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Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash

Season in Review: 2019 Winston-Salem Dash
Team: Winston-Salem Dash League: Carolina League (A+) Overall record: 72-61 (First half: 38-26, 2nd place; Second half: 34-35, 4th place) Final placement: 2nd place Carolina League Southern Division, missed playoffs Final Team Stats Far removed are we from the days of Luis Robert terrorizing Carolina League play with his .920 slugging percentage and 1.432 OPS... Read more »

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts

Luis Robert Highlights Early Winston-Salem Standouts
I remember getting up close to Luis Robert in person at this year’s SoxFest. Listed at 6-3, 185lbs, I felt as if I was staring at an NFL safety. I caught three at-bats of his at the backfields of Minor League Spring training. Mouth agape, I watched Robert barrel up a liner to left and... Read more »

White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019

White Sox Player Development Staff changes for 2019
Today the White Sox announced their 2019 Player Development Staff, which includes everyone from Director Chris Getz through the rovers and coordinators to the affiliate managers and coaching staffs. Most of the names are the same, though many have moved around and are new to their upcoming assignments. And there are a few additions to... Read more »
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FutureSox Podcast 2018.7: Nick Hostetler, Justin Jirschele, Dylan Cease, Bernardo Flores

FutureSox Podcast 2018.7: Nick Hostetler, Justin Jirschele, Dylan Cease, Bernardo Flores
Check out the latest FutureSox Podcast Featuring Scouting Director Nick Hostetler and three members of the White Sox organization! Clinton Cole and Brian Bilek are back with the seventh FutureSox podcast of 2018, this time featuring White Sox Scouting Director Nick Hostetler, Kannapolis Intimidators Manager Justin Jirschele, and Winston-Salem Dash pitchers Bernardo Flores and Dylan... Read more »

Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots

Absolutely Go Into the Light: Eight White Sox bright spots
Welcome to June, a brand new month! A little-known Baseball Rule is that you’re allowed to totally forget your team’s performance for the preceding months when a new one begins, so everyone, congratulations on the 3-2 Chicago White Sox. 16 isn’t that many games back for the wild card, right? In fact, there are a... Read more »

Minor Changes to 2018 Player Development Staff

Minor Changes to 2018 Player Development Staff
The White Sox announced their 2018 player development staff yesterday. As expected there were few changes to the structure that was in place last season. The most significant might be the addition of Omar Vizquel as manager at High-A Winston-Salem. The 11-time gold glove shortstop (and, briefly, former White Sox) has yet to manage at... Read more »
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Q&A with 4 pitchers and 2 coaches on the Intimidators

While visiting the three North Carolina affiliates of the White Sox, in addition to getting video and analyzing the prospects, we conducted interviews with players and coaches. Lots of them, in fact. Below are some highlights from the conversations we had in Kannapolis with the Intimidators, specifically with pitchers, their pitching coach and manager (hitters... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 4/10

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 4/10
Editor’s note: We’ve changed our daily content format for 2017, and will no longer be doing daily game recaps. Instead, we will provide content more focused on the news and info that our readers have asked about, specifically covering the prospects. On Mondays, Kevin will be providing links and information to important news, transactions, and... Read more »

White Sox Announce 2017 Player Development Staff

White Sox Announce 2017 Player Development Staff
It’s the time of year again where every major league baseball team vomits forth one million new minor league coaching and player development assignments, and we get to sift through it and pull out the interesting parts. There are about 160 minor league teams, depending on how you feel about independent and short/off-season leagues, and... Read more »
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2014 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Hitters

With the 2014 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 hitters. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (slash lines, XBH totals), but also some peripheral values (contact rates) that may better indicate where... Read more »
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