Tag: 2019 MLB Draft

White Sox draft high school speedster James Beard in fourth round

Courtney Hawkins was the last Chicago White Sox first round draft pick out of high school in 2012, and following the selection of California first baseman Andrew Vaughn, the streak continues. However, the White Sox selected three consecutive prep products in rounds 2-4. Centerfielder James Beard becomes the latest addition to a freshly bolstered high school... Read more »

White Sox select high school RHP Andrew Dalquist with 81st overall pick

A day after selecting Texas high school product Matthew Thompson in the second round, the Chicago White Sox doubled down on Day 2 by selecting another prep arm. This time, it’s California product Andrew Dalquist. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound right-handed pitcher finished his junior year hovering around 90-miles-per-hour on his fastball, but saw a significant increase... Read more »

White Sox go with high school RHP Matthew Thompson with 45th overall pick

White Sox go with high school RHP Matthew Thompson with 45th overall pick
The Chicago White Sox have broken away from a recent trend of theirs by selecting RHP Matthew Thompson out of Cypress Ranch High School in Texas. The club has taken college performers in Hostetler’s three previous drafts at the helm and this is a big deviation from that strategy. Adding more prep talent in this... Read more »
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White Sox select Andrew Vaughn with the third overall pick

White Sox select Andrew Vaughn with the third overall pick
In a slight shift from recent draft strategy, the White Sox grabbed California first baseman Andrew Vaughn with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. While staying with the recent trend of selecting college players, Vaughn represents a minor modification to the teams’ preferred method of taking players at positions in the middle of... Read more »

2019 FutureSox Draft Tracker

Another seminal moment in the White Sox rebuild is upon us. All 100 of those losses in 2018 netted the White Sox the third pick in the 2019 draft, which should net the team another premium prospect. We’ll gather info on the first pick as well as who the White Sox pick in each of... Read more »
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