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2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose

2019 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who the White Sox Could Add, Lose
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are underway in San Diego, California and the hot stove is scorching as teams have been announcing trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday, December 12th as decision makers turn in their key cards and begin their treks home. But front office personnel generally stick around to... Read more »

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications

40-Man Roster Decisions, Eligibility and The Rule 5 Draft Implications
The 2019 Major League Baseball season has culminated with the Washington Nationals winning their first World Series. Qualifying Offers will soon be extended and free agents have started officially filing for freedom. This is an off-season of great significance for the Chicago White Sox and the decision makers have already begun trimming the edges of... Read more »

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights

Season in Review: 2019 Charlotte Knights
Team: Charlotte Knights League: International League (AAA) Final record: 75-64 Final placement: 2nd place in International League South Division; missed playoffs. Final Team Stats The Charlotte Knights led the International League in attendance and provided the locals with much excitement in the Queen City. A playoff berth was on the line until the very end... Read more »
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White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28

White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 4/22 to 4/28
Baseball’s No. 1 prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made his debut April 26 to a packed Rogers Centre. The hype and buzz preceding his debut with deafening, the Blue Jays’ service time manipulation was maddening and the cheers after he recorded his first hit were jubilant. Which brings us to the White Sox. The top 10... Read more »

Charlotte Knights 2019 Season Preview

Charlotte Knights 2019 Season Preview
The Charlotte Knights opened International League play last night at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC against the Durham Bulls (sounds like something from a movie). 15-year major league veteran, Mark Grudzielanek will lead the team for the third consecutive season. The rest of the coaching staff includes hitting coach Frank Menechino, pitching coach Steve McCatty... Read more »

Just Missed - Prospects outside the Preseason Top 30

Just Missed - Prospects outside the Preseason Top 30
Welcome to Rankings Week, 2019! Twice a year, we rank the top prospects in the White Sox system. The schedule of events looks like this: Tuesday: The Just Missed article (this one) Wednesday: Prospects ranked #16-30, with capsules Thursday: The FULL LIST, with capsules for #1-15 Friday: Writers’ roundtable discussion of the rankings The White... Read more »
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Exclusive interview: Rick Hahn on the process and what's next

Exclusive interview: Rick Hahn on the process and what's next
***NOTE: Full audio of the interview will be released as a podcast in the next few days*** General Manager Rick Hahn has been spending much of the off-season hunkered down with the White Sox front office, working angles on free agents, trade targets and roster machinations. Press conferences and interviews have been somewhat rare, outside of... Read more »

2018 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who The White Sox Could Add, Lose

2018 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Who The White Sox Could Add, Lose
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are underway in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the hot stove is scorching as teams have been announcing trades and signings. The festival of roster building ends on Thursday December, 13th as decision makers turn in their key cards and begin their treks home. But front office personnel stick around to partake... Read more »

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster

White Sox Shuffle 40-man Roster
As expected, the Chicago White Sox made a series of moves to prepare their 40-man roster before the 7pm Rule 5 protection deadline. But which moves were made, were not quite all the expected ones. Word leaked out early on some (we tweeted out Zavala and heard about Stephens early as well), but the team... Read more »
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2018 Arizona Fall League Recap

2018 Arizona Fall League Recap
The White Sox were well represented in this year’s fall circuit. Seven players from the organization took part in the 30 game season comprising of 6 total teams. The prospects that were chosen to participate from the White Sox joined players from the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees as... Read more »
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