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July 28, 2019 05:52 PM
Rockies' Yonder Alonso: Hits first homer with Rockies
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in a 3-2 loss against the Reds on Sunday.

The long ball was his first with the Rockies since joining the team on July 23. Maybe this is a sign of good things to come for Alonso, who has two multiple hit games and two instances of coming through with pinch hits in six games with the Rockies. Overall, Alonso is batting .195 with eight home runs, 30 RBI and 27 runs in 231 at-bats with the White Sox and Rockies this season, but he's 6-for-12 (.500) in Colorado.

July 25, 2019 08:40 PM
Rockies' Yonder Alonso: Two doubles in first start for Rox
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 2-for-3 with a walk, two doubles and two runs scored in a 3-2 loss to the Nationals during the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Making his first start for the Rockies and hitting fifth, Alonso scored the club's only two runs on the afternoon. The 32-year-old isn't likely to see consistent action for Colorado, as he doesn't even offer a platoon advantage at first base against LHP over Daniel Murphy. However, Alonso can only help his chances for playing time with performances like this.

July 23, 2019 07:32 PM
Rockies' Yonder Alonso: Earns promotion to big leagues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso will have his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque prior to Tuesday's game against the Nationals, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports.

Alonso was scooped up by the Rockies on July 11, and after spending nearly two weeks in the minors, he'll be called up to the big club. He'll take the spot of Mark Reynolds, who was designated for assignment Sunday.

July 12, 2019 01:20 AM
Rockies' Yonder Alonso: Latches on with Colorado
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso signed a minor-league contract with the Rockies on Thursday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

Alonso was let go by the White Sox at the beginning of July, but he quickly found a new home with Colorado and has been assigned to Triple-A Albuquerque. He slashed .178/.275/.301 with seven homers and 27 RBI over 67 games this season with Chicago prior to his release.

July 4, 2019 03:16 PM
Yonder Alonso: Cut loose
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The White Sox have requested release waivers on Alonso.

He was designated for assignment on June 28 and now becomes a free agent. Part of the reason the White Sox brought Alonso aboard was an attempt to convince Manny Machado (his brother-in-law) to sign there this past offseason. That didn't happen, obviously, and Alonso went on to hit .178 with seven home runs in 67 games. He should be able to latch on somewhere else, although he may have to settle for a minor-league deal.

June 27, 2019 03:52 PM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Dropped from 40-man roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso was designated for assignment by the White Sox on Thursday, Mark Feinsand of reports.

Alonso is slashing just .178/.275/.301 with seven home runs through 67 games this season, prompting the White Sox to cut their losses and remove the lefty from their 40-man roster. The team has not yet announced a corresponding roster move. Given the amount of money Alonso is owed the rest of the season, he has a chance to pass through waivers untouched and opts for free agency.

June 26, 2019 11:24 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Benched again Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.

Alonso will be on the bench for a second straight day while the White Sox take on a left-handed starting pitcher (Chris Sale). Jon Jay will fill in for Alonso as Chicago's designated hitter.

June 25, 2019 04:00 PM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Sitting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Red Sox, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.

He has started three straight games after seemingly falling out of favor for almost a week, but has just two hits in 11 at-bats over those three contests and is hitting .129 in 31 June at-bats. James McCann is starting at DH.

June 17, 2019 10:44 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Enters game for Castillo
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 1-for-3 in Sunday's 10-3 loss to the Yankees.

Alonso came off the bench to serve as the designated hitter after Welington Castillo was removed with back soreness. Alonso had lost his regular gig as the DH, starting just five of the previous 12 games, but could return to consistent at-bats depending on how manager Rick Renteria wants to handle Castillo's absence. Since losing the primary DH job, Alonso is batting .111 (2-for-18).

June 11, 2019 07:20 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Returns to lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso started at first base and went 0-for-3 in Monday's 12-1 loss to the Nationals.

Manager Rick Renteria gave Alonso a break over the weekend, keeping him out of games Saturday and Sunday, but the bat did not awaken. Monday's hitless night dropped his batting average to .181, and he appears to have lost an everyday job in the lineup.

