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Shane Victorino In Red Sox Lineup Vs. Orioles, Mookie Betts Sits

Shane Victorino is back in the Boston Red Sox lineup Saturday after what looked like a very painful crash into the right field wall Friday night. Victorino initially stayed in the game, but was eventually pinch hit for by Daniel Nava. Mookie Betts will be the only Boston regular out of the lineup when the Sox take the field against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday. Betts gets the afternoon...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Back in Philly

Today’s opening day game will mark the first time Shane Victorino has played in Philadelphia since being traded to the Dodgers back in July of 2012. He returned to Citizens Bank Park with the Red Sox in 2013, but he didn’t play due to injury. “I’m with the Red Sox now and that’s my focus. But it would be special to get a chance to play in that park again in front of those...
Via Phillies Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Still Solid Castillo Support Over Victorino

Despite Manager John Farrell all but formally awarding right field to Shane Victorino, the result of our latest FenwayNation Poll suggests that the fan-base feels otherwise. As the table shows, fully 85% of our readers favor Rusney Castillo as Boston's Opening Day right-fielder—with just 15% opting for The Flyin' Hawaiian.
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Farrell Sticking By Victorino As Opening Day RF

Victorino (L); Castillo (R)Despite fan sentiment strongly favoring Rusney Castillo, manager John Farrell today all but handed the starting right field job (again) to Shane Victorino. Said Farrell, "The biggest thing to me was health. Getting back to close to 100 percent of what Shane Victorino is. He's an impact player and myself included we haven't forgotten what he's done for us...
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Victorino: I plan on playing every day for Red Sox in 2015

                This embed is invalid   " /> Shane Victorino has no plans to waltz into manager John Farrell’s office and demand he play all 162 games this season for the Boston Red Sox. But the 34-year-old outfielder is preparing for a full slate.   Victorino, who made waves at Red Sox spring training on Thursday by firing back at his critics...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino rips radio hosts for twisting Hamels trade talk

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino is not pleased with a pair of radio hosts who attacked his character for seemingly no reason on Wednesday. In a recent article from Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News, Victorino was asked about the prospect of reuniting with his former Phillies teammate Cole Hamels. The Red Sox...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Victorino Comments Worthy Of Firestorm?

(Getty Images)Ladies and gentleman, we finally have our first Spring Training controversy. Talk radio is going bananas today over comments made yesterday by Shane Victorino to a Philadelphia newspaper. Basically, Victorino said he would love to have Cole Hamels in Carmine Hose—essentially no matter what the price. That last part is the rub—construed by some as throwing outfield...
Via FenwayNation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino gives up switch-hitting

Shane Victorino is finished with switch-hitting. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell broke the news before Saturday’s spring-training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates that Victorino will bat only from the right side. It’s as much about reducing the risk of injury as it is about performance, after the outfielder felt some discomfort while hitting left-handed this spring. ...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Out Of Boston Red Sox Lineup With ‘General Soreness’

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Victorino had been a full-go at Boston Red Sox spring training. Until Saturday. Victorino was held out of the Red Sox’s split-squad lineups with what manager John Farrell described as “general soreness.” The injury is not related to Victorino’s surgically repaired back, according to Farrell, and isn’t considered...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Sox fan proposes during Shane Victorino at-bat

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox fan proposed to his girlfriend behind home plate during a Shane Victorino at-bat in the bottom of the ninth inning during Thursday night's game at Fenway Park.This marriage proposal was unlike most proposals seen at baseball parks, which usually take place during a timeout in the game. In this case, the man and his girlfriend...
Via Holdout Sports
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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