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Old 05-23-2018, 02:27 PM
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WSox being hyper conservative with promotions so far- once we get past Memorial Day- some of these guys need to get moving-

Jimenez to AAA
Booker to AA to open up a slot of Robert and/or L. Gonzalez
A number of guys at Kanny that need to be moved- not being tested at all at Kanny (Rivera -SS, Blackman-2B, Henzman and Battenfield- starting pitchers), there are a few others- but blocked by at Winston Salem by higher quality prospects at 3rd and in the outfield.
I agree. I thought Basabe and Adolfo would be pushing a move to Birmingham but Basabe has cooled off and Adolfo still has the possible surgery lurking.
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Old 05-23-2018, 02:31 PM
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Sheets was asked about his lack of power early this season. He replied that he was specifically working on making contact and not striking out, even though he knew he would be sacrificing his power for the time being.
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Old 05-23-2018, 02:54 PM
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Good.
This. I'll take contact over power most any day. If he can learn to control his bat better, then that natural power should come out in game time anyway.
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Old 05-23-2018, 03:00 PM
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I agree. I thought Basabe and Adolfo would be pushing a move to Birmingham but Basabe has cooled off and Adolfo still has the possible surgery lurking.
My guess is Adolfo plays for another month or so at WS- then gets his surgery so he's back 100% by spring training. Assuming Booker moves up (combination of decent results and age) that would leave 4 slots for Rutherford, Basabe, Call, Robert and L. Gonzalez- maybe Basabe moves up but he needs to have another extended period of productivity to get moved. Too soon for the other guys- Robert's stay in WS could be pretty brief, but he hasn't played alot of baseball the past few years for different reasons.
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Old 05-23-2018, 04:49 PM
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White Sox signed former Tigers outfielder Alex Presley and assigned him to Charlotte. He is on the active roster. Possible replacement for Engel?
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Old 05-23-2018, 05:05 PM
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White Sox signed former Tigers outfielder Alex Presley and assigned him to Charlotte. He is on the active roster. Possible replacement for Engel?
I thought I saw that the signing was of the minor league variety. Also, the White Sox have released Todd Cunningham.
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Old 05-23-2018, 07:51 PM
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Looks like Charles Tilson is doing better lately. Not doing great, but hitting over .260 his last ten games. Not walking much. Seeing as how this is a “developmental” season isn’t it time to let Tilson finish the season in the Bigs and end the Engel experiment?
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Old 05-23-2018, 08:04 PM
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Looks like Charles Tilson is doing better lately. Not doing great, but hitting over .260 his last ten games. Not walking much. Seeing as how this is a “developmental” season isn’t it time to let Tilson finish the season in the Bigs and end the Engel experiment?
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:47 PM
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White Sox signed former Tigers outfielder Alex Presley and assigned him to Charlotte. He is on the active roster. Possible replacement for Engel?
Engel bought himself a reprieve tonight, but it looks like the Sox will need at least a short-term replacement for Leury. And a permanent one for Thompson.

Tilson? Saunders? Presley?

Or Jimenez?
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:48 PM
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Oh, and if the Castillo rumor is true, Kevan Smith will be coming up. Pity Zavala is hurt because it's time for both he and Collins to be catching full time.
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Old 05-23-2018, 10:01 PM
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Oh, and if the Castillo rumor is true, Kevan Smith will be coming up. Pity Zavala is hurt because it's time for both he and Collins to be catching full time.
Smith is also hurt again.
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Old 05-23-2018, 10:37 PM
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Smith is also hurt again.
Since when is Smith not hurt?
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:53 AM
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For those with a subscription, there's a nice article in the Athletic today about how Kopech has added a curveball in his last two outings, with positive results.
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Old 05-24-2018, 12:28 PM
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For those with a subscription, there's a nice article in the Athletic today about how Kopech has added a curveball in his last two outings, with positive results.
I read that as well. If I was a betting man I'd say he'll be with the big league club by the end of June.
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Old 05-24-2018, 07:02 PM
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Rodon

Good news:

6Ks in 2.2 IP. 0 BB. 0 R 1 H

Bad news:

Took a line drive to the head. Square.

Taken out.


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