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SHANE VICTORINO RUMORS

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...
Via NESN.com
3 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
4 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
5 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. ...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

'General Soreness' Enters Red Sox Battlefield

General SorenessSome think George Patton was the most feared general ever—others say William Tecumseh Sherman. But when it comes to baseball, General Soreness is—hands down—the scariest man on the field. He reared his ugly head this morning, as Shane Victorino is being held out of games due to 'general soreness'. Victorino's issues are leg-related—and not connected to the...
Via FenwayNation
23 days 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...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2015  |  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. ...
Via NESN.com
February 18, 2015  |  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

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
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