The Chicago White Sox have a star in the making with Eloy Jimenez. He was named as the Rookie of the Month for September after dominating all month long.
Everyone who watches the Chicago White Sox knows exactly how good Eloy Jimenez has been this season. He has been the future star that everyone expected he would be and he is a joy to have on the White Sox both on and off the field. He has an amazing personality that comes out when he does his media responsibilities and he makes it even better by being one of the best young baseball players in the world.
Jimenez was named as the American League Rookie for the Month for September by Major League Baseball. He was not only one of the best rookies in all of baseball in September, but he was also simply one of the best players in general. The 22-year-old outfielder hit .340/.383/.710 with eight doubles, nine home runs, 25 runs batted in, and 19 runs scored over 24 games. He went 34/100 to get that .340 batting average. It was an amazing run to assert himself into the conversation for Rookie of the Year in the American League.
This was the first monthly honor for Jimenez and he hopes to earn many other monthly honors throughout his career. It was truly sensational what he was able to do not only this month but this year. He is going to be a very good player for the White Sox for a long time. He had two stints on the injured list and he still had 31 home runs and 79 RBIs in 122 games. That averages out to 41 home runs and 105 RBIs in 162 games. That is sensational for a rookie and he is only going to get better. He didn’t even start off the season that hot as he struggled for the first few weeks due to getting acclimated to MLB pitching.
He will go into next season knowing exactly what to expect and that should help him have a truly remarkable year. The White Sox have something special in Eloy and everything is being built around him and a few other guys. If the White Sox ever reach contender status, Eloy will be right in the middle of it. This is a tremendous honor and White Sox fans should be proud of their guy. There are going to be many more great moments like this on the South Side soon.