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Where the White Sox top 30 prospects are starting the season

With the 2015 season officially under way, here's a look at where the White Sox top 30 prospects are starting the season:

1. Carlos Rodon -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
2. Tim Anderson -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
3. Francelis Montas -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
4. Spencer Adams -- Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
5. Micah Johnson -- Chicago White Sox (MLB)
6. Micker Adolfo -- Extended spring training
7. Tyler Danish -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
8. Trey Michalczewski -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
9. Courtney Hawkins -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
10. Carlos Sanchez -- Chicago White Sox (MLB)
11. Matt Davidson -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
12. Nolan Sanburn -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
13. Chris Beck -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
14. Cleuluis Rondon -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
15. Jacob May -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
16. Jace Fry -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
17. Thaddius Lowry -- Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
18. Tyler Saladino -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
19. Trayce Thompson -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
20. Adam Engel -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
21. Onelki Garcia -- Birmingham Barons (AA)
22. Brandon Brennan -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv) -- DL
23. Luis Martinez -- Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
24. David Trexler -- Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
25. Jake Peter -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
26. Jhoandro Alfaro -- Extended spring training
27. Kevan Smith -- Charlotte Knights (AAA)
28. Jordan Guerrero -- Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
29. Keon Barnum -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)
30. Michael Ynoa -- Winston-Salem Dash (A Adv)

Team to watch
Of the White Sox' 12 best prospects who will start 2015 on full-season Minor League clubs, half of them will play for the Double-A Birmingham Barons. Shortstop Tim Anderson, an Alabama native, and right-hander Francelis Montas highlight that contingent, which also includes righties Tyler Danish and Nolan Sanburn and outfielders Courtney Hawkins and Jacob May.

Teams on MiLB.TV
Charlotte Knights
Birmingham Barons
Winston-Salem Dash

New faces
Three relievers will throw their first pitch for the White Sox this April: Sanburn (acquired from the Athletics in August for Adam Dunn), left-hander Onelki Garcia (claimed off waivers from the Dodgers in November) and right-hander Michael Ynoa (part of the Jeff Samardzija trade with Oakland in December). Catcher Jhoandro Alfaro, signed for $750,000 out of Colombia last July, will make his pro debut in Rookie ball this summer.

Jim Callis is a reporter for and writes a blog, Callis' Corner. Follow @jimcallisMLB on Twitter.
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