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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 »

Six Sox prospects slated for fall ball

Six Sox prospects slated for fall ball
The rosters for the Arizona Fall League were released today. Six White Sox minor league players will be participating, along with a hitting coach, as part of the Glendale Desert Dogs. Before we get into each player, some background might be helpful. The AFL is an annual prospect showcase that runs from early October to... Read more »

Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates

Promotions Aplenty for White Sox Minor League Affiliates
It’s promotion day in the minor leagues as far as the White Sox are concerned. The Charlotte Knights, Birmingham Barons, Winston-Salem Dash and Kannapolis Intimidators  have all seen some movement. Luis Robert heading to the Winston-Salem Dash in High-A from Kannapolis was the first official announcement and one that shouldn’t have been a surprise. #WhiteSox... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/29

White Sox Prospect Hot List, 8/29
The White Sox Prospect Hot List is back, to break down another two weeks of game action. Most of the hot hands in recent weeks have been with the lower level teams – not coincidental to the fact that the two rookie teams are in a playoff hunt and Kannapolis is already in. Let’s dig... Read more »
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2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2017 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
The Winston-Salem Dash opened play on Thursday, along with the other three full-season affiliates. 2005 World Series hero Willie Harris takes over as manager of the Dash after a stint as the hitting coach in Great Falls last year. He is joined by Charlie Poe as the Hitting Coach and Brian Drahman takes over as... Read more »

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30

Just a Bit Outside - prospects who just missed our new Top 30
It’s Rankings Week here at FutureSox and our Top 30 list will be released over two installments tomorrow and Thursday.  As you are likely aware, the White Sox acquired a number of significant prospects so far this offseason. That combined with a strong 2016 draft and continued emergence of Latin American prospects contributed to the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Kannapolis Intimidators

Season in Review: 2016 Kannapolis Intimidators
The Intimidators were eliminated from postseason play in their regular season home game against Columbia on August 28. Kannapolis went 58-82 overall for the 2016 season. The silver lining is that the team did go 34-36 in the 2nd half and were, for a while, in the playoff hunt. The overall performance was disappointing but... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List

Top White Sox Prospects, Midseason 2016 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at FutureSox 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 about specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the full... Read more »
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