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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 »

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 »
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Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Third Base

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Third Base
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 five third baseman in the... 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 »

Dash Rule Everything Around Me

Dash Rule Everything Around Me
Astute readers may have noticed that this Thursday column has something of a Winston-Salem Dash bias, when I’m not writing about the absurdity of Eloy Jiménez still playing in the minor leagues (it’s absurd, just pay him). There are some solid reasons for this: 1) The Dash are very good (they clinched the playoffs back in... Read more »
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Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2018 Top 30

Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2018 Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, mid-season 2018! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Monday: The Just Missed article (this one) Tuesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules Wednesday: The FULL LIST, with 1-15 capsules Thursday: Writers’ roundtable discussion of the rankings The White... Read more »

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them

Where Do Runs Come From? A story of 19 of them
Minor league baseball games are, on the whole, much stupider than major league games. The players are more raw, so you can see things like seven errors in one game, bad baserunning blunders, and nearly 20 runs scored in just over three hours. I’ve been around minor league baseball for a long time, and Monday... Read more »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/22

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 5/22
This past week on the White Sox farm saw many of its best performances come from the starting rotations for Charlotte and Winston-Salem, while it was the hitters doing the most for Birmingham and Kannapolis. Overall there were plenty of big numbers put up by prospects, which we detail here by team. Charlotte Knights (AAA)... Read more »
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Meet the Opportunists

Meet the Opportunists
One of the biggest stories coming out of Spring Training for the Chicago White Sox this year was the startling number of the injuries to top prospects. In late February, it was revealed that Micker Adolfo (10) had an injury to his ulnar collateral ligament and would be limited to a DH role, keeping his... Read more »
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