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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 »

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 »

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 75-64 Final placement: 2nd place in International League South Division; missed playoffs. Final Team Stats The Charlotte Knights led the International League in attendance and provided the locals with much excitement in the Queen City. A playoff berth was on the line until the very end... 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 »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/27 to 6/2

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/27 to 6/2
“I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost Much like Frost’s seminal piece, the White Sox have a decision to make tonight at 6 p.m. One... Read more »

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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 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5
TINSTAAPP. After only a year in the White Sox’ farm system, LHP Carlos Rodón made his major league debut. An NC State product, Rodón was polished when the Sox took him 3rd overall in the 2014 MLB draft. Five years and 529 innings later and what do we really know about Rodón? A pitcher of... Read more »

April Showers Bring...Minor League Promotions Aplenty!

April Showers Bring...Minor League Promotions Aplenty!
It’s not quite May yet and 21-year-old outfielder Luis Robert has already earned a promotion to Double-A Birmingham. Luis Robert promoted to Birmingham — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) April 30, 2019 “La Pantera” has arrived. Join us in welcoming Luis Robert to Birmingham!#BuiltInBham | #WhiteSox pic.twitter.com/aOMgdY1D2G — Birmingham Barons (@BhamBarons) April 30, 2019 Robert has played... Read more »
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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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