Tag: Eduardo Escobar

Comparing Leury Garcia to other White Sox middle infielders

Since Leury Garcia’s name got first thrown around as the asset coming the other way in the Alex Rios trade, White Sox media and fans have tried to learn about and analyze the player. Often in these cases, player comparisons are thrown around. Sometimes they are accurate, sometimes they aren’t and far too often they... Read more »

2012 Preseason Top 25 White Sox Prospects

2012 Preseason Top 25 White Sox Prospects
The 2011-2012 offseason has seen some significant changes for the White Sox and that certainly includes the minor league system. The changes haven't been dramatic enough to turn a weak farm system into a strong one, but there are definitely some intriguing new players to watch. Pitching depth has improved markedly, but position player depth is still abysmal. Even a shallow system like the Sox have is not fully devoid of talent...

What to Expect from the September Call Ups

Originally I planned to talk about the minor leaguers the White Sox brought up with September roster expansion a couple days ago days ago. Eduardo Escobar, Shane Lindsay and Addison Reed each have some level of intrigue for one reason or another. However the Detroit series continued to suck the life out of me as... Read more »

FutureSox 2011 Midseason Top 25 Prospects

FutureSox 2011 Midseason Top 25 Prospects
FutureSox publishes multiple editions of top prospect lists each year. The list is created by a voting system, much like AP college sports rankings, with the votes coming from six of our knowledgeable prospect gurus. We got a little behind this year and missed our preseason list, but here now is the latest edition of the FutureSox Top 25... Read more »

Eduardo Escobar smacks an RBI double

Escobar hit a double down the third base line in Thursday’s 6-3 win over Durham.

Hot and Cold 6/10-6/17

Another week brings another Hot and Cold. Dayan Viciedo continues to kill the ball, while another Knight falls deeper into a slump. Dayan Viciedo Hot Hitter: Dayan Viciedo, 1B/OF, AAA Dayan Viciedo continues his excellent season with another hot week for the Knights. Viciedo has been one of the few shining lights for the Sox... Read more »

Hot and Cold 5/12-5/18

This week’s hot and cold features a couple of under the radar prospects that are having strong seasons. Also, a former second round pick is struggling in Birmingham. Hot Hitter: Tyler Kuhn, IF, AAKuhn is a good contact hitter that is adjusting well to AA in his second stint at the level. The former West... Read more »

Charlotte Knights Season Preview

As the 2011 Minor League season kicks off, it’s time we take a quick look at each of the White Sox’ minor league affiliates, starting today with the Charlotte Knights. The Charlotte Knights are the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox and they compete in the International League.   2010 in review: Last year... Read more »

The minor league season is underway!

In case you missed it, yesterday was Opening Day and I’m not talking about the White Sox home opener. The minor league season started yesterday, with Charlotte, Birmingham and Kannapolis kicking things off. We’ll have team previews coming next week, but for now let’s hit on the first impressions. Some of the biggest storylines early... Read more »

White Sox System Breakdown: Infielders

Gordon Beckham was a gem for the White Sox infield. He rushed through the minors and made an impact with the big league team not long after being drafted. Once Beckham graduated to the bigs the minor league system has lacked depth around the horn. Brent Morel and Dayan Viciedo (if the outfield experiment doesn’t... Read more »
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