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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 »

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 »
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2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition

2019 Arizona Fall League Preview: White Sox Edition
The rosters for the Arizona Fall League were released this week. Seven White Sox minor leaguers will be participating, along with hitting coach Cole Armstrong as members of the Glendale Desert Dogs. The Arizona Fall League is an annual prospect showcase that runs from mid-September through late-October. Major league organizations generally send 5-7 players as... Read more »

Dash Don't Do As Roman Does: Mitch 4-for-4, but Nationals take it late

Dash Don't Do As Roman Does: Mitch 4-for-4, but Nationals take it late
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Mitch Roman had four hits and big-leaguer Manny Bañuelos struck out seven in less than five innings, but the Dash dropped this one to the Potomac Nationals after some late back-and-forth. Bañuelos made his first rehab appearance with the Dash after two such starts for the AZL Sox. He was shelled in... Read more »

Slog Days of Summer: Stiever gets through three, eventually, as Dash lose 5-4

Slog Days of Summer: Stiever gets through three, eventually, as Dash lose 5-4
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It was Stiever Day in Winston-Salem, but Stiever Day wrapped up after just three innings, all scoreless but all equally laborious. It ended up turning into Bullpen Day, which did not go super well! Stiever’s last start saw him allow three runs through five innings, not bad by any means but not the... Read more »
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Jagged Little Pilk: Konnor Pilkington flirts with no-no, pitches the Dash to victory

Jagged Little Pilk: Konnor Pilkington flirts with no-no, pitches the Dash to victory
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Konnor Pilkington turned in a sorely-needed quality start, only running into trouble in the fifth inning, and the bats were lively early as the Dash defeated the Carolina Mudcats 6-4 on Saturday evening. Pilkington has flashed dominance over his 14 starts so far with the Dash; a six-inning, 12-strikeout shutout here, seven... Read more »

Steeling the Show: It's Walker's party, and he'll hit two doubles if he wants to

Steeling the Show: It's Walker's party, and he'll hit two doubles if he wants to
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Both sides pitched well enough to keep overall offensive totals low until late, but both also went deep into counts with batters (the Dash had at least two nine-pitch at-bats and one 10-pitch at-bat), made many pickoff attempts, and suffered from defensive miscues to drag the first five innings out for over... Read more »

(Wilmington Blue) Rocks This Town: Dash lose second straight to Blue Rocks, 7-6

(Wilmington Blue) Rocks This Town: Dash lose second straight to Blue Rocks, 7-6
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The summer doldrums have officially settled over Winston-Salem. Despite a late-inning comeback attempt, the Dash fell 7-6 to the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Thursday night, the victims of untimely hitting and hittable pitching. Thanks in part to injuries to many top pitching prospects, the Dash boast one of the strongest fronts-of-rotation in... Read more »
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Unbe-Stiev-able: Jonathan Stiever is the real deal as the Dash shut out the Keys for the sweep

Unbe-Stiev-able: Jonathan Stiever is the real deal as the Dash shut out the Keys for the sweep
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After getting swept by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers to open this homestand, the Winston-Salem Dash turned around and swept the Frederick Keys to close it, shutting them out 2-0 in the final game of the set. Jonathan Stiever seems to steal the show whenever he’s on the mound, and Tuesday night was no... Read more »
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