Moncada said Friday that he still isn't feeling "100 percent" after returning from a sinus infection Thursday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Moncada missed three consecutive games earlier this week before returning to the lineup Thursday. He was able to remain in the lineup for Friday's game against the Astros, though he's still not feeling totally right physically. With this update in mind, it wouldn't be surprising for Tony La Russa to give the infielder another day off in the next few games.
Moncada went 0-for-3 with a walk in Thursday's 10-2 loss to the Astros.
Moncada was back on the field after a sinus infection shelved him for three games. He had an errant throw on a first-inning grounder -- a potential double-play ball -- that contributed to Houston's three-run first inning.
Moncada (illness) is batting third and playing third base in Thursday's series opener against the Astros.
As expected, Moncada returns to the lineup after a sinus infection sidelined him for three consecutive games. The switch-hitting third baseman was uncharacteristically cold with a .125 average in his last six games before the infection, but he's still hitting .280 on the season and, more significantly, boasts an OBP of .402.
White Sox manager Tony La Russa said that he expects Moncada (illness) to rejoin the lineup Thursday against the Astros, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Moncada will remain on the bench for a third straight game Wednesday against the Rays, though La Russa didn't rule out the possibility of the 26-year-old making a cameo off the bench as a pinch hitter. The White Sox would seemingly prefer to stay away from Moncada for another day as a precaution, but at his point, he appears to be making progress in his recovery from a sinus infection. Moncada will likely be re-evaluated early Thursday before the White Sox provide an update on his availability for the series opener in Houston.
Moncada (illness) is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.
As expected, Moncada will remain on the bench for a third straight game while he continues to recover from a sinus infection. Leury Garcia will pick up another start at third base in place of Moncada, who will hope to return to action at some point during Chicago's four-game series in Houston that begins Thursday.
Manager Tony La Russa said Moncada (illness) isn't expected to play Wednesday against the Rays, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
He sat out Tuesday for the third time in the past four days while managing a sinus infection, and he's expected to be unavailable again for Wednesday's series finale. Leury Garcia could receive another start at third base with Moncada likely sitting out.
Moncada (illness) is out again Tuesday as he deals with a sinus infection, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Moncada will miss his third game in the last four days and is day-to-day with the sinus infection. It's unclear when exactly he'll return to the lineup, but Leury Garcia is filling in at third base Tuesday and figures to do so until Moncada is back in action.
Manager Tony La Russa said Moncada is unavailable Monday against the Rays due "a lot of discomfort" and "congestion," Vinnie Duber of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
The 26-year-old is out of the lineup for the second time in the past three days, so it's not a major surprise to hear he's not feeling well. Moncada should be considered day-to-day while battling the cold, and La Russa is optimistic the ailment will be a short-term concern. Leury Garcia will operate at third base Monday for the White Sox.
Moncada is out of the lineup Monday against the Rays.
Moncada is 5-for-31 with 12 strikeouts over his past eight games and will take a seat Monday for the second time in the past three days. Leury Garcia will work at the hot corner while Brian Goodwin receives the nod in center field.
Moncada is not in Saturday's lineup against the Tigers.
He is hitting .212 with one home run and one steal in 33 at-bats this month. Leury Garcia will start at third base and bat eighth.
Moncada went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Thursday against the Tigers.
Moncada took Casey Mize deep in the opening frame to record his fifth home run of the season. It was only his second long ball since April 30, though he's in the midst of a seven-game hit streak, during which time he's driven in four and scored five runs. Overall, Moncada is hitting .299/.426/.444 across 230 plate appearances this season.
Moncada went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the 3-1 win over the Orioles in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader.
Moncada was the only batter in Game 2 of the doubleheader to have multiple hits. He scored on Jose Abreu's home run in the fifth inning. Moncada totaled three hits, a home run, two RBI, three runs and two walks in the two games Saturday. The 26-year-old is slashing .284/.419/.420 in 169 plate appearances. The home run in Game 1 was Moncada's first since April 29.
Moncada went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run, two walks and an additional run scored in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles.
Moncada reached base in three of his four plate appearances and made the most of his lone knock, as he blasted his fourth long ball of the campaign during the sixth inning off reliever Shawn Armstrong. Moncada ended a poor stretch in the opening game of the twin bill, as he had gone 2-for-14 in his previous four contests.
Moncada is not in the lineup Friday against Baltimore.
Moncada is 2-for-14 with four walks and five strikeouts over the past five games, and he'll head to the bench for the third time this season. Danny Mendick will start at the hot corner Friday for the White Sox.
Moncada went 2-for-4 with an RBI, run scored and a walk Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Moncada walked with the bases loaded in the second inning to continue a three-run rally in the frame. He now has three multi-hit games in his last 13 starts, during which time he is hitting .359 with with five RBI and six runs scored. Though Moncada has managed to maintain a .285 average across 193 plate appearances this season, he has slugged only .411 and posted a .127 ISO.
Moncada went 0-for-3 with a walk in Saturday's 7-0 loss to the Yankees.
Moncada had hit safely in 10 straight games (13-for-31, .419) before Gerrit Cole and the Yankees snuffed out the streak. The walk, however, kept alive his on-base streak, which reached 15 contests (.484 OBP). Moncada's 28 walks ranks ninth in MLB.
Moncada went 1-for-2 with two walks in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Minnesota.
Moncada extended his hitting streak to nine games, during which he's 11-for-27 with a 1.135 OPS. He's also drawn at least one walk in eight straight, getting a free pass to first base 11 times and raising his OBP to .407.
Moncada went 1-for-3 with a walk in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Royals.
Moncada's sixth-inning single extended his hit streak to five games, and a first-inning walk extended an on-base streak to nine contests. He's 9-for-30 (.300) with eight walks, six RBI and six runs scored during the on-base streak.
Moncada went 2-for-5 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 9-1 win over the Royals.
Moncada got the fireworks started in the first inning when the White Sox scored eight runs. He plated Tim Anderson and Nick Madrigal with a two-run double that turned out to be the winning hit, then finished off the eight-run inning with an RBI single. The third baseman is slashing .262/.360/.393, and that's with a heady .357 BABIP.
Moncada went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in Thursday's win over Tigers in the second leg of the doubleheader.
The 25-year-old smacked a three-run home run off Alex Lange in the sixth inning. Moncada is currently slashing .272/.375/.420 as he continues to bounce back from a poor 2020 campaign.
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