Tag: Nick Madrigal

Fisher Steeles Walker's Namesake: Four walks from Jameson powers the Dash's win

Fisher Steeles Walker's Namesake: Four walks from Jameson powers the Dash's win
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash’s return to BB&T Ballpark on Monday night against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, an Astros farm team, went much better than the entire previous homestand combined. Hot bats did what hot bats do: Nick Madrigal turned a chopper down the third base line into a double with his speed, Jameson Fisher walked (get... Read more »

 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »

Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader

Dash Do Not Get Their Ducks In A Row, Drop Doubleheader
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash played two against the Down East Wood Ducks on Sunday, and like many things in life, there was both good and bad. They dropped game one 2-1 in extras (“extras” in the world of minor league doubleheaders is anything after seven innings) and game two 9-0, gathering exactly one hit in doing... Read more »
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Ducks Down Dash; Don't Doubt Dedelow

Ducks Down Dash; Don't Doubt Dedelow
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem Dash found themselves in a hole early on last night that they were unable to climb out of, and if that’s not relatable, I don’t know what is. The Dash this season look much different from the Dash last season; in fact, the Dash from last season look a lot like... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28
Baseball’s No. 1 prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made his debut April 26 to a packed Rogers Centre. The hype and buzz preceding his debut with deafening, the Blue Jays’ service time manipulation was maddening and the cheers after he recorded his first hit were jubilant. Which brings us to the White Sox. The top 10... Read more »

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts
I remember getting up close to Luis Robert in person at this year’s SoxFest. Listed at 6-3, 185lbs, I felt as if I was staring at an NFL safety. I caught three at-bats of his at the backfields of Minor League Spring training. Mouth agape, I watched Robert barrel up a liner to left and... Read more »
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2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons were scheduled to open play on Thursday April 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi against the Shuckers. The Barons will be managed by former big leaguer Omar Vizquel this year as he ascends upward from the Carolina League. Richard Dotson returns to Birmingham as the pitching coach and Charles Poe will take over as... Read more »

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Thursday, April 4th kicks off another season of Carolina League play where the defending first-and-second-half champion Winston-Salem Dash hope to make it two postseason appearances in a row. 2018 will be tough to top after the Dash finished 30 games above .500, but there is still more than enough talent expected at the White Sox Advanced-A... Read more »

A Trip to Glendale: Highlights of White Sox Minor League Camp

A Trip to Glendale: Highlights of White Sox Minor League Camp
On the same afternoon White Sox starters Ervin Santana and Lucas Giolito allowed a combined 11 earned runs on 16 hits over eight miserable innings at Camelback Ranch, I was fortunate to avoid that factory of pain by venturing off to the back fields for Minor League camp. It may be a chore to stomach... Read more »
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Case History: The Importance of a Successful Draft

Case History: The Importance of a Successful Draft
For a rebuild to be successful, teams must take a three-pronged approach to acquiring talent. With the trade market quiet until closer to the deadline and the ship on free agency having sailed, it’s time to examine the third avenue for producing quality players – the MLB draft. The majority of people are skeptical of... Read more »
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