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Chicago White Sox
2014 Avg.
.321
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Dayan Viciedo
Born  3/10/1989
Height  5-11
Weight  240
Number  24
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot4/20/2014 8:30:00 PM
Description: Dayan Viciedo was one of three White Sox to record three or more hits Sunday against Texas.
Insight: Chicago's 16 runs were a season-high. Viciedo's average has shot up to .321 thanks to a stellar weekend of hitting. He's gone 5-for-8 with four RBI over his last two games.
 
4/12/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo is still searching for his first hit against Cleveland starter Justin Masterson after 14 at-bats.
Insight: Viciedo has a chance to play almost everyday with Avisail Garcia sidelined, but Saturday isn't likely to be a good one. Avoid him.
 
4/10/2014 3:08:00 PM
Description: White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo should see more playing time with the injury to Avisail Garcia.
Insight: Viciedo has seen limited time as Chicago's fourth outfielder, but is batting .316 in 19 at-bats.
 
4/5/2014 11:27:00 AM
Description: If White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo gets a chance to start against lefty Bruce Chen, he is a worthy gamble for fantasy owners. Update: Viciedo is starting and batting cleanup.
Insight: Viciedo is 10-for-29 (.345) with three homers versus Chen. He stuck in a backup role behind Alejandro de Aza, Adam Eaton and Avisail Garcia and may not get the opportunities he saw over the past two seasons. Start him on Saturday.
 
4/5/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: If White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo gets a chance to start against lefty Bruce Chen, he is a worthy gamble for fantasy owners.
Insight: Viciedo is 10-for-29 (.345) with three homers versus Chen. He stuck in a backup role behind Alejandro de Aza, Adam Eaton and Avisail Garcia and may not get the opportunities he saw over the past two seasons.
 
4/2/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: If White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo gets a chance to start againat Minnesota hurler Kevin Correia you should consider him for a spot start as he's 5-for-8 with a couple of extra base hits and a 1.792 OPS in their matchups.
Insight: Viciedo is stuck in a backup role behind Alejandro de Aza, Adam Eaton and Avisail Garcia and may not get the opportunities he saw over the past two seasons. He averaged 473 at-bats and 19.5 homers over that span.
 
9/29/2013 10:29:00 AM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo has gone 10-for-27 (.370) with three home runs against Royals starter Bruce Chen.
Insight: Viciedo has dropped off from 25 homers and 78 RBI a year ago to 14 home runs and 56 RBI this season. The outfielder has hit .333 with four homers, 19 RBI and an .863 OPS over his last 29 games, though, and is in a position to finish the season with a big game against Chen.
 
9/18/2013 10:22:00 AM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo is 8-for-19 (.421) with a home run and a 1.158 OPS versus Minnesota starter Scott Diamond.
Insight: Viciedo hasn't been able to duplicate last year's power numbers and will come up short of his 25 HR, 78 RBI production of a season ago. This matchup, however, is a favorable one.
 
8/11/2013 7:53:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo is headed for an MRI on his injured thumb. SOURCE: Scott Merkin, MLB.com
Insight: He hasn't played since Friday. With Viciedo out, the White Sox have been starting Alejandro De Aza in left field with Blake Tekotte and Avisail Garcia splitting time in center field.
 
8/9/2013 1:45:00 PM
Description: Chicago left fielder Dayan Viciedo is not in Friday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: He's been dealing with a sore thumb and that could be the cause, or they could just be wanting to play him in just one of the two games in today's doubleheader. Jordan Danks will get the start in center with Alejandro De Aza playing in left.
 
8/5/2013 9:02:00 PM
Description: Chicago left fielder Dayan Viciedo came out of Monday's game after jamming his left thumb. SOURCE: Scott Merkin, MLB.com
Insight: His X-rays came back negative. He's in no danger of being placed on the disabled list.
 
8/3/2013 10:08:00 AM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo is a .333 hitter (5-for-15) with a pair of homers against Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer.
Insight: Viciedo had an excellent July - batting .303 with an .880 OPS. He has just nine homers this season after belting 25 last year and while he can be ignored most days, Saturday might be worth a flier.
 
7/9/2013 10:57:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo went deep twice Tuesday against the Tigers.
Insight: Viciedo drove in four in the game. He has just seven homers this season after belting 25 last year and can be ignored in most fantasy leagues.
 
6/21/2013 12:56:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo has just one hit in 12 tries versus Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie and has struck out seven times.
Insight: Viciedo put up 25 homers with 78 RBI last season, but is running well below that production level in 2013 (4 HR, 19 RBI) and this matchup isn't likely to get him going.
 
Hot5/16/2013 11:00:00 AM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo has gone 8-for-18 since returning from the DL and homered in each of the last two games. Thursday could be another big day, as he'll face Jerome Williams of the Angels.
Insight: We saw what Viciedo can do when he heats up when he hit .351 and eight homers last May. Williams has never retired Viciedo in five career at-bats (5-5, 1 HR).
 
5/14/2013 10:55:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo has gone 6-for-14 (.429) with a homer, four RBI and five walks in five games since returning from the DL.
Insight: Viciedo was out a few weeks with an oblique strain. He homered for the third time this season Tuesday against the Twins. We saw what he can do when he heats up when he hit .351 and eight homers last May.
 
5/10/2013 2:20:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo (oblique) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Viciedo strained his oblique on a hard swing on April 18. He's hitting .229 with two homers in 48 at-bats this season. It was last May that Viciedo exploded onto the fantasy scene batting .351 with eight homers and 24 RBI for the month.
 
5/4/2013 4:23:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo (oblique) could begin his minor league rehab assignment Monday, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Viciedo strained his oblique on a hard swing on April 18. He's hitting .229 with two homers in 48 at-bats this season after bopping 25 homers last year.
 
4/20/2013 1:40:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left oblique.
Insight: Viciedo grabbed his left side after taking a big cut at the plate last Thursday. The outfielder is batting .229 average and but 16 strikeouts and no walks indicated he's not patient enough at the plate. Hopefully he can return in early May and produce like he did last May when he batted .351 with eight homers and 24 RBI.
 
4/18/2013 9:22:00 PM
Description: White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo left Thursday's game against the Blue Jays with an injury to his left side.
Insight: Viciedo grabbed his left side after taking a big cut at the plate. He likely has an oblique injury. The outfielder came into Thursday with a .217 average and 15/0 K/BB, but he went 6-for-12 with three doubles over his previous three games.