2019 Affiliate Reviews

2019 Charlotte Knights season review

Disgusting. Perverted. Bacchanalian. These are the words Triple-A pitchers might use to describe the hitting environment at Charlotte, which was rivaled only by the West Coast parks at altitude in its ability to facilitate offense, according to Baseball America’s midseason…

2019 Birmingham Barons season review

The Birmingham Barons probably reflected the fortunes of the top-heavy farm system better than any individual affiliate. The big names enjoyed massive success and passed on through to Charlotte, while the undercard players mostly struggled with injuries, adjustments and/or shaky…

2019 AZL White Sox season review

While the Dominican Summer League’s White Sox affiliate provided immediate returns — at least offensively — the Arizona League roster struggled more with its collective lack of experience. The AZL White Sox had the third-youngest group of hitters, with a…

2019 DSL White Sox season review

The White Sox might not have electrified the international market fresh out of the Luis Robert penalty box, as Cuban shortstop Yolbert Sanchez was their only seven-figure signing of note. However, the Dominican Summer League White Sox affiliate played like…