Yoan Moncada has arguably been the best all-around position player on the White Sox so far in 2019. He has been so incredible and that comes after a very disappointing 2018 season. He is now showing everyone why he was the number one prospect in all of baseball and that he is turning into a superstar.
He was one of the biggest snubs in all of baseball from the 2019 All-Star game. Based on numbers you can argue he deserved it over a bunch of players who made it but the positive is that he got some time off and can come into the second half a little more refreshed. He is allowed to just worry about the second half of the season and build on his amazing first half.
Moncada leads the White Sox in WAR with a 3.2 so it shows that he has been such a great player for this team. For them to maintain their near .500 pace Moncada is going to have to be just as good in the second half and beyond. They need him to be a star because they put a lot of stock into him and are building this team around him.
He has a slash line of .308/.364/.544 with 16 home runs and 48 RBIs. If he keeps this up in his age 24 season that says a lot about where he can go. The sky is the limit for Yoan Moncada and he is just scratching the surface of how good he can be. I would watch for him to keep it up in the post-all-star portion of the schedule and assert himself amongst the best players in Major League Baseball.