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MLB Injury News:
The Boston Red Sox are set to play two games against the Los
Angeles Angels today following last night’s rainout. The team could activate
Shane Victorino from the disabled list later today and plug him into the lineup
for the second game of the double-header, according to Pete Abraham of The Boston
Middlebrooks is staying with Pawtucket this weekend. Victorino is in Boston and could be activated for Game 2 on Saturday #RedSox
— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) June 7, 2013
Victorino was set to play another rehab game last night for
Triple-A Pawtucket, but they were also rained out. As a result, he returned to
Boston and could be ready for activation later today.
Victorino has been dealing with an injured hamstring and
back for the past few weeks. He collided with the outfield wall earlier last
month, resulting in the sore back, and suffered his hamstring strain during a
game which he had to exit early.
After having his rehab pushed back a bit, it looks like
Victorino should be ready to return soon, if not today. Prior to hitting the
DL, the 32-year-old has hit .283/.343/.362 with four doubles and two home runs
over 142 plate appearances.
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