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BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. might want to start packing a bag.
Now that Shane Victorino has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 21), the Red Sox’ outfield is spread thin, which means Bradley could find himself back in the majors very soon.
The Red Sox recalled pitcher Alfredo Aceves to take Victorino’s roster spot on Friday, while infielder Jose Iglesias was recalled to take the spot vacated by Will Middlebrooks, who was also placed on the 15-day DL. Aceves’ stint with the big league club could be very brief, though, as the need for an extra outfielder will likely become greater than the need for an additional pitcher in the coming days.
The biggest reason for calling up Aceves rather than an outfielder was because Ryan Dempster lasted just three innings in Thursday’s blowout loss. Five Boston relievers were forced to pitch the final six frames of that game, which included a 50-pitch effort from Clayton Mortensen. John Farrell said before Friday’s game that C...
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Every day that passes is another that indicates the Boston Red Sox should have and still should place Shane Victorino on the disabled list. Of course, this is only true if he is not close to a return - and unfortunately, that seems to be the case. Yet, the Red Sox are still uncertain whether they will place Victorino on the DL.
Michael Perriat and Ian Browne of MLB.com say...
Phillies fans will be disappointed next week when the Phillies take on the Boston Red Sox. Former Phillies outfielder and current member of the Red Sox Shane Victorino has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring. The depleted Red Sox are now without third baseman Will...
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In addition to establishing himself as one of the most effective setup men in baseball this season, Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara has also earned a reputation as the league’s most aggressive high-fiver. When Uehara does his job in preserving a lead for Boston, his teammates need to be on their toes.
Apparently Shane Victorino has yet...
Before Friday night's game against the Indians, the Red Sox made a slew of roster moves that will slightly alter the look of the team over the next couple of weeks. Catcher David Ross was activated from the 7-day disabled list and infielder Jose Iglesias and pitcher Alfredo Aceves were called up from AAA Pawtucket, replacing Ryan Lavarnway (optioned to AAA), Shane Victorino ...
The Boston Red Sox placed Shane Victorino won the 15 day disabled list, retroactive to May 21, with a left hamstring strain. Victorino As also struggled with a back issue of late and the team thought it best to shut them down for a couple of weeks.The team also announced a third baseman Will Middlebrooks aggravated an injury on Thursday and was placed on the 15 day disabled list...
Sox pitcher, Koji Uehara, was expecting his Boston Red Sox teammates to show him some love after pitching a scoreless eigth innings, especially Shane Victorino, who seemed to be day-dreaming at the end of the bench. You’ll get smacked if you’re not prepared to give Uehara dap, Victorino.
During Wednesday night's Red Sox-White Sox game, Boston pitcher Koji Uehara was AMPED after pitching a 1-2-3 eighth inning that included a pair of strikeouts. He started dishing out high fives to his teammates.
Mike Napoli? You get a double.
Dustin Pedroia? You get one with the glove.
First base coach Arnie Beyeler? You'll get one too.
Will Middlebrooks? You'...
The Boston Red Sox were busy before tonight’s contest
against the Cleveland Indians, as they made several roster moves. Outfielder
Shane Victorino and third baseman Will Middlebrooks were placed on the disabled
list, while catcher David Ross was activated, according to Pete Abraham of The Boston
#redsox roster moves: Ross activated, Lavarnway optioned: Victorino...
The Red Sox made some moves this afternoon that will leave them a little short in spots.
Will Middlebrooks (lower back) and Shane Victorino (hamstring) have both been placed on the 15 day DL. Middlebrooks left Thursday's game because of back spasms. Victorino has been out since Tuesday.
The Red Sox called up infielder Jose Iglesias and pitcher Alfredo Aceves to fill spots....
After a series of successive injuries, the Red Sox made six roster moves Friday to add some health to the active roster.
The big ones are that Shane Victorino (hamstring) and Will Middlebrooks (lower back) were placed on the 15-Day Disabled List. Victorino left Monday’s game in Chicago after running out to right field, and the 32-year-old missed a week earlier in the season with...
The Boston Red Sox had an extremely busy day Friday, as they overhauled more than 10% of their active roster. To begin with, Boston placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks and outfielder Shane Victorino on the disabled list. Middlebrooks joined the list due to lower back spasms which never is a very easy thing to predict as far as time missed. This very well could turn into a bothersome...
Koji Uehara to Shane Victorino: “What did the five fingers say to the face?” (via Deadspin)
Will Middlebrooks left Thursday’s 12-3 loss with lower back spasms following an at-bat in the fourth inning. Red Sox manager John Farrell said after the game that Middlebrooks is day-to-day. Middlebrooks seemed to have "tweaked" something Wednesday night in Chicago. He’s now 2-for-19 over his last five games, and his season average is...
Jose Iglesias has been clamoring for another shot at the majors since he was sent to Pawtucket in early April. Now, he’ll have his chance.
With Will Middlebrooks being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a back strain, Iglesias will start at third base when the Red Sox host the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. It will be the 23-year-old’s first appearance with the big league...