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Dayan Viciedo | Outfielder

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Dayan Viciedo reached base in all five trips to the plate on Tuesday, but it wasn't enough as the White Sox lost against the Tigers.
Viciedo singled thrice, doubled, and drew a walk in the effort. He has been on fire lately, with three multi-hit games out of his last four outings. Viciedo now carries a .361/.412/.525 slash line in 68 plate appearances, a welcome sight for the White Sox, who lost Avisail Garcia to left shoulder surgery recently. Apr 22 - 11:47 PM

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Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-5 with a home run and three runs scored in Sunday's monster win over the Rangers.

Viciedo fell a triple shy of the cycle, but with four career triples it's no huge surprise that he didn't accomplish the feat. Even so, the outfielder scored all three times on base while driving in two. The 25-year-old is 10-for-27 (.370) since becoming a regular a week ago, easing some of the pain of the loss of Avisail Garcia.
Apr 20 - 7:39 PM

Dayan Viciedo went 2-for-4 with a double against the Rangers on Tuesday.

Viciedo is now hitting .350 in 20 Cactus League at-bats. That's good news for the White Sox who have recently had trade discussions involving Viciedo. For fantasy purposes, Viciedo doesn't offer much besides an ability to hit home runs. He hit 25 in 2012 and 14 last season in 70 fewer at-bats.
Mar 11 - 7:19 PM

Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago reports that the Mariners and White Sox have had discussions about a trade revolving around outfielder Dayan Viciedo.

Levine says the Sox are not shopping Viciedo but are willing to listen. The club is also listening to offers for Alejandro De Aza, so there would seem to be a decent chance one of them is moved prior to Opening Day. Viciedo, 25, has intriguing power potential but is coming off a disappointing season that saw him bat just .265/.304/.426 with 14 home runs and 56 RBI over 124 games.
Mar 9 - 11:10 AM

Dayan Viciedo said Saturday that he's willing to play wherever the team asks him to, including third base.

The 24-year-old appeared in 23 games at third base with the White Sox during his rookie season in 2010, but has been used almost exclusively as an outfielder since. With an excess of quality options in the outfield however, without a trade the White Sox may have to find creative ways to get all of their bats in the lineup, and Viciedo playing third base could be an option if he can handle the position defensively.
Jan 25 - 1:06 PM

White Sox and OF Dayan Viciedo avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.8 million contract.

Viciedo was a Super Two qualifier, so he gets four years of salary arbitration starting in 2014. The 24-year-old outfielder batted .265/.304/.426 with 14 home runs and 56 RBI in 124 games last season. He hit .255/.300/.444 with 25 homers and 78 RBI in 2012.
Jan 13 - 1:27 PM

Dayan Viciedo went 1-for-4 with a run scored in his return to the lineup Monday against the Blue Jays.

Viciedo left the White Sox on Friday following the birth of his child, but he's now back for the final week of the season. The 24-year-old is batting .262/.302/.418 with 13 home runs and 54 RBI over 119 games this year.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 08:44:00 AM

Dayan Viciedo has left the White Sox following the birth of his child.

He should be ready to return within the next couple of days. Alejandro De Aza is playing left field Friday while Jordan Danks starts in center.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 05:07:00 PM

Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-5 with two RBI, and the White Sox beat the Twins 4-3 on Tuesday.

Viciedo drove in the White Sox' third run with a hit in the fifth inning before bringing in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the sixth. With his thumb injury behind him, Viciedo is 17-for-55 (.309) with two home runs, seven runs scored and nine RBI in September.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 01:46:00 AM

Dayan Viciedo went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo homer against the Orioles on Saturday afternoon.

This was just Viciedo's third homer since the beginning of last month. Viciedo's batting average (.261) and on-base percentage (.304) are nearly identical to his output last season, but his dearth of home runs (12) show up in his slugging percentage (.426), down almost 20 points from last year.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 05:08:00 PM

Dayan Viciedo went 2-for-4 and drove home a pair of runs in a losing effort against the Rangers on Friday.

Viciedo also scored a pair of runs in the game. He delivered an early two-run single to get the White Sox on the board in the second inning. Like many other White Sox, Viciedo has been a bit of a disappointment this season, hitting .251/.293/.411 with 11 homers and 44 RBI through 97 games.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 11:09:00 PM

Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI in Wednesday night's 5-2 defeat of the Royals.

Viciedo launched a grand slam in the top of the fourth inning and also tallied two singles. He's clearly over the thumb injury that was bothering him last week and will help the White Sox try to play spoiler down the stretch.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 11:26:00 PM

Dayan Viciedo (thumb) returned to the White Sox lineup Friday.

Viciedo went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the win. He hadn't played in eight games due to a lingering thumb injury, but it no longer appears to be a concern.
Sat, Aug 17, 2013 09:08:00 AM

Dayan Viciedo (thumb) is listed in the White Sox starting lineup on Friday.

He had missed eight consecutive games with a thumb injury, but the club didn't believe it to be serious enough to require a stint on the disabled list. Viciedo is batting eight and starting in left field.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 06:04:00 PM

Dayan Viciedo (thumb) is not in Thursday's lineup.

Viciedo has now missed eight straight games with a thumb injury, but he will avoid the disabled list. Alejandro De Aza is starting in left field Thursday against the Twins.
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 04:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Adrian Nieto
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Gordon Beckham
2Marcus Semien
3Leury Garcia
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Conor Gillaspie
2Jeff Keppinger
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Dayan Viciedo
CF1Adam Eaton
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Jordan Danks
DH1Adam Dunn
2Paul Konerko
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2John Danks
3Jose Quintana
4Erik Johnson
5Felipe Paulino
6Andre Rienzo
7Charlie Leesman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Matt Lindstrom
2Nate Jones
3Ronald Belisario
4Scott Downs
5Daniel Webb
6Zach Putnam
7Maikel Cleto
8Jacob Petricka