Tag: 2017 MLB Draft

2017 FutureSox Draft Tracker

2017 FutureSox Draft Tracker
The MLB Draft is always one of the biggest events for FutureSox and prospect hound, and it’s finally here for 2017. The draft is now complete. It’s time for the annual analysis and over-analysis of the newest group of players set to join the White Sox farm system. We’ll try to gather as much info... Read more »

White Sox draft RHP Lincoln Henzman in 4th round

With their 4th round pick (117th overall), the White Sox selected right-hander Lincoln Henzman out of Louisville. He was the team’s closer this year as a junior, but he started in the Cape Cod League and the Sox announced him as a starting pitcher. School: Louisville Position: RHP Height/Weight: 6-2, 200 lbs B/T: R/R D.O.B: 7/4/1995 Previously Drafted: 31st round... Read more »

White Sox draft CF Luis Gonzalez in the 3rd round

White Sox draft CF Luis Gonzalez in the 3rd round
The White Sox continue the theme of advanced college bats by selecting New Mexico’s Luis Gonzalez in the third round. School: New Mexico Position: Centerfielder Height/Weight: 6-0, 185 lbs B/T: L/L D.O.B: 9/10/1995 2017 Stats: .361/.500/.589, 22 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 42 RBI, 58 BB, 32 K in 219 AB Gonzalez, a native of Sonora, Mexico, is a junior... Read more »
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White Sox draft 1B Gavin Sheets with 49th overall pick

White Sox draft 1B Gavin Sheets with 49th overall pick
After the Jake Burger selection, White Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Nick Hostetler said that the club was looking for more “middle of the order bats” with some of his remaining picks and that’s exactly what they achieved with pick No. 49. According to his head coach at Wake Forest, Sheets “hits the ball to... Read more »

White Sox draft 3B Jake Burger with 11th overall pick

White Sox draft 3B Jake Burger with 11th overall pick
The White Sox deviated from general consensus and selected a true masher in Jake Burger at No. 11 overall. Originally pegged to go for a plus athlete in either Beck or Kendall, the latter of which was still on the board, Chicago was drawn to one of college baseball’s best power bats. Burger was likely drawn... Read more »
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