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Danny Mendick makes himself available for best opportunity yet

Up until Nick Madrigal’s injury, Danny Mendick was caught in an awkward professional space as the last man on the roster of a successful team. He’s a fringe major leaguer who could really use a couple hundred plate appearances in a season, which would at least allow him the opportunity to say he got a chance. It’s just that those opportunities are best afforded by the Tigers, or Pirates, or what the White Sox used to be, because those teams are in a better position to appreciate what he can do. For instance, his strong defense might help a straggler lessen its chances of being outright mocked.
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Danny Mendick operating second base for White Sox on Thursday night

Chicago White Sox infielder Danny Mendick is batting ninth in Thursday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Mendick will make his sixth appearance at second base after Nick Madrigal was placed on the 60-day injured list with a hamstring tear. In a matchup against Hyun-Jin Ryu, Mendick's FanDuel salary stands...
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Collects two hits in win

Mendick went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Friday's 5-4 extra-inning win over Detroit. Mendick made his second straight start at second base with Nick Madrigal (hamstring) sidelined and on the 60-day injured list. Mendick and Leury Garcia will be the main fill-ins for Madrigal, although Garcia was deployed in right field Friday in place of Adam Eaton for a second consecutive game. Manager Tony La Russa has taken to sitting Eaton against left-handers. Mendick can also play right field, appearing seven times there this season, the first outfield starts of his career.
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Starting Thursday

Mendick is starting Thursday's game against the Blue Jays. The 27-year-old entered Wednesday's game in the seventh inning, and he should see increased time at second base along with Leury Garcia after Nick Madrigal (hamstring) was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday. Mendick has hit .200 with two home runs and 10 RBI in 27 games to begin the season.
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: First fill-in for Madrigal

Mendick started at second base and went 0-for-3 in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jays. Mendick was the first player to start in place of the injured Nick Madrigal, who was placed on the 60-day injured list with a proximal hamstring tear. There will be other fill-ins, beginning with Leury Garcia, who replaced Adam Eaton in right field against a left-hander Thursday.
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Replaces injured Madrigal

Mendick entered Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays in the seventh inning after Nick Madrigal left due to a hamstring injury. Madrigal injured his right hamstring after running out a groundball and needed assistance leaving the field. He'll undergo further evaluation Thursday. If Madrigal misses time, Mendick and Leury Garcia are expected to share duties at second base.
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Danny Mendick sitting on Sunday for Chicago

Chicago White Sox infielder Danny Mendick is not in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the Detroit Tigers. Mendick is being replaced in right field by Adam Eaton against Tigers starter Jose Urena. In 64 plate appearances this season, Mendick has a .200 batting average with a .611...
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Danny Mendick in right field for White Sox on Saturday afternoon

Chicago White Sox utility-man Danny Mendick is batting ninth in Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers. Mendick will make his ninth outfield appearance after Adam Eaton was given a breather against Detroit. In a righty versus lefty matchup against Tarik Skubal, our models project Mendick to score 8.2 FanDuel points...
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Danny Mendick sitting for White Sox Sunday

The Chicago White Sox did not list Danny Mendick as a starter for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. Mendick will take a seat Sunday as Leury Garcia re-enters the lineup in right field and bats seventh. Mendick is projected to make 137 more plate appearances this season, with 3...
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Fills in at shortstop

Mendick started at shortstop in place of Tim Anderson (thumb) and went 1-for-4 in a 5-1 win over the Orioles. Anderson was out of the lineup for a second consecutive day, but manager Tony La Russa expects him back Friday. Mendick filled in for Anderson both days, going 2-for-8 from the nine hole.
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Danny Mendick crushes grand slam in offensive onslaught on Twins (Video)

Chicago White Sox infielder Danny Mendick extended the team’s lead over the Minnesota Twins with a grand slam during Monday’s game. The Chicago White Sox were coming off a memorable end to their series against the Kansas City Royals that ended in walk-off fashion. But entering their three-game set against the Minnesota Twins, they were without first baseman and reigning AL MVP Jose Abreu due to an ankle injury. Even without him, the White Sox still had plenty of power in the batter’s box.
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Chicago White Sox: Danny Mendick embodies ‘next man up’ approach

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 17: Danny Mendick #20 of the Chicago White Sox hits a grand slam against the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning of the game at Target Field on May 17, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The White Sox defeated the Twins 16-4. (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images)
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Swats second homer

Mendick went 1-for-4 with a walk, a home run and five RBI in Monday's 16-4 rout of the Twins. His fifth-inning grand slam off Derek Law got the White Sox to double-digit runs on the night. Mendick was just 2-for-14 in May coming into Monday, although one of the knocks was his other homer of the year, but his versatility should continue to get him semi-regular playing time as the team tries to piece together a roster currently missing four key contributors.
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White Sox's Danny Mendick sitting for Thursday matinee

Chicago White Sox infielder/outfielder Danny Mendick is not in the lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale against right-hander Michael Pineda and the Minnesota Twins. Adam Eaton will bat fifth and play right field over Mendick. numberFire’s models project Eaton for 9.1 FanDuel points and he has a $2,900 salary on...
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Danny Mendick fits the bill in right field

It’s a phrase those of us in the workforce have heard over and over. That’s why Danny Mendick’s Manager in Triple-A Charlotte, Mark Grudzielanek, told Mendick he would need to learn to play the outfield in order to get playing time at the major league level. He was right. Center...
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White Sox's Danny Mendick: Makes second start in RF

Mendick went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in Sunday's 9-3 win over the Royals. Mendick, an infielder by trade, started in right field for a second straight day and knocked in three runs in the weekend games. Adam Eaton, the White Sox's primary right fielder, took a seat against two left-handers. It's unclear if there will be a platoon going forward, or if manager Tony La Russa was being overly cautious with Eaton, who was recently nagged by knee and hamstring issues. With an off-day Monday, Eaton will have three full days of rest before Chicago kicks off a series Tuesday at home against the Twins.
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Danny Mendick starting on Saturday for Chicago

Chicago White Sox infielder Danny Mendick is in the lineup Saturday in the team's game against the Kansas City Royals. Mendick is getting the nod in right field while batting ninth in the order against Royals starter Daniel Lynch. Our models project Mendick for 0.9 hits, 0.5 runs, 0.1 home...