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White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters
2017 was a big year for the White Sox minor league system. They acquired a wave of highly considered prospects from other teams, rode some success from both the 2016 and 2017 drafts, and for the first time in many years the Latin American pipeline is starting to generate some success in the system. The... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2017 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 53-85 overall (26-43 1st half, 27-42 2nd half) Final placement: 5th/last in 1st half, 5th/last in 2nd half in the North Division (no playoffs) Complete Team Stats The White Sox are rebuilding. Unfortunately for the Barons though, most of the new prospect talent added to the... Read more »

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons open play on Thursday, April 6th, along with the other three full-season affiliates. Julio Vinas returns as manager after guiding the Charlotte Knights in 2016. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Cole Armstrong and Pitching Coach Jose Bautista. The first series begins on the road at Jackson, before coming home to Regions Field... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2016 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2016 Winston-Salem Dash
It was not the season that Winston-Salem was hoping for, going 56-83, which was the club’s worst overall record since 2002 and the worst for the franchise since becoming the Dash at the beginning of the 2009 season. However, the Dash did have some key players who led the league in various categories, so not... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - July 2016

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 »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - April 2016

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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2016 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2016 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Winston-Salem opens play on Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Joel Skinner becomes the team’s manager, coming over from Charlotte to work with some of the younger players. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Charlie Poe (who is returning to the club), and Pitching Coach Jose Bautista (who moves up from Kannapolis,... Read more »

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters
With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on hitters. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (slash lines, XBH totals), but also some peripheral values (like contact rates) that may better indicate... Read more »

Season in Review: 2015 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2015 Winston-Salem Dash
The Winston-Salem Dash finished the season with an 75-63 record overall, driven by a very impressive 45-23 mark in the second half (the best in the entire Carolina League since at least 2006). The Dash played a hard-fought 3-game playoff series against the Cubs affiliate Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but lost the last two games by... Read more »
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Game Story: Kannapolis Intimidators 5/26/2015, with Video and Scouting Notes

Our third live look of the season had us in Kannapolis to catch the Intimidators square up against the Lexington Legends (Royals affiliate). Both starters – Yency Almonte for the Intimidators and Niklas Stephenson for the Legends – had shaky first innings. Each offense started the game with three base hits, resulting in a 2-1... Read more »
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