C,1B - CWS
White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal (knee) “ramped up” his hitting and is expected to return soon.
Grandal twisted his knee in drills and will miss the first few games due to inflammation. He is expected to return to action soon and should be ready by Opening Day. Grandal is currently fifth among all catchers in the latest expert consensus draft rankings for 2021.
Per Tony La Russa, James Fegan reported that catcher Yasmani Grandal twisted his knee in drills. He will miss two of the Cactus League games due to knee inflammation.
It sounds like a minor knee injury and hopefully, Yasmani Grandal is healthy for the 2021 season. He's still worth targeting in drafts at his ADP unless we hear otherwise.
Yasmani Grandal went 1-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, and two walks in Wednesday's 5-3 Wild Card loss to the A's.
Grandal put the White Sox on the board in the eighth inning as he took Liam Hendriks deep with Tim Anderson aboard for his second long ball of the postseason. Chicago made things interesting in the ninth inning when the catcher took a bases-loaded walk to drive in his third run and pull the Sox to within two runs. Ultimately the comeback fell short and the ChiSox will play again on Thursday for a pivotal Game 3.
Yasmani Grandal went 1-for-4 with a solo blast in the White Sox 4-1 win over the A's in Game 1 of their Wild Card Series on Tuesday.
Grandal's only hit of the game came in the eighth inning when he took Joakim Soria deep to tack on an insurance run for the Sox. The veteran catcher was the third White Sox batter to go yard in this one as Adam Engel and Jose Abreu both went deep earlier in the game.
Chicago White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in a 10-8 loss to the Cubs on Sunday in the regular-season finale.
Grandal hit a two-run shot in the ninth inning. The veteran catcher wraps his first season with the White Sox with a .230 average, eight homers, 27 runs, and 27 RBI. He will face the A's in the Wild Card round.