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Old 11-17-2009, 11:49 AM
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Four-Star Prospects
1. Daniel Hudson, RHP
2. Jared Mitchell, OF
3. Tyler Flowers, C
Three-Star Prospects
4. Jordan Danks, CF
5. Dayan Viciedo, 3B
6. Brent Morel, 3B
7. Clevelan Santeliz, RHP
8. Trayce Thompson, OF
Two-Star Prospects
9. Santos Rodriguez, LHP
10. David Holmberg, LHP
11. C.J. Retherford, 2B


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12. Jhonny Nunez, RHP: Nunez has a 93-95 mph fastball and a very good slider, both of which should fit in a big-league bullpen, though he falls short of being the late-inning type.
13. Josh Phegley, C: The 2009 draftee is the rare college catcher with power and patience, but there are way too many questions about his defensive prowess.
14. John Ely, RHP: Ely has consistently gotten minor league hitters out, but on a pure scouting level, he has merely average stuff and command.
15. Nathan Jones, RHP: Standing 6-foot-5, he's projectable as all get out and dialed up heat clocked up to 97 mph this year; he'll also be 24 in January while having yet to get out of A-ball.
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The Sleeper: While the White Sox are rarely big players on the international scene, they might have found something in 18-year-old Venezuelan catcher Miguel Gonzalez, who combines a good bat with power potential and impressive catch-and-throw skills.
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:11 PM
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...most scouts believe that Hudson has "maxed out"? Really? Hell, even if he has maxed out to a 3rd starter, that would still be valuable to the club.
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:17 PM
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...most scouts believe that Hudson has "maxed out"? Really? Hell, even if he has maxed out to a 3rd starter, that would still be valuable to the club.
He said 'many', not 'most.' There is a difference, but I'd like to know how much 'many' is? He later says 'some' scouts think he doesn't have much more room for growth? How many is 'some'? What do the rest think? You're rating him as a four star prospect, there has to be someone out there that likes his future.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:17 PM
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He said 'many', not 'most.' There is a difference, but I'd like to know how much 'many' is? He later says 'some' scouts think he doesn't have much more room for growth? How many is 'some'? What do the rest think? You're rating him as a four star prospect, there has to be someone out there that likes his future.
Probably depends on what you see as a bright future. He has a lot of potential to be a serviceable to good Sp in the MLB. But does he have the potential to be a front of the rotation starter to ace? I think that is what the scouts are questioning. I kinda see him as a really good #3 starter that could peak at a #2, but I doubt he will the kind of pitcher you can build a rotation around.
Of course this is only based on the few innings I saw him pitch this year so I could easily be wrong.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:31 PM
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1. Daniel Hudson, RHP 8th Round, 2008
2. Jared Mitchell, OF 1st Round, 2009
3. Tyler Flowers, C Trade ATL 33rd Round, 2005
4. Jordan Danks, CF 8th Round, 2008
5. Dayan Viciedo, 3B FA Cuba
6. Brent Morel, 3B 3rd Round, 2008
7. Clevelan Santeliz, RHP FA DR
8. Trayce Thompson, OF 2nd Round, 2009
9. Santos Rodriguez, LHP FA DR
10. David Holmberg, LHP 2nd Round, 2009
11. C.J. Retherford, 2B Undrafted

Bold=Drafted by CHW
Underlined= Picked up in Trade
Italic= Free Agent

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Old 11-17-2009, 09:52 PM
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1. Daniel Hudson, RHP 8th Round, 2008
2. Jared Mitchell, OF 1st Round, 2009
3. Tyler Flowers, C Trade ATL 33rd Round, 2005
4. Jordan Danks, CF 8th Round, 2009
5. Dayan Viciedo, 3B FA Cuba
6. Brent Morel, 3B 3rd Round, 2009
7. Clevelan Santeliz, RHP FA DR
8. Trayce Thompson, OF 2nd Round, 2009
9. Santos Rodriguez, LHP FA DR
10. David Holmberg, LHP 2nd Round, 2009
11. C.J. Retherford, 2B Undrafted

Bold=Drafted by CHW
Underlined= Picked up in Trade
Italic= Free Agent

We drafted 6/11 including 5 of them coming from the 2009 draft.
Danks and Morel were both drafted in 2008.
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Old 11-17-2009, 10:16 PM
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Danks and Morel were both drafted in 2008.
Thank you, I can't believe I did that. aha
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Old 11-18-2009, 12:17 AM
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1. Daniel Hudson, RHP 8th Round, 2008
2. Jared Mitchell, OF 1st Round, 2009
3. Tyler Flowers, C Trade ATL 33rd Round, 2005
4. Jordan Danks, CF 8th Round, 2008
5. Dayan Viciedo, 3B FA Cuba
6. Brent Morel, 3B 3rd Round, 2008
7. Clevelan Santeliz, RHP FA DR
8. Trayce Thompson, OF 2nd Round, 2009
9. Santos Rodriguez, LHP FA DR
10. David Holmberg, LHP 2nd Round, 2009
11. C.J. Retherford, 2B Undrafted

Bold=Drafted by CHW
Underlined= Picked up in Trade
Italic= Free Agent
I cant believe the White Sox had an amazing draft the last 2 years.
Now lets trade them Kenny for Adrian Gonzalez
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Old 11-18-2009, 05:41 AM
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I cant believe the White Sox had an amazing draft the last 2 years.
Now lets trade them Kenny for Adrian Gonzalez
It probably also speaks to how bare our system had gotten. I don't think one of these guys was in the organization before the start of 2008.
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