Tag: Jacob Lindgren

Slow Curves and Big Doubles: Dash beat the Varnell out of the Nationals

Slow Curves and Big Doubles: Dash beat the Varnell out of the Nationals
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Taylor Varnell improved on his already impressive Dash debut last time out with six innings of one-run ball, and a four-run Dash fifth led the team to a 4-1 victory over the Potomac Nationals. The only string of hits the Nationals were able to put together against Varnell came in the very... Read more »

The Kannapolis Pipeline: Varnell the latest fascinating pitcher called up, but loses in Winston-Salem debut

The Kannapolis Pipeline: Varnell the latest fascinating pitcher called up, but loses in Winston-Salem debut
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Taylor Varnell’s High-A debut against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers was baserunner-heavy but otherwise smooth until the very last pitch he threw, his 100th, which turned into a triple-plus-error and scored three runs for the loss. It’s strange to say for a four-run, five-walk outing over four and two-thirds innings, but this was actually... Read more »

17 Swinging Strikes: Stiever's substandard start still pretty freaking good

17 Swinging Strikes: Stiever's substandard start still pretty freaking good
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Dash romped through a five-run second but ended up clinging to a narrower lead as Jonathan Stiever struggled for pretty much the first time at this level, still eking out a 7-5 victory to win the series over the Carolina Mudcats. Stiever’s start was by far his worst since his promotion... Read more »
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Pitching promotions a relief for beleaguered bullpen arms

There were a few notable prospect promotions on the minor league side of things on Monday, but they weren’t the two headliners from the 2018 draft class that everyone is waiting on. Outfielder Steele Walker will remain in Winston-Salem while infielder Nick Madrigal will enjoy the Southern League for a bit longer. A slight re-shuffling... Read more »

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox

Observations from Week 1 of the AZL White Sox
On Monday, the AZL White Sox got their 2019 season started and it should be an exciting one for this squad. The team is packed with young, intriguing prospects coming from recent draft classes and international signing classes. Our team preview can be found here.  Also, there are a few familiar faces as some of... Read more »

2019 AZL White Sox Preview

2019 AZL White Sox Preview
The Arizona Rookie League (AZL) started play on Monday and it is home to the White Sox younger or typically less-advanced rookie league affiliate. The Fire League is very interesting and our contributor Sean Williams is usually witnessing much of the action on the ground level. Back in 2014, the White Sox left their rookie league affiliate... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, January 2019
I think everyone might’ve given up on Carson Fulmer too soon. I for one gave up on him last year, making a point to highlight his struggles whenever I came across them (frequently), and at 25 years old, the dreaded bust label looks like it’s beginning to stick. To be fair, the stats say you’re... Read more »
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