Phillies Rumors: Teams 'Nibbling' on Shane Victorino

Former Philadelphia Phillies' outfielder Shane Victorino is currently a free-agent. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe provides and update on the future of the outfielder.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

As 2016 begins, former Phillies Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino have no clear home

Embed from Getty Images Two former Phillies important to the core of their championship-run teams from 2007 through 2011 are on the market. The problem for both of them is that there really seems to be no market for either player, as they head into the 2016 season. Former roommates...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians showing “intense” interest in Shane Victorino

This week’s Winter Meetings mean the arrival of tons and tons of hot stove rumors. Among the latest: The Cleveland Indians remain very interested in veteran free agent outfielder Shane Victorino. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported the rumor earlier on Monday. In addition, young reporter Chris Cotillo, of MLB Daily Dish, specified that the Indians are showing the “most intense...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Indians pursuing Shane Victorino

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Cleveland Indians are “showing interest in free agent OF Shane Victorino.” The #Indians are showing interest in free agent OF Shane Victorino — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 7, 2015 Chris Cotillo of SB Nation followed this up by confirming that the Indians are showing the “most intense […]
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Inside the At-Bat: Travis d’Arnaud’s Game-Winning, Sixth-Inning Home Run

In Game Six of the 2013 World Series, after Shane Victorino lined a 2-1 four-seam fastball from Michael Wacha off the Green Monster for a bases-clearing, series-clinching double, Tim McCarver made the following observation: “When you fall behind, your pitches become predictable.” As he said this, the broadcast showed the replay of Wacha’s knee-high 94-mph fastball right over over […]
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Victorino's mad dash left impression on Angels' wall - literally

Nobody can accuse Los Angeles Angels outfielder Shane Victorino of taking it easy on defense - not when his efforts to reign in line drives resulted in a partial dislodging of the Coliseum wall a week ago AND sprinting headfirst into the Angel Stadium outfield wall on Friday night.  While one might have an argument regarding Victorino's awareness of the walls he's careening...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino with Jill Painter Lopez: 'We control our own destiny'

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September 05, 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...
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September 01, 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 to...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oh, the Coliseum: Angels' Victorino dislodges fence in loss to A's

Have you ever seen an MLB game get delayed due to a 'fence delay'? If not, Monday night's series opener between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels had you covered. The game came a day after Coliseum hosted an Oakland Raiders preseason game. As typically happens in that scenario, the outfield grass was still imprinted with chalk lines from the football game.Something...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Trade Deadline Speaks Volumes

Shane Victorino for utility infielder Josh Rutledge is all the Red Sox were willing to pull the trigger on this trade deadline season. Is that a bad thing? Um yes.
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Lucchino Looks At Trade Deadline As ‘Opportunity’ For Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox are already active ahead of the July 31 MLB non-waiver trade deadline. The Red Sox traded outfielder Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Angels for infielder Josh Rutledge on Monday, and they are looking at “all kinds of stuff” on the trade market, according to general manager Ben Cherington. “We look at July 31 every year as an opportunity for us to take...
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Reaches Base On Bunt Single, Scores Run In Angels Debut (Video)

Shane Victorino’s presence in Los Angeles already is paying dividends. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder, traded Monday to the Los Angeles Angels — played his first game for the Angels in a divisional matchup against the Houston Astros. Victorino started in left field and batted eighth for the Angels. He led off the top of the second inning — with the Angels already leading...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s hard to feel good about the Shane Victorino trade

Al Bello/Getty ImagesBill Foley (@Foles74)Contributing Writer Quick, somebody tell General Manager Ben Cherington this isn’t how a fire sale is supposed to work. The Red Sox sent Shane Victorino and, get this, $3.8 million to the Angels for a utility infielder who has been, at best, mediocre in the Pacific Coast League. No more “Flyin’ Hawaiian” in right field. No more...
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July 28, 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
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino gets emotional discussing his trade from Red Sox to Angels

Shane "The Flyin' Hawaiian" Victorino is on the move from Boston to Anaheim in a trade executed Monday that sends infielder Josh Rutledge to the Red Sox. In an emotional news conference (video above), the 34-year-old outfielder got choked up as he reflected on his two-and-a-half seasons in Boston and discussed what it's like to get uprooted in July, something he experienced before...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts on A-Rod turning 40, Teix's hissy fit, the Tulo-Reyes trade, and Shane Victorino, the Cryin' Hawaiian

I was excited to see Alex Rodriguez homer on his 40th birthday last night (his sixth on his B-Day, which sets an MLB record), but I went to bed early. So I missed the Mark Teixeira shenanigans. After he was thrown out at home plate by Leonys Martin, who robbed him of a homer earlier in the game, Teix threw the mother of all hissy fits, tossing around a trash can in the dugout. Turns...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino edition

Shane Victorino In case you missed it, the Boston Red Sox are no longer in contention. Through 100 games, their record stands at 44-56. They’re 13 games behind the first-place New York Yankees. They’re unlikely to get to .500 this season. Even climbing out of the cellar of the AL East seems like an impossible feat. As the trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox have obvious areas...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Victorino trade reactions, Weaver to make rehab start on Thursday

The July 28th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Victorino trade reactions, Weaver to make rehab start on Thursday and much more… The Story: Bill Stoneman talks about the Shane Victorino trade.The Monkey Says: The most important things that Stoneman says here are that the team is still looking for more help and will consider a more full-time candidate in...
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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

Episode 5,972, In Which I Get Oddly Sentimental Over Shane Victorino Leaving the Red Sox

Baseball is a temporary thing. It only sticks around for the warm months, and the players come and go like a revolving door. Gabe Kapler becomes Matt Clement becomes Mark Kotsay becomes Erik Bedard and numbers get shuffled and faces change and before you realize it, we’re all just rooting for laundry as Jerry Seinfeld would say. But watching Shane Victorino break down during...
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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

Los Angeles Angels trade rumors: welcoming Shane Victorino

At approximately 3 PM PST today, the Los Angeles Angels acquired outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox for infielder Josh Rutledge. “The Flyin’ Hawaiian” is a two-time World Series champion, four-time gold glove winner and two-time All-Star. The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Shane back in 1999 in the 6th round, and he’s currently in his...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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