I cast a nostalgic gaze back upon the recent history of White Sox minor league baseball, remember the prospects that had good years, and then remember the less good years by those prospects that were almost sure to follow. Part One, covering the late unpleasantness of... Read more »
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White Sox Prospects of the Month, May 2017

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. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (~50 PA or 10 IP minimum), and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. This is... Read more »
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