Tag: Yency Almonte

Waiver Trades: Mostly, nothing exciting happens

Waiver Trades: Mostly, nothing exciting happens
We’re putting the final knife in the back of August, which means that today is the postseason-eligible waiver trade deadline. After the normal trade deadline on July 31st, teams can place players on waivers; if they aren’t claimed by any team, the player can then be traded. After today, though, any players acquired in a... Read more »

White Sox acquire reliever Tommy Kahnle in exchange for Yency Almonte

White Sox acquire reliever Tommy Kahnle in exchange for Yency Almonte
The White Sox traded away right-handed pitching prospect Yency Almonte earlier this week, in exchange for Tommy Kahnle. This news has been covered pretty well given the trade happened three days ago and we were a little delayed reporting on it, so we’ll focus mostly on what wasn’t well-documented in the news coverage – the... Read more »

2015 Minor League Statistical Leaders - Starting Pitchers

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 starting pitchers. We’ll look at some classic core numbers like ERA and WHIP, but also some peripheral values like strikeout and walk rates that... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2015 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2015 Winston-Salem Dash
The Winston-Salem Dash finished the season with an 75-63 record overall, driven by a very impressive 45-23 mark in the second half (the best in the entire Carolina League since at least 2006). The Dash played a hard-fought 3-game playoff series against the Cubs affiliate Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but lost the last two games by... Read more »

Season in Review: 2015 Kannapolis Intimidators

The Kannapolis Intimidators were 64-74 and finished fifth in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division. The big hindrance to Kannapolis’ success this year was an overall good thing – many of their top players were promoted. Towards the end of the year, the Intimidators’ offense became rougher and rougher. All in all, they improved from... Read more »

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2015 Midseason Top 30

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our 2015 Midseason Top 30
After we publish each of our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we post a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players (published yesterday, here is the link), and this one covers pitchers. These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an... Read more »
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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 »

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/4/2015: Almonte brings the fireworks.

White Sox Minor League Recap 7/4/2015: Almonte brings the fireworks.
Charlotte 5, Gwinnett 1 Shawn Haviland went six innings of shut out baseball to give the Knights plenty of room to succeed on the Fourth of July and the offense responded accordingly. Matt Tuiasosopo had three of the team’s six hits, but four RBIs and had a home run in this game. Matt Davidson went... Read more »

Game Story: Kannapolis Intimidators 5/26/2015, with Video and Scouting Notes

Our third live look of the season had us in Kannapolis to catch the Intimidators square up against the Lexington Legends (Royals affiliate). Both starters – Yency Almonte for the Intimidators and Niklas Stephenson for the Legends – had shaky first innings. Each offense started the game with three base hits, resulting in a 2-1... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League Recap 5/26/2015: Almonte and Drabek spin some gems

Charlotte 9, Columbus 5 Hats off to Kyle Drabek (1-2), whose recent run of success has to be turning some heads in Chicago. Drabek turned in a gem, throwing 93 pitches in a five inning outing where he allowed three hits and only one earned run while striking out seven. Granted, he did walk four... Read more »
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