Tag: Jake Burger

With Increased Expectations, the 11th Pick Feels Different This Time for White Sox

With Increased Expectations, the 11th Pick Feels Different This Time for White Sox
The 2019 Chicago White Sox played only 161 games this year and it might have ultimately cost them one spot in the draft order next June. The club went 7-3 over their final 10 games and that propelled them ahead of teams like the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Angels in the... Read more »

2019 Midseason Rankings: TwitterBag Questions

Twitter can be a divisive place but our readers are the best! They were asked to come up with mailbag questions that correspond with rankings week. They didn’t take that opportunity for granted. Below are the questions that we were submitted and our responses to the best of our knowledge. As always, thanks for reading... Read more »

Top White Sox prospects ranked 16-30, midseason 2019

Twice a year, FutureSox writers work together to produce a ranked list of the top 30 White Sox prospects. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings until we come to a final list. We release the list in two parts. First is the group ranked 16-30. The... Read more »
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Nick Hostetler moves into special assistant to the general manager role

Nick Hostetler moves into special assistant to the general manager role
The White Sox announced today that amateur scouting director Nick Hostetler will be taking on a new role as special assistant to the GM. A replacement for him has yet to be announced. In his new position, Hostetler will shift his focus to major league scouting. FutureSox reached out to him for comment, but he... Read more »

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets
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Adolfo, Rodon, Jones Injuries Create Another Setback for White Sox

Adolfo, Rodon, Jones Injuries Create Another Setback for White Sox
It’s all just very deflating. The White Sox announced Monday that Nate Jones, Carlos Rodon and Micker Adolfo will be shut down due to respective season ending arm surgeries. Rodon has the most significant diagnosis, as he will require Tommy John surgery. Rick Hahn mentioned that he expects Rodon to be back by the second... Read more »
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2019 Draft Preview: Andrew Vaughn

2019 Draft Preview: Andrew Vaughn
Andrew Vaughn  School: California  Position: 1B Height/Weight: 6’0″ 215 pounds B/T: R/R D.O.B.: 4/3/1998  Previously Drafted: Wasn’t Drafted in 2016 Scouting Reports High school: Vaughn attended Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, California. Carrillo high is a public school located in the Rincon Valley neighborhood that was opened in 1996. It serves approximately 1600 students from... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/4 to 4/7
To quote former MLB Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti, “I need to think something lasts forever, and it might as well be that state of being that is a game; it might as well be that, in a green field, in the sun.” Welcome back, baseball. Welcome back, home runs, strikeouts, fly outs, ground outs, strikes,... Read more »

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview

2019 Winston-Salem Dash Season Preview
Thursday, April 4th kicks off another season of Carolina League play where the defending first-and-second-half champion Winston-Salem Dash hope to make it two postseason appearances in a row. 2018 will be tough to top after the Dash finished 30 games above .500, but there is still more than enough talent expected at the White Sox Advanced-A... Read more »
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Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return

Jake Burger Update: June 1st a possibility for affiliate return
As pitchers and catchers were filing in to Glendale, Ariz., for the start of spring training workouts an update was given about 2017 first rounder Jake Burger. Hahn reemphasized that a June 1 return date for Jake Burger to an affiliate is tentative, could move up or back by a few weeks — James Fegan... Read more »
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