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Sox Send Micah Johnson Down. Why not play Beckham?

Micah Johnson can’t help but be a bit disappointed with his demotion. While his offensive numbers are what can be expected for the first two months of a rookie season, his defensive miscues are something the Chicago White Sox cannot afford when the team is still struggling to get above .500. White Sox Slow Out Of The Gate The slow start for the Sox can be directly attributed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox demote second baseman Micah Johnson to Triple-A

The Chicago White Sox have optioned second baseman Micah Johnson to Triple-A Charlotte, the team announced Thursday. The 24-year-old rookie had struggled defensively and failed to display the power and speed at the big league level that won him the job during spring training. Johnson was hitting .270/.330/.297 over 27 games in April and May but seemed to be turning the corner as...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox calling up Carlos Sanchez, option Micah Johnson to minors

The Chicago White Sox are ready to make a move at second base replacing slumping Micah Johnson with Carlos Sanchez. On Thursday the White Sox optioned the rookie Johnson to the minors clearing the way for the 22-year-0ld Sanchez to take over at second. Sanchez was hitting .344/.368/.466 with two home runs and 17 RBI at the Triple-A level this season. It is unclear if Sanchez will...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Position Battle Updates

The White Sox are about two weeks into Spring Training games and while they still have another two-plus weeks of games left before heading north, this seems like a good time to check in with the position battles. While I don’t put a ton of stock into spring numbers, for players competing for specific spots it does carry some weight. So let’s check in and see who has the early...
Via Grab Some Bench
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Micah Johnson Defy The Odds?

The allure of a roadrunner, a true game-changer with blazing speed and monster stolen base upside at the top of a batting order, captivates the imagination of fantasy owners every offseason. Sadly, it seems like every time we invest in the top speedsters in the minor leagues, they fail to live up to the hype and leave us feeling like Wile E. Coyote after his latest purchase from...
Via Baseball Professor
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox Rumors: Micah Johnson early favorite at second base

The ChicagoWhite Sox will head into next season with a mission to go young.  As I reported earlier they have a plan to have 2014 first round pick Carlos Rodon compete for a rotation spot.  There have also now been reports from ESPN Chicago, that top second baseman Micah Johnson is going to compete for the starting second baseman job in camp and is the early favorite.The 23-year...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamstring Injury Ends Micah Johnson’s Season

The White Sox have dealt with terrible luck on the injury front all season. While you could certainly make the argument of “Hey, it’s a retooling year, so better now than later”, injuries still suck, plain and simple. Especially when they delay a youngster’s maturation process. On Wednesday afternoon we learned that potential second baseman of the future, Micah Johnson, has...
Via Grab Some Bench
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

At the moment, the Chicago White Sox sit at 29-29 in the AL Central and are in 2nd place in the division. In a division where the Detroit Tigers seem to be the clear favorites, they continue to stick around. Since going all out this year to make the playoffs doesn’t seem to be the White Sox’s plan, the focus now is to think about their young players, especially the ones in the...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Promote Top Prospect Micah Johnson to AAA Charlotte

The Chicago White Sox made some minor league news today by promoting top prospect and second baseman Micah Johnson from AA Birmingham to AAA Charlotte. Also, the Sox announced that left-handed reliever Nelvin Fuentes has been promoted to Charlotte as well. To make room, the Sox have released third baseman Alex Liddi and left-handed pitcher David Purcey. Johnson, 23, has been the...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Can White Sox prospect Micah Johnson make the cut?

Chicago White Sox Baseball – White Sox prospect Micah Johnson is on the fast track (literally) to the majors, but will his speed alone earn him a roster position? The base-stealing second baseman is a non-roster invite to the White Sox’ training camp a one of the hottest prospects in the organization. Johnson is a 23-year-old youngster who has already stolen media attention...
Via Sports Mockery
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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