Chris Bassitt is set to start the second game of a Saturday’s doubleheader for the White Sox and make his major league debut.
It’s not at elite like the one on the North Side of town, but there’s little question the White Sox farm system has made serious gains over the past 14 months.
On Thursday the White Sox announced the club has requested waivers on pitcher Scott Downs to grant him his unconditional release.
The White Sox farm system has had plenty of bright spots through about two months of games, with some quality players emerging in the low levels of the system.
Following a disappointing 2013 season, Courtney Hawkins made a few adjustments to his game -- and the White Sox have taken notice.