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White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft

White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft
The 40-man roster of the Chicago White Sox stands at 40 players after the club added 7 prospects to the mix in advance of December’s Rule 5 Draft. We released a primer earlier this month with details regarding the protection rules and Rule 5 ramifications for the current players in the system. Today, the White... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications
The 2019 Major League Baseball season has culminated with the Washington Nationals winning their first World Series. Qualifying Offers will soon be extended and free agents have started officially filing for freedom. This is an off-season of great significance for the Chicago White Sox and the decision makers have already begun trimming the edges of... Read more »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers
This is the second of two articles recapping the Chicago White Sox 2019 Double-A affiliate, Birmingham Barons. Included in this piece is a breakdown of pitchers. To read the first article focused on hitters, click HERE. Newly appointed Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel worked with 52 players throughout the 2019 Southern League campaign. With 28 pitchers ranging from 22-year-old Codi... Read more »
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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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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 »

‘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 »

2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways

2019 White Sox Draft Review: Observations and Takeaways
Taking the Best Player Available Decision makers in every sport speak endlessly and emphatically about how imperative it is for their club to select the “best player on the board” when determining how to spend a draft pick. While it’s subjective and arbitrary, the Chicago White Sox did just that on the first night of... Read more »
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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 »
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