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Season in Review: 2016 Kannapolis Intimidators

Season in Review: 2016 Kannapolis Intimidators
The Intimidators were eliminated from postseason play in their regular season home game against Columbia on August 28. Kannapolis went 58-82 overall for the 2016 season. The silver lining is that the team did go 34-36 in the 2nd half and were, for a while, in the playoff hunt. The overall performance was disappointing but... Read more »

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our midseason top prospects list

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our midseason top prospects list
After we publish our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we also publish a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players, which we published yesterday here. This one covers pitchers. These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. You may be asking... Read more »

Kannapolis quips - interviews with 8 Intimidators and their Manager

Sometimes lost in the scouting analysis and statistics around prospects, for those of us who aren’t in the clubhouse or at the field every day, is the human element. Who a player is personally has an effect on who they’ll be as pro ballplayers. It’s also just that much more fun to follow these prospects... Read more »
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White Sox Prospects of the Month - April 2016

After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (50 PA or 10 IP minimum), and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. This is... Read more »

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview
Kannapolis opens play on Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Cole Armstrong (former White Sox catching prospect) becomes the team’s manager, promoted from Great Falls and following some of his players to full season ball. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Justin Jirschele, who just a year ago was still a player... Read more »

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2016 Top 30 Prospects list

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2016 Top 30 Prospects list
After we publish each of our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we publish a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players, which we published a few days ago. This one covers pitchers. These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. You... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Preseason 2016 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Preseason 2016 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox 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 about specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the... Read more »

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap
Every year in mid-September, once the minor-league seasons have ended, a brief supplemental season for the youngest / newest minor league players, including many from the Dominican or Venezuelan leagues, head to Arizona (and Florida) for the Fall Instructional League, or “Instructs” as they’re called. For 3 weeks, the 50+ farmhands who were invited to... Read more »

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers
With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on relief pitchers. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (i.e. WHIP), but also some peripheral values like strikeout and walk rates that may better... Read more »
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White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why
***UPDATE 9/23: Our Kim Contreras will be taking in some of the games at Instructs, and getting video, which we will publish later. The White Sox are sending 50 of their minor leaguers to the fall Instructional League in Arizona. Instructs are an annual camp conducted by all thirty major league clubs, bringing some of... Read more »
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