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2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose

2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are underway in San Diego, California and the hot stove is scorching as teams have been announcing trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday, December 12th as decision makers turn in their key cards and begin their treks home. But front office personnel generally stick around to... Read more »

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin

FutureSox Podcast Round Table: Rule 5, Double-A and Yermin
On this installment of the FutureSox round table, Mike Rankin welcomes Ken Sawilchik and James Fox via Skype to discuss the recent news regarding the Chicago White Sox 40-man roster. They also took time to discuss the firing of Double-A Birmingham manager Omar Vizquel. The conversation concludes with a bit of fortune telling as it pertains... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications
The 2019 Major League Baseball season has culminated with the Washington Nationals winning their first World Series. Qualifying Offers will soon be extended and free agents have started officially filing for freedom. This is an off-season of great significance for the Chicago White Sox and the decision makers have already begun trimming the edges of... Read more »
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2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers
This is the second of two articles recapping the Chicago White Sox 2019 Double-A affiliate, Birmingham Barons. Included in this piece is a breakdown of pitchers. To read the first article focused on hitters, click HERE. Newly appointed Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel worked with 52 players throughout the 2019 Southern League campaign. With 28 pitchers ranging from 22-year-old Codi... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash
Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (A+) Overall record: 72-61 (First half: 38-26, 2nd place; Second half: 34-35, 4th place) Final placement: 2nd place Carolina League Southern Division, missed playoffs Final Team Stats Far removed are we from the days of Luis Robert terrorizing Carolina League play with his .920 slugging percentage and 1.432 OPS... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 75-64 Final placement: 2nd place in International League South Division; missed playoffs. Final Team Stats The Charlotte Knights led the International League in attendance and provided the locals with much excitement in the Queen City. A playoff berth was on the line until the very end... Read more »
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2019 Midseason Rankings: TwitterBag Questions

Twitter can be a divisive place but our readers are the best! They were asked to come up with mailbag questions that correspond with rankings week. They didn’t take that opportunity for granted. Below are the questions that we were submitted and our responses to the best of our knowledge. As always, thanks for reading... Read more »

Top White Sox prospects ranked 16-30, midseason 2019

Twice a year, FutureSox writers work together to produce a ranked list of the top 30 White Sox prospects. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings until we come to a final list. We release the list in two parts. First is the group ranked 16-30. The... Read more »

Pitching promotions a relief for beleaguered bullpen arms

There were a few notable prospect promotions on the minor league side of things on Monday, but they weren’t the two headliners from the 2018 draft class that everyone is waiting on. Outfielder Steele Walker will remain in Winston-Salem while infielder Nick Madrigal will enjoy the Southern League for a bit longer. A slight re-shuffling... Read more »
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A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets
***NOTE: This content was originally published on our Patreon Page, where our Patrons got early access to it. If you want to join up to get early access to content, exclusive videos and Q&A (some of which won’t ever go up on our main site), the ability to ask questions for future player interviews and... Read more »
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