After dropping a bit in the draft, Simmons hit the ground running in the White Sox system.
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.
While it was a down season for Kannapolis, there were still plenty of highlights and prospect excitement throughout the summer.
Solid pitching leads affiliates to 4-1 day … but the loss hurt, as Charlotte falls into a wild-card tie.
Despaigne wants back on the South Side, Steele Walker keeps clubbing, and Avery Weems cruises through another Pioneer League win.