7:20 PM EST, Sun January 25, 2015

White Sox, Viciedo agree to $4.4M deal

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox agreed to a one-year, $4.4 million contract with outfielder Dayan Viciedo, avoiding arbitration. The left fielder performed well under expectations this past season, batting .231 with a .405 slugging percentage, both of which were well under his career averages of .254 and .424. He hit 21 home runs with 58 RBIs while striking out 122 times compared to 121 hits. With a revamped roster, Viciedo does not figure to be anything more than a back up, even if makes the Opening Day roster.
South Side Sox Dec 26, 2014

Delmon Young signing one estimate of Dayan Viciedo's value

Right-handed, defensively limited outfielder has reportedly signed for $2.25 million From our distance, it's probably a stretch to say that the Baltimore Orioles were or are certifiably interested in Dayan Viciedo. They did have a connection to him that was stronger than most teams, in the form of a local beat writer's speculation. From the Baltimore Sun on Dec. 15: Cabrera’s signing, however, should make another outfielder potentially available. The sense is that White Sox corner outfielder Dayan Viciedo is now the odd man out on the south side of Chicago. He was a ballyhooed player...

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