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Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts
I remember getting up close to Luis Robert in person at this year’s SoxFest. Listed at 6-3, 185lbs, I felt as if I was staring at an NFL safety. I caught three at-bats of his at the backfields of Minor League Spring training. Mouth agape, I watched Robert barrel up a liner to left and... Read more »

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Thursday, April 4th kicks off another season of Carolina League play where the defending first-and-second-half champion Winston-Salem Dash hope to make it two postseason appearances in a row. 2018 will be tough to top after the Dash finished 30 games above .500, but there is still more than enough talent expected at the White Sox Advanced-A... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Winston-Salem Dash

Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (Advanced A) Final Record: 84-54 Overall (41-29 First Half, 43-25 Second Half) Final Placement: 1st in first half, tie for first in second half in Southern Division, Lost 3-0 to Buies Creek Astros in the first round of playoffs Complete Team Stats With players like Dylan Cease, Luis Robert,... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2018 Kannapolis Intimidators

Season in Review: 2018 Kannapolis Intimidators
Team: Kannapolis Intimidators League: South Atlantic League (A) Final record: 74-63 overall (39-28 1st half, 35-35 2nd half) Final placement: 2nd in 1st half, 4th in 2nd half in Northern Division, wild card winner. Lost in 1st round of playoffs. Complete Team Stats The White Sox’ Class A affiliate had gone from 2009 to 2016 without a postseason appearance. But... Read more »

Preview: White Sox Fall Instructs

Preview: White Sox Fall Instructs
The regular and post-season games have ended for all seven White Sox affiliates in 2018. Three teams went to the playoffs, and one of those won a league championship (Great Falls). Now we move into the off-season. Players have scattered to the four winds, but some will breeze back to the team’s Camelback Ranch facility... Read more »

The Kannapolis Piranhas?

The Kannapolis Piranhas?
The Intimidators are, as of this writing, in first place with a 13-6 overall record to start the 2018 campaign. Part of their success thus far is a lineup that, while lacking star prospect power, also lacks clear holes. The starting nine are all players with enough tools and skills to keep them in the... Read more »
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2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Class A Kannapolis Intimidators opened South Atlantic League play on Thursday, April 5th at home against Lakewood, and as of this writing are 1-1. The team is managed by Justin Jirschele, who even in his second year as the team’s leader is only 27 years old. Last year he was the youngest manager in all... Read more »

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects

A good problem - too many A-ball outfield prospects
Chris Getz and his player development staff are facing a logistical conundrum. They are surely happy with the deep farm system the club has rapidly built, and one can only imagine their excitement to get all those players back on the field this spring. After watching games on the back fields at Camelback Ranch in... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters

White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders, 2017 - Hitters
2017 was a big year for the White Sox minor league system. They acquired a wave of highly considered prospects from other teams, rode some success from both the 2016 and 2017 drafts, and for the first time in many years the Latin American pipeline is starting to generate some success in the system. The... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2017 Great Falls Voyagers
Team: Great Falls Voyagers League: Pioneer League (Rk) Final record: 34-42 overall (15-23 1st half, 19-19 2nd half) Final placement: 3rd in 1st half, 1st in 2nd half in North Division. Lost in PIO Championship Series. Complete Team Stats The Voyagers are a perennial postseason presence in the Pioneer League, having made the playoffs in ten of the... Read more »
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