My Bold Prediction for the Red Sox-Orioles Series

A 3-4 road trip isn’t what most defending world champs would aspire to, but last night’s 3-1 win over the White Sox gives me a positive outlook for the upcoming Baltimore series at Fenway. For one thing, Jon Lester was dealing. And when Lester deals you just get the f$%k out the way and let the gentleman do his thing. He took a perfect game into the sixth inning and even though...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Waiver Wire: Week 2

Previous editions are here. For the most part, I’ll try to avoid repeating players. Position Players Devin Mesoraco Could be poised for a breakout. Mesoraco always posted great power numbers in the minor leagues, but it hasn’t translated to the majors yet. With catchers, it can take a while, and Mesoraco is only 26. He also plays in a great park for hitters. Dayan Viciedo Avisail...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn Moving To The Outfield?

Chicago White Sox Baseball — The Chicago White Sox have to fill the void created from Avisail Garcia’s season ending surgery. Jordan Danks was recalled, and sure there is Alejandro De Aza and Dayan Viciedo, but maybe it’s time to think outside the box. Adam Dunn moving to the outfield could be the answer to help keep the White Sox on track. Granted Dunn has not played outfield...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Danks called up; Viciedo will get most of playing time

The White Sox called up Jordan Danks from Class AAA Charlotte to take Avisail Garcia’s place on the roster, but Dayan Viciedo will get most of the playing time with Garcia out for the season. “He’s going to get the majority of it in right field,’’ manager Robin Ventura said. Viciedo, 25, regressed last season after he hit 25 home runs and drove in 78 runs in 2012. Danks...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Bullpen Gives Rockies the Rubber Match Late ☆

After the White Sox blew out the Rockies 15-3 to even the series on Tuesday night, Colorado returned the favor on Wednesday, beating the south siders 10-4 to take the rubber match. It was close for most of this one, though. Johnson Progresses in Second Start After a rough outing in Kansas City on the Royals’ Opening Day last week, rookie Erik Johnson was still far from his A-game...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox at Kansas City: Saturday and Sunday

Morning Kids, Time for a bit of a catch up with the Sox from Saturday and Sunday, before we pack up and head off to Denver for a three game series before we head back to The Cell to welcome the Cleveland Indians for a four game series and then a well deserved day off. **SATURDAY – K.C – 4 and the White Sox – 3 Saturdays uniform was the grey away pants and black jerseys. John...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Crazy Chicago White Sox Walk-Off Win

Chicago White Sox Baseball - In one cold and crazy day, the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6, in walk-off fashion, on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning. It is definitely one of the nuttier ways to win a game you will see this year, and it’s only April 2nd! How it Happened Leury Garcia lays down a bunt single on 0-2 count Garcia advances to second on Balk...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Profcast: More Spring Training Injuries

Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from Tuesday, March 25. The topics include: Yu Darvish‘s neck injury The position battle of B.J. Upton and…B.J. Upton Whether Alejandro De Aza will win the starting job over Dayan Viciedo Whether the Red Sox stick with Grady Sizemore or Jackie Bradley Jr. The...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Trade rumors

Chicago White Sox: Trade rumorsWe are not even half way through March, yet there is already trade speculation surrounding the Chicago White Sox. Outfielders Alejandro De Aza and Dayan Viciedo have been the two names consistently being brought up. Although the White Sox have repeatedly said they are not actively looking to trade either player, they are fielding offers from other teams...
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox, Mariners Rumors: Michael Saunders for Dayan Viciedo in the works?

The Chicago White Sox & Seattle Mariners have had talks about the potential swap of outfielders.  Dayan Viciedo is in the midst of a spring training battle with Alejandro De Aza for the starting left field position.  Michael Saunders has fallen out of favor in Seattle due to his bat but can play any of the outfield positions.  Jason Churchill of 1090 AM in Seattle tweeted...
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March 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

Viciedo not worried about trade rumors

There was no doubt the rumors would pop up this spring that Dayan Viciedo might be dealt. Viciedo’s future has been in doubt since the White Sox acquired Avisail Garcia last July, and the winter acquisition of Adam Eaton means Viciedo and Alejandro De Aza will platoon in left field. But on his 25th birthday Monday, Viciedo said he’s not at all thinking about playing for another...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners, White Sox Rumors: Dayan Viciedo being discussed

The Chicago White Sox claim they are not shopping outfielder Dayan Viciedo but the rumors are swirling that other teams are calling them.  Dayan is in the midst of a Spring Training battle with Alejando De Aza for the starting left field position.  They could potentially platoon the duo but they could also deal one of them to shore up a different area of the team.  Bruce Levine...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Viciedo Being Watched By Seattle

Although the White Sox are not shopping outfielder Dayan Viciedo, they are listening to other clubs about there interest in the Cuban power hitter. Several major league sources confirmed that the Sox and Mariners have had discussions on a deal that could center around Viciedo. The Mariners top talent evaluates Ted Simmons and Pete Vuckovich were both in attendance at Camelback Ranch...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Rumors: Alejandro De Aza & Dayan Viciedo on the block?

