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White Sox Minor League News & Notes - October 2017

White Sox Minor League News & Notes - October 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of our News and Notes, covering the White Sox minor leagues. During the season we do these weekly, but from October through February it’s going to be closer to monthly. This article covers all the news and updates for the month of October. Despite the fact that the regular seasons... Read more »

Winter Leagues Preview - focus on White Sox prospects

Winter Leagues Preview - focus on White Sox prospects
The current focus on the offseason leagues for prospects is on the Arizona Fall League and the Fall Instructional League, both of which are well underway (and you can follow those links to our previews). But the foreign winter leagues are just getting started, with some not even open yet. There are at least 17... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers

Season in Review: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers
After missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years last season, The Voyagers were back with a vengeance in 2016, running away with the best record in the Pioneer League. Great Falls started off slowly in the first half (21-17), but was nearly unstoppable in the second half of the season; finishing with a record of... Read more »
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Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why

Fall Instructional League - which White Sox prospects are going, and why
The Fall Instructional League will be starting in Arizona on September 23rd. The purpose of Instructs is to provide a development-focused, short offseason league at and near the club’s main training facility. Games are played against other teams, but with a heavier dose of coaching presence. Rosters are generally filled with players from the rookie-level... Read more »

Season Preview: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers

Season Preview: 2016 Great Falls Voyagers
The Great Falls Voyagers begin their 2016 season Friday night, squaring off with the Helena Brewers, the Pioneer League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Voyagers are mostly comprised of players in their early 20’s, with some players as old as 25 and some as young as 19. The majority of these players are coming... Read more »

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview

2016 Kannapolis Intimidators Season Preview
Kannapolis opens play on Thursday, April 7th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Cole Armstrong (former White Sox catching prospect) becomes the team’s manager, promoted from Great Falls and following some of his players to full season ball. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Justin Jirschele, who just a year ago was still a player... Read more »
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Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap

Fall Instructional League 2015 - Recap
Every year in mid-September, once the minor-league seasons have ended, a brief supplemental season for the youngest / newest minor league players, including many from the Dominican or Venezuelan leagues, head to Arizona (and Florida) for the Fall Instructional League, or “Instructs” as they’re called. For 3 weeks, the 50+ farmhands who were invited to... Read more »

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers
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 relief pitchers. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (i.e. WHIP), but also some peripheral values like strikeout and walk rates that may better... Read more »

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why

White Sox Instructional League Roster - Who is going and why
***UPDATE 9/23: Our Kim Contreras will be taking in some of the games at Instructs, and getting video, which we will publish later. The White Sox are sending 50 of their minor leaguers to the fall Instructional League in Arizona. Instructs are an annual camp conducted by all thirty major league clubs, bringing some of... Read more »
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2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review

2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review
Wednesday, September 2nd; Mariners Practice Field #2 It’s the bottom of the 9th in the Arizona League Championship Game. The visiting White Sox lead 3-1. Just three more outs and the title will belong to the South Siders. Righty Jack Charleston, who came on in the 8th and retired the minimum on infield ground-outs, returns... Read more »
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