Tag: Nick Hostetler

Prospect Focus: Bryce Bush

Prospect Focus: Bryce Bush
Nick Hostetler and his scouting staff have used the third day of major league baseball’s amateur draft to add legitimate talent to a White Sox farm system teeming with talent of late. Day three (rounds 11 through 40) is usually a good time to add overlooked college transfers and once proud options coming off poor... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast 2018.7: Nick Hostetler, Justin Jirschele, Dylan Cease, Bernardo Flores

FutureSox Podcast 2018.7: Nick Hostetler, Justin Jirschele, Dylan Cease, Bernardo Flores
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring Scouting Director Nick Hostetler and three members of the White Sox organization! Clinton Cole and Brian Bilek are back with the seventh FutureSox podcast of 2018, this time featuring White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler, Kannapolis Intimidators Manager Justin Jirschele, and Winston-Salem Dash pitchers Bernardo Flores and Dylan... Read more »

2018 MLB Draft Primer

2018 MLB Draft Primer
The 2018 First Year Player Draft will begin on Monday June 4th and the White Sox hold the #4 pick in round one (and every full round after). That first night will cover rounds one and two, the second night rounds three through ten, then the third and final day is the speed round as... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7
Welcome to the latest edition of our News and Notes, covering the White Sox minor leagues. During the season this article runs weekly, but from October through February it will be closer to monthly. This article covers all the news and updates from roughly November 28th through January 7th. There may not be anyone playing... Read more »

Podcast: Post draft review with Nick Hostetler, Clay Overcash and Abe Fernandez

Podcast: Post draft review with Nick Hostetler, Clay Overcash and Abe Fernandez
Three White Sox scouts join Brian Bilek to recap the 2017 draft. Scouting Director Nick Hostetler goes deep into his second draft. Area scout Clay Overcash comes on to talk Jake Burger and others (35:55). Area scout Abe Fernandez talks about his experience scouting and recommending second round pick Gavin Sheets (44:50). You can listen... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast: Nick Hostetler speaks and a game of over/under

FutureSox Podcast: Nick Hostetler speaks and a game of over/under
Rob and Brian start the show with a game of over/under featuring White Sox prospects, they answer Twitter questions from the @FutureSox Twitter feed and White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler calls in to talk about the MLB draft (34:45). Listen below, or you can subscribe via iTunes or Podomatic… Want to know right away... Read more »
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Prospect Spotlight: Mitch Roman

Prospect Spotlight: Mitch Roman
There has been some recent buzz around Kannapolis Intimidators infielder Mitch Roman. I’ve personally heard from multiple White Sox fans in various forums about Roman, who is kind of an off-the-radar prospect. Through 12 games in the South Atlantic League (Low A), Roman has a triple slash line of .463/.522/.585 and an OPS of 1.107.... Read more »

Nick Hostetler speaks on the White Sox and their reinvigorated farm system

Nick Hostetler speaks on the White Sox and their reinvigorated farm system
Last week was the Winter Meetings and the White Sox stole the headlines with their trades of Chris Sale and Adam Eaton. Both Sale and Eaton brought back multiple impressive prospects and we reached out to the Scouting Director Nick Hostetler to learn more about the team’s new top prospects as well as some of his recent draft... Read more »

The tall and short of White Sox draft strategy

The tall and short of White Sox draft strategy
Last year after the 2015 First Year Player Draft, I was reviewing the White Sox class and noticed something that stuck out. It seemed they drafted a pretty significant number of relatively short prospects (under six feet tall). This led me down a rabbit hole of data, and into a brief conversation with Amateur Scouting... Read more »
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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 »
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