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Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox

Season in Review: 2019 AZL White Sox
Team: AZL White Sox League: Arizona Rookie League Final record: 22-34 (11-17 1st half, 11-17 2nd half) Final placement: 4th in 1st half, 5th in 2nd half and overall in Arizona League Central Full Team Stats 2019 was a tough year record wise for the AZL White Sox as they finished with identical, losing records in both the first... Read more »

After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running

After a slow transition into pro ball, Andrew Dalquist is ready to hit the ground running
In recent drafts, the White Sox have shown a consistent trend of favoring players from the collegiate ranks over high school players in the early rounds. However, the 2019 draft class broke away from that trend as Nick Hostetler and co. selected prep players in rounds two, three, and four, making that the organization’s focus... Read more »

Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season

Pitching Leads the Way in Week 9 of AZL White Sox Season
Despite riding a seven-game losing streak into Sunday, last week was still an exciting one for the AZL White Sox. On Tuesday, Andrew Dalquist made his professional debut against the AZL Dodgers Mota in Glendale. On Saturday, Matthew Thompson also made his professional debut as he faced the AZL Reds in Goodyear. Both of these debuts... Read more »
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From baseball bloodlines to the White Sox, Garvin Alston Jr. is ready to make a name for himself

From baseball bloodlines to the White Sox, Garvin Alston Jr. is ready to make a name for himself
When the White Sox selected Garvin Alston Jr. in the 2019 MLB Draft, they got a player who has been around the game for a long time even though his professional career was just getting started. Alston Jr. was not your typical MLB Draft prospect. His father, Garvin Alston, spent many years as a pitching coach for... Read more »

Observations from Week 8 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 8 of the AZL White Sox
This week, the AZL White Sox posted a 2-3 record, giving themselves an overall record of 18-26 on the season. The team currently sits at 5th place of the Arizona League Central Division for the second half and on the entire 2019 season. While the team isn’t winning as much as they hoped to and... Read more »

Don't sweat the stats, James Beard flashes a variety of positive aspects to his game

Don't sweat the stats, James Beard flashes a variety of positive aspects to his game
When the White Sox selected James Beard in the 4th round (110th overall) of the 2019 MLB Draft, the initial information shared about him was in regards to his elite speed. Elite to the point where he was rated as the fastest player in all of the 2019 draft class. Aside from that, there wasn’t... Read more »
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Observations from Week 4 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 4 of the AZL White Sox
Through four weeks of the Arizona League season, the AZL White Sox have an overall record of 8-14 as they begin a new week and look to turn things around. July hasn’t been a kind month to the affiliate, as they’ve gone 2-8 to start the month and are currently riding a four-game losing streak.... Read more »

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox
On Monday, the AZL White Sox got their 2019 season started and it should be an exciting one for this squad. The team is packed with young, intriguing prospects coming from recent draft classes and international signing classes. Our team preview can be found here.  Also, there are a few familiar faces as some of... Read more »

AZL White Sox Game Report: White Sox lose to Dbacks 5-1 in an eventful night

AZL White Sox Game Report: White Sox lose to Dbacks 5-1 in an eventful night
GLENDALE, Ariz – The Arizona League White Sox had a very eventful night on Thursday in a game that involved Ian Clarkin throwing another rehab start, 2018 33rd round draft pick Bryce Bush making his professional debut, and Nick Madrigal back in the lineup. The Sox might’ve lost this one, but it was still an... Read more »
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Nick Madrigal Makes Professional Debut in Arizona Rookie League

Nick Madrigal Makes Professional Debut in Arizona Rookie League
GLENDALE, Ariz – After successfully reaching the pinnacle of the college baseball world, White Sox 2018 first round draft pick Nick Madrigal made his professional debut on Thursday night for the Arizona Rookie League (AZL) affiliate. Madrigal was placed at the top of the lineup and played shortstop for his first game as a member... Read more »
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