FutureSox Podcast
FutureSox Podcast
Michael Rankin
Discussing the prospects and happenings relating to White Sox player development and baseball operations.
FutureSox RoundUp: 2024 Fantasy Baseball Preview with Guest Rhys White
Elijah Evans and Jeff Cohen are joined by Rhys White of Prospects Live on this edition of the FutureSox RoundUp to talk about all things fantasy baseball. They start by welcoming Rhys and discussing takeaways from the first few days of Spring Training before diving into fantasy talk. They broke down undervalued players to target in redraft leagues, the best White Sox assets to roster in dynasty leagues, and other players of note in the farm system.
Feb 27
49 min
FutureSox Live: Spring Training (so far), 40 man & NRI and Belli ramifications
Ian Eskridge and James Fox go through the performances so far in Spring Training and what it could do to the NRI's and 40 man roster. Also a dip into the Bellinger deal, the FA market, and what it will mean for the White Sox comp pick, and the defensive issues that have plagued the Sox in 2 of the 3 first Spring Training games.
Feb 26
52 min
FutureSox Hot Takes & Heaters: Spring Training and The 78
On the first episode of FutureSox Hot Takes and Heaters Nick Murawski and Danny Miller talk White Sox Spring Training and the latest news on the financials of The 78. The ST roster is at critical mass and Jerry is in Springfield panhandling for taxpayer money.
Feb 21
57 min
FutureSox RoundUp: Projecting the 2026 Opening Day Roster
Elijah Evans and Jeff Cohen each prepared their projected 2026 Opening Day roster to discuss on this edition of the FutureSox RoundUp. They started the episode by sharing their excitement for Spring Training and considering a few key positional battles before diving into what the White Sox roster could look like in two years from now.
Feb 20
52 min
FutureSox Podcast: The 40 Man is company, 70 is a crowd
The White Sox will be opening with an insane 70 players in their major league camp this week.  Ian Eskridge and James Fox discuss the staggering (and escalating) number of players in the MLB camp, along with topics such as: Mike Moustakas, Jared Kelley, a new international signing, and changes to the rookie ball schedule that are quite perplexing.They also make their way into NCAA baseball results from the opening weekend, MLB ownership collusion, and Rob Manfred's retirement in 2029 to end the stream.
Feb 19
51 min
FutureSox Podcast feat. Joe Doyle of Future Stars Series
Ian Eskridge and James Fox welcome Joe Doyle of FutureStarSeries.com to the FutureSox Podcast to talk about the sites recently released White Sox top 30 prospect rankings. They discuss how the site goes about getting the point value assessment of each player to establish the rankings and how the Sox farmhands ranked. They also get into early thoughts on the 2024 MLB draft and where the Sox could go with the 5th pick in the draft.
Feb 19
43 min
FutureSox Podcast ft. White Sox INF Prospect Edrick Felix
Elijah Evans sat down with 2023 draft pick Edrick Felix on this interview edition of the FutureSox podcast. They started off by discussing his childhood growing up playing baseball in Puerto Rico and moving to Florida to pursue his baseball career. Felix then broke down his draft process and transition to professional baseball before diving into his approach at the plate, defensive versatility, off the field passions, and more!
Feb 16
23 min
FutureSox MLB Podcast: NRI's and Spring Training Roster
On this episode of the FutureSox MLB Podcast Ian Eskridge, Nick Murawski, and Danny Miller welcome FutureSox comrade Elijah Evans. They slog through the White Sox NRI for the 2024 Spring Training session. There was a lot of talk about bullpen pieces then meandering into Kopech and Crochet's possible outcomes. They also debated IF and OF depth and possibilities.
Feb 14
1 hr 19 min
FutureSox RoundUp: Players to Watch at the Upper Levels of the Farm System
On this week's edition of the FutureSox RoundUp, Elijah Evans and Jeff Cohen dive into players of interest the at Double-A and Triple-A level. They breakdown the profiles and timelines of various players that could make their way to Chicago in the near future after opening the episode with a thank you to former host Mike Rankin and Jeff's takeaways from watching the Caribbean Series in Miami this past week.
Feb 13
45 min
FutureSox Podcast: Lists, Lists, Lists: McDaniel, Law, and NRI's
On this weeks FutureSox Podcast Ian Eskridge and James Fox go over the recent top 100 prospect lists from Kiley McDaniel and Keith Law, along with KMcD's White Sox Top 28.  Ian and James talk through what they noticed about the rankings and give their 2 cents. Also the delve into the Spring Training NRI list and Chris Getz curious quote about Garrett Crochet's role on the White Sox in 2024.
Feb 13
1 hr 5 min
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