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SHANE VICTORINO RUMORS

Red Sox Decline Contract Option On Craig Breslow, Reinstate Shane Victorino

Craig Breslow won’t be suiting up in a Boston Red Sox uniform in 2015. The Red Sox have declined Breslow’s 2015 contract option, executive vice president/general manager Ben Cherington announced Friday. The left-hander had a down year in 2014, going 2-4 with a 5.96 ERA in 54 1/3 innings. Breslow said last week that he would be “a bargain” for another team willing to pick...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Whither Shane Victorino In The 2015 Sox OF?

As Red Sox GM Ben Cherington decides which of his free agents to offer qualifying offers to (starting today) and which free agents he covets from other teams (starting next Tuesday), there remains the issue of the 2015 outfield. Currently, it could be composed of any combination from among: Yoenis "He Hate Me" Cespedes, Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley, Jr...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Faces Strange Situation As Red Sox Build 2015 Outfield

The Flyin’ Hawaiian never got off the tarmac this season. Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino was limited to 30 games in 2014 because of various injuries, including a back issue that required season-ending surgery. The tumultuous campaign — coupled with other factors — seemingly has relegated Victorino to fourth outfielder status, creating an unfamiliar situation that...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Lands Customized ‘TMNT’ Nike LeBron Sneakers (Photos)

In case you haven’t heard, Shane Victorino really, really likes shoes. Apparently he also likes the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Boston Red Sox outfielder has never been shy about displaying his affinity for footwear, so when the Sox ended their 2014 campaign, he wasted no time trying to add to his collection. Custom sneaker designer Sab One was happy to oblige Victorino,...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Shane Victorino done for the year

Shane Victorino underwent back surgery yesterday and will be out for the remainder of the 2014 season. After a great first season with the Boston Red Sox last year, Victorino’s injuries will limit him to 30 games this season. Hamstring and back injuries aggravated Victorino for most of last year, causing him to miss a game here and there and landed him on the DL once, but he was...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino To Have Back Surgery Today

Shane In 2013 Post-Season (Getty Images)Shane Victorino will undergo season-ending lower back surgery today to correct a problem that has limited him to just 30 games this year. After the outfielder received a corroborating second opinion about his back on Monday, he resigned himself to the inevitability of the procedure. Victorino was a major cog in the 2013 World Series Championship...
Via FenwayNation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rehabbing Shane Victorino Expected To Play In Futures At Fenway Game

Shane Victorino could take his latest rehab assignment to a familiar place. The Boston Red Sox outfielder is expected to play Sunday in the “Futures at Fenway” game with the Single-A Lowell Spinners, MLB.com reported. Victorino, who has been on the disabled list since May 23 with a hamstring injury, was supposed to play with Double-A Portland on Saturday, but the Red Sox medical...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2014  |  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

Shane Victorino mad as hell over new rule limiting duration of walkup music

One of the new rules that Major League Baseball will be imposing this season is that it will limit walkup music for hitters to 15 seconds, presumably in part to speed up the average game that seems to take longer and longer to complete with each passing season. One player who will be most affected […] The post Shane Victorino mad as hell over new rule limiting duration of walkup...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #105: Shane Victorino | OF | BOS

In 2013, Shane Victorino did something that every struggling switch hitter wishes he had the guts to do — he stopped hitting from the bad side. It’s a concept that seems so simple, but when it forces a hitter to hit same-side pitching the majority of the time it’s not the most ideal scenario. Let’s take a look at how Victorino has fared against right-handed pitching over...
Via Baseball Professor
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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