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White Sox Farm Update - 3/28

White Sox Farm Update - 3/28
Welcome to another spring training edition of the White Sox Farm Update featuring news and notes about White Sox minor leaguers and affiliates. Spring training is entering its final week with opening day right around the corner. The White Sox Opening Day is set for Monday, April 3 against the Tigers at home.  All the full... Read more »

A farm-focused White Sox Spring Training guidebook - seven storylines

A farm-focused White Sox Spring Training guidebook - seven storylines
Pitchers and catchers have reported. As Spring Training 2017 opens, all the media outlets around the team have published some version of a preview article, pointing their readers to the storylines they should keep an eye on for the next month and a half. We are doing the same of course, but with a focus... Read more »

White Sox farm update, 2/10

White Sox farm update, 2/10
Welcome to another edition of News and Notes from the White Sox farm. Since our last edition, we’ve had SoxFest, some new transactions, and of course it’s rankings season. And Spring Training is just around the corner. Spring is Coming Pitchers and catchers report on February 14th, just 4 days from today. The rest of... Read more »
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Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/20

Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/20
Welcome back to your weekly article covering all the happenings in the White Sox minor league system. No big blockbuster trades this week (unlike last week), but plenty of other news and action to report… Kannapolis Ballpark The Independent-Tribune of Cabarrus County reported that the City of Kannapolis agreed to spend $2.9M on architecture and... Read more »

Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/5

Weekly White Sox farm update, 12/5
Welcome back to your weekly update on all things concerning the White Sox farm system. This should be quite a busy upcoming week, starting today. The Winter Meetings are just getting underway, the Rule 5 Draft occurs on Thursday, and the rumors about a possible (probable?) White Sox rebuild and Sale sale abound. Meanwhile, a few... Read more »

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions
With the end of the World Series and the city’s other team winning their first championship since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the offseason has officially begun across baseball. So let’s open by answering some questions from you, our readers. The questions were taken from various social media outlets. Twitter user @mab8663Panto: “Will Zack... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights
The 2016 season looked to be a promising one for Charlotte, as the opening day roster included six of the organization’s top 30 prospects, including five on offense/defense led by pre-season top prospect Tim Anderson at short. Unfortunately, due to injuries within the team and at the major league level, team continuity never existed as... Read more »

2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

2016 Charlotte Knights Season Preview
Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Julio Vinas moves up from Birmingham to manage the highest level White Sox affiliate (AAA, International League) as they open on the road at Durham. Rich Dotson returns as Pitching Coach, joined by Hitting Coach Andy Tomberlin and assistant coach Tim Esmay. The... Read more »

White Sox lose Blake Smith in Rule V, swap Myles Jaye for Will Lamb

White Sox lose Blake Smith in Rule V, swap Myles Jaye for Will Lamb
The first major moves of the Major League Baseball offseason have taken place with the White Sox a part of that mix. However, a couple smaller moves that took place Thursday morning had more impact on the minor league side of the organization. First, the Rule V Draft took place with the White Sox losing... Read more »
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2015 Rule 5 Preview - potential targets and risks for White Sox

2015 Rule 5 Preview - potential targets and risks for White Sox
***Updated 12/10/2015 at 7:38am to reflect Lawrie trade*** The Winter Meetings are underway, and the last event on the conference calendar is the Rule 5 Draft, which takes place on December 10th. There has already been some excitement for the White Sox, who acquired 3B Brett Lawrie in exchange for a pair of minor league... Read more »
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