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Hendriks 1, cancer 0: Hurler aces 1st rehab outing

All-Star closer returns to mound for Charlotte with perfect inning
May 5, 2023

Liam Hendriks already defeated the most dangerous opponent he'll ever face. A Minor League rehab assignment? That's nothing but another day at the office ... even if it was anything but. Pitching in live game action for the first time in 214 days and two weeks removed from announcing he

It's kind of a pig deal: Kannapolis becomes the Q's

White Sox affiliate pays homage to the city and its barbecue
May 5, 2023

When Kannapolis rebranded at the end of 2019, the club was presented with a myriad of options for a new name. Cannon Ballers was always the top choice, but there was another name that caught the attention of personnel. The Q’s. Just the letter, not short for anything, like the

Winston-Salem Dash to become the Hyphens

For one night, White Sox affiliate will be grammatically correct
May 5, 2023

“Isn’t it technically a hyphen?” High-A Winston-Salem staffers have heard this countless times since the team rebranded from the Warthogs to the Dash in 2009. And yes, the “dash” between Winston and Salem is, technically, a hyphen. But the “Hyphens” don’t really make for a good baseball team name. At

The Road to The Show™: Oscar Colas

Globetrotting outfielder nearing a new home on the South Side
January 10, 2023

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at second-ranked White Sox prospect Oscar Colas. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. There are few players in the Minor Leagues

Colas, Sosa charging toward the South Side

International success stories headline Chicago's All-Stars list
December 14, 2022

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Chicago White Sox.

Knights' Colas mashes first two Triple-A dingers

Second-ranked White Sox prospect drives in three runs in slugfest
September 24, 2022

Oscar Colas just put the Minors' highest level on notice. The second-ranked White Sox prospect, who quickly earned a reputation throughout his rookie campaign for displaying brute raw power, hammered a pair of jaw-droppers for his first two long balls at the Triple-A level -- as part of a three-hit

Dash's Osik hits for cycle in front of family

White Sox prospect's first four-hit game comes in milestone
August 3, 2022

Although he grew up 78 miles away, Tyler Osik had never been to Coney Island before Tuesday. But after combining for seven knocks in his first two games -- including hitting for the cycle in the second contest -- at High-A Brooklyn’s famed home -- the White Sox prospect was

Getting the call: Barons' Curt Bloom

Birmingham broadcaster to make White Sox debut in 31st season
July 22, 2022

In the Minors, it’s not just the players and coaches who are grinding toward a big league opportunity. This series tells the story of Minor League broadcasters getting their own Major League experience this season. First up, Double-A Birmingham broadcaster Curt Bloom. Advice that originated from Bear Bryant is usually

Prospect Q&A: White Sox outfielder Rutherford

2016 first-rounder talks about his continuing offensive education
July 8, 2022

There was a time when Blake Rutherford was one of the most interesting prospects in baseball. Rutherford, 25, was selected by the Yankees with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2016 Draft out of Chaminade Prep High School in West Hills, California. He was dealt to the White Sox

Knights Drop Tuesday’s Opener to 'Shrimp 9-3

OF Micker Adolfo Launched His Sixth Homer of the Season
June 14, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Right fielder Micker Adolfo launched his sixth home run of the season, but the Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of a six-game series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp by a score of 9-3 on Tuesday night at Truist Field.

Big 8th inning dooms Dash in loss to Hickory

April 10, 2022

The Hickory Crawdads came from behind in the second game of the season to beat the Winston-Salem Dash 8-4. Hickory opened up the scoring in the top of the first inning, against Dash starter Matt Thompson. Christian Inoa fell behind 0-2 against Thompson but singled softly into left field, plating

Scouting report: White Sox infielder Montgomery

Athletic shortstop can help restore Chicago system’s prominence
March 1, 2022's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top-ranked White Sox prospect Colson Montgomery. The White Sox farm system fell from prominence for all the right reasons, and now it

Fisher, Sanchez highlight White Sox rookies

Strong bats with versatile gloves get first tastes of The Show
November 15, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. Things are heating up on the South Side. For the first time in

Destino leaves yard three times for Dash

White Sox prospect drives in four runs for second straight game
July 30, 2021

Alex Destino had seven home runs through the season’s first two months. After a monster night on Thursday, he’s got more than that in July alone. The White Sox outfield prospect posted the first three-homer game of his career as part of a 4-for-5 night with four RBIs as High-A