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Notable Selections From the White Sox 2021 Draft

Reaching out to players, teammates, coaches and scouts gives us a sharper picture of Chicago’s stellar drafting 10 days ago

South Side Sox on the Farm Podcast 11 — Reviewing the 2021 Draft in a Deep Dive — 2021-07-21

Dan Victor makes his SSS pod debut by hopping on with Brett Ballantini to discuss the recent draft in detail, plus a survey of the full White Sox system

South Side Sox on the Farm Podcast 10 - Better Pay for the Farmhands — 2021-07-20

Darren Black hops on with Brett Ballantini to discuss disappointments in pitchers young and old, and tackle the controversial low pay for MiLBers

South Side Sox on the Farm Podcast 9 - 2021 Post-Draft Special! — 2021-07-15

Darren Black and Trevor Lines hop on with Brett Ballantini to highlight their standout sleeper picks of the White Sox draft, and address the imminent return of Eloy Jiménez to Chicago — and to left field

White Sox Select Haylen Green in the 20th round (605th overall)

Green, a lefty reliever, ended his college career as the TCU closer.

White Sox Select Shawn Goosenberg in the 19th round (575th selection)

The South Siders added a Northwestern infielder late in the MLB Draft.

White Sox Take Outfielder Cameron Butler in the 15th Round (455th overall)

The South Siders continued their trend of selecting high-upside high schoolers on Day 3.

White Sox Select Adam Hackenberg in the 18th round (545th overall)

The South Siders picked their second catcher of the day.

White Sox Select Jayson Gonzalez in the 17th round (515th overall)

The South Siders drafted a Vandy third baseman in the later rounds.

White Sox Select OF Terrell Tatum in the 16th Round (485th Overall)

Tatum is the fifth position player and first outfielder taken in the 2021 draft by the South Siders

White Sox Select Noah Owen in the 14th round (425th overall)

You guessed it, we’re back to picking college arms! This time, it’s the unique combo of righty arm/lefty bat

White Sox Select Colby Smelley in the 13th round (395th overall)

The South Siders select their first catcher of this year’s draft

White Sox Select Johnny Ray in the 12th Round (365th overall)

The South Siders select yet another college arm, this time tapping TCU for a possible rotation piece

White Sox Select Christian Edwards in the 11th Round (335th overall)

The South Siders select yet another college arm, with this righty reliever

White Sox Select Wes Kath in the Second Round (57th overall)

The South Siders continue to buck their trend, add another prep infielder

White Sox Tab Colson Montgomery as Their 2021 First-Rounder

Indiana prep is the club’s first high school top pick since 2012

White Sox Select Sean Burke in the Third Round (94th overall)

Burke is the South Siders’ first pitcher and college selection of the draft

White Sox Select Tommy Sommer in the 10th round (305th overall)

The South Siders ended Day 2 by dipping into the Big Ten for a lefty pitcher

White Sox Select LHP Gil Luna in the Ninth Round (275th Overall)

The South Siders take another college southpaw

White Sox take LHP Fraser Ellard in the Eighth Round (245th overall)

The South Siders took another chance on a lefty in the eighth round

White Sox Take Theo Denlinger in the Seventh Round (215th overall)

The South Siders pick up a closer with a high strikeout rate

White Sox Take Taylor Broadway in the Sixth Round (185th overall)

The South Siders pegged an Ole Miss righty reliever

White Sox Select Tanner McDougal in the Fifth Round (155th overall)

The South Siders add a high school arm in the fifth round of the MLB Draft.

White Sox Draft LHP Brooks Gosswein in the Fourth Round (124th overall)

The South Siders snagged a Bradley University lefty in the fourth round

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 1-5

Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas headlines a solid list of high-round draft selections.

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 6-10

Hall-of-Famer Goose Gossage headlines this relatively weak group of picks

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 11-15

Pitchers dominate this list of draft successes, with Doug Drabek and Chad Bradford heading the list

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 16-20

A couple of athletic outfielders are among the most successful picks here — although neither spent much time on the South Side

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 26-30

Aside from Hector Santiago, not much success has been found for the White Sox in this phase of the draft

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 31-35

The club has had very little success when it comes to rounds in the early 30s of the MLB draft

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 36-40

Hurlers Mark Buehrle and Jason Bere head this list of late-round picks who surpassed the odds and made it big

Rule 5 targets: pitchers

Several intriguing mound options are available if the White Sox are interested in adding someone via the Rule 5 draft

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