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  1. OilCan

    AAP: Courtney Hawkins

    http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/dissectin...-and-potential/
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    Hawkins in August: New Hope?

    And those videos to illustrate what he has seen and scouted puts everything in perspective about Courtney. Good stuff!
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    White Sox v Tigers

    Just checked out some stats from Yahoo.Com on Dunn. You know when he plays 1b, his stats this year are: G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS 64 221 30 53 8 0 15 37 40 67 0 1 .240 .362 .480 .842 Pretty cool.
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    White Sox v Tigers

    Rienzo had 6 strong innings. Maybe Ventura left him out too long and should have gotten a reliever for the 7th??
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    2013 Minor League Transactions

    http://chicago.cbslocal.com/?podcast_url=h...mp;dcid=CBS.CHI In case you missed the interview on Saturday, this is Asst. GM Buddy Bell talking with Chris Rongey on the White Sox weekly radio show. Some pretty good answers regarding the state of the minor leagues, what they preach to the young hitters, and how Jim Thome is coming across to the prospects. Currently, Bell and Thome are in AA Birmingham taking a look at Brandon Jacobs.
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    AAP: Courtney Hawkins

    Nathaniel Stoltz ‏@stoltz_baseball 22h Everybody's throwing Courtney Hawkins breaking pitches, and he swings at every single one. He has a chance when they're in the zone, though. Expand
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    8/1 Games

    QUOTE (flavum @ Aug 1, 2013 -> 07:54 PM) Somebody on Twitter is saying Barnum got a concussion at the play at the plate. According to the Intimidators' Twitter feed, and @BigTexJosh (voice of the I's), the catcher's glove hit Barnum in the head while making the tag. OUCH.
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    7/25 Games

    And Rienzo keeps hurling. 6Ks through 5.
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    7/24 Games

    QUOTE (fathom @ Jul 24, 2013 -> 09:25 PM) Nestor Molina still doing what he does best...giving up hits What in the heck has happened to Nestor Molina?!?
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    Joseph (Joe) Martin Dvorsky

    EAT EM UP CATS! TEXAS STATE'S OWN!!!! So the University and baseball field are literally my backyard........ Anyhow, he's doing pretty good still, stat wise, earning a promotion from Low A Kanny to High A Winston Salem. Combined, he has the following: 25 games 39.2 IP 1-2 W-L record 2.27 ERA 6-43 Walks/Ks (love the K rate there) 39 hits allowed. One big number sticks out. 6. The number of HRs he has given up. I'm not sure what is normal for a reliever, but that seems a bit concerning to me.
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    AAP: Kevan Smith

    Kevan is still playing at High A Winston Salem... This year, he's played 72 games, 274 ABs, and has the following line: .255/.346/.431/.777 70 hits, 18 2bs, 3 triples, 8 HRs. 53 RBIs and 47 runs scored. 42 strikeouts and 30 walks. Not bad. Little bit on the old regarding Age-to-Level at 25, but seeing that he was raw when he was drafted after a QB career at Pitt, he's learning slowly and developing.
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    AAP - Erik Johnson

    From my first post.... Today, he's arguably the Sox's #1 prospect. 9-2 W-L, 2.24 ERA in 17 starts, AA and AAA combined. 100.2 IPs, 92Ks, 27 walks Has three CGs this year with one SHO. Currently on the DL with a strained groin.
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    AAP: Courtney Hawkins

    Last 10 games: .209/.267/.465/.692 16Ks in 43 ABs, small sample size of how his year has been going. .194/.265/.470/.735 at High A Winston Salem for the year. 116Ks in 243 ABs. That's past Jared Mitchell-like. That's just...........wow. 18 HRs in 243 ABs for the year. Not bad for power, but everything else has been a disaster.
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    7/24 Games

    QUOTE (fathom @ Jul 24, 2013 -> 08:55 PM) 2-3, 2 doubles for Semien Semien is hitting himself to a promotion. .309/.460/.603/1.063 splits for July. Also, 19 walks and 8 strikeouts for July?!? Are we sure he's a White Sox prospect??
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    Tigers vs. White Sox 7/24/2013

    QUOTE (Knuckles @ Jul 24, 2013 -> 08:56 PM) Here is the Hudson injury http://deadspin.com/tim-hudson-suffers-gru...dium=socialflow Oh. My God. I'm sorry I asked. And those NY'ers seeing the slo-mo...
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    Tigers vs. White Sox 7/24/2013

    QUOTE (fathom @ Jul 24, 2013 -> 08:44 PM) Anyone just see the Hudson injury? Awful No, what happened?
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    Sox/Tigers 7/23 game thread

    QUOTE (Buehrle>Wood @ Jul 23, 2013 -> 09:30 PM) You know, if you add the "wicked witch" tune from the Wizard of Oz as a backdrop to the GIF, we have something there.
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    Another White Sox winner

    Nice team win all around.
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    Fangraphs Future Closer: Daniel Webb

    QUOTE (NorthSideSox72 @ Jul 11, 2013 -> 03:11 PM) You were. After we published your article and tweeted it, he replied that he was there. His name is Nathaniel Stoltz, I've used his videos in a couple articles and he provides some good info on Kanny and WS guys from games. He recently joined Fangraphs, also writes for Beyond the Box Score. He's also on Twitter: @stoltz_baseball
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    Red Sox interested in Thornton

    And, as much as some want to bash Thornton, he's a lefty who throws 95mph. Teams value that plus his experience.
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    Rosenthal: Sox should market Sale

    QUOTE (Jerksticks @ Jul 10, 2013 -> 06:13 PM) Haha totally. Prospects? Are you ducking kidding me here lol. I'd need at least 8 jurickson profar level prospects before I even listen. Plus what a nice message that sends to our young guys: Sign a team friendly contract and we'll send you packing to a destination of your not-choosing for the next 7 years. GMAFB even discussing this like it's smart or even plausible. THIS. Sale is going nowhere. You think we have low attendance now? We trade our #1 for prospects? No thank you.
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    7/3 Games

    Wow, already an ejection from the WS game: Ejections: Winston-Salem Dash third baseman Jeremy Farrell ejected by HP umpire Jimmie Hollingsworth (1st) Also, HBP: CHawkins.
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    White Sox sign Micker Zapata for $1.6 million

    If the White Sox still have $600K, I would expect them to take a long look and use that allocation on a player/players. Remember, having Marco Paddy aboard, this brings credibility to the Latin America/international movement that the White Sox are now trying to do. And...they can do what the Cubs did earlier...trade a player for prospects and some teams' allocation money, in order to increase the White Sox's international pool. They're not done yet IMHO.
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    How and why did you become a Sox fan?

    Our family used to live at 26th and Wallace St, just blocks away from Comiskey. Even when my Grandpa was a Cubs fan and I used to watch Cubs baseball with him, I remained a Sox fan. My first live Sox game was when I was 4, during the summer of 77, Sox v Tigers, and the Sox won.
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