C,DH - CWS
Yermin Mercedes went 2-for-5 with a double, a triple, three RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 9-3 win over Kansas City.
Mercedes belted an RBI triple in the second frame and then collected two more RBI with a two-run double in the third inning during Sunday’s win. He’s on a three-game hitting streak and driven in at least one run in back-to-back games. The Yerminator is having a breakout campaign in 2021, slashing .373/.407/.598 with five home runs, 12 extra-base hits, 20 RBI, and 12 runs scored across 108 plate appearances.
Yermin Mercedes went 1-for-4 with an RBI and one run scored during Saturday’s 9-1 win over the Royals.
Mercedes recorded an RBI single and drove in his first run since April 29th. After a scorching hot start to the season, Mercedes is hitting .174 (4-for-23) in his last eight games. Despite the recent cold stretch, the Yerminator is slashing .371/.408/.577 with five home runs, 17 RBI, and 11 runs scored across 103 plate appearances in 2021. With injuries to Luis Robert and Eloy Jimenz, Mercedes has cemented his role at the team’s everyday DH and should be rostered in all league formats.
Yermin Mercedes went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Game 2 of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Tigers.
Mercedes sat in Game 1 but started at DH and batted fifth in Game 2 of Thursday’s doubleheader. He took Alex Lange deep in the fifth inning for his fifth long ball of the season. The Yerminator is one of the biggest surprised in 2021 and is slashing .423/.464/.729 across 84 plate appearances.
Yermin Mercedes went 4-for-4 with a double and three RBI in Friday's 9-7 win over the Rangers.
Mercedes recorded three RBI during Friday’s win over the Rangers. He hit a two-run single in the third inning and then belted an RBI double in the seventh frame. The Yerminator continues to wield a hot bat in 2021. Mercedes is slashing .429/.463/.698 with four home runs, 15 RBI, and eight runs scored across 67 plate appearances. The 28-year-old should be rostered in all league formats.
Yermin Mercedes exited Tuesday's game against the Indians after fouling a ball of his foot.
The White Sox will likely provide an update on his status sometime after the game. Fantasy managers should stay tuned, but it didn't look like a serious issue.