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Tatum eager for big league opportunity

May 26, 2023

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The 6-foot-9 prospect living up to early hype

May 23, 2023

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No. 2 prospect Colás is raking, and learning, in the Minors 

May 21, 2023

CHICAGO -- Oscar Colás features a .338/.405/.523 slash line over 16 games since being optioned from the White Sox to Triple-A Charlotte on May 2. But there’s more than raw production being looked at by the White Sox in regard to the development of the team’s starting right fielder during

This White Sox prospect has played 8 different positions

May 14, 2023

CHICAGO -- Triple-A Charlotte has gone through 38 games entering Sunday afternoon’s action, and Zach Remillard already had played at least one game in eight different positions, including designated hitter. “I have played every position besides pitcher and catcher,” Remillard told during a recent phone interview. “I’ve started at

Colás optioned to Triple-A for more seasoning

May 2, 2023

CHICAGO -- Oscar Colás began this season as the starting right fielder for the White Sox and an important new component of the team’s lineup. On Tuesday, the 24-year-old, Chicago's No. 2 prospect and the No. 76 prospect in baseball per MLB Pipeline, was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte as part

Goal for this red-hot prospect? To be 'a great Major League player'

April 30, 2023

CHICAGO -- Tim Elko is the most productive hitter in the White Sox organization through April. The 10th-round pick in the 2022 Draft out of Mississippi has a slash line of .351/.407/.623 with six home runs, 25 RBIs and three doubles through 77 at-bats and 19 games for Single-A Kannapolis.

Santos bringing the heat to Sox bullpen

April 24, 2023

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Padilla joins exclusive group of White Sox

April 23, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Nicholas Padilla added his name to a growing list of players who have suited up for the Cubs and White Sox. The right-handed hurler was the 27th man for the White Sox during their doubleheader split Tuesday with the Phillies, but he was returned to Triple-A Charlotte

No. 8 prospect Sosa impressing in early opportunity

April 16, 2023

CHICAGO -- Lenyn Sosa is getting a Major League opportunity with the White Sox, brought about early in this season by injuries to shortstop Tim Anderson and third baseman Yoán Moncada. But the 23-year-old infielder, ranked No. 8 among White Sox prospects, per MLB Pipeline, learned quite a bit from

Where the White Sox Top 30 prospects are starting season

April 5, 2023

With the Minor League season opening this week, here's where the White Sox' Top 30 Prospects are projected to start:

  1. Colson Montgomery (MLB No. 38), SS -- Winston-Salem (High-A) -- injured list (oblique)
  2. Oscar Colás (MLB No. 85), OF -- Chicago (MLB)
  3. Bryan Ramos, 3B -- Birmingham

Moncada's bat, Robert's glove lift Sox to Houston split

Outfield prospect Colás continues to impress with first RBI, slick defense
April 2, 2023

HOUSTON -- What’s the best way to describe the White Sox four-game, season-opening split with the Astros, facilitated by a 6-3 victory in Sunday’s series finale? Competitive? Infinitely entertaining from Framber Valdez’s first pitch Thursday to Reynaldo López’s last pitch Sunday? White Sox manager Pedro Grifol had one word …

Colás knocks 1st MLB hit in pinch debut for Sox

March 31, 2023

HOUSTON -- For his first Major League appearance, as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning of a 3-2 victory over the Astros on Thursday night at Minute Maid Park, White Sox rookie Oscar Colás admitted to feeling tight at the plate. “It was a very, very tense moment for me,”

What to expect from White Sox prospect Colás in bigs

March 29, 2023

The White Sox expected that Oscar Colás would move quickly after they signed him for $2.7 million in January 2022. Perhaps not this quickly, however. Colás spent three years splitting time between Cuba's Series Nacional and Japan's minor Western League from 2017-19, getting just a seven-game cup of coffee with

Homegrown pitching pipeline on the rise for White Sox

March 24, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The White Sox have signed and developed just two All-Star pitchers this millennium, Chris Sale in 2010 and Carlos Rodón four years later. During that time, they've landed only one other fully homegrown arm who spent even one season as a regular in their rotation, Clayton Richard.

Top prospect Montgomery absorbs MLB wisdom in camp

Clevinger's outing vs. Cubs feels 'back more in tune to 2019 and 2020'
March 17, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Being part of big league Spring Training was a little overwhelming at first for Colson Montgomery, the White Sox top prospect and No. 38 overall, per MLB Pipeline. Then it became enjoyable and informative. “You're around players a lot better than what you're used to,” said Montgomery

'Something special': Prospect Schultz turning heads

Minor setback aside, White Sox No. 4 prospect has elite potential
March 12, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The first 2023 Spring Training complaint White Sox general manager Rick Hahn received came from a concerned Joe Kelly. It dealt with left-hander Noah Schultz, the team’s top pick in the 2022 Draft and its No. 4 prospect, per MLB Pipeline. “He asked me why Noah Schultz

'Wow, I did it': Colas smacks 1st spring HR

March 11, 2023

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Oscar Colas has 11 hits in 27 at-bats during his first big league Spring Training, and his latest might be the most memorable. Colas, ranked by MLB Pipeline as the No. 2 White Sox prospect and No. 85 overall, connected for his first Cactus League home run

Prospect Colas making most of spring experience with White Sox

March 6, 2023

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Here are the White Sox 2023 Top 30 prospects

March 1, 2023

The White Sox finished in the Top 10 of MLB Pipeline's biannual organizational talent ratings in seven out of eight tries from 2017-20, supplying players who helped the franchise reach the postseason in consecutive seasons for the first time. As those prospects graduated to Guaranteed Rate Field, the farm system

Colas comes out swinging; 'Full go' for healthy Gonzalez

February 26, 2023

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Oscar Colas stood out as one of the few highlights from a 7-0 White Sox loss to the Angels on Sunday afternoon, dropping Pedro Grifol’s team to 0-2 in Cactus League action. The left-handed hitting rookie, Chicago's No. 2 prospect per MLB Pipeline and a candidate for

Explore the White Sox Minor League ballparks

February 24, 2023

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series spotlights each stadium across baseball’s affiliated ranks. Each edition provides ballpark highlights, from concessions to seating options to in-game entertainment to mascots. Ballpark Guides also take travelers through each facility’s surrounding area, encompassing the best places in town to eat or drink, nearby tourist

1, 2, 3 ... 4? Hackenberg brothers are sports legacy

White Sox catching prospect's family includes older sibling Christian, a former Penn State QB
February 23, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Adam Hackenberg is not a household name for White Sox supporters, with the catcher taking part in his first big league Spring Training ranked as the club's No. 30 prospect by MLB Pipeline. But the Hackenberg name certainly holds cachet in the sports world. “I would put

'Next level' stuff has Colas pushing for RF spot

White Sox No. 2 prospect's big league dreams in sight after productive offseason
February 21, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Any fans trying to find Oscar Colas during Spring Training workouts for the White Sox or upcoming Cactus League games should set their sights on jersey No. 76. But if the 24-year-old breaks camp as the White Sox starting right fielder, he would prefer No. 44. “That’s

White Sox Minor Leaguer Comás publicly comes out

February 19, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Anderson Comás, a Minor League pitcher in the White Sox organization, publicly announced on his personal Instagram account Sunday that he is gay. Comás, 23, becomes the second player in affiliated baseball to come out as gay while active, with Milwaukee's David Denson doing so in 2015.

How top prospect is preparing for first camp

January 30, 2023

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