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Shane Victorino "through-the-roof excited" about Phillies new GM Matt Klentak

The Phillies introduced Matt Klentak as their GM on Monday morningand during the press conference, one former Phillie and fan favorite Shane Victorino came up a few times. According to Klentak, Victorino was extremely excited once he heard of the former Angels assistant general manager heading to Philadelphia and took...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss Coliseum began literally falling apart on Monday night

During Monday night’s Angels-Athletics game at Coliseum, the much-maligned home of the A’s (and Raiders, for that matter) began to fall apart when Shane Victorino bumped into the left field wall. As soon as Victorino lightly hit the wall, one of the pads became dislodged and eventually completely fell off, requiring a short delay while the Coliseum’s staff attempted...
Via The Outside Corner
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino gives teary goodbye to Boston after being traded (Video)

Scrappy outfielder Shane Victorino punched his ticket to Boston immortality with his conquests during the 2013 MLB Postseason. Victorino was a crucial contributor that year, helping the Red Sox capture the World Series in an unforgettable run just months after the Boston Marathon bombing. A go-ahead grand slam in the ALCS against the Tigers that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino’s Love For Boston Shone Through In Tearful Goodbye

BOSTON — For the first six minutes of his goodbye news conference late Monday night, Shane Victorino kept it together. He joked with reporters. He talked about the good times — the unforgettable World Series run in 2013 — and the not-so-good — his various injuries that have cost him the bulk of the last season-and-a-half. He acknowledged that while he did not want to leave...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Retiring ‘Three Little Birds’ Out Of ‘Respect For Red Sox Nation’

BOSTON — Shane Victorino’s signature anthem “Three Little Birds” will not be coming with him to California. Victorino said during his tearful goodbye news conference Monday following his trade to the Los Angeles Angels that he will adopt a new walk-up song when he joins his new team. “You think about a song as an athlete, to have a city sing it and be that song, it’s...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Thanks Red Sox For Taking A Chance In Tearful Goodbye (Video)

The Boston Red Sox traded outfielder Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, and the 34-year-old took the news pretty hard. Victorino, a World Series hero for Boston in its 2013 championship run, took time to speak with the media before leaving Fenway Park and was sure to thank ownership, his coaches and teammates for everything along the way. Specifically, Victorino...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Shane Victorino from the Red Sox

We have a trade. According to Fox Sports Jon Morosi, the Los Angeles Angels acquired outfielder Shane Victorino from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge and cash. The move, while not monumental, makes sense for the Angels. The club has primarily used Matt Joyce in left field, which has yielded disappointing results. In 86 games, Joyce is batting below the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 27, 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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