Shane Victorino Late Scratch For Red Sox Vs. Rangers With Calf Soreness

BOSTON — Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was a late scratch Wednesday with what manager John Farrell termed “soreness more centralized around the left calf.” “It’s not anything related to the low back or hamstring (injuries) that he’s dealt with in the past,” Farrell said as his team prepared to host the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. “Precautionary, he’s held...
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Red Sox Notes: Shane Victorino Making Strides; Pablo Sandoval Day To Day

BOSTON — Perhaps some time on the shelf was exactly what Shane Victorino needed. Ever since returning from a stint on the 15-day disabled list last weekend, the Red Sox right fielder has looked like a new man. Following his 2-for-2 showing in Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to the Texas Rangers, Victorino now has gone 8-for-19 with three walks and a home run in seven games since being...
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The time is now for Rusney Castillo

There is a time to hold back hot-hitting prospects. There is a time to roll with the veterans despite the youngsters excelling down in the minors. Now is not that time. Now is the time to give $72 million man Rusney Castillo a legitimate chance to prove himself at the major league level. Castillo, 27, was the man that many predicted all winter long would be starting in right field...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Was the Hero of Last Night’s Game and Other Things That Surprised Me

If right around first pitch you had told me that you were picking Shane Victorino to be the hero of last night’s Red Sox game, I would have immediately demanded a quart of your urine. Not just because I am an avid collector of urine samples but because I would have needed you checked and scanned for hallucinogens. Sure, Shane will always get the mulligan for his heroics in the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Strong Start, Another Sox Win

The Red Sox headed to Seattle to face off against the Mariners in a 4 game series to finish off their west coast stretch.  The Sox had Joe Kelly on the mound who struggled mightily in his last start.  Kelly would not end up with the win, but he sure had himself a nice outing.  The Sox were able to get the go ahead run in the 9th inning and Koji Uehara did his magic and brought...
Via Fenway West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

To The Victor(ino) Goes Spoils, Sox Win, 2-1

(AP Photo)The Red Sox won another close game on the road, beating the mariners last night, 2-1. Shane Victorino was both the offensive and defensive star—clouting a solo HR and making a spectacular running catch/double play. Joe Kelly pitched well—going 6.1, giving up just one run on five hits and walking three. Boston rallied for the win in the 9th inning—with (who else?)...
Via FenwayNation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Makes Vintage Impact, Offers Reminder In Red Sox’s Win

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Victorino turned back the clock to better days Thursday. It’s been a while since Victorino has made a sizable impact, but the 34-year-old outfielder reminded the Boston Red Sox in their series opener against the Seattle Mariners exactly why they haven’t given up on him despite his countless injuries or his prolonged...
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SSU Baseball Recap: Boston Red Sox 2, Seattle Mariners 1

Whereas, Seattle Mariners’ (15-19) Fernando Rodney was incapable of closing under adversity, Boston Red Sox’s (17-18) Koji Uehara slammed the door shut on the M’s to earn a 2-1 win. An Amazing Pitchers duel by Roenis Elias and Joe Kelly was interrupted by with a Shane Victorino Home Run. Rickie Weeks badly overthrew second base on Brock Holt’s leadoff double and dropped...
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Shane Victorino Fired Up After Red Sox’s Amazing Double Play (Videos)

The Seattle Mariners must really be sick of Shane Victorino. Victorino, who entered Thursday’s game with the best all-time average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage against the Mariners (minimum 40 plate appearances), launched his first home run of 2015 in the fourth inning and made a tremendous defensive play in the seventh inning to start a key a double play in the...
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Recap - Oakland ties the series as Red Sox fall.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto from Associated Press.Red Sox winning streak (of two games...) came to and end when Justin Masterson was on the mound, and the Athletics losing streak finally snapped. Oakland attacked the Red Sox early with three runs in the 1st, with a single from Josh Reddick and a homer from Stephen Vogt. The Athletics went into batting practice mode with...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Looks To Rebound As Red Sox Go For Third Straight Win

Manager John Farrell is sticking with his same lineup Tuesday night as the Boston Red Sox look to extend their winning streak to three games. One player who will be hoping for a rebound is right fielder Shane Victorino, who went hitless in four plate appearances in Monday’s 5-4, 11-inning win over the Oakland A’s. It was Victorino’s first game back in the lineup following...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Shane Victorino, Rick Porcello Struggle In Oakland Opener

