Yoan Moncada RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yoan Moncada on ASG snub: 'Did all that I had to do'

    MLB.com "There’s little doubt Yoán Moncada has put up All-Star-worthy numbers during the first half of the 2019 season. But the White Sox third baseman has no disappointment over not being selected to play this Tuesday for the American League in Cleveland. “No, not..." July 07

  • Yoan Moncada continues battle with back issues

    NBC Sports Chicago "Yoan Moncada's battle with his back issues might not be as over as we thought. The third baseman made his return to the White Sox starting lineup Sunday following a four-game layoff due to a mild back strain. But his return didn't last long. After a fourth-inning strikeout in..." June 17

  • Yoan Moncada out for second straight game as he's still being bothered by back soreness

    NBC Sports Chicago "Yoan Moncada's back is still bothering him, and it will likely keep him out for at least the first two games of the White Sox series with the visiting New York Yankees this weekend. Moncada was removed from Monday night's game against the Washington Nationals with what was..." June 14

  • Yoan Moncada learning from the past and becoming a superstar for White Sox

    Sporting News "Early in spring training, Yoán Moncada was listening to music in hopes of picking a new walkup song for the 2019 season. When he heard El Chulo's "Aprender del Error," he liked the rhythm right away, but it was the song's message that made him decide to use it. The..." April 24

  • Yoan Moncada's hot start could be the beginning of a breakout year for the young White Sox star

    CBS Sports "For as much as we've talked about the White Sox's failed pursuit of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado this past offseason, their decision to place a $43 million bet on Eloy Jimenez before he'd even played a game at the highest level, and the tantalizing velocity and upside of the..." April 06

  • Two games in, Yoan Moncada's offseason adjustments are paying off in a big way

    NBC Sports Chicago "In his first full season in the major leagues, Yoan Moncada struggled. He struck out 217 times, hit just .209 against left-handed pitching, made 21 errors at second base and generally failed to live up to the admittedly huge immediate expectations of a guy ranked as the No. 1 prospect..." April 01

  • White Sox see ‘hungrier’ Yoan Moncada this spring

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jose Abreu, 32, keeps a close eye on Yoan Moncada, 23, his Cuban countryman at the locker next to his. Abreu likes what he has seen. “He’s hungrier this spring training. He’s playing with more of an edge,’’ Abreu said through a translator...." March 18

  • White Sox’ Yoan Moncada set for switch to third base

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox more than hinted at a position change for Yoan Moncada since the end of last season. On the first full-squad workout day at spring training, they were all in on it. “Don’t be surprised if you see him there Opening Day,” manager Rick Renteria said..." February 19

  • The continuing education of Yoan Moncada: 'I think this year is going to be a much better year'

    NBC Sports Chicago "Not every highly rated prospect is going to reach the major leagues and become an instant superstar. And so the mixed bag that was Yoan Moncada's first full season in the bigs wasn't necessarily unexpected. There were good moments and bad moments. Clutch hits and..." January 31