Tag: 2014 MLB Draft

2014 MLB Draft: Performance Update

With the 2014 season in the books, I thought now would be a good opportunity to take a look at the Chicago White Sox 2014 draft class, to see how each pick performed in their professional debut. Obviously it goes without saying that the sample sizes here are still very small, so we shouldn’t read... Read more »

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2014

This is our annual draft tracker, with full info on White Sox draft picks as the draft progresses and as players sign. We will fill it in with as much info on the picks as we can find. A full list of all teams’ selections can be found on MLB.com. Players in bold have signed.  Bonus... Read more »

White Sox Select Carlos Rodon with 3rd Pick

With the 3rd pick in the 2014 MLB Draft the Chicago White Sox selected LHP Carlos Rodon from N.C. State. Rodon was the consensus number 1 prospect in this draft class entering the year, but some inconsistent performances brought him back to the pack and allowed the Sox to nab him at #3. At his... Read more »

Draft Day Rumors and Mock Draft Updates

It’s draft day, and in the build-up to the big event there is lots of information and rumors flying around, plus a whole host of mock draft updates. You can find most of this information through our Twitter feed @FutureSox, but if Twitter’s not your thing, you can follow this post, which I will continue... Read more »

Draft Preview: Kyle Freeland

Kyle Freeland School: Evansville Position: LHSP Height/Weight: 6‘4”, 190 B/T: L/L D.O.B.: 05/14/1993 Previously Drafted: 2011- 35 (1081) Philadelphia Phillies Scouting Reports: High School: Out of high school Freeland was seen as a projectable lefty throwing in the high 80’s, but the Phillies could not sign him as a 35th round pick. College: Control may... Read more »

Draft Preview: Trea Turner

Trea Turner School: North Carolina State Position: SS Height/Weight: 6‘1”, 170 B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 06/30/1993 Previously Drafted: 2011- 20 (602) Pittsburgh Pirates Scouting Reports: High School: Turner was drafted out of high school by the Pirates in the 20th round but rejected their offer of over $500k to attend N.C. State. He was seen as... Read more »

Draft Preview: Max Pentecost

Max Pentecost School: Kennesaw State Position: C Height/Weight: 6‘2”, 190 B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 03/10/1993 Previosuly Drafted: 2011- 7 (234) by Texas Rangers Scouting Reports: High School: “Pentecost got plenty of early exposure with his solid athleticism and intriguing bat. An elbow injury in April turned out to require Tommy John surgery”. –Baseball America College: Pentecost... Read more »

Draft Preview: Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon School: Olympia HS (FL) Position: SS Height/Weight: 6‘1”, 180 B/T: L/R D.O.B.: 10/24/1995 College Commitment: Florida State Scouting Reports: Nick Gordon is a great athlete and the top middle infield prospect in the 2014 draft class. He’s a good fielder at SS and scouts have few doubts about his ability to stick at... Read more »

Draft Preview: Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman School: East Carolina Position: RHSP Height/Weight: 6‘4”, 190 B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 01/08/1993 Previously Drafted: N/A Scouting Reports: High School: Jeff Hoffman was not drafted out of high school in 2011. At the time he was considered a very good athlete with a mid to high 80’s fastball and lots of projectability. College: Hoffman... Read more »

Draft Preview: Aaron Nola

Aaron Nola School: LSU Position: RHSP Height/Weight: 6’1”/196 B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 06/04/1993 Previously Drafted: 2011- 22 (679) by Toronto Blue Jays Scouting Reports: High School: “Nola resembles former LSU recruit Jeremy Hellickson, as his out pitch is a devastating changeup that earns plus grades from scouts now. Nola has had health issues, with a sports... Read more »
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