Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

You see, the 40-man roster is a tricky thing. For much of the season, Chicago’s has been full, and placing a player on the 40 affects roster construction down the line. A player cannot be called to the big leagues without being on it, though, and as of Monday, Danny Mendick wasn’t on it. The White Sox had to designate a player for assignment to make room for Mendick…

Former Tribune Mendick selected by White Sox in MLB Draft

Former Tribune Mendick selected by White Sox in MLB Draft

Mendick excelled for Monroe Community College during the 2012 and 2013 seasons. In 92 career games, he batted .316 with 12 doubles, three triples, two homers, 66 runs scored, and 44 RBIs. He was a second team All-Region III selection his sophomore year after hitting .364 and carrying a .981 fielding percentage…