White Sox to activate Mark Teahen, Demote Dayan Viciedo

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Following tonight’s loss (and yielding of first place in the AL Central) to the Minnesota Twins, the Chicago White Sox optioned infielder Dayan Viciedo to Class AAA Charlotte.

So “Cuba Libre!” is called off; for the time being at least. This move is obviously to make room for Mark Teahen, the versatile infielder who has been out since late May with a fractured finger. He’s expected to be activated from the disabled list on Friday. This second move has not been officially announced but will be sometime prior to tomorrow’s game vs. Detroit.

By Paul M. Banks

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Grading the divisional contenders part II: The AL Central (Twins, Tigers, White Sox)

By Jake McCormick

This is the second piece in a series grading the offseason moves of each American and National League predicted divisional contenders. Each grade was determined based on the team’s holes, how they were filled given that team’s financial constraints, and whether or not the player acquired was a better option than their replacement. [Read more…]