You’re Going the Wrong Way (The Royal Way)!

*Editor’s note, this piece was written last night before the game.  So some stats have slightly changed. Well, here we are. The place that no Royals fan ever wants to be, but all are familiar. A place that The Royals management and players promise not to take us to each year, yet where we inevitably end up. A place simply knows as not first. For 28 years, around this time, The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Paces Comeback Effort Against Astros

Over the All-Star break, we discussed the White Sox’ rocky bullpen and their recent woes. In the first game of the ‘second half’, the unit seemed to have totally put their recent failures in the past, offering up four perfect innings en route to a victory for the south siders. It was Jose Quintana taking the ball first after the four-day break against the Houston Astros, who...
Via Grab Some Bench
6 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Kick Off Second Half Against Astros

The White Sox kick off the unofficial second half with a six game homestand, starting with a three game weekend series against the Houston Astros.  The Sox come in at 45-51 on the year but are 24-21 at home.  The Sox limped into the All-Star break losing four of their last five. The Astros come in at 40-56 on the year in fourth place in the AL West.  They are 19-28 on the road...
Via Grab Some Bench
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dayan Viciedo goes all out to rob a base hit (VIDEO)

Dayan Viciedo goes all out to make an incredible diving grab robbing Asdrubal Cabrera of a sure base hit Saturday night.The White Sox rightfielder loses his glasses and rolls over his glove arm before taking a second look to see if he actually held on to the ball.It's in there my man.Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Updates: Seattle and Sox Drawer Battle

Seattle Mariners came to The Cell for a three game series. *Game One  Sox – 7 and Mariners – 1 Chris Sale against Roenis Elias Sale was his brilliant self going the full distance striking out a career high 12 batters that he faced only allowing one run. Bottom of the 4th saw Dayan Viciedo open the scoring with a home run to left center. The home half of the 5th inning with the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Rumors: Seattle looking for outfielders

What the Seattle Mariners are looking to do before August is add a right-handed hitter with some power. They have recently scouted Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd, but they are one of the four team's on his no-trade list, as Sports Rumor Alert's own Zach Morrison writes.If they fail to land Byrd, they could show interest in Josh Willingham, Alex Rios, and possibly...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ground ball bites Mike Napoli

In Monday’s game at Fenway Park, right fielder Dayan Viciedo of the Chicago White Sox belted a three-run homer off Boston Red Sox’ starter Clay Buchholz. The White Sox would win 4-0 and the Red Sox would subsequently slip into last place in the American League East. Then against Brandon Workman, with the bases loaded and nobody out in the second inning, Viciedo hit a roller to...
Via Reading Between The Seams
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Pleased With Progress Since DL Stint: ‘The Best I’ve Felt’

BOSTON — One three-batter stretch in the fourth inning Monday killed Clay Buchholz’s stat line. Buchholz allowed two home runs — a solo homer to Adam Dunn in the second inning and a three-run blast to Dayan Viciedo in the fourth inning — as the Red Sox fell to the Chicago White Sox 4-0 at Fenway Park. The right-hander otherwise looked sharp in what could be considered another...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dayan Viciedo's 3-run homer keys White Sox win over Jays

White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo needed one swing to change the complexion of the game Saturday in a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. Viciedo socked a three-run homer on the first pitch that Blue Jays reliever Dustin McGowan threw in the seventh inning to push the Sox ahead for good, and they hung on to record their first victory on a Saturday in 13 tries...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Game with with Toronto – Viciedo hits #8 on the Season

After a close call yesterday the White Sox would send to the mound for game three their ace Chris Sale go up against Marcus Stroman for the Jays. With the disaster in the closer ranks yesterday it would be interesting to see what Robin Ventura would do to shake things up and hopefully take a win out. Joining Sale in on the pitching staff today was, Javy Guerra, Eric Surkamp in middle...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Viciedo Slugs White Sox Ahead in Support of Sale

One day after tying the four-game set in Toronto, the White Sox took the series lead and won their second straight ball game. The victory was a result of another quality start from who else but Chris Sale and, what’ya know, the long ball on offense. Despite not having his best stuff in his last couple of outings, Sale found a way to earn a quality start and give the team a great...
Via Grab Some Bench
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro’s inside-the-park-homer attempt ends how you’d expect

Dioner Navarro, the Blue Jays catcher who moonlights as Bartolo Colon’s body double, came dangerously close to an inside-the-park home run in today’s White Sox-Jays contest. Your browser does not support iframes. This perfect storm of fat-guy-going-for-extra-bases developed as Navarro lifted a deep fly ball to ChiSox left fielder Dayan Viciedo, a guy who reminds me of myself...
Via Next Impulse Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro Tries For Inside-The-Park Homer, Fails Miserably (Video)

