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Deep Dive: Aaron Bummer’s past, present and future with the White Sox

Bummer’s combination of low salary, years of team control and performance should make him a key contributor to future competitive squads on the South Side.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham left-handed relievers

There are some major league (and experienced) arms at Charlotte, but the two most enticing southpaws in the White Sox system may reside in Birmingham.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: Winston-Salem and Kannapolis left-handed relievers

The Winston-Salem southpaw bullpen arms are especially interesting — especially Andrew Perez and Jacob Lindgren.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: rookie league left-handed relievers

The rookie corps of southpaws, especially at Great Falls and AZL, showed a lot of promise in 2019.

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Deep Dive: Available free agent right-handed relievers

There are five 1.0 WAR-plus righty relievers out there this offseason … and a ton of bullpen projects after that.

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Deep Dive: Alex Colomé’s past, present and future with the White Sox

Metrics don’t take kindly to pitchers like Colomé. Despite a mostly solid relieving career to date in which he’s posted 126 saves, he’s amassed only a 6.7 bWAR. With that said, there’s something to be said for Colomé being a relatively calming influence in the clubhouse.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham right-handed relievers

Many of the top organizational bullpen arms finished the season with Birmingham and Charlotte this year. Hopefully with a little luck, some of these arms could be fixtures in the White Sox bullpen for years to come.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: Winston-Salem and Kannapolis right-handed relievers

Even though none rank in MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 White Sox Prospect list, there is indeed some quality under-the-radar talent here. In fact, the strength of the Kannapolis squad this year may well have been its right-handed relief corps.

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Posted in Deep Dive White Sox Minors

Deep Dive: rookie league right-handed relievers

Let’s take a look at the Top 15 rookie league righties, focusing on five at each affiliate.

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Posted in Minor League Update

Surprise, Surprise! The Dogs win their second straight over the prickly Saguaros

Go figure, the AFL-worst Desert Dogs host the AFL-best Saguaros, and … Glendale wins!

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Deep Dive: Available free agent left-handed starters

Plentiful left-handed starter options should be available this offseason. Let’s take a look at ’em.

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Deep Dive: Carlos Rodón’s past, present and future with the White Sox

It would be great to see Rodón finally reach his potential at some point in a White Sox uniform, no matter how likely it is.

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Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham left-handed starters

Although the majority of players on this list are essentially organizational depth, there are a couple pitchers who could turn out to be something more.

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Deep Dive: Winston-Salem and Kannapolis left-handed starters

Deep Dive: Winston-Salem and Kannapolis left-handed starters

Featuring the highest-ranked southpaw in the system (Konnor Pilkington), there are several other left-handed arms in Single-A who are worth watching as well.

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Deep Dive: rookie league left-handed starters

There’a a nice trio of young lefties in the rookie classes, all holding great promise for the future.

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Deep Dive: Available free agent right-handed starters

This article delves into the plentiful right-handed starter options that could be available this offseason. Be forewarned: The quality of these free agents does drop rather quickly.

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Deep Dive: Lucas Giolito’s past, present and future with the White Sox

Lucas Giolito through 2018, his 2019 season with the White Sox, and what his future looks like with the team.

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Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham right-handed starters

For all the hand-wringing over lack of majors-ready arms in the upper levels, there are at least a few names here you’ll be seeing on the South Side soon.

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Deep Dive: White Sox right-handed A-ball starters

A-ball? That’s where you’ll find the most intriguing White Sox pitching prospect of all, as well as some other very promising “next wave” arms.

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Deep Dive: White Sox right-handed rookie league starters

With the two top 2019 draftee arms pitching out of AZL (though briefly), Arizona is ground zero for the White Sox’s long-term pitching future.

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Under the Radar: Kade McClure

If he maintains his health while continuing to produce, it’s not difficult to imagine McClure inserting himself into the White Sox plans for 2021 — as anywhere from a fifth starter to a setup role in the bullpen.

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Under the Radar: John Parke

This southpaw control specialist has excelled since being selected in the 21st round of the 2017 draft.

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 31, 2019

Charlotte’s win puts it one up in the wild-card race, with two games remaining!

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Posted in Under the Radar White Sox Minors

Under the Radar: Yermín Mercedes

It’s somewhat of a surprise that this bulky catcher’s promising offensive profile hasn’t landed him on the South Side already.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 18, 2019

In the five games played today, White Sox affiliates outscored their opponents by a combined 27-5 margin. Is that good?

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Posted in Transactions

Looking ahead: White Sox 40-man roster

A peek ahead at the challenges facing the White Sox, as they choose their 40 key players for 2020

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 17, 2019

Tanner Banks pitches a gem, Yoán Moncada rehabs like a champ and Elijah Tatís gets his groove back

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Posted in White Sox History

Everything you wanted to know about the 1994 strike and its aftermath (but were afraid to ask)

Why did players strike in 1994? Did anyone benefit from the strike? Were replacement players really going to start the 1995 season? Where was baseball going? How did it get there?

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The 1994 White Sox, and a season ended too soon

In first place, and second-best in the AL at the time games stopped, we’ll never know what could have been for the 1994 White Sox.

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