Yoán Moncada Stats
- Height / Weight
- 6' 2" / 225 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/27/1995 (26)
Yoán Moncada Season Stats
Last 10 Games
Yoán Moncada News
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada isn't starting on Thursday. The White Sox will take on the Los Angeles Angels and right-hander Alex Cobb but will do so with one of their best hitters in Moncada on the bench. The 26-year-old is batting .269 with a .380 on-base percentage, 12 home runs, and three stolen bases in 552 plate appearances this season. Romy Gonzalez will move into the lineup at third base and hit seventh on Thursday. Gonzalez has three hits so far in 16 plate appearances for the White Sox this season. Fantasy managers are probably best off looking elsewhere for streaming help.
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's loss versus the Los Angeles Angels. Moncada crushed a homer to right field in the bottom of the fourth inning against Janson Junk to tie the game at the time. Moncada has been having a very nice second half of the season and is now hitting .310 with three homers and 10 RBI over the last month. For the season, Moncada is hitting .269 with 12 home runs and 56 RBI. As part of a dangerous lineup, Moncada should continue to drive in runs and be valuable in all formats moving forward.
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada isn't in Saturday's lineup for a matchup with the Kansas City Royals and left-hander Daniel Lynch. Moncada has been plenty productive for both the White Sox and fantasy managers this season, hitting .264 with a .374 on-base percentage, 11 home runs, and three stolen bases in 516 plate appearances. He'll get the day off on Saturday with Romy Gonzalez starting at third base and hitting leadoff. Gonzalez just made his Major League debut on Friday, going hitless in a pair of plate appearances. He was productive in his time at Double-A and Triple-A this season, hitting 23 home runs in 378 combined plate appearances between the two minor league levels. Still, you're probably better off looking elsewhere for streaming help on Saturday.
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada was expected to be a top-tier fantasy hitter in 2020 after a breakout 2019. The top Cuban prospect posted a .315 average with 25 HR and 79 RBI, showing marked improvement in all areas. Then, he plummeted below his previous levels and never delivered on the promise that made him a top-50 fantasy pick. Moncada batted .225 with six HR in 52 games. Most alarming is that his hard-hit rate decrease was one of the biggest in the majors, going from 47.9% to 33.1% according to Statcast. Several big-name sluggers such as Pete Alonso and Anthony Rendon also saw their Hard% drop significantly over the short season but Moncada's was precipitously low and he didn't deliver enough power numbers to mitigate the concerns heading into a new season. Furthermore, it wasn't a case of a slow start getting the best of him; Moncada got worse as the season progressed. The talent is there and we've gotten a glimpse of it but at this point, Moncada's MLB output has been more down than up. Some of these concerns are baked into his early ADP of 87 but there is still plenty of risk even though his surrounding cast makes him a strong bounce back candidate. It's best not to reach on him based on the low floor.