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White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft

White Sox Protect Seven Players in Advance of Rule 5 Draft
The 40-man roster of the Chicago White Sox stands at 40 players after the club added 7 prospects to the mix in advance of December’s Rule 5 Draft. We released a primer earlier this month with details regarding the protection rules and Rule 5 ramifications for the current players in the system. Today, the White... 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 »

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers

2019 Birmingham Barons Season in Review: Pitchers
This is the second of two articles recapping the Chicago White Sox 2019 Double-A affiliate, Birmingham Barons. Included in this piece is a breakdown of pitchers. To read the first article focused on hitters, click HERE. Newly appointed Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel worked with 52 players throughout the 2019 Southern League campaign. With 28 pitchers ranging from 22-year-old Codi... Read more »
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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 »

2019 Midseason Rankings: TwitterBag Questions

Twitter can be a divisive place but our readers are the best! They were asked to come up with mailbag questions that correspond with rankings week. They didn’t take that opportunity for granted. Below are the questions that we were submitted and our responses to the best of our knowledge. As always, thanks for reading... Read more »

Top White Sox prospects ranked 16-30, midseason 2019

Twice a year, FutureSox writers work together to produce a ranked list of the top 30 White Sox prospects. We use a voting system among the staff, then argue out specific players and rankings until we come to a final list. We release the list in two parts. First is the group ranked 16-30. The... Read more »
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Nick Hostetler moves into special assistant to the general manager role

Nick Hostetler moves into special assistant to the general manager role
The White Sox announced today that amateur scouting director Nick Hostetler will be taking on a new role as special assistant to the GM. A replacement for him has yet to be announced. In his new position, Hostetler will shift his focus to major league scouting. FutureSox reached out to him for comment, but he... Read more »

‘Magic’ Madrigal Matters — Minor League News and Notes, 6/3 to 6/9

‘Magic’ Madrigal Matters — Minor League News and Notes, 6/3 to 6/9
Another MLB draft has come and gone, and with it comes a big, beefy 1B bat with plenty of contact and power to share joining the organization to usher in the future. The Sox filled one of their biggest organization needs by picking up Vaughn. Assuming his development goes according to plan, his college bat... Read more »

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets

A Shifting Draft Strategy and Potential 2nd Round Targets
***NOTE: This content was originally published on our Patreon Page, where our Patrons got early access to it. If you want to join up to get early access to content, exclusive videos and Q&A (some of which won’t ever go up on our main site), the ability to ask questions for future player interviews and... Read more »
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 White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12

  White Sox Minor League News and Notes, 5/6 to 5/12
Before we know it the 2019 draft will be here and with the White Sox picking at three, the return should be substantial. But it wasn’t too long ago us at FutureSox was getting excited about a whole different crop of new prospects. So, let’s catch up with the class of 2018. Nick Madrigal: The... Read more »
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