Chicago White Sox
2014 Avg.
.231
 
Career Avg.
.254
Name  Dayan Viciedo
Born  3/10/1989
Height  5-11
Weight  240
Number  24
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/14/2014 10:07:00 AM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo hit a walkoff two-run home run as the White Sox defeated the Twins, 7-6.
Insight: The victory was Chicago's second of the day with the White Sox and Twins playing a doubleheader. Viciedo went 2-for-4 in the second game, including the walkoff homer. He is batting .233 with 21 homers and 57 RBI this season.
 
9/12/2014 1:32:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is 0-for-7 with five strikeouts against Twins hurler Phil Hughes.
Insight: Viciedo star has faded a bit from his 25 home run, 78 RBI 2012 season. He still reached the 20 HR mark, but his OPS is down 58 points from 2012 and he's already struck out 113 times. Avoid him Friday.
 
7/30/2014 12:29:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo has done well against Tigers starter Max Scherzer.
Insight: Viciedo is 9-for-29 (.310) with three doubles, a triple and two homers against the 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner. He could be a decent fantasy option Wednesday.
 
Cold7/23/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is dealing with tightness in his left hamstring.
Insight: Viciedo was scratched from Wednesday's lineup. He's gone 5-for-45 (.111) with 16 Ks over his last 11 games. His absence allowed Moises Sierra to get a start Wednesday.
 
Hot7/4/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo went 4-for-4 and homered for the fourth time in his last seven games Friday against the Mariners.
Insight: Viciedo (.252, 10 HR, 30 RBI, .725 OPS) has put up a similar average and OPS to the past two seasons and is on pace for 19 home runs and 56 RBI.
 
6/28/2014 7:33:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo went deep for the second straight game Saturday at Toronto.
Insight: Viciedo hit a three-run shot in the seventh inning and also had a single. The 25-year-old has batted just .169 in June and .202 since the start of May.
 
5/27/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is hitless in 17 at-bats against Cleveland starter Justinb Masterson with seven strikeouts.
Insight: Viciedo has hit just .223 in May, but he's batting .284 with 21 extra-base hits, 20 RBI and 27 runs on 183 at-bats this season. Avoid him on Tuesday.
 
5/26/2014 5:53:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo stroked his fifth home run of the season Monday against Cleveland.
Insight: Viciedo has hit just .223 in May, but he's batting .284 with 21 extra-base hits, 20 RBI and 27 runs on 183 at-bats this season.
 
5/4/2014 6:00:00 PM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo hit a go-ahead three-run homer off Cleveland closer John Axford in the top of the ninth inning Sunday.
Insight: Viciedo, who took over the starting right-field job when Avisail Garcia went down, is hitting .330 with 11 doubles, two homers, 12 RBI and a .913 OPS in 100 at-bats this season.
 
5/3/2014 11:37:00 AM
Description: White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo is hitless in 14 lifetime at bats against Justin Masterson.
Insight: Unfortunately, that's the pitcher Viciedo will have to face on Saturday. If it's any consolation, Viciedo owns the third-highest batting average in the American League this season (.337 in 92 at bats).
 
Hot4/24/2014 5:52:00 PM
Description: Chicago right fielder Dayan Viciedo has gone 14-for-24 (.583) with four doubles, one home run, five RBI and six runs over his last six games.
Insight: Viciedo took over the starting job in right field when Avisail Garcia suffered a season-ending injury and has hit .377 in 69 at-bats. His strikeout rate is down from 20.7 percent in 2013 to 14.5 percent this year, but he also has benefited from a .431 BABIP and only has one home run all season.
 
Hot4/23/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Chicago right fielder Dayan Viciedo jolted four hits in Tuesday night's loss to the Tigers.
Insight: Viciedo is now on a four-game hitting streak (10-for-18). His .361 batting average this season is fifth-best in the major leagues.
 
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.