Single … Twitter: @Lamantha21 … Instagram: @the_bigbaby74 ... Chose No. 74 after wearing it during the 2017 Dominican Winter League … no player in White Sox history has worn 74 ... Enjoys PlayStation and playing basketball.
Combined to hit .312/.379/.568 (104-333) with 22 doubles, 19 home runs, 65 RBI and 54 runs scored in 89 games with Class A Myrtle Beach in the Cubs organization and Class A WinstonSalem and Class AA Birmingham in the White Sox system ... Batted .271 (42-155) with eight home runs, 32 RBI and 23 runs scored over 42 games with Myrtle Beach … missed the first six weeks of the season with a right shoulder injury but rebounded to earn a spot on the World Team at the All-Star Futures Game for the second consecutive season ... Was named to the Carolina League postseason All-Star Team … during the CL Home Run Derby, hit a ball off the LF light tower ... Was acquired by the White Sox from the Cubs on 7/13 with RHP Dylan Cease, 1B Matt Rose and INF Bryant Flete from the Cubs in exchange for LHP José Quintana ... Was named White Sox Minor League Player of the Month for both July (with Jake Peter) and August/September ... Was 1-3 with two RBI in his Winston-Salem debut on 7/14 at Myrtle Beach, his former team … went 3-5 with two doubles and a home run on 7/20 vs. Salem ... Recorded a career-high five hits on 7/23 vs. Salem, including a pair of doubles and a home run … registered his only multihomer game of the season on 8/12 vs. Lynchburg ... Compiled a season-high, 11-game hitting streak from 7/31- 8/12 (.400, 18-45) … was named CL Batter of the Week (8/7-13) after hitting .385 (10-26) with three doubles, three home runs and seven RBI ... Was promoted to Birmingham on 8/15 … went 2-4 with a double, home run and two runs scored in his Barons debut on 8/16 vs. Montgomery … collected three hits and two RBI the following night vs. the Biscuits ... Registered three hits, a home run and two runs scored in back-to-back games on 8/26-27 vs. Tennessee ... Following the season, was named by Baseball America as the Best Power Prospect in the CL … entered the season rated by MLB.com and Baseball America as the No. 1 Prospect in the CL and the Cubs organization ... Played for Cibao in the Dominican Winter League, hitting .368 (25-68) with four homers and 21 RBI in 19 games ... Sox acquisition recommended by Daraka Shaheed/John Tumminia/Keith Staab.
Was named Midwest League Most Valulable Player and the Cubs' Minor League Player of the Year after batting .329 with 40 doubles, 14 home runs, 81 RBI and a .532 slugging percentage over 112 games with Class A South Bend ... Led the MWL in doubles, slugging percentage and OPS (.901) … earned MWL Player of the Week honors for 5/15-21 and 7/24-30 ... Was named the Cubs Minor League Player of the Month for May after batting .364/.407/.627 (40-110) with eight doubles, seven homers and 23 RBI in 28 games … hit two homers on 5/19 at Great Lakes ... Played for the World Team at the All-Star Futures Game, where he went 2-3 with a double, homer and four RBI ... Was named an Arizona Fall League "Rising Star" after hitting .255 (14-55) with three home runs and 10 RBI with Mesa.
Was named to the Northwest League All-Star Team with Class A Eugene after hitting .284 (66-232) with seven home runs and 33 RBI in 57 games ... At age 18, was three years younger than the average weighted age of all NWL players ... Drove in four runs on 6/21 at Everett and homered twice on 8/24 vs. Spokane.
In his first pro action, played 42 games for Rookie League Mesa … hit .227 (34-for-150) with eight doubles, two triples, three homers and 27 RBI.
Was rated by MLB.com as the No. 1 international prospect when he signed with the Cubs as a free agent on 8/1 ... Was recommended/signed by Carlos Reyes, José Serra and Louie Eljaua.