Category: Interviews

Mental Approach Fuels Corey Zangari’s Power

Mental Approach Fuels Corey Zangari’s Power
Having missed the better part of two seasons due to injuries, it’s surprising Corey Zangari doesn’t lament the time lost.“These injuries have helped me out as a player mentally and physically. They helped me mature. I look at the game differently. You never want to have an injury. You never want to miss games or... Read more »

Consistency Leads to Piling up Big Numbers for Ian Dawkins

Consistency Leads to Piling up Big Numbers for Ian Dawkins
“I try to base my performance on being as consistent as possible,” said Kannapolis outfielder Ian Dawkins in a phone interview with FutureSox. “Coming out of college, I knew I had the skill set to at least compete at the pro level. My goal every night is to come out and compete.” Consistent Hitting With... Read more »

Maturity Plus Aggressiveness Equals Success for Taylor Varnell

Maturity Plus Aggressiveness Equals Success for Taylor Varnell
Being recently married with a baby girl on the way sets Taylor Varnell apart from his teammates. Perhaps that level of responsibility is what differentiates him on the mound as well. The 24-year-old left-hander out of Oral Roberts oozes maturity not typically seen in Low-A. Through nine starts at Kannapolis, the southpaw has been lights... Read more »
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Exclusive interview: Rick Hahn on the process and what's next

Exclusive interview: Rick Hahn on the process and what's next
***NOTE: Full audio of the interview will be released as a podcast in the next few days*** General Manager Rick Hahn has been spending much of the off-season hunkered down with the White Sox front office, working angles on free agents, trade targets and roster machinations. Press conferences and interviews have been somewhat rare, outside of... Read more »

Healthy Curbelo looking forward to 2019

Healthy Curbelo looking forward to 2019
“Hey Luis, will you sign my ball?” a young fan calls out to Intimidators starting shortstop Luis Curbelo as he makes his way toward the locker room following a game. “Sure, no problem,” Curbelo responds flashing a smile. Another fan follows and Luis continues signing autographs and chatting it up with the Kannapolis faithful. As... Read more »

Podcast Episode 2018.12 ft. Kade McClure and Tyler Johnson

Podcast Episode 2018.12 ft. Kade McClure and Tyler Johnson
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring White Sox Prospects Kade McClure and Tyler Johnson! In the final FutureSox podcast of 2018, Clint interviewed both McClure and Johnson via Skype. Kade is rehabbing following knee surgery and Tyler continues to prepare for Spring Training. Be sure to take a listen to the podcast and find all of the... Read more »
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Things to Dream On

Things to Dream On
“He’s physically gifted, he moves very well, good hands, strong arm, very mature for his age. Nice polished swing. He’s got some power potential. Certainly a lot of things to dream on and look forward to in the future with him,” said White Sox Director of Player Development Chris Getz when asked about 2018 fourth... Read more »

Regaining Control of a Disappointing Season

Regaining Control of a Disappointing Season
In a season which was lost for a number of White Sox prospects due to injury or under-performance. Alec Hansen had one of the rougher years. Due to a forearm injury incurred during spring training, he did not make his first start until June 16 for Birmingham. Then he was beset by a round of... Read more »

Spencer Adams: The View from the Doorstep of the Majors

Spencer Adams: The View from the Doorstep of the Majors
While guys like Nolan Ryan cause scouts, pitching coaches and baseball executives to salivate, it’s often guys like Mark Buehrle that become fan favorites.  With flamethrowers like Michael Kopech and Dylan Cease capturing the headlines, it’s possible a pitchability guy sneaks into the starting rotation and remains a fixture for a few years or a... Read more »
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Prospect Focus: Bryce Bush

Prospect Focus: Bryce Bush
Nick Hostetler and his scouting staff have used the third day of major league baseball’s amateur draft to add legitimate talent to a White Sox farm system teeming with talent of late. Day three (rounds 11 through 40) is usually a good time to add overlooked college transfers and once proud options coming off poor... Read more »
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