Which White Sox Prospects Are Ready To Be Called Up?

Mar 20, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez (40) throws in the first inning during a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 20, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez (40) throws in the first inning during a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports /
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Apr 1, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Chicago White Sox left fielder Nicky Delmonico scores a run as Milwaukee Brewers catcher Rene Garcia (76) attempts to make the tag in the ninth inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports /

Third Baseman – Nick Delmonico

Nicky Delmonico also made a great first impression at Spring Training. He smacked a team-high five home runs, and was among the team-leaders in RBI, runs, hits, walks, and extra base hits. He wasassigned to Charlotte towards the end of March but it looked like he could have a very bright future for the White Sox.

He continued his great Spring with a great April down in Charlotte. He’s currently hitting .275 with three home runs, 20 RBI’s, an on-base percentage of .353 and a slugging percentage of .430. His 10 doubles, two triples, 20 RBI, 64 total bases, 17 walks, 41 hits, and 23 runs are either a team-best or second-best.

He’s sitting behind one of the best players in the minor leagues in many of those categories but being one of the most productive players on the Triple-A team merits a call up sooner rather than later. Current White Sox players Willy Garcia and Kevan Smith got the call up because of their fantastic starts at Charlotte and injuries to current Sox players, so Delmonico shouldn’t be waiting too long before he makes the move up.

Also worth noting, the continuing torrid performance of third baseman Todd Frazier and the declining play of third baseman Matt Davidson, leaves the possibility of Delmonico having a chance to take the third baseman spot of the future.