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White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018

White Sox Prospects of the Month, August/September 2018
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. The annual exception is at the end of the season, we combine August and September. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (~50 PA or 10... 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 »

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms

Small Worlds and Oncoming Storms
The first time I went to see Nick Madrigal play, it rained a lot. It rained all day, then stopped long enough to lure me out of my apartment, then rained again. I sat in my car in the parking lot of BB&T Ballpark for ten minutes while it rained. I watched water inches deep... Read more »
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White Sox Prospects of the Month, June 2018

White Sox Prospects of the Month, June 2018
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 »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 6/19

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 6/19
There’s a lot of transition going on in the White Sox system, with 30+ new draftees either having just joined the system and starting play on Friday (Great Falls) or Monday (AZL). Then there are the A, A+ and AA All Star Games today, and the wave of promotions that will be coming within a... Read more »

Dashing Through the Accumulated Weight of History, Laughing All the Way (ha ha ha!)

Dashing Through the Accumulated Weight of History, Laughing All the Way (ha ha ha!)
It’s been a Dash-heavy week, and this is a Dash-heavy post, with two already in the first sentence and a third to follow almost immediately. Winston-Salem has been the talk of the White Sox minor league system, with impressive offensive showings and pitching performances to back it up. Our Chuck Garfien has the breakdown of... Read more »
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2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2018 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash will open Carolina League play on Thursday, April 5th (today!) at 7:00 PM at Carolina. 24-year major league veteran and 3-time All Star Omar Vizquel takes the reigns as manager of the Dash in 2018. Over the past four seasons, the 11-time Gold Glove winner was a member of Brad Ausmus‘ staff... Read more »

Winter Leagues Review – How White Sox Prospects Performed

Winter Leagues Review – How White Sox Prospects Performed
The White Sox had 16 minor leaguers play in the islands over the course of the winter. While you spent most of the last few months freezing, these players were honing their craft in balmy climates such as the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. So add that to the list of ways your life doesn’t compare... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7
Welcome to the latest edition of our News and Notes, covering the White Sox minor leagues. During the season this article runs weekly, but from October through February it will be closer to monthly. This article covers all the news and updates from roughly November 28th through January 7th. There may not be anyone playing... Read more »
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White Sox acquire two, trade away one, lose none in Rule 5

White Sox acquire two, trade away one, lose none in Rule 5
The annual Rule 5 Draft for 2017 has completed, with the White Sox less active than widely anticipated. But they exactly didn’t stand pat either. With the 4th overall pick in the Major League phase, the Sox selected outfielder Carlos Tocci from Philadelphia. The 22-year-old Tocci was the 23rd-ranked prospect in the Phillies’ system according to... Read more »
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