Tag: Nick Basto

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 »

New Prospect Videos, including numerous ranked players

Our own Daniel Shapiro spent a week in Glendale taking photos and video, both of the major leaguers and minor leaguers. You can read some of his impressions here. But beyond that, he also spent time on the back fields, and posted about 20 new videos of prospects (and a few major leaguers) in the White Sox system that you won’t find... Read more »

The Next Wave: Position players who just missed 2015 Top 30

Each year after we publish our preseason Top Prospects List, we publish a pair of follow-on articles we call the “Next Wave”. One covers position players (like this one), the other covers pitchers (who we’ll cover next week). These are prospects who didn’t make our top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. You may be asking... Read more »
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Arizona Fall League in Review

***The following post was written by our newest writer, Will Siskel. Look for Will to provide some offseason content, and join our Recap team in April*** The White Sox sent seven prospects to the 2014 Arizona Fall League, and we previewed the reasoning behind the choices back in October. Three of them (Tim Anderson, Francellis... Read more »

2014 White Sox Arizona Fall League Preview

The White Sox will have seven prospects in the Arizona Fall League, which opens play today. They are SS Tim Anderson, RHP’s Frank Montas and Chris Bassitt, LHP’s Scott Snodgress and Jefferson Olacio, C Kevan Smith and 3B/OF Nick Basto. The AFL is a prospect showcase made up of mostly advanced-level players from every MLB farm, played... Read more »

What to look for in the offseason

The White Sox minor league affiliates have all finished their 2014 seasons. Only Great Falls reached the post-season, losing in the first round in the Pinoeer League. The big club is playing out the string on a mediocre season, though there were some encouraging signs for the future. As everyday baseball slides towards the back burner, do... Read more »
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FutureSox YouTube Channel - Exclusive White Sox Prospect Videos

In 2013, FutureSox writers saw four of the organization’s six US affiliates in person.  During those visits, we took a lot of video, and now we’ve consolidated the recordings onto a YouTube Channel.  This gives you one-stop shopping for videos of White Sox prospects – we have video of about 40 prospects available on the... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects - 2013 Mid-Season Top 25

We recently published the 11-25 list, with details on each of those prospects.  Click here to see that article and read those write-ups and our intro.  This article contains the top 10 with details, lists the names for 11-25, and lists the other prospects who received consideration. A NOTE ON ELIGIBILITY: This year we have a... Read more »

2013 Great Falls Voyagers season preview

Now that the Sox have signed nearly every draft pick they intended to (as of this writing they have signed 34 of their 40 picks, two of which were in the College World Series) it’s time for rookie ball. Great Falls starts its season tonight and released its roster (full roster here). The 34-man roster... Read more »
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2012 Bristol Season in Review

The Bristol White Sox have struggled for years to field a competitive team in the Appalachian League and this summer was no different. The BriSox appeared to have a shot at a decent season on the strength of a number of highly drafted players, but the team’s youth was too much to overcome and they... Read more »
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