While an older prospect, this Swiss army knife player has a bit of Danny Mendick in him.
Looking for a starter with ridiculously high upside? Take a look at this 17-year-old.
The White Sox are protecting this promising righty, and for good reason.
The southpaw is another hunch that’s playing out wonderfully so far for the White Sox.
This “Wild Thing” had a tame — but killer — pro debut.
Bilous appears to have a promising future as a short man out the bullpen.
This slick southpaw mastered every challenge thrown at him in 2019.
Mendoza cooled in the second half, but his bat is for real.
If Weaver can make better contact, speed will become an even bigger factor in his game.
Glass impressed with his pro cameo in 2019.
Delgado, still very young, should get his first taste of full-season ball in 2020.
Comas’ aggressive move up the ladder stalled last year in Great Falls.
Offspeed mastery may be all that separates Battenfield from Triple-A — or the majors.
Maldonado’s varied skills have found him moving through the system with his bat yet untracked.
Tatís had a short pro debut but should still see the States in 2020.
The Triple-A beach ball kicked Kubat’s hiney just as it did everyone else. He’s still on track to steal a spot start on the South Side in 2020.
Encountering some of his first pro setbacks in 2019, look for Henzman to right himself and see Charlotte soon.
It was a step back for Rivera in 2019, but there’s still a chance he regains true prospect status.
While a little old for his level, Conway’s exquisite numbers don’t lie.
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Tyler Osik’s bat got him fast-tracking in his first pro season. Now, as a catcher, he could move even faster through the system.
Just days after signing with the White Sox, Veloz was on his way to being the best relief pitcher in the DSL.
Pitching advantage, Cleveland — but Minnesota and Chicago are pretty dead even.
Destino needs to put his power and plus-defense to work with a climb to Birmingham by season’s end.
Though still young, Curbelo’s demotion in 2019 should be a wake-up call.
In the first of a three-part series leading up to the Cactus League opener, we look at how the Big 3 ALC offenses stack up.
Frost has proven to have a sweet power stroke from the leadoff spot.
With last year’s second-best OPS in the White Sox organization, Laureano may yet prove a fast mover.
Small in stature, the southpaw put up nice results in his first taste of pro ball.
The bouncy ball battered Thompson in 2019, but with some adjustments, he could see the South Side in 2020.
Parke has little prospect sizzle, but continues to put up sweet numbers in the White Sox system.
Booker booked his way to Charlotte with a hot start — then tripped badly for the rest of the year.
It was a shock that Dawkins wasn’t promoted from Kannapolis to begin 2019 — and a bigger one that he never advanced from there last season.
Still young, Coronado saw his offensive production spike last season in Arizona.
Quinteiro started fast with the White Sox, but needs to bounce back from a lackluster 2019.
It might finally all be coming together for the young outfielder.
Defensive limitations place Zangari at first base; injuries have kept him from faster advancement.
The best defensive catcher in the system, who’s also demonstrated some offensive ability, Perez is a backstop to keep on the front burner.
Let’s take a look at how Chicago’s lethal 2020 lineups should play out.
Diaz will be back for another run at the AZL after a tough offensive 2019.
Ramsey is poised for a big leap to Winston-Salem, and perhaps Birmingham, in 2020.
If Abbott can add a bit better contact to his power, he could climb the ladder quickly.
If this backstop can get his high-ceiling offense and defense to sync in a single season, he could climb fast in the White Sox system.
The lesser-known of the DSL Sánchezes should make his way to Arizona in 2020.
Schryver has shot to Charlotte, with an outside chance of seeing time on the South Side in 2020.
Danny Dopico has pretty much seen success at every pro stop he’s made.
Cristian Mena hasn’t pitched a pro inning, but his future seems as promising as any.
Keep an eye on this very impressive righty, who survived a big jump from the DSL to Kannapolis.
After dropping a bit in the draft, Simmons hit the ground running in the White Sox system.
Patel is one of several promising arms drafted in 2019 by the White Sox.
With 20-20 potential, this versatile player holds promise for his second full pro season.
Among a gaggle of DSL White Sox catchers, Benavides’ bat stood out.
Slowly but surely, Ledo is moving up in the White Sox system.
There may be no greater fallen star in the White Sox system than this once-hyped righty.
With the White Sox still looking to add a bat and a relief arm, here are some best bets for both.
Jeans was a starter in college, a reliever in his first professional year — and could be called on to fill either role as he advances through the White Sox system.
Devon Perez has been a revelation in his two years in the White Sox system.
After a promising 2018 with the Dash, Forbes struggled at Birmingham last year.
Overall, José Nin has had a solid start to his White Sox career, and could see Birmingham in 2020.
