By Robiel Vega / @ robielcuba87
The Villa Clara Dayán Viciedo He has become the most stable Cuban player of those who are active in the second strongest baseball circuit in the world. Six seasons played, two batting titles, two Golden Gloves awards, a lead in hits and two appearances in the ideal team of the Central League, speak for themselves of his incredible time in Japan.
Precisely, the so-called “San Juan de los Remedios Tank” arrived this Tuesday, January 11, in the city of Nagoya, where it must serve a 14-day quarantine and successfully pass the PCR before joining the discipline of the Chunichi Dragons.
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In the six seasons played with the club, he shows an excellent average of .292, thanks to 784 hits in 2,683 times at bat. The man from Villa Clara adds 148 doubles, 3 triples and 148 doubles among his unknowns; in addition to driving in 461 runs and scoring 345 times.
According to several Japanese media reports, the stocky 32-year-old first baseman from the center of the country reached an agreement with the Nagoya club to renew his contract for three more seasons, so it would not be a surprise that in the In the next few days we will have news about it, although officially, there is still no signed contract.
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It is striking that Viciedo, during his six seasons, has always achieved some relevant award or leadership. In his debut campaign in 2016, he was named the best player of the month for April in the Central League. A year later, he repeated the award, but in the month of May. During 2018 he reached the batting title of his league with 348, in the same way he was the one that shot the most unattainable with 178, in addition to repeating the MVP of the month, this time in August. All these results led him to be selected, for the first time, in the ideal team.
In 2019 he was again named as the first baseman of the Central League, while in his last two harvests he has won the Golden Glove, the only Cuban to achieve this valuable award.
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