Chicago White Sox

AL Central

Moncada (back) will remain out of the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Yankees. (Source: MLB.com)

Fantasy Impact: Moncada has not played since leaving Monday's game with a mid-back strain. On Thursday, Moncada stated that he hopes to be back Saturday or Sunday, so there is a chance we will see him return for Sunday's series finale. Jose Rondon will make another start at third base in Moncada's absence.

Category: Injury Updates


Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito pitched well in a 10-2 win over the Yankees on Friday. Giolito allowed just one run over six innings of work while striking out six and walking four.

Fantasy Impact: The walks weren't great but Giolito continues to dominate the opposition. He now has a 10-1 record, 2.22 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and 95 strikeouts in 13 starts.

Category: Game Recaps


Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez had a big game in a 10-2 win over the Yankees on Friday. He went 3-for-5 with two homers and six RBI in the win.

Fantasy Impact: Jimenez is now hitting .247 with 11 homers, 22 runs, and 25 RBI. He has been red hot at the plate of late, hitting .360 with five homers and 11 RBI in his past seven games.

Category: Game Recaps


Chicago White Sox reliever Aaron Bummer pitched a scoreless ninth inning to save a 5-4 win over the Yankees on Thursday. He struck out two in the outing.

Fantasy Impact: Bummer got the save chance with regular closer Alex Colome unavailable after pitching 1 2/3 innings two days earlier. Bummer has a 1.37 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 19 2/3 innings of work.

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Chicago White Sox right-hander Ivan Nova took a no-decision in a 5-4 win over the Yankees on Thursday. Nova allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings of work while striking out five.

Fantasy Impact: Considering how Nova has pitched this season, Thursday's outcome was the best case scenario for the veteran. He now has a 6.28 ERA through 14 games.

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Chicago White Sox DH Yonder Alonso went 0-for-3 with a walk in a 5-4 win over the Yankees on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Alonso's disappointing first season in Chicago continues. He is now hitting just .178 with seven homers in 202 at-bats. He doesn't need to be rostered in standard leagues.

Category: Game Recaps


Leury Garcia homers in win

Fri, Jun 14th 8:10am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Chicago White Sox outfielder Leury Garcia went 2-for-5 with a homer, a double, two runs, and two RBI in a 5-4 win over the Yankees on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Garcia set the tone for his team in the win. The veteran outfielder is hitting .278 with 10 doubles, four homers, 44 runs, 21 RBI, and seven steals. He has now homered in two of his past three games.

Category: Game Recaps


Tim Anderson homers in win

Fri, Jun 14th 8:08am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer in a 5-4 win over the Yankees on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson's blast came off of J.A. Happ in the fifth inning. The young shortstop is enjoying an excellent season, hitting .317 with 10 homers, 34 runs, 32 RBI, and 15 steals.

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Chicago White Sox left-hander Manny Banuelos allowed two runs in a 7-5 win over the Nationals on Tuesday. Banuelos lasted 4 2/3 innings while striking out two.

Fantasy Impact: The start goes down as a success for Banuelos. who has struggled this season. The southpaw has a 3-4 record, 7.00 ERA, 1.82 WHIP, and 41 strikeouts in 45 innings.

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Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in a 7-5 win over Washington on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Castillo's second career grand slam came in the first inning, getting his team off to a fast start. The veteran catcher is hitting .190 with five homers and 15 RBI in what has been a disappointing season for him.

Category: Game Recaps


Chicago White Sox right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne turned in a quality start in a 12-1 loss to the Nationals on Monday. Despaigne allowed three runs in six innings while striking out two.

Fantasy Impact: Despaigne was making his season debut after coming up from Triple-A. He pitched well enough but isn't a long-term answer in the Chicago rotation.

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Jose Abreu hitless in loss

Tue, Jun 11th 7:02am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 0-for-4 in a 12-1 loss to the Nationals on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: It was a rough day for the Chicago lineup, which managed just four hits. Abreu is enjoying a strong season, hitting .246 with 16 homers, 31 runs, and 52 RBI.

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Chicago White Sox right-hander Reynaldo Lopez pitched well in a 5-2 win over the Royals on Sunday. Lopez allowed just one run over six innings while striking out eight.

Fantasy Impact: Lopez bounced back from a tough stretch, having posted a 12.83 ERA over his previous three starts. He now has a 4-6 record, 6.21 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, and 72 strikeouts in 75 1/3 innings of work.

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Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Covey pitched well in a 6-4 loss to the Nationals on Wednesday. Covey allowed two runs in five innings while striking out four.

Fantasy Impact: Covey took a no-decision in the outing. He now has a 1-4 record, 4.58 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, and 22 strikeouts in 37 1/3 innings. He doesn't have much strikeout upside but he has only allowed seven earned runs over his last three starts.

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Chicago White Sox second baseman Yolmer Sanchez went 2-for-4 with a steal in a 10-4 win over the Indians on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Sanchez is now hitting .248 with one homer, 15 runs, 10 RBI, and two steals. The light-hitting infielder is not a fantasy consideration.

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The Mets and Ervin Santana have reached an agreement on a minor league deal. (Source: Mets on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Santana will head to the minors to build his arm strength back up to where it would need to be to be considered for the major league club. Prior to signing with the Mets, Santana was shelled in three starts with the White Sox before being released. While it's a low-cost investment that doesn't hurt a major league franchise, it doesn't appear likely that Santana will return to fantasy relevance in 2019.

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Chicago White Sox outfielder Charlie Tilson went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in a 9-4 win over Houston on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: Tilson hit his first career homer, which happened to be a grand slam, as part of a six-run sixth inning in the game. The young outfielder is hitting .304 with eight runs, seven RBI, and three steals.

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Chicago White Sox right-hander Ryan Burr gave up just one unearned run over two innings in his start on Monday. Burr struck out one and walked one in the game.

Fantasy Impact: Burr was saddled with the loss, dropping his record to 1-1. He has a 3.86 ERA over 18 2/3 innings of work this season.

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Carlos Rodon (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery later this week. (Source: Scott Merkin on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This has been the way things were headed for a week now, and Rodon has decided to opt for surgery. It's a major bummer for the 26-year-old southpaw, who has yet to put it all together at the big league level since being the third overall pick in the 2014 draft. Rodon is expected to be sidelined until mid-way through 2020, at least.

Category: Injury Updates


Chicago White Sox outfielder Ryan Cordell went 0-for-2 with a walk and a steal in a 5-1 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Cordell is now hitting .227 with three homers, seven runs, nine RBI, and two steals. He is only on the radar in deep, AL-only leagues.

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