Tag: Rob Brantly

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Lucas Giolito earns his first major league win, the K’s keep coming for Michael Kopech at Triple-A, 3B Jake Burger hits for the cycle and Arizona Fall League rosters are announced. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news,... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 14

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 14
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Reynaldo Lopez makes his White Sox debut, Eloy Jimenez has remained hot at the plate since being acquired last month, and Michael Kopech continues his dominance of the Southern League. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news, notes... 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 »
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White Sox Spring Training Preview - Prospect Style

White Sox Spring Training Preview - Prospect Style
It’s time. Today, we can utter that beautiful four-word phrase, “pitchers and catchers report”. Spring Training officially opens today for the White Sox. Of course lots of players have already been there for days or weeks, so this is just the nominal opening which receives ceremonial focus. Like Christopher Columbus “discovering” America, the players who... Read more »

40-man roster decisions - players eligible for Rule 5 Draft

40-man roster decisions - players eligible for Rule 5 Draft
***UPDATE Nov 4th 1:00pm CT: As if on cue, the White Sox purchased the contract of Zach Phillips, so he is now on the 40-man roster. Also they declined Alexei Ramirez’ $10M option and bought him out for $1M instead, making him a free agent (though there is a good chance he is brought back... Read more »

Erik Johnson and the first wave of September call-ups

Erik Johnson and the first wave of September call-ups
With the season winding down and a postseason bid falling out of the reach for the parent club, White Sox fans can at least take some pleasure with the White Sox adding some new players with the roster expansion moves that were made on Tuesday afternoon. The White Sox announced that they have added right-handed... Read more »
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Interviews with Erik Johnson, Rob Brantly, Richard Dotson and Andy Tomberlin

Interviews with Erik Johnson, Rob Brantly, Richard Dotson and Andy Tomberlin
I was fortunate enough to speak with two Knights players and two Knights coaches while visiting the beautiful BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. I chatted with Erik Johnson (the Charlotte ace and presumed White Sox 6th starter), Rob Brantly (a catcher who is having a career year), Richard Dotson (pitching coach), and Andy Tomberlin (hitting coach). Erik Johnson: Q: FutureSox... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - July 2015

As the big league ballclub heated up, it seems so did the minor league teams and some of the organization’s top prospects. Only one White Sox affiliate (Great Falls) posted a losing record in July while Birmingham (20-8), Winston-Salem (19-11), Kannapolis (16-12) and the Arizona White Sox (14-9) had winning marks. The Barons won 13... Read more »

2015 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

  UPDATED 4/9/15 9:19: to reflect slight changes to initial roster Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Joel Skinner returns to manage the top affiliate in the system. The White Sox’ AAA team begins International League play at home for their second year in new BB&T Ballpark, hosting the Norfolk Tide,... Read more »
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Spring Training - Final Stock Report

We’ve been taking a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT guaranteed a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in real contention (i.e.... Read more »
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