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    8/27 Games

    It feels like there's a small segment of the White Sox organization that's modernized and an overwhelming majority of it is stuck in 2006.
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    8/27 Games

    Fegan's articles mentioning him have me hoping he replaces Coop after this season. It seems a bit dysfunctional the Sox don't have a pitching coach using the same techniques at each level of the organization.
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    8/27 Games

    The Sox finally benefiting from a player making alterations to their swing would be nice. Hopefully this is the new Zack Collins.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Adam Engel as well.
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    8/27 Games

    Going to be very intriguing to see how Collins' new swing looks in September. Batting average up to .295, the K rate is very manageable, etc. He's 2-3 with a HR tonight.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Wouldn't shock me if he's a worse Kris Davis, it also wouldn't shock me if he lowers his K% to ~20% and hits 40+ dingers with a high batting average. His minor league profile was about as strong as you could possibly want from a power hitter.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Wish the Sox were more aggressive in their roster churn during this rebuild. Enough of Engel and Covey, specifically. We know it's never going to happen for them.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    He had a 13% K rate in 228 AAA PA's last season. There was every reason to expect him to come in and be a higher average, elite power, low strikeout guy from the beginning. What we've season this season is that he's a hacker who struggles to elevate the ball on anything middle or below. I'm hopeful the second part can be addressed with a swing change/alteration which is sorely needed.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Not pressing the panic button by any means, but his strikeout rate and ground ball rate both alarming right now.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Nelson Cruz and his 160 wRC+ would look pretty sweet in this lineup on opening day next year.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Praising a team that's on pace for 98 wins seems pretty fair. Not every team can be the Yankees, Astros, or Dodgers.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    Signing free agents to improve your team is a pretty neat idea.
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    8/27- Sox vs Twins, 7:10, NBCSC+

    I would guess Stone doesn't agree with Moncada having been the Sox best offensive player this season. Hearing he and Benetti have a conversation about that could have been enlightening. But alas. That already happened to some extent on Sunday over RBI's.
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    2019 MLB Catch All thread

    They do. Renteria lead the majors in ejections in 2017.
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    2019 MLB Catch All thread

    I very much hope Bumgarner signs with the Sox this off-season. He has been terrific this season and seems like as good of a bet as you'll find to age well into his 30's.
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    Mid-Year Top 10 Prospects

    I don't think it's actually clear Astudillo *stinks* as a hitter. He's someone with plus plus contact that offers nothing outside of that. If Madrigal is a 98 wRC+ guy (that's Astudillo's career average & around his projections) with baserunning and defensive value he's still going to be a very good player. But like you said, Madrigal's speed (certainly) and plate discipline (likely) are ahead of Astudillo, too. When you put the entire package together I can't ever recall a prospect like him.
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    Mid-Year Top 10 Prospects

    1. Luis Robert 2. Nick Madrigal 3. Michael Kopech 4. Dylan Cease 5. Andrew Vaughn 6. Zack Collins 7. Dane Dunning 8. Blake Rutherford 9. Luis Basabe 10. Steele Walker
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    Mid-Year Top 10 Prospects

    I can't ever recall seeing a prospect who makes contact at the rate Madrigal does. A 1.9% K rate in AA is absurd. I know everyone is aware he's an elite contact hitter, but the degree to which he's an outlier can't be overstated enough. If he's striking out ~3% of the time in the majors, it'd be almost impossible to not be an above-average hitter and that's if his power never develops at all.
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    2019 MLB draft thread

    The driveline study and results generally we've seen from the White Sox player development staff speaks for itself. Most prospects would be better off going to orgs besides the White Sox. But they did turn Tim Anderson (who was more raw & less heralded than Abrams) into an above average SS.
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    2019 MLB draft thread

    If it were possible to bet on such things, I think Abrams would be the favorite for the Sox pick, at this point.
  21. My question isn't whether he deserves it, but if there's anything he could do from a results perspective to be fired or transitioned to a different role in the organization.
  22. That is probably fair, to be honest.
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    Boston @ Chicago, 5/4/19, 6:10, GT

    My hope is they'll hire someone from the Astros/Dodgers/Rays etc and actually go with a 21st century approach to pitching. Realistically, of course, it's the White Sox. If Coop does go they'll likely just replace him with someone in-house.
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    Boston @ Chicago, 5/4/19, 6:10, GT

    Maybe I'm naive, but it'll be interesting to see if Cooper truly has lifetime job security. His results have been so poor over the last ~5 or so years, I could see the Sox transitioning him to a scouting role after this season. But I'm probably wrong and he'll be here until he decides to retire regardless of how bad his results are.
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    04.23.19 Games

    It's impossible to say for sure, but I think he will benefit significantly from the juiced ball. Guys with fringey power seem to benefit from it the most.
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