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Nicky Delmonico: Embarks on coaching career
The White Sox announced Wednesday that Delmonico will serve as the hitting coach for High-A Winston-Salem in 2022, signaling the end of his playing career, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
The 29-year-old had been on the open market since June, after the Reds released him from their Triple-A affiliate. Prior to that, Delmonico spent parts of four seasons in the big leagues from 2017 through 2020 -- all with the White Sox -- amassing a .224/.312/.384 slash line, 18 home runs, 57 RBI and three stolen bases in 574 career plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Nicky Delmonico: Let go by Reds
Delmonico was released by the Reds on Monday.
Delmonico was reassigned to minor-league camp ahead the regular season and failed to appear in the majors to begin the 2021 campaign. In 19 games with Triple-A Louisville this year, Delmonico hit .221 with two home runs, 10 RBI and seven runs.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Nicky Delmonico: Reassigned to minor-league camp
Delmonico was reassigned to minor-league camp Saturday.
Delmonico missed time early in camp due to knee soreness but still appeared in 18 Cactus League games. During that time, he slashed .269/.333/.423 with seven RBI and two runs. The 28-year-old should begin the season at Triple-A Louisville.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Nicky Delmonico: First spring action
Delmonico received his first spring training game action in a B game Saturday after sitting out the first handful of games due to a sore knee, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
As a non-roster invitee, Delmonico was already up against the odds in making the big-league roster out of camp, but his delayed action makes those odds even steeper.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Nicky Delmonico: Joining Reds for spring training
Delmonico signed a minor-league contract with the Reds as a non-roster invitee Wednesday.
Delmonico made big-league appearances with the White Sox, but he struggled mightily over the past two seasons, recording a .509 OPS with one home run and nine RBI over 90 plate appearances. He was designated for assignment by Chicago in late August, but he'll compete for a depth role with Cincinnati during spring training in 2021.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Remains in organization
Delmonico cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to the White Sox's alternate training site, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
It's hardly a surprise to see Delmonico go unclaimed on waivers, as he's hitting just .210/.287/.346 over the last three seasons. He'll remain in an organizational depth role for the White Sox.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: DFA'd by White Sox
Delmonico was designated for assignment by the White Sox on Friday.
Delmonico appeared in six games for Chicago this season, but he was unable to retain his spot on the 40-man roster after going 3-for-20 with three RBI. The 28-year-old could remain in the organization if he goes unclaimed on waivers.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Returns to alternate camp
Delmonico was optioned to the White Sox's alternate training site Saturday.
Delmonico joined the 28-man roster Thursday, but he'll return to secondary camp in Schaumburg to make room for Reynaldo Lopez (shoulder), who was activated from the 10-day injured list Saturday. Delmonico didn't make any appearances during his most recent time in the majors but is hitting .150 with three RBI over 20 at-bats this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Called up from alternate site
The White Sox recalled Delmonico from their alternate training site Thursday.
He'll join the 28-man active roster as a replacement for pitcher Dane Dunning, who was optioned to the alternate site after making a spot start in Wednesday's win over the Tigers. Delmonico has previously appeared in six games for the Pale Hose this season, going 3-for-20 at the plate. He'll serve as a depth outfielder while he's up with the big club.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Sent to alternate site
Delmonico was optioned to Chicago's alternate training site Thursday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Thursday was the deadline for teams to cut down from 30 active players to 28, and Delmonico didn't make the cut. He is 3-for-20 with three RBI, two walks and two strikeouts in six games this season.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Makes third straight start
Delmonico started a third straight game Sunday and went 0-for-3 in a 14-2 loss to Minnesota.
Delmonico has started in right field in all three games thus far, filling in for the injured Nomar Mazara (illness). Chicago's outfield situation got murkier Sunday when left fielder Eloy Jimenez was removed due to light-headedness. Delmonico is hitless over his first 10 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Starts in right field
Delmonico started in right field Friday in place of Nomar Mazara (illness). He went 0-for-4, striking out in all four plate appearances.
