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White Sox Select SS Jordan Sprinkle in 4th Round of 2022 MLB Draft

Sprinkle becomes the first position player to be selected by the White Sox in the 2022 MLB Draft.

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The Chicago White Sox have selected shortstop Jordan Sprinkle out of UC Santa Barbara with the No. 131 pick in the 2022 MLB Draft. Sprinkle is the third collegiate pick of the draft for the White Sox, but the first position player the team has selected, after taking pitchers in the first three rounds.

Sprinkle is listed at 5-foot-11 and 180 lbs, according to UC Santa Barbara Athletics. He owns a .319/.377/.477 slash line over his college career. However, most scouts have raved about defense being his best tool. Let’s take a look at some of that defense right here.

Sprinkle appeared in just three games during the COVID-impacted 2020 season but really came into his own in 2021. While he has played primarily at shortstop throughout his collegiate career, Sprinkle does have experience playing other infield positions.

He also possesses plus speed, which he has used to swipe bags on the basepaths with regularity. Sprinkle stole 25 and 26 bases, respectively, in the last two seasons.

MLB.com lists Jordan Sprinkle as the No. 140 prospect in the 2022 MLB Draft class.

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