- Height / Weight
- 6' 2" / 205 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/27/1995 (24)
Chicago White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada hit his 23rd home run of the year on Friday night, taking Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann deep in the third inning. The blast put Chicago up 4-0 in a game they would eventually win 10-1. Moncada is crushing it since returning from injury on Aug. 22, slashing .350/.391/.557 in 115 plate appearances. He's turned up the heat even more in his past 15 games, collecting multiple hits in 11 of them, good for a .470 average over his last 68 plate appearances.
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 with a home run on Tuesday versus the Kansas City Royals. Moncada also crossed home plate twice and drove in two runs. Moncada is having his best season in his career and is now hitting .301 with 23 home runs and 68 RBI.
Out since July 31 with a hamstring injury, Yoan Moncada made his return on Thursday night and picked up right where he left off, hitting his 21st home run of the year off of Texas starter Ariel Jurado in the third inning of a 6-1 White Sox win. Back and healthy, Moncada is a top-100 player for the rest of the year.