Podcast: Hello, Oscar Colas with Phil Selig of Cuba Dugout

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Guest: Phil Selig, Cuba Dugout

Despite the MLB Lockout, the International Signing Period is underway as teams make their announced additions to their prospect pipeline. For the Chicago White Sox, the rumored signing of Cuban OF Oscar Colas has been around for more than a calendar year. As the time comes for him to finally sign, what should White Sox fans know about Colas?

Joining the show is Phil Selig of Cuba Dugout who covers baseball in Cuba, and he stops by to give his unique perspective of Colas.

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Jim Margalus

Colas’ signing has been pushed back.

GrinnellSteve

The meter is running on his career. To quote John Entwhistle from “Success Story,” “The big break better happen pretty soon ’cause I’m pushing 21.”

Jim Margalus

There’s a deep cut.

rotofool

First peek at their other signing, Erick Hernandez Plenty to get excited about. This was his swing as a 13yo…

jorgefabregas

Regarding a Colas swing change that Selig and Josh discussed (getting more balls in the air), Jesse Sanchez mentioned that the extended evaluation period has allowed scouts to get more excited about Colas’s power, which seems to have improved lately. https://www.stitcher.com/show/mlb-pipeline/episode/international-intrigue-89801141