Thyago Vieira

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Thyago Vieira
Chicago White Sox – No. 50
Born: (1993-07-01) July 1, 1993 (age 26)
São Paulo, Brazil
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 14, 2017, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
(through June 16, 2019)
Win–loss record2–1
Earned run average7.36

Thyago Vieira Lucio (born July 1, 1993) is a Brazilian professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Seattle Mariners.

Vieira has hit 103-mile-per-hour with his fastball.[1]


The Mariners signed Vieira as a free agent in 2010. He pitched for the Venezuela Mariners for two years, spent the 2013 season as a starter for the low-A Everett AquaSox, then spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons as a reliever for the Clinton LumberKings.[1] After an extended spring training in 2016, he joined high-A Bakersfield Blaze as a reliever, where he worked extensively with pitching coach Ethan Katz.[1]

The Mariners added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[2]

On November 16, 2017, Vieira was traded to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for international bonus pool money.[3]

International career[edit]

He was selected for Brazil national baseball team at the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualification, 2013 World Baseball Classic, 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualification and 2019 Pan American Games Qualifier.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Meet Thyago Vieira: The 103-mph throwing Mariners relief prospect who learned how to locate". The Seattle Times. 2016-12-16. Retrieved 2016-12-18.
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  3. ^ Adams, Steve (November 16, 2017). "Mariners Trade Thyago Vieira To White Sox For International Bonus Money". Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "BRASIL". Prē Pan 19 (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 10, 2019.

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