Posts tagged "Trayce Thompson"

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects
After months of dialogue and several different frameworks including all types of players, the White Sox finally got their man in Todd Frazier via a three-team deal with the Dodgers and Reds. The return for Frazier, three players being sent to the Dodgers, is what I am focusing on in this piece. In return for... Read more »

Are the White Sox actually developing raw hitters?

Are the White Sox actually developing raw hitters?
The White Sox have had a terrible reputation for developing hitters for several years now. The biggest reason for that reputation is that the last significant hitting prospect to come through the White Sox system and succeed with the big league club is probably Joe Crede. Major League regulars Chris Carter and Chris Young were... 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 »
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2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters
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 hitters. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (slash lines, XBH totals), but also some peripheral values (like contact rates) that may better indicate... Read more »

Season in Review: 2015 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2015 Charlotte Knights
The White Sox AAA affiliate Charlotte Knights concluded their season on Labor Day, with a final overall record of 74-70, tied for 3rd and 4 games back in the International League South Division. That’s a big improvement from last season’s ugly 63-81 showing, good for last place in the division and the entire league. And... Read more »

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - 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 out 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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White Sox Minor League Recap 6/22/2015: Micker Adolfo reaches base four times in the AZL, Victor Velasquez with four hits for Great Falls

Syracuse 2, Charlotte 1 The Knights snapped a seven game winning streak in a low-scoring affair with the Syracuse Chiefs. Matt Davidson – whose significant strikeout rate (32.6K%) should temper those fans clamoring for a promotion – went 0-4 with four strikeouts against unremarkable pitchers. Trayce Thompson, however, might be seeing a promotion soon. The... Read more »

State of the System: Outfield

State of the System: Outfield
Positional Overview: Adam Eaton’s debut season on the south side was a great success. He showed himself to be an ideal leadoff hitter, batting .300 with a .362 BABIP, and his 2.9 WAR ranked 3rd amongst White Sox hitters, behind only Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez. Rick Hahn acted quickly to lock Eaton up long-term,... Read more »

Player Development Q and A with Nick Capra and Kirk Champion

I – along with two other White Sox bloggers – had the exciting opportunity to speak with Nick Capra (White Sox Director of Player Development) and Kirk Champion (White Sox Field Coordinator). While the Q&A was mainly centered around AAA Charlotte, the topics ranged from Carlos Rodon’s promotion, to breakout White Sox prospects in the... Read more »
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Interviews with Five Knights

As part of our in-person visits to the White Sox affiliates, we’ve been interviewing players and managers along the way. I was at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte with the Knights on May 2nd, and you can read our in-depth game and scouting report here. I had the opportunity to chat with four prospects and the... Read more »
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