Tag: Arizona Fall League

Gavin Sheets Improving, Tyler Johnson a Fall-Star in Arizona Fall League

Gavin Sheets Improving, Tyler Johnson a Fall-Star in Arizona Fall League
For the White Sox prospects participating in the Arizona Fall League this year, it’s been a rough start to say the least. After most of them got off to a slow start, the offensive and pitching struggles have become a trend as we are reaching the halfway point of the season. Luckily, this hasn’t been the... Read more »

Tyler Johnson shines, rest of the group struggles in early goings of the AFL season

Tyler Johnson shines, rest of the group struggles in early goings of the AFL season
The Arizona Fall League has made some changes to their schedule this season. They’ve bumped the games up almost a month earlier and this year features primarily night games, which is something they haven’t done in the past. While the schedule is different, the objective of the league remains the same. It gives prospects the... Read more »

White Sox Arizona Fall League 2016 Recap

White Sox Arizona Fall League 2016 Recap
To prepare you for what you’re about to read, let me preface it with this: the White Sox do not have a very good farm system. It is better than it has been, but it is not good. With that in mind… This year’s set of Sox Arizona Fall League prospects played for the Glendale... Read more »
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What to look for in the offseason

The White Sox minor league affiliates have all finished their 2014 seasons. Only Great Falls reached the post-season, losing in the first round in the Pinoeer League. The big club is playing out the string on a mediocre season, though there were some encouraging signs for the future. As everyday baseball slides towards the back burner, do... Read more »

White Sox Arizona Fall League entries announced

***UPDATED 10/2/14 to reflect Basto replacing Ravelo… The White Sox will be sending seven prospects to the Arizona Fall League in October. They are SS Tim Anderson, RHP’s Frank Montas and Chris Bassitt, LHP’s Scott Snodgress and Jefferson Olacio, C Kevan Smith and 3B/OF Nick Basto. The AFL is a prospect showcase made up of... Read more »

White Sox in the Arizona Fall League - 2013 in Review

The Arizona Fall League season has ended.  The Glendale Desert Dogs, on whose roster are the eight White Sox prospects in the AFL, failed to make the championship game.  Let’s take a look at the performance of these Sox farm hands, using the preview we published in October as a guide (and credit to Daren... Read more »
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White Sox in the Arizona Fall League - Preview

The White Sox have eight players on the roster of the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League.  The AFL serves as a showcase of sorts, where all 30 MLB teams send a handful of prospects to get in some fall reps against enhanced competition.  This season, play begins on October 8th. The players... Read more »

What to Look For in the Offseason

The White Sox minor league affiliates’ seasons have all completed.  Two of the six went to the playoffs: Rookie level Great Falls was eliminated in the first round, but the AA Birmingham Barons won the Southern League Championship for the 11th time, and first time since 2002. As the big league club limps to the... Read more »

2013 Pre-Season Top White Sox Prospects - 11-25

The 2012 White Sox campaign was one of surpassing expectations, but without the happy ending.  A team that played about a dozen rookies, including a long list of graduates from our 2012 Pre-Season and Mid-Season lists, fell just short of winning the AL Central.  For a farm system that has been (often rightly) criticized for... Read more »
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Doyle Headlines AFL Performances

The Arizona Fall League finished up recently and for the most part it was a forgettable season from a White Sox standpoint. This year didn’t feature the emergence of Sergio Santos as in 2009 or the comeback of Jared Mitchell like last year, but there was one player who surprised just about everyone. Terry Doyle,... Read more »
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