Tag: Spencer Adams

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster
As expected, the Chicago White Sox made a series of moves to prepare their 40-man roster before the 7pm Rule 5 protection deadline. But which moves were made, were not quite all the expected ones. Word leaked out early on some (we tweeted out Zavala and heard about Stephens early as well), but the team... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft
The 2018 Major League Baseball season has culminated in the Boston Red Sox winning another World Series. Qualifying Offers have been extended and free agency is underway across baseball. The off-season is upon us and the team-building must continue for the White Sox. The organization has amassed a lot of talent but as is the... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Starting Pitchers

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Starting Pitchers
Welcome to another entry in a new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Separate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we are going to list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. This article covers the top ten starting pitching prospects in the... Read more »
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Roundtable: Four blogs discuss the state of the Sox minor leagues

Roundtable: Four blogs discuss the state of the Sox minor leagues
Hearing a variety of perspectives on something as dynamic as the White Sox rebuild is valuable for fans. FutureSox has eight writers at present but we don’t have all the answers. There are dozens of blogs who write about the team, and in that world you can find myriad perspectives on individual prospects and the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2018 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 64-75 overall Final placement: 4th in the South Division, no playoffs Complete Team Stats The 2018 Charlotte Knights’s story can be summed up by two players: RHP Michael Kopech and OF Eloy Jimenez. The continued development and emergence of the top two White Sox prospects was... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 66-72 overall (32-36 1st half, 34-36 2nd half) Final placement: 5th in 1st half, 3rd in 2nd half in North Division, no playoffs. Complete Team Stats The Barons had a few of the best prospects in the system spend time on the roster during 2018. But a few very-highly-ranked prospects aside,... Read more »
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Spencer Adams: The View from the Doorstep of the Majors

Spencer Adams: The View from the Doorstep of the Majors
While guys like Nolan Ryan cause scouts, pitching coaches and baseball executives to salivate, it’s often guys like Mark Buehrle that become fan favorites.  With flamethrowers like Michael Kopech and Dylan Cease capturing the headlines, it’s possible a pitchability guy sneaks into the starting rotation and remains a fixture for a few years or a... Read more »

FutureSox 2018 Midseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows

FutureSox 2018 Midseason Rankings Roundtable: Writers' High and Lows
Twice annually, our senior writers huddle and compile their personal top 30 rankings of the White Sox system. Then the real fun begins; as we critique each others lists, ask questions, and share valuable scouting information we might have picked up from our in-person affiliate visits or gleaned from other sources. The end result is... Read more »

Top White Sox Prospects ranked 16-30, Midseason 2018

Top White Sox Prospects ranked 16-30, Midseason 2018
Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the “teaser,”... Read more »
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Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history

Prebuild Prospects: A dig through recent history
Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert, Michael Kopech – if we hadn’t been so scarred by years of desolation, it would almost be hard to remember a time before the Sox farm system was so deep. Madrigal, Basabe, Cease. Even the rest-of-season DL is stacked – Burger, Burdi, potentially Dunning. But remember the days when Brent Morel... Read more »
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