June 10, 2019 07:28 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Not in lineup again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso did not play for a second straight game Sunday.

Alonso took a seat on the bench for both weekend games as Jose Rondon and James McCann served as the designated hitter Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Judging from comments made by manager Rick Renteria over the weekend, the White Sox will be using other players, in addition to Alonso, at DH.

June 9, 2019 05:32 PM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Losing playing time?
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Rick Renteria made comments Saturday that suggest Alonso's day off may be more than a one-game break, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Alonso has served as Chicago's primary designated hitter while hitting mostly fourth or fifth despite a sub-.200 average. "Right now we're not getting the offense everybody was hoping to get," Renteria said. "Is it still in there? I hope it is. Think it is. But sometimes I have to let them take a step back and see if they regroup and where we go from here." On the surface, giving Alonso the day off Saturday sounds like a routine break for a struggling hitter; however, the White Sox had two off days this week and Alonso didn't play when the team visited the Nationals on Tuesday and Wednesday. He's had plenty of downtime this week to regroup, so it could be that other players will be getting a shot at designated hitter. Jose Rondon started there Saturday.

June 8, 2019 11:40 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Sitting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso is not in Saturday's lineup against the Royals, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Alonso is hitting .186 with 19 strikeouts over his last 19 games. Jose Rondon will start at designated hitter and hit fifth.

June 5, 2019 10:40 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Sitting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Nationals.

With no designated hitter available in Washington, Alonso will sit for the second straight day while Jose Abreu serves as Chicago's first baseman. Alonso should return to the lineup Friday, when the White Sox resume American League action in Kansas City.

June 1, 2019 09:52 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Approaches .200
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Friday's 6-1 win over the Indians.

Alonso posted his second straight multi-hit game, the first time this season he's accomplished that feat, and he's raised his averaged to .187, the highest it's been since April 29. His high point this year was .222 just three games into the season. Alonso talked to Tom Musick of the Chicago Sun-Times about the challenge of being used primarily as a designated hitter. Friday's start at DH was Alonso's 36th in 2019 after starting only three games there during his first nine seasons in the majors. "It's just a totally new position," Alonso said. "I'm trying to learn early in the year how I can have a routine that works for me in the sense where I can stay in the game defensively, even though I'm not playing defense, and then taking each at-bat like I would if I was playing defense." It may have taken two months, but with four hits in seven at-bats, it could be that Alonso may have finally achieved a comfort level in an unfamiliar role.

May 31, 2019 01:00 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Cranks homer in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer to go with another run, an RBI and a walk in Thursday's victory over the Indians.

Alonso doubled on a line drive to right field in the second inning, then followed up with a two-run homer in the third to give the White Sox a 4-2 lead. It's been a disappointing campaign for the veteran first baseman so far. Overall, he's batting just .180/.288/.328 with seven home runs, 25 RBI and 21 runs scored.

May 27, 2019 10:36 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Moved up to cleanup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso batted cleanup against a right-hander and went 1-for-4 with a double in Sunday's 7-0 loss to the Twins.

Alonso was dropped to seventh against a couple of right-handers earlier this week but was back to cleanup Sunday in an order thinned by injuries. Manager Rick Renteria talked about taking pressure off Alonso, who is batting .182 and has just three extra-base hits in the month of May. Alonso was defiant when talking to Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times following Sunday's game. "What is it, May 26?" he said. "I got six home runs and [22] RBI. You can get hot in a month and have 16 homers and 50 RBI by the [All-Star] break, so who in the hell is saying I'm struggling, right?'' There are signs that Alonso may have a point. His exit velocity (88.7) and hard hit percentage (46.0) are up compared to last season, but the results are what they are.

May 25, 2019 11:56 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Remains low in order against righty
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Friday's 11-4 loss to the Twins.

This was the second straight game that Alonso batted seventh against a right-handed starter. The left-handed-hitting Alonso has occupied a middle-of-the-order presence against righties but his meager production (.177/.286/.311) finally prompted manager Rick Renteria to drop him to the lower third of the order.

