Tag: prospect

Inside Yoan Moncada’s Progress and Keys for the Future

White Sox fans, you're welcome. I did it. I fixed Yoan Moncada. Well, not really. But a month ago I did write some advice for Moncada to follow, and so far he has. Here's what I wrote on Mar. 26: "It’s difficult to teach a player to swing more, just like it is to teach ...

Interview with White Sox Pitching Prospect Zack Burdi

Zack Burdi was the White Sox first round draft pick at 26th overall in 2016. Since being drafted, the 23-year-old has been highly touted as the organizations top relief prospect and one of the best relief prospects in all of baseball. During the year he was drafted, Burdi shot all the way up from Arizona ...

Yoan Moncada and the Frustrations of a Rebuild

Among other intriguing storylines making waves through White Sox fan chatter, the question of "Is Yoan Moncada a bust?" has risen in volume lately. While a fair percentage of South Sider fans are ready to make that assertion, it seems that most people are willing to defend the 23 year-old second baseman. All three of ...

Jake Burger Suffers Left Achilles Injury in Monday’s Game

Monday afternoon's game was filled with plenty of excitement as Michael Kopech made his 2018 Spring Training debut. The White Sox top pitching prospect did not disappoint either, striking out three in two shutout innings. However, things quickly took a dark turn as Kopech's teammate Jake Burger went down in the bottom of the third ...

Zack Collins: Still A Top-Tier Catching Prospect

As the 2017 season began, Zack Collins saw himself ranked as the #4 catching prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline. As we await the start of the 2018 season, Collins sits at #9 on the updated MLB Pipeline catching prospect rankings. Why did Collins drop five slots? Was it his performance, or did other catching ...

Moncada Mondays – 1/29/18

The ninth edition of Moncada Mondays

Moncada Mondays – 12/11/17

The fourth edition of Moncada Mondays

Interview With White Sox No. 21 Prospect Jordan Stephens

We all are starting to know the names of the White Sox prospects as we spend more of our time looking to the minor leagues. However, rarely do we get the chance to understand the ballplayer on a deeper level than what we see in the box score. So, on Jordan Stephens' yearly "box score," we ...

Moncada Promoted to Chicago?

Don't get your hopes up just yet, White Sox fans. Thursday has been a wild one for the entire city of Chicago, as the Jose Quintana sent shock waves across the baseball world. Just a short while ago, the day took another unexpected turn after Yoan Moncada was listed on the Chicago White Sox active ...

Interview with White Sox Second Round Draft Pick Gavin Sheets

The Chicago White Sox had a very successful 2017 MLB Draft, picking up a wide range of talented college players who fit many of the organization's needs. In the first two rounds, the White Sox selected a pair of power bats, one of those being first baseman Gavin Sheets from Wake Forest University. The left-handed ...

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