Tag: Frankie Montas

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier for three prospects
After months of dialogue and several different frameworks including all types of players, the White Sox finally got their man in Todd Frazier via a three-team deal with the Dodgers and Reds. The return for Frazier, three players being sent to the Dodgers, is what I am focusing on in this piece. In return for... Read more »

An alternative to the White Sox market conundrum

An alternative to the White Sox market conundrum
Going into the Winter Meetings, the usual White Sox circles were excited about the potential for another flurry of moves from the front office. However, the Sox had their first and only “major” move take place Wednesday night when they traded for infielder Brett Lawrie. Looking at the moves the White Sox have made thus... Read more »

2015 Minor League Statistical Leaders - Starting Pitchers

With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on starting pitchers. We’ll look at some classic core numbers like ERA and WHIP, but also some peripheral values like strikeout and walk rates that... Read more »
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Season in Review: 2015 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2015 Birmingham Barons
The White Sox AA affiliate Birmingham Barons finished their season with an overall record of 69-70, in 3rd place and 7 games back in the Southern League North Division’s 2nd half standings. The team was actually in first place for a significant chunk of the 2nd half, but the offense disappeared (thanks in part to... Read more »

Erik Johnson and the first wave of September call-ups

Erik Johnson and the first wave of September call-ups
With the season winding down and a postseason bid falling out of the reach for the parent club, White Sox fans can at least take some pleasure with the White Sox adding some new players with the roster expansion moves that were made on Tuesday afternoon. The White Sox announced that they have added right-handed... Read more »

In-person Scouting Notes and Video on the Birmingham Barons' Pitching Staff

I visited Birmingham from August 15th through the 17th, where I took in three games. What follows below is a scouting-centric piece (accompanied by video I shot and edited) about the Birmingham Barons’ pitching staff. To read my interviews with five Barons players – Tim Anderson, Tyler Danish, Nick Delmonico, Peter Tago (covered below), and Danny Hayes, click here. Here’s a deep... Read more »
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Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List

Top 30 White Sox Prospects, Mid-season 2015 - Full List
Twice annually, the writers at Future Sox work together to produce a list of the top prospects in the White Sox system. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings, until we come to a final list. The list is then released in two parts. This is the... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - June 2015

After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm. Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances (50 PA or 10 IP), and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. The states-side rookie... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 06/9/2015: Montas no-hits Cubs' AA affiliate

White Sox Minor League Recap 06/9/2015: Montas no-hits Cubs' AA affiliate
Charlotte 4, Pawtucket 2 The Knights took down the prospect-loaded Pawtucket Red Sox off the back of Kevan Smith‘s mighty bat. The Charlotte catcher went 3-4 with a three run blast in the fourth. Trayce Thompson went 2-4 and Leury Garcia went 1-3 to round out the six hits that the team had. Jason Coats... Read more »
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State of the System: Starters

Positional Overview: At the Major League level, Chris Sale is a stud, and Jose Quintana is not too far behind once you factor in his team friendly contract. Rick Hahn made a splash to try and solidify the rotation behind those two by trading for Jeff Samardzija. That move doesn’t look great at this moment,... Read more »
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