Bassitt, 24, went a combined 11-4 with a 3.08 ERA (51 ER/149.0 IP) and 138 strikeouts over 26 starts between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham last season. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Bassitt led the organization in strikeouts, ranked fourth in ERA and tied for fifth in wins. He made two starts in the Southern League playoffs, going 2-0 with a 0.71 ERA (1 ER/12.2 IP) and 16 strikeouts to lead the Barons to the league championship.
Beck, the White Sox second-round pick in the 2012 draft, enters the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 9 Prospect and Possessing the Best Changeup in the organization. The 23-year-old combined to go 13-10 with a 3.07 ERA (50 ER/146.2 IP) and 79 strikeouts over 26 starts with Winston-Salem and Birmingham in 2013. He went 2-0 with a 0.82 ERA (1 ER/11.0 IP) over two starts in the SL playoffs.
Johnson, 23, enters the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 6 Prospect, Best Hitter for Average and Fastest Baserunner in the organization. The 6-foot, 190-pounder led all minor leaguers with 84 stolen bases and was named the Most Valuable Player of the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. He helped guide the Barons to a SL Championship, hitting .368 (14-38) in the playoffs.
Smith batted .286 (110-384) with 26 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 73 RBI in 101 games with Winston-Salem in 2013. The 25-year old ranked among White Sox system leaders in RBI (T6th), runs scored (9th, 66), slugging percentage (9th, .464), hits (10th), extra-base hits (10th, 41) and total bases (10th, 178). He was selected by the Sox in the seventh round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.
Winiarski, 24, went a combined 1-2 with a 2.43 ERA (18 ER/66.2 IP), 85 strikeouts and 13 saves over 44 relief appearances between Winston-Salem and Birmingham in 2013. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Winiarski tied for the organizational lead and ranked fourth in the Carolina League in saves. He made four scoreless appearances (5.1 IP) in the SL playoffs and went 3-3 in save opportunities.
White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Saturday, February 15, with physicals and a workout scheduled for the same day. Position players will report and undergo physicals on Thursday, February 20. The first full-squad workout also will take place on that day.