Tag: Ian Dawkins

Alex Destino Changes Destiny with Resurgent 2019 Campaign

Alex Destino Changes Destiny with Resurgent 2019 Campaign
Upon joining the White Sox organization, Alex Destino grabbed attention by posting a wRC+ of 134 with a slash line of .290/.408/.432 in 225 plate appearances in the AZL in 2017. So, folks were a bit surprised when the 14th round draft pick out of South Carolina struggled after being promoted to Great Falls in... Read more »

Consistency Leads to Piling up Big Numbers for Ian Dawkins

Consistency Leads to Piling up Big Numbers for Ian Dawkins
“I try to base my performance on being as consistent as possible,” said Kannapolis outfielder Ian Dawkins in a phone interview with FutureSox. “Coming out of college, I knew I had the skill set to at least compete at the pro level. My goal every night is to come out and compete.” Consistent Hitting With... Read more »

When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24

When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24
What’s life but an opportunity to dwell on one’s failures? And this author has one big failure to dwell on. I never bought in on Luis Robert. His numbers as a teenager were gaudy in Cuba, and it seemed too good to be true when he came to the White Sox as the top-billed product... Read more »
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‘Magic’ Madrigal Matters — Minor League News and Notes, 6/3 to 6/9

‘Magic’ Madrigal Matters — Minor League News and Notes, 6/3 to 6/9
Another MLB draft has come and gone, and with it comes a big, beefy 1B bat with plenty of contact and power to share joining the organization to usher in the future. The Sox filled one of their biggest organization needs by picking up Vaughn. Assuming his development goes according to plan, his college bat... Read more »

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine

If This is Rock Bottom, Sign Me Up: 33 reasons why everything is (still) fine
We’re not White Sox fans because we’re optimists. Or maybe we are, actually, I don’t know — why else would we still follow a team that has made the playoffs nine times in its 100+ year existence? In either case, here we are. Our top 80 prospects all need elbow surgery. The major league roster... Read more »

 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »
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2019 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview

2019 Kannapolis Intimidators Preview
The Kannapolis Intimidators open the 2019 season at home against the Rome Braves on Thursday April 4th at 7:00PM ET. Ryan Newman will be the manager of the Intimidators after being in Birmingham last season with the Barons. Jose Bautista is returning to the South Atlantic League as pitching coach. Cole Armstrong will be the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2018 Great Falls Voyagers
Team: Great Falls Voyagers League: Pioneer League (Rk) Final Record: 34-41 overall (22-16 1st half, 12-25 2nd half) Final Placement: 1st in first half, 4th in the second half in North division. Won PIO League Championship Series. Complete Team Stats The Great Falls Voyagers have made the playoffs in eleven of the past twelve seasons. They are a... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 6/11 to 6/17
Cheers to Winston-Salem, the Carolina League First Half Champs. The team with too many outfielders secured a postseason berth June 14th. The title is notably the organization’s first since 2012. The Dash have been phenomenal with manager Omar Vizquel at the helm. As the draft roster churn begins to happen, the team will change. Players... Read more »
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Season Preview: 2018 Great Falls Voyagers

Season Preview: 2018 Great Falls Voyagers
The Great Falls Voyagers open their campaign Friday, June 15th (that’s tonight!), at home against Helena. The Pioneer League affiliate is one of two rookie-level clubs in the White Sox organization. The team in Montana typically is populated with the more polished rookie leaguers, often recent college draft picks (the younger, prep and less polished prospects... Read more »
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