View Single Post
Old 12-16-2012, 10:12 AM
russ99 russ99 is offline
WSI Prelate
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 12,454
Blog Entries: 1

Originally Posted by palehozenychicty View Post
I am fine with the first part of your sentence, but I keep Dayan. He's going to be an asset in two years.
A bit of speculation on Dayan is interesting, but iffy.

IMO, the Sox thinking on Viciedo's future should be if Viciedo can replace Konerko's bat in 2 years. Right now, it doesn't look good.

Konerko's first full season:
.294/ .352 /.511 with 24 HR, 81 RBI, 68 K

Viciedo's first full season:
.255/ .300 / .444 with 25 HR, 78 RBI, 120K

There has to be a question if Viciedo will ever hit for average and keep the K's to a managable level.

To me, his upside is like Dunn, without the plethora of walks and with Alexei's free swinging. Not sure if that kind of player is a cornerstone guy, especially considering what Boras is going to want 2-3-4 years from now.