Found January 10, 2012 on Black Sox Blog:
John Sickels produced his Top Twenty White Sox prospect list and it’s sad to say that the system is pretty thin right now.  Their top guy was given a B+ and you get into the C+’s pretty quickly.  Topping the list is Nestor Molina who came over from the Blue Jays.  The big question here [...]

Inbox: Will Rios rebound next season?

Will Alex Rios return to his 2010 form, or will 2012 be a continuation of his struggles last season? Beat reporter Scott Merkin weighs in on that and more in the Inbox.

Selig to attend first night of SoxFest

The White Sox announced on Tuesday that Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will attend the opening night of SoxFest 2012.

IPI Top 50 countdown and 2012 Book update

A lot of national lists profiling the Cleveland Indians top prospects are starting to come out of the woodwork. A week ago John Sickels unveiled his Indians’ list, and I believe today Baseball Prospectus unveils theirs. The Indians’ Top 10 list at Baseball America has also been leaked and I think it is officially announced later this week.With that in mind I wanted to give an...

For Reed, closing games is the ultimate goal

The man who would be or could be White Sox closer in 2012 and beyond has a much more pedestrian goal to begin this next season. But the big prize is to be the man on the mound at the end of games.

2012 Top Prospects

Prospect guru John Sickels has released his list of the top 20 Cincinnati Reds prospects for 2012. Nothing earth-shattering, but I’m a big fan of Sickels’ annual book, and I wanted to point out his rankings.

Monday news and notes

Some weekend notes The Reds promoted former Minor League pitching coordinator Mack Jenkins to assistant pitching coach with the Reds. It doesn’t appear that there has been a replacement named yet. From that same article there are some players listed who got invited to camp. John Sickels released his Reds Top 20 prospect list on Sunday. Go check it out. Where do you agree with John...

Offseason Notes, With at Least One Reference to 1992

Like many prospect mavens, Eddie Vedder is keen on Oakland prospect Michael Choice. Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. Prospecting: John Sickels’ Top-20 List for Oakland 3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: L.A. Dodgers Television (Away Games) Assorted Headlines Bowker Released, Will Likely Play in Japan...
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