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White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/25

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 7/25
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, we will check on the new prospects added to the organization from the Cubs and Yankees, several 2017 draft picks have been promoted and one top prospect is set to have season-ending surgery. In addition, we will update you on the rest of... Read more »

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 5/15

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - 5/15
In this post-Mother’s Day edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, the latest on Cuban free agent OF Luis Robert, C Kevan Smith gets an extended opportunity at the big league level and Baseball America releases new top 100 prospect rankings. In addition, we will get you caught up on the happenings, news,... Read more »

Good, bad, ugly - high round picks in the White Sox minors

Good, bad, ugly - high round picks in the White Sox minors
The MLB draft is like baseball Hanukkah. Your team gets a present, uh, prospect every round, the odds against them are incredible, and the whole thing is stretched out over several days. The draft itself is spread out over 40 rounds, and with 30 teams, that ends up being hundreds and hundreds of players. Only... Read more »
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Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects

Merits and Demerits: Potentially promotion-primed prospects
As the first calendar month of the minor league season draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the last few weeks of play and see who should get a promotion to the next level, and why that player also shouldn’t get a promotion! CHARLOTTE 1. Yoan Moncada Why he should: Moncada, second-base prospect... Read more »

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview

2017 Birmingham Barons Season Preview
The Birmingham Barons open play on Thursday, April 6th, along with the other three full-season affiliates. Julio Vinas returns as manager after guiding the Charlotte Knights in 2016. He’s joined by Hitting Coach Cole Armstrong and Pitching Coach Jose Bautista. The first series begins on the road at Jackson, before coming home to Regions Field... Read more »

White Sox Rule 5 Draft preview - who they could lose or add

White Sox Rule 5 Draft preview - who they could lose or add
The Winter Meetings, currently underway, rightly get attention for all the hot stove action as teams start making big trades and signings. But the festival of roster machinations (built around the meetings’ stated purposes of conference sessions and front office job matching for teams at all levels) ends with the Rule 5 Draft, which will... Read more »
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White Sox prospects who are unprotected for the 2016 Rule 5 Draft

White Sox prospects who are unprotected for the 2016 Rule 5 Draft
Friday, November 18th is the deadline for players to be placed on the 40-man roster to be protected from the Rule 5 draft. The White Sox currently have 27 minor leaguers who will be eligible for the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft, including 4 of the Top 30 Prospects from our July list... Read more »

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions

Offseason Mail Bag - Answering reader questions
With the end of the World Series and the city’s other team winning their first championship since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the offseason has officially begun across baseball. So let’s open by answering some questions from you, our readers. The questions were taken from various social media outlets. Twitter user @mab8663Panto: “Will Zack... Read more »

Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2016 Charlotte Knights
The 2016 season looked to be a promising one for Charlotte, as the opening day roster included six of the organization’s top 30 prospects, including five on offense/defense led by pre-season top prospect Tim Anderson at short. Unfortunately, due to injuries within the team and at the major league level, team continuity never existed as... Read more »
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Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our midseason top prospects list

Next Wave: Pitchers who just missed our midseason top prospects list
After we publish our twice-annual Top Prospects lists, we also publish a pair of follow-up articles we call the “Next Wave.” One covers position players, which we published yesterday here. This one covers pitchers. These are prospects who didn’t make our most recent top 30, but who are nonetheless worth keeping an eye on. You may be asking... Read more »
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