Now in its 10th year, the White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) program continues to change the lives of young baseball players.
A perfect 20-for-20. That underlying theme ran throughout the White Sox Amateur City Elite’s annual signing-day program Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. There were 20 players eligible in ACE’s 2018 class, and all 20 signed letters of intent to play baseball at the collegiate level on this same day.
There’s not much offseason certainty yet for Rick Hahn, even as the GM Meetings move toward a close in Orlando, Fla. But the White Sox general manager knows one fact to be true. “The next 10 months will be a lot quieter than the last 10 months,” Hahn told reporters Tuesday. “That’s an easy bet.”
The White Sox goal to build for the future has not changed since last season. There is a fundamental difference, though.
For a good part of the past two months, Zack Collins — the No. 7 White Sox prospect and their catcher of the future — was making adjustments to his swing during instructional league action in Arizona. What were these tweaks exactly?
Kevan Smith and Daniel Webb’s regular hunting and fishing trip to Montana, which they had enjoyed since they became friends and teammates in the White Sox organization, was scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16.
Good, but not satisfied. That description came from Yoan Moncada, through interpreter Billy Russo, when the 22-year-old second baseman was asked to describe his 231-plate-appearance debut with the White Sox during the 2017 season.
Don’t look for this upcoming White Sox offseason to be quite as noteworthy or have as much fanfare as last year’s, whether it’s through free agency or trades. The White Sox are allowing the players from this top-rated system to develop and work toward the goal of winning multiple World Series championships.
Jace Fry represents the White Sox in the Arizona Fall League’s 12th annual Fall Stars Game tonight at 7 CT. Watch live as the best prospects in the AFL square off on MLB Network and MLB.com.
Eloy Jimenez and Charlie Tilson possess the same Major League goal with the White Sox for the 2018 season. But their journeys will be slightly different.
Class A Kannapolis manager Justin Jirschele was named White Sox Minor League Coach of the Year and Phil Gulley was named Scout of the Year as announced by the team on Thursday.
Some highly optimistic followers of the White Sox rebuild believe the team could sneak into American League Wild Card contention during the upcoming 2018 season. While general manager Rick Hahn certainly doesn’t want to discourage those hopes — inside or outside the organization — he isn’t about to change the club’s big-picture focus for a […]