Tag: Tyler Flowers

Backup Backstop Battle - five men enter, one man leaves

The starting catching job with the White Sox to open 2015 seems pretty well locked in with Tyler Flowers. But who backs him up? And do any of these players have enough to potentially supplant him as the year goes on? Unlike the field vying for starting at second base, the group going after the... Read more »

Catching 2015 - The Coming Battle

You can look at any position in the organization and attempt to determine who will be on the roster in that role in 2015.  And given the apparent path taken by Hahn and Company starting late last year, which seemed to plot a road through .500 baseball this year with the goal of competing the... 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 »

White Sox Winter League Updates

With the Arizona Fall League season completed, let’s check in on some other White Sox players and prospects playing in the Caribbean winter leagues.  The Sox have about 20 players scattered around the various teams and leagues, who are there for a variety of reasons.  Some to get work in after a shortened season, some... Read more »

FutureSox 2011 Midseason Top 25 Prospects

FutureSox 2011 Midseason Top 25 Prospects
FutureSox publishes multiple editions of top prospect lists each year. The list is created by a voting system, much like AP college sports rankings, with the votes coming from six of our knowledgeable prospect gurus. We got a little behind this year and missed our preseason list, but here now is the latest edition of the FutureSox Top 25... Read more »

Hot and Cold 7/6-7/12

The Major League All-Star break is upon us, which also signifies the Futures Game. Dayan Viciedo was the only White Sox representative to play and he went 1-4. The Cuban could be in the Majors soon, but first he will make another All-Star appearance. Tonight Viciedo will take part in the AAA All-Star Game alongside... Read more »

Flowers bombs one to center

Tyler Flowers hit his 13th home run of the year to center field in Friday’s 7-2 win over Durham.

Hot and Cold 6/18-6/26

With three affiliates on all-star break and rookie ball just starting earlier this week, this Hot and Cold was pushed back a few days to allow for a bigger sample size. Now that there are six affiliates in action, it has become tougher at the top. Several players pounded the ball this week, but it’s... Read more »

Hot and Cold: 4/28-5/4

Our first installment of Hot and Cold this season features the start of a possible breakout season from Steven Upchurch, and some Jared Mitchell negativity. Hot Hitter: Tyler Flowers, C, AAA After a miserable 2010 season, expectations for Tyler Flowers coming into this season were low, but a strong spring training showing where he hit... Read more »

Time for early season overreactions!

The minor league season isn’t even a month old, which means small sample sizes and fun stats are abound! We haven’t done a Hot & Cold this year yet, but they are coming. This can serve as the Hot & Cold for the first couple weeks, but it’s going to be a little different. It’s... Read more »
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