Found June 24, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino reinjured his back yesterday making a catch during the team’s contest against the Detroit Tigers, and he eventually had to exit the game as a result. Manager John Farrell described the injury as general soreness and tightness, adding that Victorino will be re-evaluated today, according to Ian Browne of MLB.com. "General soreness, general tightness," said Boston manager John Farrell. "He caught the ball and ran into the wall. That's why he couldn't swing the bat in his final at-bat. He's done that on a number of occasions. We'll get a full workup on him tomorrow." Victorino aggravated his back in the fourth inning when he collided with the wall while catching a foul ball off the bat of Torii Hunter. He remained in the game but ultimately exited in the eighth inning with lower back tightness. While Victorino has been a positive addition for the Red Sox this season, he’s been limited by multiple injuries. It appears that his back is becoming a lingering issue. He was replaced in the outfield by Daniel Nava, whose costly error contributed to the Red Sox’ loss. Victorino has appeared in 47 games in his first season with the Red Sox. Over 196 plate appearances, the 32-year-old has hit .291/.349/.389 with six doubles, three home runs and eight stolen bases in 10 attempts. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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