Tag: Gordon Beckham

The Once and FutureSox: What do hot starts lead to?

The Once and FutureSox: What do hot starts lead to?
It’s Nicky Delmonico’s world, we’re all just living in it. He has blessed us with his very presence; all we do, we do for Lil Nicky. Delmonico is, at the time of this writing, batting .329 with a .434 OBP. He’s been on base in all but one of his 21 games played so far.... Read more »

Conference Call with Rick Hahn and Buddy Bell

General Manager Rick Hahn and Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell were kind enough to host a conference call with several White Sox blog sites, including FutureSox. Here are some highlights from the call. Rick Hahn On the improvement of the farm system: Hahn said that he made the farm system a priority because he wanted... Read more »

Micah Johnson should be White Sox second baseman

Coming into spring training, the White Sox set up a nominally 5-way battle for the starting job at second base. The contenders: Carlos Sanchez, Micah Johnson, Gordon Beckham, Emilio Bonifacio and Tyler Saladino. The last two were outside shots, but any of the first three looked like they had a legitimate shot at it. Sanchez, Beckham... Read more »

Spring Training Week 1 - Stock Report

We’re going to take a weekly look at the Spring Training performances of players who are NOT locked into a 25-man roster spot. This should provide a succinct view into who appears to be winning or losing the battles for open roster slots, and also a look at how some minor leaguers that aren’t in... Read more »

FutureSox TV: The Battle for Third Base

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The White Sox might have a battle for third base at the big league level, despite incumbent Conor Gillaspie having a strong lead.

Spring Training Preview: Breaking down the 2B competition

With Spring Training looming, the White Sox head to Arizona with their most complete roster in years. General Manager Rick Hahn was magnificent this off-season, adding immediate impact starters and quality depth to the team. However, to acquire starting pitcher Jeff Samardjiza the Sox sent the Athletics Marcus Semien, the presumed favorite to enter 2015... Read more »

Seven Spring Training Storylines

Pitchers and catchers officially report to Camelback Ranch on Friday, though beat writers already in Glendale indicate many pitchers and position players have already been in camp for some time. It seems the excitement for the season extends beyond the fan base after an exciting offseason. Here’s a look at seven of the key storylines to watch for in Arizona this spring, so you can cut through the noise... Read more »

White Sox All-Draft Pick Team

White Sox All-Draft Pick Team
The White Sox have gotten a lot of flack for their drafts, more specifically draft spending. They have had some good picks that developed into solid ball players so let’s take a look at the best of that group for the last decade (2001-2010). This is an attempt at a 25-man roster based on the... Read more »

A Decade of First Round Picks

With the 2010 draft almost upon us I thought it would be fun to look back at the White Sox first round draft picks from 2000-2009.   All signing bonus information is from Baseball America. Peak prospect rankings are the highest positions each prospect reached in Baseball America’s top 100 prospect lists.

Archive Interview: Gordon Beckham

Gordon Beckham was a star of the College World Series and now he hopes to make an impact for the White Sox. The 8th pick in the 2008 draft, Beckham recently signed and has begun his pro career in Kannapolis. How would you describe your defensive abilities (any comparisons)? My defensive abilities are pretty good... Read more »
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