The left-handed-hitting Delmonico was in the lineup against right-hander Jose Berrios and may start once again Saturday when the Twins throw righty Randy Dobnak. Until Mazara comes back, Delmonico and the right-handed-hitting Adam Engel will see time in right field.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Possible platoon member
Delmonico could be the replacement starter in right field for Nomar Mazara (illness) on Opening Day, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Mazara developed an illness over the past week, and a parade of replacement options has started in right field in exhibition and instrasquad games since. With the White Sox deciding to keep Leury Garcia at second base, it looks like right field will be covered by the left-handed Delmonico and righty Adam Engel. Chicago faces Minnesota right-hander Jose Berrios in Friday's opener.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Makes Opening Day roster
Delmonico made the White Sox's 30-man roster, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Delmonico isn't expected to see much playing time for the big club, though he'll offer another left-handed bat off the bench. Across parts of three major-league seasons, the 28-year-old owns a career .227/.315/.393 slash line.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Gets spot in 60-man player pool
The White Sox announced Monday that Delmonico will be included as part of the team's 60-man roster pool.
Delmonico had previously joined the White Sox for spring training as a non-roster invitee. A career .227/.315/.393 hitter at the big-league level, Delmonico isn't expected to be in the mix for regular at-bats with the White Sox, though he'll provide the club with another left-handed bat off the bench.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: In mix as 26th man
Delmonico is in competition for the White Sox's 26th man job, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
After the White Sox assigned candidates Zack Collins and Yermin Mercedes to Triple-A Charlotte earlier this week, Delmonico remains in the mix along with Cheslor Cuthbert and possibly Andrew Romine. Delmonico is a popular clubhouse figure who provides an important left-handed bat to a righty-dominant lineup, and he appears healthy again after undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery in June 2019. When camp disbanded, Delmonico was hitting .250 (8-for-32) with four extra-base hits and four RBI over 13 spring contests.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Hot spring
Delmonico went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in Tuesday's spring game against Oakland.
Delmonico added a home run to the three doubles he's hit, upping his spring average to .389 (7-for-18). The outfielder was a Chicago favorite when he bashed nine home runs in 141 major league at-bats in 2017, but he's since dealt with injuries, diminished production and the Triple-A-to-MLB shuttle. There does not appear to be a spot in the outfield for him on the roster entering 2020. Leury Garcia (position versatility) and Adam Engel (defense) bring more as fourth and fifth outfielders.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Gets first start of spring
Delmonico (shoulder) will start in left field and bat third Monday in the White Sox's Cactus League game against the Dodgers.
Delmonico's 2019 season came to an end in early June, when he required surgery to repair the labrum in his left shoulder. The White Sox dropped him from the 40-man roster shortly thereafter, but he rejoined the organization on a minor-league deal in December. The 27-year-old served as a designated hitter in the Cactus League opener Sunday against the Reds and drew a walk over his two plate appearances, but his ability to pick up a start in the outfield confirms he's fully healthy following last year's shoulder surgery. Expect Delmonico to open the 2020 campaign at Triple-A Charlotte.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Nicky Delmonico: Back with White Sox
Delmonico (shoulder) returned to the White Sox as a non-roster invitee Monday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.
Delmonico has been with the White Sox's organization since 2015. He struggled to a .206/.265/.286 slash line in 21 games last season before being shut down for shoulder surgery and subsequently released in early June. His status heading into spring training is not yet clear.... See More ... See Less
Nicky Delmonico: Let go by Chicago
The White Sox released Delmonico (shoulder) on Monday.
Delmonico was removed from the 40-man roster after the White Sox needed to open up a spot for Monday's starting pitcher, Odrisamer Despaigne, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Charlotte. Since Delmonico is slated to miss the rest of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery last week and wasn't likely to be tendered a contract for 2020, the organization elected to part ways with him rather than stashing him on the 7-day injured list at Charlotte.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 230 lbs|
|Birthplace: Knoxville, TN|
|Bats/Throws: L, R|