Chicago White Sox minor-league report: Harm information on Colson Montgomery and Noah Schultz — and what’s subsequent for Oscar Colás

Colson Montgomery had a productive 2022 whereas having fun with for 3 teams throughout the Chicago White Sox system.

A midback stress has delayed the very best prospect’s start to 2023. The 2021 first-round select continues to rehab, according to assistant regular supervisor Chris Getz.

“It has improved a very good quantity right here within the final week or two,” Getz talked about Thursday afternoon. “And we’re rising his actions and stay up for getting him once more.

“He would have preferred to be with an affiliate out of the gate, however this midback pressure appears to be sort of within the rearview mirror and hope to get a very good chunk of the season this yr.”

Three of the very best 4 prospects throughout the Sox system are in different ranges of coming back from accidents.

Third baseman Bryan Ramos, the group’s No. 3 prospect, is in extended spring teaching recovering from a groin-related hurt.

“He’s (been a delegated hitter), performed third base,” Getz talked about. “He’s obtained a few extra video games in prolonged and shortly thereafter we are going to get him to (Double-A) Birmingham. The whole lot has been actually constructive for him bodily.”

Ramos, 21, hit .266 with 22 homers and 86 RBIs between Class A Winston-Salem and Birmingham ultimate season. He hasn’t carried out this season.

“He clearly would have preferred to interrupt with the Birmingham membership,” Getz talked about. “Hopefully this harm is behind him and he’s robust and able to go.”

Pitcher Noah Schultz, ultimate 12 months’s first-round choose of Oswego East, was scheduled to throw two innings of reside batting observe Friday as a result of the left-hander makes his method once more from a forearm stress.

“Subsequent week we’ll construct on that and proceed to stretch him out,” Getz talked about. “He’s been mid-90s with a slider we’re accustomed to. He’s attacking the zone throwing strikes, so issues are trending in the proper route. We stay up for getting him to an affiliate quickly.”

Getz talked about Schultz, the No. 4 prospect throughout the group, has been “actually spectacular” in the midst of the rehab course of.

“And past simply making an attempt to settle down his forearm, we’re additionally making an attempt to construct up a 19-year-old physique,” Getz talked about. “We’re talking about 6-foot-9 and a left-handed pitcher that’s very projectable. So he’s established every day routines, whether or not or not it’s been throughout the weight room, arm-care program, prolonged toss, catch play, all through his facet courses, the consistency of his pitches.

“He’s throwing a four-seam, a two-seam and a slider and a changeup. There’s all the time one thing to concentrate on. I don’t assume there’s been a time that he’s been on a mound that we haven’t been impressed with what he’s able to doing. And similar to any participant that’s enjoying this recreation, it’s about consistency. As we proceed to stretch him out and get him to an affiliate, get him into better competitors than what he’s experiencing proper now, it’ll be very telling. We stay up for how he competes and responds to (Class A) Kannapolis competitors.”

Montgomery, 21, had a 50-game on-base streak whereas with Kannapolis and Winston-Salem in 2022. He slashed .274/.381/.429 with 17 doubles, 11 home runs and 47 RBIs for Kannapolis (45 video video games), Winston-Salem (37) and Birmingham (14) ultimate season.

“You need to proceed to experience the momentum of his growth,” Getz talked about. “He had an exquisite first season and although he’s been dealing with an hurt, my selection will be to be dealing with it on the doorway end of the 12 months in order that we are going to get an incredible chunk of producing on the sphere and have a healthful offseason.

“There’s nonetheless loads of season left, and we’ll have a look at some fall choices for him as nicely. Hopefully simply proceed to construct his trajectory towards the most important leagues.”

Oscar Colás, the group’s No. 2 prospect, is working once more to the majors whereas with Triple-A Charlotte. He slashed .211/.265/.276 with one homer and seven RBIs in 25 video video games for the Sox sooner than being optioned on Could 2.

Colás has a .389/.443/.611 slash line with one home run and 12 RBIs in 13 video video games with the Knights.

“We’ve actually centered on sure sides of the sport,” Getz talked about. “We’ve sat down with Colás every day, at least the staff there in Charlotte, to go over the preparation needed to be an skilled along with having to make in-game adjustments. He’s communicated very nicely with the staff and avid gamers and his execution is good.

“His execution has been productive as nicely. The analysis is past simply his numbers. It’s actually what goes into being a serious league participant. When he comes again right here to Chicago, we wish him to be productive and sustainable to assist us get our season again on observe.”


Originally posted 2023-05-19 12:17:03.