The Toronto Blue Jays are no stranger to the home run ball, as they lead the the majors with 104 round trippers. Jays catcher Dioner Navarro, though, had some trouble when he tried to circle the bases Thursday. Already up by five runs over the Chicago White Sox, Navarro looked to extend the lead in the fifth inning. The catcher hit a seemingly routine fly ball to left field, but...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Creeper of the Week – Sing About Me, I’m Dayan of Thirst

I wrote a letter to Dayan Viciedo the other day and promised to sing about him. After hearing this rhyme, I knew I had to take it for me. I couldn't think of a better way to explain my infatuation because there is life and there is Dayan, at least for this week. Here's what I'm singing to him: I'm like Tre, that's Cuba GoodingI know I'm good atDayan of thirstDayan...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The White Sox lost a walk off, and Hawk Harrelson didn’t go crazy

On Friday night in Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox fell 5-4 to the Minnesota Twins after a walk off single by Brian Dozier. In situations like this, you expect Hawk Harrelson to be his usual brooding, miserable self, but that wasn’t totally the case on Friday. Let’s take this one part at a time, shall we? First, we have Hawk’s typical depression once Dozier hits the ball...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Quintana gets to relax in holiday victory

When White Sox designated hitter Dayan Viciedo knocked a home run 425 feet into the left-field stands against the Indians on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field, he provided teammate Jose Quintana with some needed relaxation on Memorial Day. Viciedo's three-run homer allowed Quintana to pitch with the lead from the third inning, and the left-hander took advantage by earning his third...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe bats go cold again, lose to White Sox 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) -- Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer, Conor Gillaspie collected four more hits and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Monday. Gillaspie went 4 for 4, scored twice and drove in a run. He became the first White Sox player to hit three doubles in a single game since Paul Konerko on May 26, 2012, against the Indians. Viciedo connected...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Dumpster Diving — Left Fielders Part I

Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America Different fantasy platforms treat outfielders differently. Some of them simply lump them all together while others separate them by positions. Here at the Fix, we are going to separate them anyway in case you are in one of those leagues that does so. The advice will likely hold even if you are in a generic outfielder league. Either...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox rally from five-run hole, beat Royals 7-6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alexei Ramirez homered and drove in four runs, Dayan Viciedo and Paul Konerko also went deep and the Chicago White Sox climbed out of a five-run hole before holding on for a wild 7-6 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Zach Putnam (2-0) worked two shutout innings in relief of Scott Carroll, and Ronald Belisario also threw two scoreless innings before...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Chicago White Sox Fight On?

Chicago White Sox Baseball – While Week 5 for the Chicago White Sox wasn’t good, at least it finished on a high note with Dayan Viciedo’s 9th inning heroics. The week had plenty of chaos and the bad news continues to pile up for the White Sox. The baseball gods sure are testing this young team only a month into the season. Here’s a look at what’s going on: April 28th –...
Via Sports Mockery
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Viciedo hits game-winning 3-run HR in 9th for White Sox over Indians

Dayan Viciedo broke out of a 3-for-20 slump with a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning off Indians closer John Axford, and the visiting White Sox broke a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win Sunday. Axford, trying to save a record-setting performance by Indians starter Corey Kluber, walked Gordon Beckham and Adam Dunn before Viciedo lined his second homer of the season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Viciedo HR in 9th lifts White Sox over Indians 4-3

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning off John Axford, lifting the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Sunday and stopping a four-game losing streak. Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 13 in eight innings, including a team-record seven straight. He allowed one run, three hits and two walks, leaving with a 3-1 lead after 110 pitches...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Desmond Jennings tags up and scores from second base (VIDEO)

White Sox centerfielder Adam Eaton made a pretty incredible catch at the wall Monday night but it was the Rays' Desmond Jennings' baserunning on the play that was really impressive.After Eaton fell to the ground with Matt Joyce's long fly ball, he flipped it to rightfielder Dayan Viciedo. Jennings already tagged up at second and — after seeing the commotion out by the...
Via The Other Paper
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TOP-10 EARLY MLB STUDS: Marcus Semien, Alcides Escobar, Dayan Viciedo

Another period is in the books and we now find ourselves heading into Week 5 of the 2014 Fantasy Baseball season. Each and every week we will be taking a look at the hottest hitters and pitchers in baseball from the past several days. These players that we will be talking about are players that are owned in less than 67% of all ESPN Fantasy Baseball leagues and are capable of providing...
Via FF Locker Room
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox rally in 7th for 3-1 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- Jose Abreu and Dayan Viciedo hit RBI doubles in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Chicago scored three runs in the seventh off Anibal Sanchez (0-2) after managing only one hit in the first six innings. John Danks (2-0) allowed six hits and three walks in 6 1-3 innings, but the Tigers could...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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