Category Archives: Chicago White Sox

Scouting Report: Andre Rienzo (RHP)

BLUF: Potential plus FB, plus CB reliever that fills as a 7th or 8th inning role. The Player: Andre Rienzo (RHP, Chicago White Sox) – Signed out of Brazil in 2006, Rienzo debuted with the DSL White Sox in 2007, … Continue reading

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2013 Chicago White Sox Top 15 Prospects

The development of last year’s White Sox rankings was one of the most difficult experiences of my prospecting career. The system was beyond bad and differentiating between potential sixth and seventh inning relievers and potential up-and-down utility types was discouraging. … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: White Sox 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Chicago White Sox 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/8/11) With a system as barren as the White Sox last year, it was pretty hard to be “wrong” when ranking the prospects, and to be honest, it was pretty hard to be … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Trayce Thompson (OF)

BLUF: Huge raw power plays despite strikeouts, making him a potential All-Star. The Player: Trayce Thompson (OF, Chicago White Sox) – Out of character for the Sox, Thompson was an over-slot second round pick in 2009. After debuting in rookie … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Erik Johnson (RHP)

BLUF: Workhorse #4 starter profile that could arrive in the big leagues quickly. The Player: Erik Johnson (RHP, Chicago White Sox) – The Sox second round pick out of Cal in 2011, Johnson pitched in only two games last year. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Carlos Sanchez (INF)

BLUF: Floor of a big league utility guy and ceiling of a solid, contact/defense-oriented second baseman. The Player: Carlos Sanchez (INF, Chicago White Sox) – Signed by the White Sox in 2009 and played 22 games for the DSL White … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jared Mitchell (OF)

BLUF: Potential fourth outfielder with pop and plenty of strikeouts. The Player: Jared Mitchell (OF, Chicago White Sox) – A first round pick by the White Sox in 2009, he played 34 games in the Low-A South Atlantic League that … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Liriano, Johnson Dealt

Several more moves have dotted the trade deadline landscape over the last couple of days, including moves that sent left-hander Francisco Liriano and third baseman Chris Johnson packing. As usual, I will give brief scouting reports on the prospects involved … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: A Host of Deals

I’m playing a little catch up on the last couple of trades, so this post will capture the White Sox-Astros, Tigers-Marlins and Yankees-Mariners deals with quick scouting reports on the prospects involved. Over the weekend, the Astros continued their fire … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League Central

Chicago White Sox With their first two picks in the draft, in the first and supplemental first rounds, the White Sox added some serious juice to their minor league system. The 13th overall pick, outfielder Courtney Hawkins, offers some of … Continue reading

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