DAYAN VICIEDO NEWS

Blue Jays sign outfielder Dayan Viciedo to minor league deal

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- The Toronto Blue Jays have boosted their outfield depth, signing Dayan Viciedo to a minor league contract. The Blue Jays announced the deal Sunday. A few days earlier, Toronto outfielder Michael Saunders tore cartilage in his knee when he stepped on a sprinkler while chasing a ball at training camp. Saunders had surgery and is expected to be out five to six weeks...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays boost outfield depth, sign Dayan Viciedo

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have boosted their outfield depth, signing Dayan Viciedo to a minor league contract. The Blue Jays announced the deal Sunday. A few days earlier, Toronto outfielder Michael Saunders tore cartilage in his knee when he stepped on a sprinkler while chasing a ball at training camp. Saunders had surgery and is expected to be out five to six weeks...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Ink Dayan Viciedo To Minor League Deal

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays have signed Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal. Minor-league deal for Viciedo with #BlueJays. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 1, 2015 The deal could see the veteran outfielder earn $2.5 million dollars if he earns a spot on the Blue Jays roster out of spring training. Viciedo earned $4.4 million last...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Viciedo, Blue Jays agree to minor-league deal.

Per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays have signed outfielder Dayan Viciedo to a minor-league contract. Sources: #BlueJays in agreement with Viciedo. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 1, 2015 Viciedo, 25, has been a member of the Chicago White Sox since 2010. In 145 games in 2014, Viciedo hit .245, with 21 home runs, and 58 RBI. A career .254 hitter, Viciedo...
Via Baseball Essential
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics, Blue Jays Interested in Dayan Viciedo

The recently-released Dayan Viciedo might soon find a home for the upcoming season. According to FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal, the former White Sox has received some interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, as well as the Oakland Athletics. Sources: #BlueJays, #Athletics among teams talking to Viciedo. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 27, 2015 The soon-to-be 26-year old had...
Via Baseball Essential
26 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox and Cubs Dominate Baseball’s OffSeason

As pitchers and catchers report to spring training this week, the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox look for revamped rosters to bring renewed hope to Chicago baseball fans. Both the Cubs and Sox took center stage during baseball’s winter meetings and despite a flurry of moves from the San Diego Padres, the best offseason belong to the teams at 35th and Shields and Clark and Addison...
Via Sports Mockery
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians still searching for RH bat, could target Dayan Viciedo

The biggest criticism of the Indians’ off-season would undoubtedly be their inability to acquire a bat that hits from the right side of the plate. That search is still ongoing, reportedly, and they could look to fill that slot with former White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer reports the Indians have interest, but they may have competition. Viciedo...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Finding a Place for Dayan Viciedo

Dayan Viciedo was supposed to be good. In retrospect, we probably should have known better. He now finds himself a free agent, and the question is whether or not there is a team for him. In his initial signing story back in 2008, there is a lot of excitement. It is intimated that the South […]
Via Fangraphs
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox to release outfielder Viciedo after putting him on waivers

  The Chicago White Sox have requested waivers on outfielder Dayan Viciedo for the purpose of releasing him. Viciedo was designated for assignment when the White Sox agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with infielder Gordon Beckham last Wednesday. Viciedo likely won't be out of work for long. The 25-year-old slugger had 21 homers and 58 RBIs in 145 games last season, though...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox release Dayan Viciedo

The White Sox have released outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Viciedo, 25, was designated for assignment last week. The White Sox were trying to find a trade partner for Viciedo but found no takers. As a free agent he should find some interest. The White Sox reached a one-year deal with Viciedo worth $4.4 million earlier this year to avoid salary arbitration and will now be on the hook...
Via Tireball.com
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox bring back Gordon Beckham, designate Dayan Viciedo for assignment

The White Sox have signed infielder Gordon Beckham to one-year contract. Beckham returns to the White Sox on a $2 million deal after being sent to the Angels in August of last season. Beckham will no longer be thought of as a guy to play daily and may end up in a platoon role with the White Sox at either third or second base. To make room for the 28-year-old Beckham, the White...
Via Tireball.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Gordon Beckham, cut Dayan Viciedo

  Infielder Gordon Beckham has agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, who cleared a roster spot by designating outfielder Dayan Viciedo for assignment. Beckham has spent almost all of his six big league seasons with the White Sox, who traded him to the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 21. He made $4,175,000 last season, when he hit .226, and Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo

CHICAGO (AP) Infielder Gordon Beckham has agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, who cleared a roster spot by designating outfielder Dayan Viciedo for assignment. Beckham has spent almost all of his six big league seasons with the White Sox, who traded him to the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 21. He made $4,175,000 last season, when he hit .226, and...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox Bring Back Beckham, DFA Tank

A busy offseason for the White Sox got even busier today. The White Sox made a rather surprising move by bringing Gordon Beckham back to the South Side on a one-year, $2 million deal and designating Dayan Viciedo for assignment. The Sox seemingly threw in the towel on Beckham after trading him to the Angels last season, but are now ready to give him another chance. While Beckham...
Via Sports Mockery
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Avisail Garcia, Dayan Viciedo, and Giving Up on Potential

The Chicago White Sox have had an interesting offseason. Even if you share Jeff’s view that they aren’t yet a very good team, you can’t deny that they made some nice additions this winter. The Sox added Melky Cabrera, David Robertson, Zach Duke, Adam LaRoche, Jeff Samardzija, and Emilio Bonifacio to a roster that included […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Identity Crisis: Who are the 2015 Chicago White Sox?

