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White Sox: Weekly Farm Report, August 20-23

This week on the farm featured plenty of double headers, roster moves, and a newly acquired arm. Sean Williams fills you in on all the action throughout the White Sox farm system during the week.

This week on the farm featured a couple of roster moves. Both Bryant Flete and Colton Turner were promoted from Birmingham to Charlotte. Jose Rondon and Ryan Burr were promoted from Charlotte to Chicago. The farm system also added another prospect as Luis Avilan was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for right-handed pitcher Felix Paulino. Let’s take a look at the rest of the action from this week throughout the farm system:

Charlotte Knights

The Knights were off on Monday, but on Tuesday, they would have their first double header of the week. In the first game against the Norfolk Tides, the Knights were beaten 15-3. The Tides used a 10 run inning to help put the game out of reach. Here are some of the performances from the first game:

In the second game on Tuesday, it would be a slightly different story for the Knights. In a shortened seven inning game, the Knights would beat the Tides 3-2. Here are some of the performances from the second game on Tuesday:

On Wednesday, the Knights and the Tides would have another double header in what was an action-packed two days for both teams. In the first game, the Knights continued their winning ways, beating the Tides 5-2. Here are some of the performances from the first win on Wednesday:

In the second game, the Knights would only have four total hits and scored all of their runs in the first inning. However, they would still come out on top in a 3-0 win over the Tides. Here are some of the performances from the second win on Wednesday:

The Knights would wrap up their week with a 9-8 loss to the Norfolk Tides. Despite ending on a losing note, the Knights were able to win three of the five games in the series. Here are some of the performances from Thursday’s loss:

After posting a 3-2 record this week, the Knights improve to an overall record of 59-69. Up next for the team is a four-game home series against the Gwinnett Stripers starting on Saturday.

Birmingham Barons

On Monday, the Birmingham Barons opened their week with a 3-1 win over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in Jacksonville. Here are some of the performances from the victory:

It would be a similar score between the Jumbo Shrimp and the Barons on Tuesday, except this time, the Barons were on the opposite end of a 3-1 ballgame. Here are some of the performances from Tuesday’s loss:

Wednesday’s game would be played until the fifth inning and then would be suspended, giving the team a double header on Thursday. In the first game on Thursday, the Barons shutout the Jumbo Shrimp in a 6-0 win. Here are some of the performances from the first game:


The Barons would continue their impressive play in the second game on Thursday, keeping the Jumbo Shrimp’s offense silent once again in a 4-1 win. They used a three run rally in the ninth inning to propel themselves to victory. Here are some of the performances from the second game on Thursday:

The Birmingham Barons had themselves a great week, going 3-1 and improving to an overall record of 62-66. The most impressive part of their week was that they only gave up five total runs in four games. Up next for the Barons is a five-game home series against the Jackson Generals starting tonight.

Winston-Salem Dash

The Winston-Salem Dash would not see any game action until Tuesday because of an off day. On Tuesday, the Dash began their week with a 6-4 loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in a rain shortened game. Here are some of the performances from Tuesday’s game:

  • Gavin Sheets: 2-3, RBI
  • Laz Rivera: 2-3, RBI
  • Blake Rutherford: 1-4
  • Hunter Schryver: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, BB, 3 K

On Wednesday, the Dash would have a double header. In the first game, the Dash topped the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 3-2 in a seven inning game. Here are some of the performances from the win:

In the second game on Wednesday, the Pelicans would even out the day in a 6-1 win over the Dash. This too, was a seven inning shortened game. Here are some of the performances from the loss:

On Thursday, the Dash would end their week with a comeback win. They scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to shock the Pelicans in a 5-4 win. Here are some of the performances from Thursday’s game:


The Dash currently have an overall record of 77-50 after going 2-2 this week. Up next for the Dash is a three-game road series against the Buies Creek Astros starting tonight.

Kannapolis Intimidators

The Kannapolis Intimidators had three double headers this week on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, with a much deserved off day on Wednesday. In the first game on Monday, the Intimidators beat the Grasshoppers 1-0. Here are some of the performances from the first game on Monday:

  • Steele Walker: 0-2, RBI
  • Luis Curbelo: 1-3
  • Justin Yurchak: 1-3
  • Kevin Escorcia: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, (W)
  • Will Kincanon: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

In the second game, the Intimidators would follow up their win by being shutout in a 2-0 loss to the Grasshoppers. Here are some of the performances from Monday’s loss:

  • Luis Curbelo: 1-3
  • Johan Cruz: 1-2
  • Spencer Moran: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 K
  • Andrew Perez: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

The Intimidators would pick up a sweep in the double header on Tuesday. In the first game, they shutout the Grasshoppers in a 3-0 win. Here are some of the performances from the shutout win on Tuesday:

  • Steele Walker: 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
  • Ramon Beltre: 1-3, RBI
  • Craig Dedelow: 1-2, BB
  • Zach Lewis: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, (W)

In the second game, the Intimidators would top the Grasshoppers by a score of 5-3. Here are some of the performances from Tuesday’s win in the second game:

  • Steele Walker: 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI
  • Michael Hickman: 2-2, 2B, BB, RBI
  • Ian Dawkins: 1-3, RBI
  • Ramon Beltre: 1-2, RBI

The Intimidators would open up a road series on Thursday with another double header. This time, they faced the Augusta GreenJackets and were swept in the first two games. In the first game the GreenJackets beat the Intimidators 3-2. Here are some of the performances from the first game:

  • Michael Hickman: 2-3, HR, 2 RBI
  • Luis Curbelo: 1-3
  • Steele Walker: 1-3
  • Justin Yurchak: 1-3

In the second game, the Intimidators would lose another one run game with the GreenJackets beating them 5-4. Here are some of the performances from the second game on Thursday:

  • Craig Dedelow: 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI
  • Luis Curbelo: 3-3, 2B, BB
  • Tyler Frost: 1-2, 2 BB
  • Johan Cruz: 1-3

After going 3-3 during the week, the Kannapolis Intimidators have an overall record of 68-58. Up next for them will be continuing their series against the Augusta GreenJackets with three more games to go.

Great Falls Voyagers

The Great Falls Voyagers were one of two affiliates that did not have to play a double header this week and had a normal schedule. On Monday, they lost a heart breaker on the road as the Ogden Raptors beat them 9-8. Here are some of the performances from Monday’s loss:

  • Alex Destino: 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI
  • Bryce Bush: 2-4, HR, BB, RBI
  • Maiker Feliz: 1-4, 2 RBI
  • Amado Nunez: 2-5, RBI
  • Austin Conway: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

On Tuesday, the Voyagers would continue to produce a lot of runs at the plate and this time they were able to get the win, beating the Raptors 14-5. Here are some of the performances from the victory:

  • Romy Gonzalez: 4-6, 2B, 2 HR, 8 RBI
  • Travis Moniot: 1-3, 2 BB, 2 RBI
  • Gunnar Troutwine: 3-4, BB, RBI
  • Micah Coffey: 1-4, BB
  • Codi Heuer: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

The Voyagers would continue their winning ways on Wednesday as they picked up a 3-1 win over the Ogden Raptors. Here are some of the performances from Wednesday’s win:

  • Amado Nunez: 3-4, 2B, RBI
  • Bryce Bush: 2-4, RBI
  • Adam McGinnis: 2-4, 2B
  • Davis Martin: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, BB, K
  • Wyatt Burns: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, (W)

On Thursday, the Voyagers would end their week losing another one run, high scoring contest. The Ogden Raptors would come out on top again, beating the Voyagers 8-7. Here are some of the performances from Thursday’s game:

  • Gunnar Troutwine: 3-5
  • Maiker Feliz: 2-4, RBI
  • Amado Nunez: 1-5, HR, 2 RBI
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: 1-3, HR, BB, 2 RBI
  • Devon Perez: 2.1 IP, H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

After a split week, the Great Falls Voyagers have an overall record of 30-33. They will head back home to begin a three-game series against the Missoula Osprey starting on Saturday.

AZL White Sox

The AZL White Sox were the other affiliate that did not have to play a double header this week. The team had a losing record during the week, which is a bit surprising considering how well they have been playing lately. On Monday, they opened up their week with a 3-2 loss to the AZL Giants Black. Here are some of the performances from the game:

  • Ty Greene: 3-4
  • Cabera Weaver: 1-3, BB, RBI
  • Anderson Comas: 1-5
  • Sean Thompson: 4.0 IP, H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

The AZL White Sox were off on Tuesday and would lose again on Wednesday. They hosted the AZL Cubs 2 and lost an 11-9 ballgame. Here are some of the performances from Wednesday’s loss:

  • Cabera Weaver: 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI
  • Camilo Quinteiro: 2-5, HR, 3 RBI
  • Luis Mieses: 1-5, 2 RBI
  • Jimmy Galusky: 2-4, 2 BB
  • Zack Burdi: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K

On Thursday, the AZL White Sox would end their week on a positive note as they beat the AZL Indians 1 8-3. Here are some of the performances from the win on Thursday night:

  • Lency Delgado: 2-5, 3 RBI
  • Cabera Weaver: 4-5, 2 3B
  • Harvin Mendoza: 1-5, 2 RBI
  • Anderson Comas: 2-4, BB, RBI
  • Rigo Fernandez: 3.0 IP, H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, (S)

Despite the losing record this week, the AZL White Sox have an overall record of 29-24 as they push for a playoff spot. Up next, they will head to Mesa to face the AZL Cubs 2 tonight.

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