Tag: Ti'Quan Forbes

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: Hitters

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Hitters
This is the first of two articles recapping the Chicago White Sox 2019 Double-A affiliate, Birmingham Barons. Included in this first piece is a breakdown of position players. The second will feature a recap of strictly pitchers.  Newly appointed Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel worked with 52 players throughout the 2019 Southern League campaign. With... Read more »

Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2019 Top 30

Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2019 Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, midseason 2019! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Monday: The Just Missed article (this one), Rankings Debate for Patreon subscribers! Tuesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules, Full List for Patreon subscribers! Wednesday: The FULL LIST, with 1-15... Read more »
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2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2019 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons were scheduled to open play on Thursday April 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi against the Shuckers. The Barons will be managed by former big leaguer Omar Vizquel this year as he ascends upward from the Carolina League. Richard Dotson returns to Birmingham as the pitching coach and Charles Poe will take over as... Read more »

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster
As expected, the Chicago White Sox made a series of moves to prepare their 40-man roster before the 7pm Rule 5 protection deadline. But which moves were made, were not quite all the expected ones. Word leaked out early on some (we tweeted out Zavala and heard about Stephens early as well), but the team... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft

40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft
The 2018 Major League Baseball season has culminated in the Boston Red Sox winning another World Series. Qualifying Offers have been extended and free agency is underway across baseball. The off-season is upon us and the team-building must continue for the White Sox. The organization has amassed a lot of talent but as is the... Read more »
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Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Third Base

Top White Sox Prospects by Position - Third Base
Welcome to another entry in a new offseason article series here at FutureSox. Separate from our twice-annual Top 30 White Sox Prospects lists, we are going to list the top five or ten minor leaguers in the White Sox system at each position on the field. This article covers the top five third baseman in the... Read more »

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons

Season in Review: 2018 Birmingham Barons
Team: Birmingham Barons League: Southern League (AA) Final record: 66-72 overall (32-36 1st half, 34-36 2nd half) Final placement: 5th in 1st half, 3rd in 2nd half in North Division, no playoffs. Complete Team Stats The Barons had a few of the best prospects in the system spend time on the roster during 2018. But a few very-highly-ranked prospects aside,... Read more »

Dash Rule Everything Around Me

Dash Rule Everything Around Me
Astute readers may have noticed that this Thursday column has something of a Winston-Salem Dash bias, when I’m not writing about the absurdity of Eloy Jiménez still playing in the minor leagues (it’s absurd, just pay him). There are some solid reasons for this: 1) The Dash are very good (they clinched the playoffs back in... Read more »
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Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2018 Top 30

Just Missed - prospects outside the Midseason 2018 Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, mid-season 2018! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Monday: The Just Missed article (this one) Tuesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules Wednesday: The FULL LIST, with 1-15 capsules Thursday: Writers’ roundtable discussion of the rankings The White... Read more »
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