Your 2015 Chicago White Sox will look a lot different than the teams of season’s past, with an abundance of new players and a new identity for 2015. The question is what is that identity? As of now, the BEST lineup the Sox can put out there looks like this: Eaton CF Bonifacio 2B Cabrera LF Abreu 1B/DH LaRoche DH/1B Garcia RF Gillaspie 3B Ramirez SS Flowers C Rick Hahn has given...
Via Sports Mockery
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Why In The Hell Did Dayan Viciedo Get A Pay Raise?

Dayan Viciedo saw a large pay raise yesterday. He made $2.8 million in 2014 and will be bumped up to a $4.4 million dollar salary in 2015 (MLB). The White Sox avoided going to arbitration with “The Tank” and just showed him the money. One would think that a pay raise would be based on doing outstanding work for your employer, but this is Major League Baseball and every player...
Via Sports Mockery
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox, OF Viciedo agree to one-year, $4.4M deal

  The White Sox have agreed to a $4.4 million, one-year contract with outfielder Dayan Viciedo, avoiding arbitration. Viciedo hit .231 with 21 homers and 56 RBI in 145 games last year. The 25-year-old Viciedo is a .254 career hitter with 66 homers and 211 RBI in five seasons, all with the White Sox. The team announced the contract on Monday. It has five remaining arbitration-eligible...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox agree to 1-year deal with OF Viciedo

CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox have agreed to a $4.4 million, one-year contract with outfielder Dayan Viciedo, avoiding arbitration. Viciedo hit .231 with 21 homers and 56 RBIs in 145 games last year. The 25-year-old Viciedo is a .254 career hitter with 66 homers and 211 RBIs in five seasons, all with the White Sox. The team announced the contract on Monday. It has five remaining arbitration...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the White Sox trade Dayan Viciedo before Opening Day?

Rick Hahn has been very busy before the new year, as he has added bullpen pieces Zach Duke and David Robertson, traded for Jeff Samardzija, and added key pieces Adam LaRoche and Melky Cabrera. Dayan Viciedo has since been in limbo. He no longer has a starting outfield spot, as the outfielder figures to be Cabrera, Adam Eaton, and Avisail Garcia in left to right, respectively. There...
Via Baseball Essential
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Zobrist Potential Trade Target for White Sox?

The Chicago White Sox made some big splashes this winter but they might have one more move up their sleeve. Recent tweets from MLB.com columnist Phil Rogers say that a trade for Ben Zobrist could happen. Ben Zobrist would be a nice fit for White Sox, who currently see 2B as competition between Micah Johnson, Carlos Sanchez & Leury Garcia. — Phil Rogers (@philgrogers) December...
Via Sports Mockery
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners have made no progress in talks for Dayan Vicideo of White Sox

The Mariners have shown interest in White Sox outfielder Dayan Vicideo but have made no progress in trade talks. At 25, Vicideo has always been able to hit the long ball but has struggled to hit for average. Vicideo finished the 2014 season hitting .231/.281/.405 with 21 home runs and 58 RBI in 145 games. #Mariners have not made recent progress on a deal for #WhiteSox OF Dayan...
Via Tireball.com
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Rumors: In talks for Dayan Viciedo

The Chicago White Sox recently put Dayan Viciedo back out on the trade market, and much like last year, the Seattle Mariners have rekindled interest for the 25-year-old DH/outfielder, according to Scott Merkin with MLB.com. Source: White Sox in serious talks with Mariners on moving Viciedo. Targeting a reliever in return — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) December 11, 2014 The two...
Via Baseball Essential
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Renew Interest In Viciedo

  VIRAL – The Chicago White Sox are shopping outfielder Dayan Viciedo, and the Seattle Mariners are definitely intrigued. The #WhiteSox, who are searching the marketplace for another OF and bullpen help, are telling teams that LF Dayan Viciedo is available. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 10, 2014 According to Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune, the Mariners...
Via Sports Mockery
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox tender contracts to 5 Players, non-tender two others

With the 11:59 ET tender deadline looming, the Chicago White Sox decided they will tender contracts to 5 players, according to Dan Hayes with CSN Chicago, on Twitter. #WhiteSox did/will tender contracts to Dayan Viciedo, Tyler Flowers, Javy Guerra, Hector Noesi and Nate Jones before 10:59 pm deadline. — Dan Hayes (@CSNHayes) December 2, 2014 Nate Jones, who will likely be out...
Via Baseball Essential
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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