Chicago White Sox: Who would make an all-Chicago team?

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Kris Bryant vs Yoan Moncada

This one is probably the most controversial if you really dive into it. Kris Bryant is a superstar and a great baseball player. In just a few seasons, he has done everything there is to do in Major League Baseball. He was the rookie of the year, the MVP of the National League, and a World Series Champion. He is two seasons away from hitting free agency so that dominates any storyline surrounding him.

It is just easy to say that you would choose Bryant over Yoan Moncada but that might be wrong. It might be only one year but Yoan Moncada was better than Bryant in 2019. Moncada was a top-ten Major League hitter with his .315 batting average. He hit 25 home runs and had 79 RBIs as well. Bryant had a good average at .282 but it wasn’t even close to Moncada. Bryant had 31 home runs and 77 RBIs.

Moncada’s WAR was at 4.8 which outdid Bryant’s 3.7 in 2019 as well. Bryant has a more decorated career but it looks like Moncada is going to be the slightly better player going forward and he could potentially become one of the very best players in the world. It is hard to choose anyone in either organization over Moncada right now.

The verdict: Yoan Moncada