Category: International Coverage

White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

White Sox should inquire about Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
Rick Hahn made it clear in late September that designated hitter would be among the positions addressed this offseason. The White Sox may be eyeing across international waters at an intriguing opportunity to fill that exact need. The latest talent available out of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) is left-handed slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Born in Hashimoto,... Read more »

Nothing Shrewd About Latest Lonestar Salary Dump

Nothing Shrewd About Latest Lonestar Salary Dump
The Chicago White Sox have always been averse to risk in the 16-year-old marketplace but the tactics that have been used this year are shameless in nature. Trading fake money to save real money is now part of the Reinsdorfian business model and it should cause a stomach ache for those observing the festivities. Discarding... Read more »

White Sox Sign Six Players During 2019 International Signing Period

White Sox Sign Six Players During 2019 International Signing Period
The White Sox are out of the two-year penalty as a result of their effort in acquiring Luis Robert during the 2016-17 international signing period. Subsequently, the Sox were slotted at roughly $5.4 million for this period and committed to five players. As expected, the White Sox signed 22-year-old Cuban shortstop Yolbert Sanchez as well... Read more »
Advertisement:

2019-2020 White Sox International Preview

2019-2020 White Sox International Preview
The 2019-2020 international signing period begins on July 2nd. This period provides an opportunity for the White Sox to add some more talent to the lower levels of their well-regarded minor league system. The franchise has been in the penalty box in regards to high dollar international expenditures in the previous two classes. The organization,... Read more »

2019 Affiliate Preview: DSL White Sox

2019 Affiliate Preview: DSL White Sox
The Chicago White Sox affiliate in the Dominican Summer League began play on June 2nd . The DSL club is made up mostly of teenagers, ranging in age from 16 to early 20’s. The players in the league are extremely raw, which isn’t very surprising considering most of the players are of high school age... Read more »

White Sox agree to sign 17-year-old infielder Elijah Tatis for $500K

White Sox agree to sign 17-year-old infielder Elijah Tatis for $500K
The White Sox are limited to signing international amateurs to bonuses of under $300,000 during the current international period. The organization signed 26 players in this current period in addition to trading excess bonus pool space for prospects. The new international signing period begins on July 2nd of this year and runs through June 15,... Read more »
Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Recent posts

  • Tags

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: