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White Sox: Weekend Farm Report, August 24-26

Eloy Jimenez checking more boxes, Steele Walker's display of power, and Felix Paulino's Barons debut. Sean Williams fills you in on all the action from the White Sox farm system this past weekend.

This past weekend on the farm featured Eloy Jimenez checking more boxes, Steele Walker showing off his power on back-to-back nights, and the Birmingham Barons debut of Felix Paulino. Let’s take a look at all the action from the farm system over the weekend:

Charlotte Knights

The Charlotte Knights were off on Friday and opened their weekend with a double header on Saturday. In the first game, the Knights were beaten 11-5 by the Gwinnett Stripers. Here are some of the performances from the first game on Saturday:

In the second game, the Knights would fall to Gwinnett again in what was another lopsided game. This time, Gwinnett topped Charlotte 7-4, giving the Knights a rough double header to start their weekend. Here are some of the performances from the second game on Saturday:

On Sunday, the Knights offense would finally explode in what was a 10-4 win over Gwinnett. Everyone in the lineup contributed with at least one hit and the Knights had eight runs by the end of the third inning. Here are some of the performances from Sunday’s win:


The Knights wrap up their weekend with an overall record of 60-71. They will face Gwinnett for one more game before hosting the Durham Bulls on Tuesday.

Birmingham Barons

The Birmingham Barons struggled this weekend and were only able to score five total runs in three games. However, they were still able to squeeze out one win this weekend. On Friday, the Barons only had three hits in a 3-0 loss to the Jackson Generals. Here are some of the performances from the loss:

On Saturday, the Barons would see some improvement in both the hit and run columns, but would still be unable to get a win. The Generals went on to beat the Barons 7-3. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s loss:

The Barons would finally pick up their lone win of the weekend on Sunday. They would quickly jump out to a two-run lead and never look back, beating the Generals 2-0. Here are some of the performances from Sunday’s victory:


After this weekend, the Barons give themselves an overall record of 63-68. They have two more games against the Jackson Generals to wrap up their series.

Winston-Salem Dash

On Friday, the Dash got off to a hot start as they piled on 11 runs by the fifth inning on the road against the Buies Creek Astros. The Dash would go on to win the game by the score of 12-3. Here are some of the performances from Friday’s win:


The Dash would continue their winning ways once again on Saturday, but this one had a little less action than Friday’s game. In a much closer game, the Dash beat the Astros 2-1. Here are some of the performances from the win on Saturday:

On Sunday, the Dash would lose their only game of the weekend in a 8-4 loss to the Buies Creek Astros. Despite the loss, the Dash showed much improvement in this series since the last time these two teams met, which resulted in the Dash being swept in three games. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Sunday:

After another winning weekend, the Winston-Salem Dash improve to an overall record of 79-51. Up next for the Dash is a four-game home series vs. the Salem Red Sox beginning tonight.

Kannapolis Intimidators

The Intimidators post a winning record this weekend and had some positive development. Steele Walker hit two home runs on back-to-back nights and drove in seven runs between the two games. On Friday, the Intimidators had an ugly 11-2 loss to the Augusta GreenJackets. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Friday:

On Saturday, the Intimidators bounced back from an ugly loss to beat the GreenJackets 10-8. The GreenJackets put up five runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game, but the Intimidators would score two runs in the top of the tenth to put the game away. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s win:

The Intimidators would pick up their second consecutive win on Sunday in another close game. This one had much less scoring, with the Intimidators beating the GreenJackets 3-2. Here are some of the performances from Sunday’s game:

After going 2-1 this weekend, the Kannapolis Intimidators improve to an overall record of 70-59. They will host the Asheville Tourists for a four-game series starting tonight.

Great Falls Voyagers

The Great Falls Voyagers were off on Friday, giving them just two games this weekend which ended in a split with the Missoula Osprey. On Saturday, the Voyagers picked up their only win of the weekend as they beat the Ospey 6-3. Here are some of the performances from the win:

On Sunday, the Voyagers and Osprey would be locked into a close game, with the Osprey taking down the Voyagers 6-5. Here are some of the performances from Sunday’s loss:

The Great Falls Voyagers end their weekend with an overall record of 31-34. They have one more game against the Osprey before heading to Helena to face the Brewers on Tuesday.

AZL White Sox

The AZL White Sox also only had two games this weekend and their day off was on Sunday. On Friday night, they headed to Mesa to face the AZL Cubs 2 and lost 6-1. Here are some of the performances from Friday night:

On Saturday, the AZL White Sox would head back to Camelback Ranch to host the AZL Mariners and they bounced back with a 3-0 win. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s win:

The AZL White Sox wrap up their weekend with an overall record of 30-25. The AZL White Sox will face the AZL Dodgers in the battle of Camelback Ranch to cap off the regular season this afternoon.

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