Originally Posted by blandman
Hindsight's a funny thing. It's one thing if it's a surprise to everyone. But that's not the case here. The White Sox seemed to pretty much be the only ones who thought Viciedo was going to be something. So they really couldn't have shipped him out for anything valuable (especially since he also made money).
I highly doubt that....a 23 yr old that hit 25 HR, 78 RBI has value in the market. Yes he is below average defensively, but considering how much power is valued today there's no doubt that the White Sox weren't the only team that thought he would be a decent option.