Posts tagged "mlb draft"

Morning notes: draft/widespread injuries edition

Morning notes: draft/widespread injuries edition
Rounds 2 through 15 of the MLB First-Year Player Draft were completed on Tuesday, and the White Sox finally began to drift toward their traditional preference for college pitchers. The second day was headlined by the selection of Christopher Beck, a 6’3″ RHP out of Georgia Southern who had the credentials to go higher before... Read more »

Draft Day is here!

Draft Day is here!
Monday night brings about the first round and first compensation round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.  That’s a lot of firsts! The White Sox will be picking at slots #13 and #48 Monday night.  The 13th overall pick naturally conjures memories of Chris Sale, but the matching number is likely the only thing... Read more »

Morning notes: Notes on things other than Chris Sale

Morning notes: Notes on things other than Chris Sale
Orlando Hudson has charmed us all with competent major league at-bats from the 3rd base position, but Brent Morel is on the recovery trail and has a starting job waiting for him if Robin Ventura sticks to his words. Morel took BP, did some exercises, and should be starting rehab work in Charlotte Wednesday, which... Read more »
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MLB labor peace, and its annoying consequences

MLB labor peace, and its annoying consequences
The MLB owners and the players union shook hands on a new 5-year Collective Bargaining Agreement to be announced on Monday, and perhaps that’s all we should care about. The NBA has been kind enough to provide reference on how dreary and dull it can be to watch two sides grapple endlessly in a stalemate... Read more »

White Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Doug Laumann speaks with bloggers

White Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Doug Laumann speaks with bloggers
Thursday brought around the monthly blogger conference call set up by White Spx Public Relations Coordinator, Marty Maloney.  For July the subject was Director of Amateur Scouting, Doug Laumann, who was brought on to discuss the recent draft, but also addressed questions relating to the team’s overall scouting approach. Thanks to the fact that the... Read more »