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Old 01-23-2012, 04:32 PM
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Default 2012 Minor League Catch-All

New year, new thread.

This is an all-purpose thread for minor league notes that don't really need their own thread. Please use this thread as such. Transactions, injuries, scouting blurbs, hot streaks, slumps, etc are all fair game.
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:33 PM
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Sickels has his farm system rankings up. First time he's done it. Guess who's last?

http://www.minorleagueball.com/2012/...ings-prospects

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Old 01-23-2012, 04:58 PM
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Sickels has his farm system rankings up. First time he's done it. Guess who's last?

http://www.minorleagueball.com/2012/...ings-prospects
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:58 PM
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:04 PM
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I trust Sickels much more than the other sites, can't say I'm surprised to see us at the bottom of the heap. He has a much more professional approach in his write ups unlike the goofs at BP and BA.
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:10 PM
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I trust Sickels much more than the other sites, can't say I'm surprised to see us at the bottom of the heap. He has a much more professional approach in his write ups unlike the goofs at BP and BA.
Sickels is great. Baseball America I can go either way on, but Phil Rogers shouldn't be in charge of White Sox prospects lists. BP is largely Kevin Goldstein who I'm a fan of, but he's more statistically inclined and is a big tools guy with his prospects. It's just important to know the thought processes/tendencies of most of the guys. I generally enjoy having the different points of view from each place.
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:56 PM
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:57 PM
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Old 01-23-2012, 07:16 PM
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Sox also signed OF Delwyn Young and LHP Eric Slults to minor league deals today. Both have some major league experience.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:17 PM
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jcrasnick Jerry Crasnick
Former #Marlins & #Nationals starter Scott Olsen has signed minor league deal w/ #WhiteSox. Deal includes big league option for 2013
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Olsen didn't pitch last year. He had shoulder problems and #Pirates released him in May. He's 37-49, 4.85 in the big leagues.
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He's a local boy. From Crystal Lake.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:27 PM
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jcrasnick Jerry Crasnick
Former #Marlins & #Nationals starter Scott Olsen has signed minor league deal w/ #WhiteSox. Deal includes big league option for 2013
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jcrasnick Jerry Crasnick
Olsen didn't pitch last year. He had shoulder problems and #Pirates released him in May. He's 37-49, 4.85 in the big leagues.
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He's a local boy. From Crystal Lake.
Every team needs at least one jerk.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:35 PM
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Every team needs at least one jerk.
Wow. I had no idea his reputation. Sounds like a cool dude.
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Old 01-25-2012, 01:43 PM
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jcrasnick Jerry Crasnick
Former #Marlins & #Nationals starter Scott Olsen has signed minor league deal w/ #WhiteSox. Deal includes big league option for 2013
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jcrasnick Jerry Crasnick
Olsen didn't pitch last year. He had shoulder problems and #Pirates released him in May. He's 37-49, 4.85 in the big leagues.
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He's a local boy. From Crystal Lake.
I like the signing. Low risk, and some insurance in case of injury. I would assume he'll compete for the second lefty out of the pen, even though he has been used pretty exclusively as a starter in the past.
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Old 01-25-2012, 01:56 PM
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I like the signing. Low risk, and some insurance in case of injury. I would assume he'll compete for the second lefty out of the pen, even though he has been used pretty exclusively as a starter in the past.
He didn't receive an invite to big league camp for spring training.
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:08 PM
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MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo has his Top 100 Prospect List out.

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/prospects/watch/y2012/

White Sox have 1 prospect on it. Coming in at the last spot, #100, Addison Reed.
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