The Great Falls Voyagers closed out their regular season with a victory in preparation for the Pioneer League championship series against Helena. Meanwhile, the Winston-Salem Dash took a 2-0 lead against Kinston with a 2-o victory in their playoffs.
The Carolina League playoffs began tonight, and it’s worth noting that Trayce Thompson is on the Winston-Salem Dash’s roster, although he only pinch-ran in tonight’s contest.
It’s going to be awfully quiet around here for a few days.
Monday marked the last day of the season for the Charlotte Knights, Birmingham Barons and Kannapolis Intimidators. The Winston-Salem Dash will resume play in the Carolina League postseason beginning on Wednesday.
Josh Phegley is making up for lost time, taking advantage of his promotion to Birmingham with a hot finish to his season.
Check out Larry’s week in a review at South Side Sox.
With the season coming to a close, the White Sox announced a four-year extension with the Charlotte Knights, keeping their Triple-A team in Fort Mill through 2014.
This is the time of year when the White Sox’ strategy of confining all their minor-league teams in one region of the country pays off. With the string of promotions leaving Charlotte’s cupboard dry, you’ll see some strange names filling in the roster gaps as the teams play out the string.
Maybe minor-league pitching coordinator Kirk Champion knew what he was talking about when he endorsed Charles Leesman’s seemingly undeserved promotion to Birmingham.
While he wasn’t on the list of first-wave September call-ups, Brent Morel impressed Baseball America’s John Manuel on Tuesday night with his play at shortstop.
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