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Trade Victorino? Not So Fast.

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) In is Sunday Baseball column, Nick Cafardo wrote: “Don’t buy that Shane Victorino will be Boston’s right fielder on Opening Day. If he’s healthy, he will draw interest and be traded.” Cafardo went on to say that John Farrell’s statement that Victorino will start in right was done mostly to increase his trade value. Before...
Via Fenway West
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino’s Switch-Hitting Days With Boston Red Sox Aren’t Over

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — Shane Victorino is ready to flip the switch. Victorino, who abandoned switch-hitting toward the end of the Boston Red Sox’s 2013 season in favor of batting mostly right-handed, took some left-handed swings during batting practice Thursday at JetBlue Park. The outfielder expects to resume switch-hitting...
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Victorino Likely To Return To Switch-Hitting

(AP Photo)Nothing is official yet, but all the tea leaves suggest that Shane Victorino will return to switch-hitting during the 2015 season. The Flyin' Hawaiian gave up hitting left-handed due to injury during the 2013 World Series Championship season. His back surgery-shortened 2014 did not involve any left-handed hitting either. Today, he took a bunch of hacks from the port-side...
Via FenwayNation
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Manager John Farrell Names Shane Victorino Starting Right Fielder “If Healthy”

While speaking to members of the media at Spring Training Today, John Farrell firmly backed Shane Victorino as the team’s starting right fielder, if he is healthy: If Shane Victorino is fully capable and fully healthy, he’s our right fielder. I mean that’s pretty simple. There were many questions going into Spring Training as to whether or not Victorino would be healthy by...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Farrell Designates Victorino As Sox Starting RF

(Getty Images)In a bit of a surprise, Red Sox manager John Farrell today basically handed the starting right field job to Shane Victorino. This, despite talk all Winter that Mookie Betts had to be in the line-up—with right-field the only logical possibility. Rusney Castillo is set as the starting center-fielder and Hanley Ramirez is certainly not going to be bumped from left-field...
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino: ‘I’ve Never Been More Motivated, More Determined’

If Shane Victorino’s job is in jeopardy, nobody told Shane Victorino. The Boston Red Sox right fielder told WEEI’s Rob Bradford in For Myers, Fla., that he’s never been more confident in himself going into Spring Training. In fact his arrival in the Sunshine State on Wednesday is the earliest he’s showed up to camp in his 11-year MLB career. ...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino apparently texting pics of his abs to Red Sox manager John Farrell

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino suffered through an injury-plagued 2013 campaign that saw him play in only 30 games and ultimately had season-ending back surgery on Aug. 5. But he’s clearly motivated to show the team that he will be ready and raring to go come Spring Training, by texting pics of his presumably...Read More The post Shane Victorino apparently texting pics...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Trains On Beach: ‘So Far, So Good’ In Recovery (Video)

Shane Victorino is spending his offseason at the beach. Just don’t expect to see a cooler, an umbrella or an Adirondack chair in sight. Victorino informed’s Rob Bradford in a text message Sunday that he’s progressing nicely in his offseason training following back surgery that prematurely ended his 2014 campaign. The Boston Red Sox outfielder also can be seen running...
January 05, 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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