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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Local prospects await draft fate

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago area may not see one of its prep baseball players selected as quickly in the upcoming MLB draft as it has in the past few years, but there are still a handful of local prospects who could hear their names called this week. A year ago, ...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  7. Sox rookie Reed starts strong

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Addison Reed doesn't remember why he started pitching as a high school senior in California. All the Chicago White Sox reliever can now recall is being asked to pitch and agreeing to it. He didn't know it then, but his decision to pitch w...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  8. Konerko's 400 is still a magical number

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Boston Red Sox veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd can remember a time not so long where 400 career home runs represented a monumental achievement. From the time Byrd was born in 1977 to when Byrd entered high school, a total of nine players...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  9. New Trier's Tilson excited to join Cards

    Scott Powers

    New Trier senior centerfielder Charlie Tilson was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the second round as the 79th overall pick of the MLB draft on Tuesday. Tilson wasn't displeased to be taken by the Cardinals, despite his proximity to Wrigley...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  10. Tilson, Burdi lead local MLB draft hopefuls

    Scott Powers

    New Trier centerfielder Charlie Tilson and Downers Grove South pitcher Nick Burdi highlight this year's class of major league baseball prospects from Illinois, but there are plenty of other high school and college players statewide who will be select...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  11. New Trier's Tilson ponders future

    Scott Powers

    WINNETKA, Ill. -- New Trier's Charlie Tilson has a figure -- actually seven of them -- that will decide whether he will be playing baseball professionally or for Illinois a year from now. Tilson, a 6-foot, 185-pound speedy centerfielder and leadoff...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  12. Ryan Perez is gaining attention from pro baseball scouts by pitch...

    Scott Powers

    Professional scouts are paying increasing attention to a right-handed pitcher and a left-handed pitcher from a tiny school in Elgin, Ill., and it happens to be the same player.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011