White Sox Won’t Rush Touted Yoan Moncada

White Sox Organization Report

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Yoan Moncada (Photo by Bill Mitchell)

GLENDALE, Ariz.—The White Sox released veteran Brett Lawrie on March 3, paving the way for top prospect Yoan Moncada to take over as the club's starting second baseman.

That day should come at some point this season, but Chicago is rebuilding and sees no point in rushing Moncada—or anyone else—to the major leagues.

"We're really not going to have anyone in Chicago until they've answered any questions we've had for them at the minor league level and we feel they're ready to succeed," general manager Rick Hahn said.

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