Tag: Trayce Thompson

State of the System: Outfield

Positional Overview: Adam Eaton’s debut season on the south side was a great success. He showed himself to be an ideal leadoff hitter, batting .300 with a .362 BABIP, and his 2.9 WAR ranked 3rd amongst White Sox hitters, behind only Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez. Rick Hahn acted quickly to lock Eaton up long-term,... Read more »

Player Development Q and A with Nick Capra and Kirk Champion

I – along with two other White Sox bloggers – had the exciting opportunity to speak with Nick Capra (White Sox Director of Player Development) and Kirk Champion (White Sox Field Coordinator). While the Q&A was mainly centered around AAA Charlotte, the topics ranged from Carlos Rodon’s promotion, to breakout White Sox prospects in the... Read more »

Interviews with Five Knights

As part of our in-person visits to the White Sox affiliates, we’ve been interviewing players and managers along the way. I was at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte with the Knights on May 2nd, and you can read our in-depth game and scouting report here. I had the opportunity to chat with four prospects and the... Read more »

FutureSox TV: AAA Sluggers

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This week Daniel takes a look at some hitters performing well at AAA for the Charlotte Knights. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. Our list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Game Story: Charlotte Knights 5/2/2015, with video and scouting notes

A few times a year, writers from Future Sox catch affiliates playing live. We interview players, take video of batting practice and the game, and most importantly get to see the players in live game action. By doing all that, we get a feel for the prospects that goes far beyond what you see in... Read more »

White Sox Prospects of the Month - April 2015

After each month of the minor league season, we name one position player and one pitcher as players of the month on the White Sox farm.  Generally, players have to see full-time innings or plate appearances, and still be a prospect (not reached MLB rookie status) to qualify. But as you will see, in the... Read more »

White Sox Minor League Recap 4/24/15: Top Three Levels Win, Tyler Danish Goes Six Shutout Innings

Charlotte 4, Norfolk 1         Kyle Drabek made his debut for the Charlotte Knights, as they improved to 9-6 and grabbed a share of first place. Drabek went four innings, allowing three hits and a walk, while striking out one. Maikel Cleto, a candidate for the White Sox bullpen, threw three innings of relief, allowing a... Read more »

FutureSox TV: Spring Training Is Over

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This week Daniel brings his thoughts from Spring Training and touches on things from Carlos Rodon owning the Royals, Brett Austin getting a new number one fan and Onelki Garcia reminding us that we’re all human. Want to know right away when we publish a new article? Type your email address in the box and... Read more »

2015 Charlotte Knights Season Preview

  UPDATED 4/9/15 9:19: to reflect slight changes to initial roster Charlotte opens play Thursday, April 9th, along with the other three full-season clubs. Joel Skinner returns to manage the top affiliate in the system. The White Sox’ AAA team begins International League play at home for their second year in new BB&T Ballpark, hosting the Norfolk Tide,... Read more »

New Prospect Videos, including numerous ranked players

Our own Daniel Shapiro spent a week in Glendale taking photos and video, both of the major leaguers and minor leaguers. You can read some of his impressions here. But beyond that, he also spent time on the back fields, and posted about 20 new videos of prospects (and a few major leaguers) in the White Sox system that you won’t find... Read more »
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