Posts tagged "Tim Anderson"

White Sox Prospects of the Month - May 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 »

Exclusive Interview with White Sox Assistant GM Buddy Bell

Exclusive Interview with White Sox Assistant GM Buddy Bell
Here at Future Sox we try to speak one-on-one with White Sox personnel on a regular basis, to provide an avenue to contextualize what’s going on in the minds of decision makers. Yesterday, White Sox Vice President and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell was kind enough to speak with me over the phone, and gave... Read more »

The development of Tim Anderson, hitter

The development of Tim Anderson, hitter
As Spring Training was about to open at Camelback Ranch in February, Tim Anderson was nominally in competition for the Opening Day starting job at shortstop for the White Sox. He wasn’t the most likely candidate for it, with Tyler Saladino and perhaps Carlos Sanchez ahead of him. Then the team signed Jimmy Rollins, and... Read more »
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2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview
Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Julio Vinas moves up from Birmingham to manage the highest level White Sox affiliate (AAA, International League) as they open on the road at Durham. Rich Dotson returns as Pitching Coach, joined by Hitting Coach Andy Tomberlin and assistant coach Tim Esmay. The... Read more »

Spring Training Week Four Stock Report

Spring Training Week Four Stock Report
Like we do every Spring Training, we are going to take 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... Read more »

2016 Pre-Season Writers Round Table - Part Two

2016 Pre-Season Writers Round Table - Part Two
With Opening Day for the major league team and the full-season affiliates less than a month away, the FutureSox staff convened and reflected on our pre-season rankings, made some bold predictions, and noted what they are looking out for this season. I was joined by Matt Cassidy, Brian Bilek, Will Siskel, and our newest writer,... Read more »
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Handicapping the Spring Training battles - Shortstop

The White Sox go into camp with very few open questions around roster slots for Opening Day. Barring injuries, all but maybe four of the 25 slots are solidly accounted for. But there are a few battles we’re watching, with probably the most important being who starts at shortstop. Who wins the job will also... Read more »

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 »

Prospect Perspective: Tim Anderson on his history, opportunity and motivation

Prospect Perspective: Tim Anderson on his history, opportunity and motivation
***The following article was written by Tim Anderson, a shortstop and the current top prospect in the Chicago White Sox system, as a guest of Future Sox. This is part of our ongoing Prospect Perspective series: articles written by the players themselves. Tim’s path to professional baseball was anything but commonplace. His appreciation of the unique... 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 »
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