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White Sox Latin American Pipeline 2014 Preview

The White Sox farm system was at or near the bottom of the MLB barrel for a number of years, basically from the 2005 World Series season until a year or two ago.  We won’t explore the many reasons for this now.  But one of the key contributing factors to the dearth of talent was... Read more »

2013 DSL Sox Season Preview

The Dominican Summer League (DSL) opens play on Saturday, June 1st.  For those unfamiliar, the DSL is an affiliated minor league for Latin American prospects not yet ready for US-based teams, due to age (some DSL players are as young as 16) or simply being too raw.  Only a small percentage of DSL players even... Read more »

The Next Wave - Non-Top 25 Prospects to Watch in 2013

At any given point in the season, there are well over two hundred players in the White Sox minor league system, spread out among seven US affiliate teams, a Dominican Summer League squad, and instructional leagues.  Twice a year, we publish a list of the current Top 25 prospects in the system – roughly the top... Read more »

Blogger Conference Call w/ Buddy Bell

Buddy Bell, from the White Sox front office in Player Development, was kind enough to sit in on a conference call with various White Sox social media and blog sites, including FutureSox.  Here are some notes from the call… –Asked about moving prospects aggressively up the system, Bell said that “players dictate the speed at... Read more »
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