22-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago White Sox
2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
Anderson is one of the more interesting position players in a budding White Sox minor league system. He was playing at Double-A Birmingham one year after the White Sox drafted him in the first round o...
Tim Anderson Contract Information:
Agreed to a contract with the White Sox in June of 2013.
Anderson, 22, is batting .304/.341/.413 with three home runs, 39 RBI and 44 steals through 103 games for Double-A Birmingham.
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Chicago White Sox Roster
MajorsAbreu, Jose (1B)
AAABaisley, Jeff (3B)
A+Blackmar, Mark (P)
AAdams, Spencer (P)
RookieAustin, Brett (C)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The White Sox bucked a trend of selecting athletic outfielders with their top draft pick by selecting Anderson, an athletic shortstop, as their first pick in the 2013 amateur draft. His speed was his top skill coming into professional baseball, and he subsequently stole 24 bases in 28 attempts for Low-A Kannapolis. The strikeouts will need to come down as he moves up the system (26 percent strikeout rate in his first 300 plate appearances), but the tools are there to keep him in the middle infield. He is easily a top-five prospect in a thin organization, and his showing in 2014 will likely dictate his major league ETA.