Tag: Moncada

Yoan Moncada’s luck has normalized, and his numbers are still terrific

Based on his xwOBA/wOBA ratio and BABIP relative to his contact profile, Yoan Moncada's production is likely sustainable.

Inside Yoan Moncada’s Progress and Keys for the Future

White Sox fans, you're welcome. I did it. I fixed Yoan Moncada. Well, not really. But a month ago I did write some advice for Moncada to follow, and so far he has. Here's what I wrote on Mar. 26: "It’s difficult to teach a player to swing more, just like it is to teach ...

The proof is in the approach: Yoan Moncada has arrived

About a year ago, I wrote a post titled "Let's Relax About Moncada", which was largely a response to fan frustration over Yoan Moncada's slow start to the 2018 season. Within the post, I argued that the sample size was far too small to judge Moncada, and that he was displaying an above average contact ...

March 30th Postgame: Royals 8, White Sox 6

Yoan Moncada and Eloy Jimenez provided plenty of excitement for White Sox fans today, but poor pitching and shaky defense led to an 8-6 loss in Kansas City. Here are some individual performances that stood out for the Sox: Yoan Moncada Moncada followed up a strong season debut with an even better game at the ...

Is The 2017 Avi Garcia Back?

Ladies and gentlemen, Avisail Garcia is back. The guy is unstoppable right now and nobody can deny it. It's like the hamstring injury didn't even phase him. I could end the article right here, but I want to brag about my boy for a second. With all the Abreu All-Star hype, I feel like Avi ...

Yoan Moncada Can’t Catch a Break from Umpires

It seems like every series now, there is at least one at-bat where Yoan Moncada strikes out looking. While I would normally get pretty frustrated at a guy for going down so often, I've found that this is not always the case with Moncada. Instead, some of that anger and frustration is because of the ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: May 4-11

Week 5 Record: 0-6 (9-26 Overall), 5th in AL Central Sorry this came out a day late, Sox fans, but College Finals aren't fun! Then again, this week wasn't too fun either, but let's recap: Game 30: Former Sox Eduardo Escobar burns White Sox (9-21) in 6-4 Twins' Win Carson Fulmer struggled with the long ...

Let’s Relax About Moncada

Yoan Moncada is going to strike out somewhat often. If he had one central flaw when he was signed by Boston, it was his swing and miss potential. Nevertheless, Moncada was a productive player in 2017 despite his 32% strikeout rate, and as this season progresses, chances are he will remain a net positive at ...

Moncada Mondays – 1/29/18

The ninth edition of Moncada Mondays

Moncada Mondays – 1/15/18

The seventh edition of Moncada Mondays

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