Viciedo returns to Sox lineup vs. Orioles
August, 27, 2012
By Scott Powers
Chicago White Sox leftfielder Dayan Viciedo will return to the lineup Monday against the Baltimore Orioles after missing two games due to soreness in his right shoulder.
Viciedo sat out the final two games against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday and Sunday. He is batting .254 with 19 home runs and 57 RBIs. He’s 16-for-51 with three home runs and seven RBIs in his last 14 games.
The White Sox enter the four-game road series in Baltimore on Monday with a 2 ½-game lead on the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. The White Sox face the Orioles and then travel to Detroit for a three-game series.
Here’s the White Sox’s lineup against the Orioles on Monday:
1. Dewayne Wise, CF
2. Kevin Youkilis, 3B
3. Adam Dunn, 1B
4. Paul Konerko, DH
5. Alex Rios, RF
6. A.J. Pierzynski, C
7. Viciedo, LF
8. Alexei Ramirez, SS
9. Gordon Beckham, 2B
Pitcher: Francisco Liriano, LHP