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Royals LF Gordon leaps into stands for great catch

CHICAGO (AP) Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon has made a terrific leaping catch against the Chicago White Sox. Gordon hustled over and jumped into the stands down the left-field line to grab a foul ball off the bat of Micah Johnson in the sixth inning on Sunday. He landed in a group of fans, but Gordon returned to the field and it looked as if everyone was OK. Gordon has won...
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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...
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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

Johnson homers in 9th, White Sox tie Diamondbacks 3-3

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Micah Johnson belted a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox tied the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-3 on Monday. Paul Goldschmidt drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, and Tuffy Gosewich and Danny Worth added run-scoring singles for the Diamondbacks. Also, A.J. Pollock went 3 for 3. Chase Anderson, vying for a spot in the Diamondbacks...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Around The Diamond: 2015 Second Base Race

We have already previewed what to expect with regards to the hot corner, and next will cover who will be starting at second base in the 2015, after the late August departure of Gordon Beckham to the LA Angels. As excited as some Sox fans were to see Gordo go, the eigth overall pick in the 2008 draft has always been a reliable defender. Despite his offensive production steadily declining...
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January 12, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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