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Old 01-30-2013, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Chris Young was BA's #23 and #12 prospect in baseball in 2006 and 2007 respectively, but that was after the Sox had traded him to Arizona. Hawkins is, without a doubt, the best position prospect the Sox have had since Joe Crede.

EDIT - BA was in the BA Top 100 two consecutive seasons, as well, but I am confident that by the time he reaches Chicago*, Hawkins will have surpassed his pedigree.

* assuming he doesn't get traded
BA was #51 in '06 and #37 in '05 so you would be correct. Can't believe he was so highly guarded. There was not even a stint where he hit in the ML.

Crede was #94 in '02, #36 in '01 and #96 in '00
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Originally Posted by Konerko05 View Post
Although not drafted by the White Sox, Tyler Flowers was BA's #60 prospect leading into the 2010 season. Not really sure what the White Sox did with his swing after that.
Flowers got busted of PEDs shortly before the Sox acquired him.
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