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White Sox to disable Quentin, call for Viciedo

Posted on: August 26, 2011 9:02 pm
 
QuentinBy Evan Brunell

The White Sox are placing Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list, the Chicago Sun-Times tweets, as the outfielder was unable to avoid the DL after sitting out the last three games with a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder (pictured, leaving the game last Saturday). Quentin's shoulder didn't respond on Friday to some swings, leading to being placed on the DL.

As the White Sox have scuffled all season long but remain in shooting distance of the division title, Quentin has been one of the team's most reliable players. The right fielder has cranked 24 homers on the year, posting a .255/.341/.501 mark with 77 RBI. It's definitely a significant blow to the team, especially as Quentin will now miss the crucial three-game series beginning on Sept. 2 against the first-place Tigers.

Luckily for the White Sox, they may have someone ready to step in. Dayan Viciedo is being recalled from Triple-A, as the Sun-Times says, and will share time in the outfield replacing Quentin, as well as possibly some first-base time. Viciedo has been pounding on the door to the majors for some time now, but has been blocked by a full outfield that hasn't been particularly productive all season with Juan Pierre and Alex Rios stumbling. However, Pierre got hot right around the breaking point for his slump, while Rios has been placed with center fielder Alejandro De Aza, a position Viciedo can't play anyways.

Viciedo, who flashed power but a poor eye in a 31-game stint with the White Sox last season, has stroked 20 homers for Triple-A at age 22, slashing .297/.365/.492 in 504 plate appearances. That's a line that can help the White Sox -- but he'll have to convince skipper Ozzie Guillen to play him.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Jun 16, 2011
Posted on: August 27, 2011 1:51 pm
 

White Sox to disable Quentin, call for Viciedo

Enough with Carlos Quentin already - he's Connor Jackson II!  Give this kid Dayan a chance to play everyday because that what it takes to produce.  Look at what Mike Morse has been anle to do this year!  The way the Sox are hitting they can't lose much by putting the kid in.  He's a masher and was signed to mash so let him loose!


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