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White Sox: Weekend Farm Report, August 31-September 3

White Sox: This past weekend on the farm featured some affiliates seasons coming to an end, while others get ready for the playoffs. Sean Williams fills you in on all the action throughout the farm system.

This weekend on the farm featured a lot of roster moves as September roster expansions occurred at the major league level. This weekend also featured a few affiliates seasons coming to an end, while others are gearing up for the playoffs. Let’s take a look at all of the action from the White Sox farm system this past weekend:

Charlotte Knights

On Friday, the Knights saw themselves down 3-1 after the first inning. They would battle back to beat the Gwinnett Stripers 4-3. Here are some of the performances from Friday’s win:


The Stripers would go on to beat the Knights on Saturday in a low scoring, 2-1 contest. The Knights were clinging to a 1-0 lead until the fifth inning when the Stripers put two runs on the board, sealing the victory. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s game:

On Sunday, the Knights were handed another loss and were shutout in a 2-0 ballgame against the Gwinnett Stripers. It was a struggle for the Knights this weekend, who were only able to score four total runs heading into Monday. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Sunday:

The Knights would play their last game of the 2018 season on Monday and they ended things on a positive note with a 6-1 win over the Stripers. Here are some of the performances from the season finale:

The Charlotte Knights end their season with a 64-75 record. Despite not making the playoffs, they were still an exciting team to watch with plenty of good starting pitchers, bullpen arms, and of course, Eloy Jimenez.

Birmingham Barons

The Barons got off to a rough start this weekend, losing 7-0 to the Biloxi Shuckers in a game where they only had one hit. Here are some of the performances from Friday’s game:

On Saturday, things would not get much better for the Barons who would take a loss again. This time, they were a little more productive at the plate, but were unable to plate any runs in a 4-0 loss. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Saturday:

The Barons would finally get their first win on the weekend on Sunday and were able to break the scoreboard, going on to beat the Shuckers 6-3. Here are some of the performances from Sunday’s win:


On Monday, the Barons would pick up another win, ending their season with back-to-back wins. They beat the Shuckers 6-4, scoring all of their runs by the end of the third inning and holding the lead for the rest of the game. Here are some of the performances from the win on Monday:

The Birmingham Barons end their 2018 season with an overall record of 66-72. They were unable to make the playoffs, however, they should see a lot of improvement next season with the potential to be one of the most talented White Sox affiliates.

Winston-Salem Dash

It was another successful weekend for the Dash as they get ready for their playoff series that starts on Wednesday. On Friday, they got their weekend started with a 7-4 win over the Down East Wood Ducks. The Dash used a five-run third inning to boost themselves to victory. Here are some of the performances from the game:

The Dash would continue their winning ways on Saturday, beating the Wood Ducks 3-0. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s game:

On Sunday, the Dash would lose their only game of the weekend. It was a lopsided game as the Wood Ducks beat the Dash 6-2. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Sunday:

In their last game of the regular season, the Dash beat the Wood Ducks 5-3 as they get ready for the playoffs. They scored a combined three runs in the seventh and eighth inning to seal the win. Here are some of the performances from Monday’s game:


The Winston-Salem Dash end their magical season with both first half and second half titles. They finished with an overall record of 84-54. They will have an off day today and then travel to Buies Creek to open up a best-of-five playoff series starting on Wednesday.

Kannapolis Intimidators

This was a big weekend for the Intimidators, who needed to finish strong to make the playoffs. On Friday, they did just that picking up a 6-3 win over the Hagerstown Suns. Here are some the performances from the win on Friday:

The Intimidators would win again on Saturday, beating the Suns 11-4. They got off to a hot start this weekend when it mattered most. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s win:

On Sunday, the Intimidators lost to the Suns 4-1, setting them up for a big game on Monday. Here are some of the performances from the loss on Sunday:

In the regular season finale, it was win or go home for the Intimidators, who also needed another team to lose to advance to the playoffs. Fortunately for them, they picked up a 9-4 win and got the additional loss they needed, advancing to the playoffs on the last day of the season. Here are some of the performances from the win:


The Kannapolis Intimidators end their regular season with an overall record of 74-63. They will be off today, with playoffs beginning on Wednesday. They will host the Lakewood BlueClaws in a best-of-three series starting on Wednesday night.

Great Falls Voyagers

The Great Falls Voyagers split their weekend games. On Friday, they wrapped up a series with the Helena Brewers in a 6-5 loss. Here are some of the performances from Friday:

On Saturday, the Voyagers opened up a three-game home series against the Billings Mustangs. The Voyagers would go on to take the series opening game 7-0. Here are some of the performances from Saturday’s win:

The Voyagers would pick up their second win in a row on Sunday, destroying the Mustangs 14-3 in what was a productive night for almost the entire lineup. Here are some of the performances from the blowout win:

On Monday, the Voyagers and Mustangs were locked into a 3-3 game heading into the eighth inning. Unfortunately for the Voyagers, they would give up four runs in the inning as the Mustangs went on to win 7-3. Here are some of the performances from Monday’s loss:

The Great Falls Voyagers end their weekend with an overall record of 34-38. They have one more series in the regular season, where they will be heading to Billings to face the Mustangs again starting tonight. After that, they will be in the playoffs for a best-of-three series with the opponent undetermined at this point.

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