Thyago Vieira

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Thyago Vieira
Chicago White Sox – No. 50
Pitcher
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
Strikeouts24
Teams

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]

Career[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.
  2. ^ http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/mariners/mariners-acquire-a-pair-of-players-in-a-trade-with-the-rays-on-a-busy-day-of-roster-moves/
  3. ^ Adams, Steve (November 16, 2017). "Mariners Trade Thyago Vieira To White Sox For International Bonus Money". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "BRASIL". Prē Pan 19 (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 10, 2019.

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