Archive for 2017

Unheralded Matt Foster aiming to be another 2016 draft gem

Unheralded Matt Foster aiming to be another 2016 draft gem
The White Sox have been earning well deserved praise for the early returns on their 2016 draft class. Owning two first round picks certainly helps, as they were able to select highly rated catcher Zack Collins and flame-throwing closer Zack Burdi. But that class was anything but top heavy, as they plucked promising players all... Read more »

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 Minor League News and Notes - August 30

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 30
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Lucas Giolito earns his first major league win, the K’s keep coming for Michael Kopech at Triple-A, 3B Jake Burger hits for the cycle and Arizona Fall League rosters are announced. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news,... Read more »
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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 »

Prospect Focus: Danny Mendick on the move

Prospect Focus: Danny Mendick on the move
With all the attention given to a plethora of elite prospects added to the White Sox system in the past year, it’s easy to miss some really good stories swimming in the deeper waters. Some of those prospects even have a chance to turn into keepers before anyone really notices. Unless you’re neck-deep in the... Read more »

Blake Rutherford confident as first full season winds down

Blake Rutherford confident as first full season winds down
Blake Rutherford was destined to be a White Sox. His fate may have been sealed back in April of 2016, when Rutherford’s Chaminade High School traveled to face off against future 2nd overall pick RHP Hunter Greene’s Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. In front of a White Sox scouting contingent led by Executive VP Kenny Williams,... Read more »
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White Sox Top Prospect Report, 8/25

White Sox Top Prospect Report, 8/25
Primer:  The Top Prospect Report is a weekly post here at FutureSox highlighting performances of the top prospects in the system. More specifically, it will cover the top 15 prospects (plus a bonus or two outside that top fifteen) as classified by our most recent FS30 ranking. This can serve as your one-stop shop to... Read more »

The Once and FutureSox: What do hot starts lead to?

The Once and FutureSox: What do hot starts lead to?
It’s Nicky Delmonico’s world, we’re all just living in it. He has blessed us with his very presence; all we do, we do for Lil Nicky. Delmonico is, at the time of this writing, batting .329 with a .434 OBP. He’s been on base in all but one of his 21 games played so far.... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, August 21

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, August 21
In this edition of our White Sox Minor League News and Notes, a number of the highest ranked prospects in the system moved up the ladder, the rookie affiliates are making runs at the playoffs, and another new prospect officially joined the system in Winston-Salem. That plus a complete rundown of transactions, affiliate performances, and... Read more »
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White Sox Top Prospect Report, 8/18

White Sox Top Prospect Report, 8/18
Primer:  The Top Prospect Report is a weekly post here at FutureSox highlighting performances of the top prospects in the system. More specifically, it will cover the top 15 prospects (plus a bonus or two outside that top fifteen) as classified by our most recent FS30 ranking.  *This is the first report featuring the new... Read more »
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