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Red Sox Notes: Shane Victorino Hits Ground Running In Return To Lineup

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Independence Day has been kind to the Red Sox. Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros 6-1 in a Fourth of July matinee Saturday at Fenway Park, improving Boston’s all-time record on America’s birthday to 91-67. Maybe it’s a coincidence. Maybe the Red Sox are just that damn patriotic. Either way, Boston...
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Shane Victorino Returns To Red Sox’s Lineup For Fourth Of July Matinee

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Shane Victorino is back. Victorino, who was activated from the disabled list before Friday’s game, returns to the Red Sox’s starting lineup Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. The 34-year-old will play right field and bat eighth for Boston’s Fourth of July showdown with the Houston Astros. Victorino hasn’t played since...
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Boston Red Sox activate Shane Victorino from the disabled list

The Boston Red Sox have just made a slew of transactions involving the disabled list in the last two days. They have activated Shane Victorino, who has missed most of the season, appearing in just 20 games to date. Ryan Hanigan, veteran catcher was also activated off of the 60-day DL. They placed rookie catcher Blake Swihart on the DL with left foot sprain, and to make room for Victorino...
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Red Sox RF Victorino activated; Bradley Jr. sent to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have activated right fielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's game against Houston. The 34-year old Victorino was placed on the DL on May 24 with a strained left calf. To make room, the club optioned outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket. The Red Sox placed catcher Blake Swihart on the 15-day DL with a sprained...
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Shane Victorino’s Return Will Complicate Red Sox’s Outfield Rotation (Video)

The Boston Red Sox soon will be getting outfielder Shane Victorino back, as the veteran is closing in on a return from the disabled list.’s Rob Bradford joined “Red Sox Gameday LIVE” on Thursday to examine how Victorino’s return will affect the Red Sox’s outfield rotation. Check it out in the video above. Thumbnail photo via Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled...
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Shane Victorino to begin another rehab stint

Jennifer WarnerContributing WriterShane Victorino to begin rehab stint for calf strainIn this life, there are a few things you can count on. Things like the sun rising and setting, paying your taxes (unless you're Wesley Snipes), Derek Jeter's name still being mentioned about fifty million times a day, and Shane Victorino starting another rehab assignment. This time with a calf...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking News - Shane Victorino DL'd

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterPhoto courtesy Hartford CourantThe Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday April 23. To take his place on the roster, Boston has called up right-handed pitcher Matt Barnes (pictured).Barnes has made two appearances in 2015 for the PawSox. He made his major league debut last September against...
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April 25, 2015  |  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. ...
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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