Tag: Mike Blanke

Left in the Desert - Prospects Unexpectedly Unassigned

Now that the four full-season affiliates have announced their rosters and begun play, and we’ve done a preview for each of them, a lingering question remains.  Where is everyone else? The answer for many of those not assigned to a full season club is simply that they aren’t ready yet.  Younger players like Micker Adolfo... Read more »

State of the System: Catcher

Positional Overview: The catching spot is arguably the weakest position in the entire system at present. Tyler Flowers is the favorite to claim the starting C role with the big league side out of Spring Training, and although still somewhat young, he was far from convincing both offensively and defensively in 2013. Unless you are... Read more »

FutureSox Prospects of the Month: August/September 2012

The 2012 minor league season is complete and you can read the season in reviews for each of the six affiliates, but there’s one more piece of order to wrap up coverage of the 2012 season before heading into the Arizona Fall League: the final Prospects of the Month. As usual, the spillover into September... Read more »

2012 Winston-Salem Season in Review

Since moving into BB&T Ballpark, the Winston-Salem Dash have had a good run of success, but 2012 was the best year the club has seen in a while. The Dash posted the best regular season record (87-51) in full season minor league baseball, won their first and second half division titles and a playoff series.... Read more »

Hot and Cold 5/26-6/2

This weeks installment of Hot and Cold features a scuffling catcher who’s just been promoted to High-A, plus everyone’s new favorite screwball pitcher. Hot Hitter: Andy Wilkins, 1B, A+ Andy Wilkins was one of my favorite picks from the 2010 draft, and after a slow start to the season, he’s picked up his form of... Read more »
  • Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Recent posts

  • Tags

  • Advertisement: