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Season in Review: 2016 AZL White Sox

Season in Review: 2016 AZL White Sox
Team: AZL White Sox League: Arizona League (a.k.a. Fire League) Final record: 21-35 Final placement: 5th (last) place in the Central Division Complete team stats Last year around this time, the AZL White Sox were celebrating a league championship. Clearly this year’s squad did not perform at that level, but that’s not to say the talent level... Read more »

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers

2015 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Relievers
With the 2015 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on relief pitchers. We’ll look at some classic core numbers (i.e. WHIP), but also some peripheral values like strikeout and walk rates that may better... Read more »

2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review

2015 AZL White Sox - A Championship Season in Review
Wednesday, September 2nd; Mariners Practice Field #2 It’s the bottom of the 9th in the Arizona League Championship Game. The visiting White Sox lead 3-1. Just three more outs and the title will belong to the South Siders. Righty Jack Charleston, who came on in the 8th and retired the minimum on infield ground-outs, returns... Read more »
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2015 AZL White Sox season preview

2015 AZL White Sox season preview
The 2015 draft is done and the White Sox have nearly their entire class under contract and assigned. The White Sox have two rookie affiliates, the Arizona League White Sox and the Great Falls Voyagers of the Pioneer League. The AZL White Sox are filled with talent this year, most coming from the 2015 MLB... Read more »

State of the System: Starters

Positional Overview: At the Major League level, Chris Sale is a stud, and Jose Quintana is not too far behind once you factor in his team friendly contract. Rick Hahn made a splash to try and solidify the rotation behind those two by trading for Jeff Samardzija. That move doesn’t look great at this moment,... Read more »

2014 White Sox Minor League Statistical Leaders - Starting Pitchers

With the 2014 minor league seasons completed, let’s take a look at the leaders in key statistical areas in the White Sox system. In this edition, we’re going to focus on starting pitchers (most or all games as starter). We’ll look at some classic core numbers (ERA, WHIP), but also some peripheral values (H, BB... Read more »
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Season Preview: 2014 DSL White Sox

The White Sox affiliate in the Dominican Summer League begins play on Saturday, May 31st, as the first of the short season leagues to get into game action.  This team and league are notoriously the hardest to analyze for multiple reasons.  For one thing, there is virtually no media coverage to follow or videos to... Read more »

White Sox Latin American Pipeline 2014 Preview

The White Sox farm system was at or near the bottom of the MLB barrel for a number of years, basically from the 2005 World Series season until a year or two ago.  We won’t explore the many reasons for this now.  But one of the key contributing factors to the dearth of talent was... Read more »

2013 DSL Sox Season Preview

The Dominican Summer League (DSL) opens play on Saturday, June 1st.  For those unfamiliar, the DSL is an affiliated minor league for Latin American prospects not yet ready for US-based teams, due to age (some DSL players are as young as 16) or simply being too raw.  Only a small percentage of DSL players even... Read more »
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The Next Wave - Non-Top 25 Prospects to Watch in 2013

At any given point in the season, there are well over two hundred players in the White Sox minor league system, spread out among seven US affiliate teams, a Dominican Summer League squad, and instructional leagues.  Twice a year, we publish a list of the current Top 25 prospects in the system – roughly the top... Read more »
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