In an unrelated matter, Viciedo switched agents 10 days ago and is now represented by Scott Boras. Viciedo is signed through 2012.
Viciedo’s old agent was Jaime Torres.
Cot’s on Viciedo’s contract:
- 4 years/$10M (2009-12)
- signed Major League contract with White Sox 12/12/08 as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via Mexico and US)
- $4M signing bonus
- 09:$1M, 10:$1.25M, 11:$1.25M, 12:$2.5M
- if Viciedo has enough service time to qualify for arbitration after 2011, he may void 2012 season (if voided, club may exercise option at $3.5M)
- award bonuses: $15,000 for Silver Slugger; $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All Star selection); $50,000 for TSN All Star; $75,000 for LCS MVP; $0.1M for WS MVP; $0.1M for MVP ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000 for 4th, $60,000 for 5th)
- agent: Scott Boras (previously Jaime Torres)
- ML service: 0.000