Tag: 2011 Draft

More Draft Thoughts

Shortly after the draft I wrote about the overall strategy of the Sox, but now I want to focus on specific picks and specific players that I like, dislike and feel indifferent about. Picks I liked:2 (80): Erik Johnson, RHP, 6-3, 240, CalA lot of people didn’t seem to like the Johnson pick, but I’m... Read more »

White Sox Draft Strategy is an Interesting One

With the 2011 MLB Draft now in the books, I want to take a look at what appears to be a very interesting draft strategy from our White Sox. After day 2 and the first 30 rounds of the draft I was feeling a little depressed and let down by the direction the Sox had... Read more »

White Sox Select OF Keenyn Walker with 1st Pick

With their first pick in the 2011 MLB Draft the White Sox selected switch-hitting outfielder Keenyn Walker from Central Arizona JC. Keenyn Walker Walker, 6’03”, 193 lbs, is a highly athletic outfield prospect who flashes good tools across the board. Speed is Walker’s best tool, where he grades out at anywhere between a 65 (Baseball... Read more »

2011 Draft Preview: Hitters

After taking a quick look at some of the pitchers that the Sox may be targeting for the #47 pick, it’s time to take a look at the hitters who could be selected in that range. Jackie Bradley, Jr., OF, South Carolina:Stock took a big hit with poor 2011 production and was then shut down... Read more »

2011 Draft Preview: Pitchers

It’s always difficult to try and predict which players are going to go where in the draft, even in the first few picks, so when your team doesn’t pick until #47, as the Sox do this year, predicting who they will take is more or less impossible. I will however be looking at a few... Read more »
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