C,1B - CWS
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.
Yasmani Grandal (hand) has returned to Thursday's lineup against the Indians.
This is Grandal's first start since Monday. He appeared as a pinch-hitter on Tuesday before sitting out again on Wednesday. Fantasy owners should feel confident re-inserting Grandal into lineups. He's hitting third and catching this evening.
Yasmani Grandal (hand) is sitting again on Wednesday
Grandal was able to pinch-hit in Tuesday's loss to the Indians, but he'll receive another day of treatment on Wednesday. The White Sox are understandably playing things safe with Grandal ahead of the club's first postseason appearance since 2008.