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  1. Sox select RHP Adams in Round 2

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox continued their pitching theme in the 2014 first-year player draft Thursday by using their second-round pick on right-hander Spencer Adams, from White County High School in Georgia. The selection followed the White Sox's firs...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  3. Gatewood a feast-or-famine prospect

    Christopher Crawford

    This weekend we saw some of the prep stars of the class get off to good starts, the best arms of the SEC continue to dominate, and two unconventional leadoff hitters continue to put up impressive offensive numbers. High school stars start hot ...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  4. White Sox create father-son combo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox bench coach Mark Parent returned from a two-day sabbatical in California where he did a little house cleaning. Not only did his youngest son Jacob graduate from high school this weekend, his older son Nick was drafted ...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  5. White Sox draft: Day 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A day after selecting junior college shortstop Tim Anderson in the first round (17th overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, and Florida high school right-hander Tyler Danish in the second round Thursday, the Chicago...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  6. White Sox pick Danish in 2nd round

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox drafted high school right-hander Tyler Danish with their second-round pick Wednesday in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft. Danish, who compliments a 94 mph fastball with a slider, changeup and curve, w...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. The skinny on Thornton's new look

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Resembling his high-school yearbook photo more than the guy who set up games for the Chicago White Sox last season, Matt Thornton has been sporting an entirely new look this spring. It's not the way he has been dressing or even ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. Francisco Liriano, Johan Santana, Tim Lincecum have underlying st...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass says to look at stats like K/9 rate and quality starts to find hidden gems among pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  9. ACB Notebook: Cavan Biggio emerging

    Christopher Parish

    Cavan Biggio's swing isn't pretty. His stance is awkward, his body wiggling back and forth as his hands waggle the bat violently above his head. His father, Craig, a 20-year major leaguer, hardly moved at all once he stepped into the batter's box. Ca...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. White Sox sign 24 of 41 draft picks

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday they have signed 24 of their 41 selections in the 2012 first-year player draft. The White Sox have signed five of their top six draft picks. The signees include high school first baseman Keon Barnum (1A roun...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  11. Day 3 local MLB draft roundup

    Scott Powers

    A number of high school and college players from Illinois were selected during the final day of the MLB draft on Wednesday. Here's a rundown of the selections: High school players • Blake Hickman, C, Simeon, Chicago Cubs, 20th round ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  12. Local prospects taken in MLB Draft

    Scott Powers

    A number of high school and college players from Illinois were selected during the second day of the MLB draft on Tuesday. Here's a rundown of the selections: High school players Galesburg catcher Chad Johnson, Kansas City Royals, fifth rou...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  13. Sox pick three college players on Day 2

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox returned to the college ranks to draft their first two players Tuesday after selecting two high school players on the opening day. The White Sox drafted Georgia Southern junior right-handed pitcher Chris Beck in t...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  14. Drafting prep player a change for Sox

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox's choice of high school outfielder Courtney Hawkins is a departure from their most recent drafting policy of taking the best college player available. That philosophy was a part of an overall approach that put need at the major...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  15. Sox select OF Courtney Hawkins

    The Chicago White Sox selected high school outfielder Courtney Hawkins with the No. 13 overall pick in the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday. Hawkins, who is 6-2 and 210 pounds, attends Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Tex. He was the Te...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  16. Chicago White Sox select outfielder Courtney Hawkins in first rou...

    Scott Powers

    The White Sox selected outfielder Courtney Hawkins in the first round of the MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012