Viciedo Out 2-4 Weeks With Broken Thumb

Dayan Viciedo of the Chicago White Sox has a broken right thumb after being hit by a pitch.

Viciedo is expected to be out for two to four weeks,

Viciedo was hit Thursday by a changeup from Texas pitcher Dave Bush in the eighth inning. He spun, dropped onto his stomach, rolled onto his back and eventually sat up.

The Cuban-born Viciedo is 10 for 23 this spring. He’s primarily played the infield and is trying to earn a spot this year as an outfielder.

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