Tag: Yoan Moncada

With Increased Expectations, the 11th Pick Feels Different This Time for White Sox

With Increased Expectations, the 11th Pick Feels Different This Time for White Sox
The 2019 Chicago White Sox played only 161 games this year and it might have ultimately cost them one spot in the draft order next June. The club went 7-3 over their final 10 games and that propelled them ahead of teams like the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Angels in the... Read more »

When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24

When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong — Minor League News and Notes, 6/17 to 6/24
What’s life but an opportunity to dwell on one’s failures? And this author has one big failure to dwell on. I never bought in on Luis Robert. His numbers as a teenager were gaudy in Cuba, and it seemed too good to be true when he came to the White Sox as the top-billed product... Read more »

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/29 to 5/5
TINSTAAPP. After only a year in the White Sox’ farm system, LHP Carlos Rodón made his major league debut. An NC State product, Rodón was polished when the Sox took him 3rd overall in the 2014 MLB draft. Five years and 529 innings later and what do we really know about Rodón? A pitcher of... Read more »

A Trip to Glendale: Highlights of White Sox Minor League Camp

A Trip to Glendale: Highlights of White Sox Minor League Camp
On the same afternoon White Sox starters Ervin Santana and Lucas Giolito allowed a combined 11 earned runs on 16 hits over eight miserable innings at Camelback Ranch, I was fortunate to avoid that factory of pain by venturing off to the back fields for Minor League camp. It may be a chore to stomach... Read more »

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later

Luis Alexander Basabe: Sooner, Rather than Later
Following an encouraging first stint at Double-A Birmingham, Luis Alexander Basabe (not to be confused with his twin brother, Luis Alejandro Basabe) is in prime position to take a major step forward in his professional career. Among the encouraging efforts by Rick Hahn throughout this rebuild, White Sox outfield prospects may arguably hold the most... Read more »
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FutureSox Quasi-Mock Draft: The Road Map to Pick #4

Who the White Sox will take tonight at #4 overall is pretty much a mystery to the draftniks and the prognosticators leading up to the pick. Though the thought is Madrigal or Singer, last year the thought was Jeren Kendall and JB Bukauskas – both players the Sox were entirely out on the week of... Read more »

Moncada or Jimenez: Who will have the better MLB career?

Moncada or Jimenez: Who will have the better MLB career?
White Sox fans are in uncharted waters – a top rated farm system and a top five overall rated prospect two years running. While Yoan Moncada was the primary topic of conversation in 2017, this year talk is centered on Eloy Jimenez. With expectations for both in the stratosphere our writers took up the task... Read more »

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2017 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 61-81 overall (35-36 Home, 26-45 Away) Final placement: Last (4th) in IL South Division  Complete 2017 Team Stats On paper, the Charlotte Knights looked like they were destined for lots of success in 2017, as they boasted the number one prospect in all of baseball (Yoan Moncada) and five of... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 14

White Sox Minor League News and Notes - August 14
In this edition of the White Sox Minor League News and Notes, Reynaldo Lopez makes his White Sox debut, Eloy Jimenez has remained hot at the plate since being acquired last month, and Michael Kopech continues his dominance of the Southern League. In addition, we will update you on the rest of the happenings, news, notes... Read more »
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