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    Charlotte Knights (AAA)
  1. MnSoxFan

    Arizona Fall League - Running Thread - Opens 10/9

    Tyler Flowers dominated as a hitter in the AFL one year with Braves. He was MVP I think.
  2. MnSoxFan

    White Sox Hiring for Analytics Department

    When I was graduating from college I wrote to the White Sox to see if they had openings to help out Dan Evans, remember him. Sox were almost a leading edge team at the time with Evans, doing all sorts of computer input/output to aid the team in any way they could. Eddie Einhorn sent me back a letter, said thanks for the resume but they had no openings in their department. So I took a job offer with IBM and retired 30 years later (7 years ago). As a huge Sox fan I would have likely taken less than IBM paid me. In hindsight I am glad it was not offered, but I would think a top notch analyst would need well over 200K to do this work.
  3. MnSoxFan

    Top White Sox Prospects by Position: RH Relievers

    Thanks for all of these BTW to the entire staff, I sure appreciate it.
  4. MnSoxFan

    Old Farts Only: 50 + Year Sox Fans

    We did not trade Denny McLain, he was just a kid and had to be protected under some rule. There were 3 kids and only 2 could be protected. So they protected Bruce Howard and Dave DeBusschere (yes the future NBA star). If Sox had known DeBusschere would leave a bright MLB future for the NBA. Woulda, coulda, shoulda.
  5. MnSoxFan

    8/26 Games

    Not sure he has been hurt, he has been hitting well and stealing bases.
  6. MnSoxFan

    8/26 Games

    He has played 5 games in the outfield, no games in the infield. DH the other 40 games I assume.
  7. MnSoxFan

    8/25 Games

    Brennan promoted to AAA, gives up a 3-spot in the 8th, now 8-5 the Knights are down.
  8. MnSoxFan

    8/23 games

    Baby Steps
  9. MnSoxFan

    2019 MLB draft thread

    That is what they said about Frank.
  10. MnSoxFan

    8/19 games

    Carlos May (the version before he blew off his thumb) Dave Nicholson (although he came from Baltimore I believe he was still just a prospect in our org) Neither likely the best, but a couple good ones.
  11. MnSoxFan

    8/10 Games

    Thanks for looking it up, I read your first sentence and right away said, man it seems like 3 weeks now. Their hitting finally has picked up some. Pitching, at least the guys I consider starters, have been ok all year. Now they are getting some runs. Their bullpen sucks real bad most of the time.
  12. MnSoxFan

    8/7 Games

    Sydney Pimentel got his first couple hits, while playing SS, yesterday. However, he did have 3 errors.
  13. MnSoxFan

    8/7 Games

    We did back when we were #1. If our pitching was healthy we would be close to having 2-3 at the 4 levels above rookie ball. Not unrealistic. Not saying we need 3-4 Cease types at every level. Just someone who has a chance, for too long we have not even had those types. Too many org types.
  14. MnSoxFan

    8/7 Games

    Never have enough pitching, when we were #1 in prospects in early 2000s it was almost all pitching. 80% of them did not pan out. We do not have enough, we need 3-4 real good starters at each level and we do not have that yet. If we have a glut of outfielders eventually move some for pitching.
  15. MnSoxFan

    Midseason 16-30 - the back half of the FutureSox T30

    I think the other poster means list the 16-30 in this article backwards. Do 30 first and 16th last. I just start at bottom and read from bottom-top. Same difference.
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