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White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Mashes solo homer
Moncada went 1-for-2 with a solo homer and a second run scored in Thursday's 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Moncada drew a leadoff walk in his first plate appearance before coming around to score on an Andrew Vaughn home run that put the White Sox up 2-0. The third baseman would then add an insurance run with a leadoff shot to open the bottom of the fourth, giving him five long balls this month to go along with 11 RBI. Moncada's hit safely in six of his last eight games, though he's also struck out at least one time in 12 straight.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: On bench Wednesday
Moncada is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks.
Moncada is receiving his second day off in a three-game stretch. He went 1-for-4 in his last start Tuesday. Prior to that, he had a five-game stretch in which he had a .786 OPS. With the 28-year-old on the bench, Lenyn Sosa gets the start at third base.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Not starting Sunday
Moncada is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Red Sox.
Moncada started the past five games and will receive a day off after he posted a .786 OPS and 42.9 percent strikeout rate in that stretch. Lenyn Sosa will handle the hot corner and bat seventh for Sunday's series finale in Boston.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Homers Tuesday
Moncada went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Nationals.
Moncada put the White Sox ahead 2-1 in the seventh inning with a 412-foot blast off Jackson Rutledge, his ninth homer of the season. The 28-year-old third baseman has put together a strong second half, batting .331 (42-for-127) with six homers and a .925 OPS in his last 35 games. Overall, Moncada's slashing .262/.304/.417 with 38 RBI and 35 runs scored across 329 plate appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Out of lineup
Moncada is out of the lineup Sunday versus the Twins.
Moncada had appeared in six straight games after not starting Sept. 10 due to aggravating his knee in the prior game. In the six-game span, the third baseman is 5-for-23. Zach Remillard will take his place in the lineup Sunday.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Will return Monday
Moncada (knee) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Royals.
Moncada aggravated a knee injury Saturday and was held out Sunday, but that was apparently all he needed to put the issue behind him. He will man the hot corner and hit fifth Monday night.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Out with sore knee
Moncada (knee) is not in the lineup Sunday at Detroit.
Moncada made an early exit from Saturday's loss to the Tigers because of right knee discomfort, and it remains unclear how much time he might miss. Elvis Andrus is playing third base for the White Sox on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Dealing with sore knee
Moncada aggravated his right knee injury on a swing during Saturday's loss to the Tigers, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
It's not clear when Moncada initially hurt the knee, but evidently he made it worse while in the batter's box Saturday and was icing in postgame. Whether the injury is possibly more than a day-to-day situation isn't known. Moncada did finish Saturday's contest, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Homers in third straight
Moncada went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Friday's 6-0 victory over the Tigers.
Moncada's two-out, two-run blast in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie and was all the White Sox would need to earn the victory. He later added an RBI single in the eighth to provide his squad's final run of the evening. Moncada has hit a home run in three straight games to bring his season total up to eight. He's slashing .264/.308/.418 through 76 games this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Smacks sixth homer
Moncada went 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run Tuesday against the Royals.
Moncada homered for the sixth time this season, half of which have come in his last 21 games. He's also chipped in 12 RBI while hitting .333 in that span, albeit with a 28.9 percent strikeout rate. Moncada has inched closer to being a league-average hitter this season, though his fantasy profile is still underwhelming as he has only one stolen base with 30 RBI and 26 runs scored across 284 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Gets Wednesday off
Moncada is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Orioles.
He'll give way at third base to Elvis Andrus in the series finale. Moncada started in each of the last six games, going 9-for-21 with a home run, three doubles, two walks, six RBI and three runs.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Perfect at plate Sunday
Moncada went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and one run scored in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Athletics.
Moncada has gone 12-for-32 (.375) with five extra-base hits and eight RBI over his last nine contests. His two-run double in the seventh inning generated the final runs of the game. The third baseman is at a .246/.288/.381 slash line with five home runs, one stolen base, 28 RBI, 24 runs scored and 16 doubles over 67 games this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Blasts three-run homer
Moncada went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in Saturday's win over the Athletics.
Moncada took JP Sears yard in the third inning for his fifth long ball of the season, driving in Tim Anderson and Eloy Jimenez. The third baseman has now hit safely in seven of his last eight appearances, a stretch in which he's batting 8-for-28 (.286) with six RBI but striking out 31 percent of the time.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Gets rest day
Moncada is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners.
The White Sox will hand Moncada and Andrew Benintendi veterans' days off while the club concludes its series against Seattle with a matinee contest after a night game. Elvis Andrus will slide over from the middle infield to replace Moncada at third base.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Belts homer in loss
Moncada went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Brewers.
Moncada tagged Brandon Woodruff for a solo shot to center field in the sixth inning, marking his first homer since returning from a lengthy stay on the injured list July 25. The third baseman has seen his power drop off since going deep 25 times in 2019, as he has since topped out at 14 homers over 144 contests in 2021. With just four long balls and one stolen base across 54 games, Moncada has been waiver-wire fodder in most fantasy formats this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Day off Friday
Moncada isn't starting Friday against the Guardians, Vinnie Duber of AllCHGO.com reports.
Moncada is 2-for-11 with an RBI and five strikeouts since returning from the injured list, and he'll catch a breather Friday. Jake Burger will take Moncada's place in the hot corner, allowing Zach Remillard to start at second base and bat eighth.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Hitless in return
Moncada went 0-for-3 with an RBI against the Cubs on Tuesday.
Moncada returned from a six-week absence caused by a back issue to start at third base and hit fifth. He struck out twice but managed a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning. There was some concern about Moncada's potential for playing time given the power production of Jake Burger while Moncada was sidelined, though Burger slid to second base Tuesday. That could leave both Zach Remillard and Elvis Andrus as the biggest playing-time losers due to Moncada's return.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Activated from injured list
Moncada (back) was activated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday, LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Moncada has been limited to just 38 games this season due to a back injury that's led to a pair of IL stints. His most recent absence lasted six weeks, but he's ready to roll now following an eight-game rehab stint with Triple-A Charlotte. Moncada's return puts Jake Burger's playing time outlook in flux to a degree, although the White Sox have discussed the possibility of using him more at second base.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Could be back Tuesday
White Sox manager Pedro Grifol said that Moncada (back) could return from the 10-day injured list Tuesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Moncada made his seventh rehab appearance for Triple-A Charlotte on Sunday and recorded a double and a pair of walks, bringing his on-base percentage up to .357 during the minor-league assignment. He looks ready to rejoin the big club, and though Moncada mustered a meager .649 OPS at the big-league level this season, Grifol said he still envisions the 28-year-old switch hitter returning to a near-everyday role at third base. Grifol said that Moncada's return won't necessarily bump Jake Burger out of the regular lineup; the skipper floated the possibility of Burger playing more frequently at second base, where he's made two appearances off the bench. Burger could also play at first base if Andrew Vaughn (foot) is moved to the 10-day IL.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yoan Moncada: Beginning rehab assignment
Moncada (back) is beginning his rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Charlotte, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
Jake Burger, who has been playing third base with Moncada on the shelf, has had the better overall season, but he's hitting .176 with three home runs and a 32 percent strikeout rate over his last 20 games. Given how much Moncada struggled (78 wRC+, 0.18 BB/K) before his latest injury, the club may opt to give him a longer rehab assignment than usual to see if he can get into a rhythm at the plate.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 225 lbs|
|Birthplace: Abreus, Cuba|
|Bats/Throws: S, R|