25-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago White Sox
2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
In September, Cordell became the player to be named later heading to Milwaukee from Texas as part of the Jeremy Jeffress trade. Cordell is a nice fit in the Brewers' rebuilding effort; yet another pla...
Cordell (back) will visit with White Sox team doctors, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.
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Ryan Cordell: Minor League Games Played By Position
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Chicago White Sox Roster
MajorsAbreu, Jose (1B)
AAAAsche, Cody (OF)
AAAdams, Spencer (P)
A+Basabe, Luis Alexander (OF)
AAdolfo, Micker (OF)
RookieAlfaro, Jhoandro (C)
Ryan Cordell: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The most fascinating minor league player page of 2015 may belong to Cordell. At the plate, he was a dominant player in 68 games at High-A, posting a .311/.376/.528 line with 13 homers and 10 steals. Then he was a completely different player in 56 games at Double-A, slashing just .217/.263/.335, while his strikeout rate almost doubled from 16.6% at High-A to 30.2% at Double-A. Adding to the intrigue, Cordell redefined what it means to be a utility player across both levels, starting 31 games at third base, 14 games at shortstop, two games at first base, and another 72 games in the outfield, with most of those starts coming in center. Had Cordell punished Double-A pitching the way he handled High-A pitching, it would be a lot easier to project him as an everyday player, considering his ability to play a number of premium positions. However, given his struggles after the promotion, that outcome is far less certain.