Shortstop - Chicago White Sox
Height: 5' 10"
Date of Birth: September 28, 1993 (27 years old)
White Sox's Danny Mendick: Window closing on ABs
With Tim Anderson (hamstring) on target to return from the injured list Thursday, per Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times, Mendick will lose playing time and possibly his roster spot.Mendick has started five straight games since being called up as a roster replacement for Anderson, but those at-bats should dry up beginning Thursday. Mendick is 5-for-12 with five walks as a fill-in at shortstop.
White Sox's Danny Mendick: Makes third straight start
Mendick started at shortstop and went 0-for-2 with two walks in Sunday's extra-inning loss to Kansas City.Mendick has started all three games at shortstop since being called up after Tim Anderson (hamstring) was placed on the injured list. He's reached base in all three contests, rapping out four hits and four walks. It was thought that Leury Garcia would get most of the shortstop at-bats with Anderson on the shelf, but he's been dealing with a leg injury and returned to play the outfield Sunday.
White Sox's Danny Mendick: Reaches base safely four times
Mendick went 3-for-3 with three singles and a walk in Thursday's 6-0 win over the Royals.The 27-year-old is filling in nicely for Tim Anderson (hamstring) with four hits and two walks in two games this season. Mendick could earn more playing time even once Leury Garcia (leg) is healthy if he continues to supply offense from the bottom of the lineup.
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