Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 3/9/13
Welcome to Boston Shane Victorino, welcome to the media market that will make you feel smaller than an ant, welcome to a city with huge expectations. Newcomer to the Red Sox this year is 9 year MLB veteran Shane Victorino will be expected to be the patroller of right field in Fenway for the next 3 years. To warn everyone I am a huge fan of Victorino, I graduated from the same high school that he did, 11 years later and have been privileged to meet him after he won the world series with the Phillies in 2008. That aside Victorino needs to come to Boston and regain the form that he once had while he was in Philadelphia. Victorino has traditionally been a center fielder so the transition to right field may be strange for him but one that he should adjust to quickly. This season Victorino will most likely be the most flexible member of the lineup, hitting in almost every spot. He has the ability to bat anywhere in the 1-3 spots and anywhere in the 6-9 spots, but will most likely spend mo...
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