The Chicago White Sox are in the midst of a heated battle to be the starting left fielder.  Alejandro De Aza & Dayan Viciedo are fighting it out to see who gets the starting left fielder's spot.  Jon Heyman of CBS Sports now reports:"chisox have gotten calls on viciedo and de aza. they are currently battling in left field."via Associated PressIt's perfectly...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Need Beckham & Viciedo To Step Up In 2014

The Chicago White Sox need Gordon Beckham to turn it around in 2014 (via FantasyKnuckleHeads) The Chicago White Sox begin their Spring Training schedule Friday afternoon against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but they still have some lineup issues to work out. Although making it apparent to add youthfulness to their roster this offseason, question marks still reside with relatively young...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Make of the Logjam in Left Field

When the White Sox break camp this spring, their outfield will have a much different look that the last few springs.  Avisail Garcia and Adam Eaton were acquired to infuse youth and speed into a group that seemed to have topped out before last season.  The question is, what will the White Sox do with the two hold overs, Alejandro De Aza and Dayan Viciedo? Photo Credit...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox, Viciedo Able to Avoid Arbitration

On Monday afternoon, the White Sox were able to avoid arbitration with Cuban left fielder Dayan Viciedo by agreeing to a one-year, $2.8MM contract. Photo credit: Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune The Tank will be 25 years old for the 2014 campaign, and as we know he disappointed most with his lackluster numbers in 2013. Many thought it'd be Viciedo's breakout...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox agree on deal with OF Viciedo to avoid arbitration

Outfielder Dayan Viciedo and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $2.8 million one-year contract and avoided arbitration. Viciedo, 24, hit .265 with 14 homers and 56 RBIs last year, when he also made $2.8 million in his second full season with the club. He ranked third among AL outfielders with 12 assists. Viciedo is a career .264 hitter with 45 home runs and 153 RBIs over four...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Viciedo, White Sox agree at $2.8 million

Outfielder Dayan Viciedo and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $2.8 million one-year contract and avoided arbitration. Viciedo, 24, hit .265 with 14 homers and 56 RBIs last year, when he also made $2.8 million in his second full season with the club. He ranked third among AL outfielders with 12 assists. Viciedo is a career .264 hitter with 45 home runs and 153 RBIs over four...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Re-sign Dayan Viciedo

CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL – The White Sox have avoided a potential sticky situation by agreeing to a one-year, $2.8 million contract with left fielder Dayan Viciedo. It is almost always better to stay out of arbitration when trying to retain a player’s services. White Sox avoid arbitration with Dayan Viciedo. Outfielder gets $2.8 mil for 2014. — Doug Padilla (@ESPNChiSox)...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Avoid Arbitration With Dayan Viciedo

The White Sox have avoided arbitration with left fielder Dayan Viciedo by signing him to a one-year deal worth $2.8MM, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (on Twitter). MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz projected that the Scott Boras client would earn exactly $2.8MM via arbitration. Viciedo saw his power drop substantially in 2013 -- his age-24 season. After clubbing 25 homers...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox GM: More trade ideas are floating around for Sox

Even after several moves the White Sox said trade chatter has remained steady. White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Wednesday his team still has several potential options ahead less than 24 hours after he acquired center fielder Adam Eaton from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-team deal that sent Hector Santiago to the Los Angeles Angels. But just what the White Sox may...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox rumored to have signed Jose Abreu

The White Sox owed it to themselves. In case you haven’t heard, have been hiding under a rock or simply refuse to acknowledge the existence of baseball in Chicago after the debacle that was the 2013 season, the White Sox made headlines this week. Multiple reports indicate that Cuban first baseman/slugger extraordinare Jose Abreu, whom Jonah Keri of Grantland suggested just might...
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Viciedo, Quintana lift White Sox over Twins, 4-3

Dayan Viciedo had three hits and drove in two runs, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night. Quintana (8-6) won for the first time since he last faced the Twins, on Aug. 16. He allowed one run while scattering eight hits, striking out five and walking two. During his winless drought, Quintana was 0-2 in five...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Plexiglas saves Yankees fans from dangerous shards of broken bat (VIDEO)

Bats break at baseball games all of the time — but few of the incidents are as scary as this video shows. The fans at Yankee Stadium had to take cover as Dayan Viciedo's bat shatters and flies into the stands during Wednesday night's game between the Yankees and White Sox. Luckily, a Plexiglas barrier separated them from the frighteningly sharp dagger and sword made of...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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