Several solid options for right field are still available via free agency — but none who would function well with Nomar Mazara as a platoon bat.
Superutilityman Leury García is set to play several roles for the 2020 White Sox.
Three very strong upper-system RFs all suffered star-crossed 2019 campaigns.
Three right fielders in A ball, and three impressive talents.
Without a lot of name recognition but with plenty of upside, the young White Sox RFs will be fun to watch in 2020.
It’s a weak free agent crop, so it’s a good thing we got a guy named Luis.
While Engel’s role with the White Sox is due to shrink in 2020, he retains value as a fourth or fifth outfielder.
The Tres Luises collectively stand as some of the brightest prospects in the organization, and none shine brighter than Robert.
Two of the best hitters in the entire system excelled in A-ball in 2019.
These four have yet to reach drinking age, but all are emerging prospects in the White Sox organization.
Marcell Ozuna, the best of the bunch, would cost the White Sox a second-round pick and $500,000 international bonus pool money. More economical options include Alex Dickerson and Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo.
One of the most fun Dives of all … the delightful phenom of the South Side!
Joel Booker is looking for a bounce-back season that will keep his career on track for the majors.
Many of the players here were either drafted in the later rounds or are considered better suited for utility roles. But perhaps one of the late-round selections, like Cameron Simmons or Jonathan Allen, could surprise in 2020.
Benyamin Bailey leads a promising group of young left fielders in the White Sox system.
Shortstop is well in hand for the White Sox looking ahead to 2020, but hey, here are four free agent shortstops for you to peruse anyway.
Coming off of a career-best season and running with swagger to burn, it seems most likely Anderson is the South Side’s starting shortstop for the foreseeable future.
All three shortstops at the upper levels seem to fit the bill of utilityman profiles, but don’t have the upside of a Lenyn Sosa, Lency Delgado or Yolbert Sánchez.
In A-ball, Lenyn Sosa is clearly the better of the two prospects, as he’s four years younger than Johan Cruz; he’s also the second-ranked shortstop prospect in the organization (behind only Yolbert Sánchez) according to MLB Pipeline.
There is a decent degree of upside both offensively and defensively among rookie league shortstops. In fact, the talent level here may actually exceed any at the higher levels, with the possible exception of Lenyn Sosa.
Anthony Rendon is the top of the class, but there are some other solid third sackers available via free agency for 2020.
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With the possible exception of Camilo Quinteiro, these guys appear to be only organizational depth pieces unless they bounce back in a big way in 2020.
While Yeyson Yrizarri has yet to advance to Birmingham despite spending nearly 2 ½ years with Winston-Salem, Jake Burger hasn’t even participated in game action for two years due to injuries. Both guys are still young enough to attain their high ceilings — but 2020 will be a big year for both.
There is indeed some talent here, though it’s mostly raw. The AZL third basemen appear to be the best of this group.
With the pickings pretty slim at second, it’s awfully nice that the White Sox seem set at the spot.
As a player who’s actually been in the White Sox organization longer than anyone else, it would be nice to see Sánchez contribute —even if it’s just as a reserve infielder — to a winning team for a change.
Nick Madrigal and Danny Mendick are, by far, the best second basemen in the White Sox system.
Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of long-term talent at Kannapolis and Winston-Salem, so this trio needs to prove some people wrong in 2020.
While there is some decent talent at Great Falls, Arizona and the Dominican, nobody is firmly established enough yet to be a surefire lock for full-season ball in 2020.
It’s a robust field this free agency period — and the White Sox have a need for offense.
Does Abreu truly have a ‘lifetime’ deal? We’ll find out, as he tests free agency for the first time.
The true prospect on this list is Gavin Sheets, who enjoyed his best power season to date this year at pitching-friendly Regions Field in Birmingham.
With a depth chart boasting Vaughn, Zangari and Osik, first base is in good hands at the A level.
While there’s nobody here that is a Top 30 organizational prospect as of yet, there are a couple of interesting bats worth watching here — especially with Great Falls.
After Yasmani Grandal, this year’s crop of backstops is … lacking.
James McCann had a surprisingly great year for the White Sox in 2019, even punching a ticket to this year’s All-Star Game. What’s next for McCann and the White Sox in 2020?
There’s a catching logjam at the top of the system, and the White Sox are hoping at least one major league backstop can emerge from it.
With his mix of offensive competence and defensive strength, Carlos Perez stands out as our top A-ball catcher.
Due to the number of White Sox rookie league teams, each catcher gets relatively little playing time, with the DSL White Sox backstops looking sharpest.
This article delves into the left-handed relief options available this offseason; as in most years, the pickings are slim.