Chicago White Sox

Viciedo out of lineup with left hamstring injury

Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo reacts after being called out on strikes during the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Chicago on Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo reacts after being called out on strikes during the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Chicago on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo was removed from the starting lineup just before Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals because of tightness in his lower left hamstring.

Viciedo had started 89 of the White Sox's past 92 games. He is 3 for 20 since the All-Star break.

Moises Sierra will take Viciedo's spot in the lineup and bat ninth. Since being added to the White Sox lineup on May 4, Sierra has made 25 starts in right field. He was 1 for 4 in the White Sox's 7-1 loss on Tuesday night.

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