Draft Coverage

With Increased Expectations, the 11th Pick Feels Different This Time for White Sox

The 2019 Chicago White Sox played only 161 games this year and it might have ultimately cost them one spot in the draft order next June. The club went 7-3 over their final 10 games and that propelled them ahead of teams like the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Angels in the …

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White Sox draft high school speedster James Beard in fourth round

Courtney Hawkins was the last Chicago White Sox first round draft pick out of high school in 2012, and following the selection of California first baseman Andrew Vaughn, the streak continues. However, the White Sox selected three consecutive prep products in rounds 2-4. Centerfielder James Beard becomes the latest addition to a freshly bolstered high school …

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White Sox select high school RHP Andrew Dalquist with 81st overall pick

A day after selecting Texas high school product Matthew Thompson in the second round, the Chicago White Sox doubled down on Day 2 by selecting another prep arm. This time, it’s California product Andrew Dalquist. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound right-handed pitcher finished his junior year hovering around 90-miles-per-hour on his fastball, but saw a significant increase …

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