May 24, 2019 02:12 PM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Dropped in order against righty
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso batted seventh and went 0-for-3 with a walk in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Astros.

Alonso was dropped to seventh in the order against the right-handed Corbin Martin, and manager Rick Renteria may have seen enough of him at cleanup. "Maybe we just alleviate a little bit of the load," Renteria told Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times. "Give him an opportunity to get at-bats, find his way back to who Alonso is." Prior to Thursday, Alonso had batted fourth against right-handers while only being dropped in the order against lefties. Thursday was the first time Alonso was moved down against a righty. With Daniel Palka heating up at Triple-A Charlotte, the White Sox could move on from Alonso if he doesn't find himself soon -- he's hitting .175/.286/.313 over 185 plate appearances. "As we're configured now it's tough to find ABs [for Palka], but that said, we'll see how the next few weeks and months unfold," White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said. "If there was an injury he'd be towards the top of the list for guys to fill in. We'll see what becomes of the roster in the coming weeks deciding how he gets used."

May 19, 2019 09:24 AM
White Sox's Yonder Alonso: Drives in two
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alonso went 2-for-2 with two RBI as the White Sox defeated the Blue Jays 4-1 in a rain-shortened game Saturday.

Alonso hit run-scoring singles in the second and third innings and has now driven in 20 this season. However, the 32-year-old is still just 11-for-61 in May with one homer. He now sports a .186/.289/.338 slash line this season.

Situational Stats
vs Arizona820 .250 .375 .250
vs Leake (Career)1761 .647.368.353
vs RHP200376 .289 .305 .185
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Batting Stats
2008CIN0000000000 --- --- ---
2009CIN0000000000 --- --- ---
2010CIN2229260301000 .207 .276 .207
2011CIN4788929515102100 .398 .545 .330
2012SD155549471509626210130 .348 .393 .273
2013SD973343494645324760 .341 .368 .281
2014SD842672764727173661 .285 .397 .240
2015SD10335450100531424825 .361 .381 .282
2016OAK15648252122756457431 .316 .367 .253
2017OAK-SEA1424517212028676811820 .365 .501 .266
2018CLE1455166412923835112300 .317 .421 .250
2019CHW-COL9226032521035376101 .300 .354 .200
Total 10433330389866100424364639228 .333 .405 .260
Fielding Stats
2010CIN1B633024425 .933
2011CIN3B1100000 ---
2011CINOF16142422110 .958
2012SD1B14914413771269961277 .991
2013SD1B928682276158372 .996
2013SD2B1000000 ---
2013SD3B1000000 ---
2013SDOF1000000 ---
2014SD1B777261456943245 .997
2015SD1B1029287481754371 .997
2016OAK1B14512812291155704118 .997
2016OAK3B74122910 .917
2017OAK-SEA1B1351211037964631096 .990
2018CLE1B1381311044980541089 .990
2019CHW-COL1B29292232129220 .991
Total  8988287300678346750593 .993
More Batting Stats
Total 17821348281152892
Postseason Batting Stats
2018CLE2600000400 .000 .000 .000
Total 2600000400 .000 .000 .000
Minor League Batting Stats
2008 A-Sarasota6191610025500 .440 .368 .316
2009R-Gcl Reds6150200003100 .278 .133 .133
2009AA-Carolina291051231110214141510 .372 .457 .295
2009AFA-Sarasota491752153130738243001 .383 .497 .303
2010AA-Carolina Mudcats31101192750313191642 .388 .406 .267
2010AAA-Louisville Bats101406501203121256377691 .355 .470 .296
2011AAA-Louisville Bats91358461062441256466065 .374 .486 .296
2013AAA-Tucson Padres414180002----01 .571 .571 .571
2014R-Azl Padres28130014--100 .375 .750 .375
2014AAA-El Paso Chihuahuas517040001--200 .235 .235 .235
2015AAA-El Paso Chihuahuas4133310024300 .412 .308 .231
2015AFA-Lake Elsinore Storm261100003--00 .444 .167 .167
Total 3301237155364866371881552092010 .372 .463 .294

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Colorado Rockies
Miami (FL)
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