Shane Victorino’s return to action for the Boston Red Sox was a forgettable one. Victorino went 0-for-4 with two popouts Monday in Boston’s 5-4, 11-inning win over the Oakland A’s. He started the game in right field but was lifted after the eighth inning in favor of defensive replacement Jackie Bradley Jr. It’s clear — and understandable — that the veteran outfielder...
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Victorino returns from disabled list for opener at Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Boston's Shane Victorino has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is starting in right field and batting seventh for the opener of a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. He had been sidelined since April 25, retroactive to April 23, with a strained right hamstring that he injured April 22 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Manager John Farrell...
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Shane Victorino Returns To Red Sox’s Lineup, Bats Seventh Vs. A’s

The Flyin’ Hawaiian is back in action. Shane Victorino makes his return to the Boston Red Sox’s lineup Monday night, batting seventh and playing right field for the opener of a three-game series against the Oakland A’s. Victorino has not appeared in a game for the Red Sox since suffering a hamstring injury April 22. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list and completed...
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Pitching In For Kids, Shane Victorino To Host All-Star Comedy Celebration and Auction

Shane Victorino and Pitching in for Kids are teaming up for a good cause. The Boston Red Sox outfielder and PIFK are hosting a night full of laughs, good food and fun at the All-Star Comedy Celebration and Auction on Monday, May 18 at the Revere Hotel in Boston. The night will feature silent and live auctions, food tastings from Legal Sea Foods, Regina Pizzeria, Massimino’s...
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Bradley, Jr. To Share Right Field With Victorino

Victorino (L); Bradley, Jr. (R)The Red Sox have a new plan for right field. With Shane Victorino returning today from the DL and Jackie Bradley, Jr. back with the big club, the two will share duties in right. It's unclear at this point exactly how the "platoon" will work, but it's very clear that the Boston brass feel Bradley, Jr. has earned a legitimate shot at starting for the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

SAGNOF Special, Week 6: Old and Ugly Speedsters

This week I've got two really ugly recommendations for those of you in need of stolen bases.  The first player has been slumping badly, the second is Public Enemy No. 1 as far as some Rusney Castillo fans are concerned... Adam Eaton or considering how he's (not) hitting lately, Adam "I haven't Eaton in days".  Ok, he's not exactly old yet and his 59/5/37/14/.264 ROS (Rest Of Season...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Begins Rehab Assignment With Portland Sea Dogs

Shane Victorino returned to game action on Friday night at Hadlock Field, beginning a rehab assignment with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs after being placed on the disabled list by the Boston Red Sox in late April with a strained hamstring. Victorino went 0-for-3 in his return, with a strikeout and two runners left on base. Injury problems have plagued the 34-year old outfielder...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Expected To Start Rehab Stint With Sea Dogs On Friday

Shane Victorino will return to the baseball field Friday night. The Boston Red Sox outfielder is expected to begin his rehab assignment with the Portland Sea Dogs as they kick off their weekend series against the New Britain Rock Cats at 6 p.m. ET at Hadlock Field. First step
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Could Be Back In Lineup As Early As Next Week (Video)

Shane Victorino has struggled to stay in the lineup for the Boston Red Sox, let alone produce when he does, this season. The first step towards remedying that could come as early as next week. According to The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham, Victorino is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment sometime this week, and could rejoin the team as soon as next...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2013 is over, it's time to acknowledge Red Sox issues

Early exits by Sox starters are the primary culprits for a lackluster start GREG FIUME/GETTY IMAGESDan Shaughnessy is right. The 2013 Red Sox championship was “incredibly lucky and somewhat inadvertent.” It was a confluence of great seasons from the entire roster (lucky) in what appeared to be a bridge year (inadvertent). Not an outrageous statement there.Shaughnessy’s description...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino On 15-Day DL With Hamstring Injury

The Boston Red Sox made a roster move prior to Saturday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles, placing outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring injury.
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26 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...
Via RedSoxLife
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox OF Victorino placed on disabled list with leg injury

BALTIMORE (AP) The Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Victorino sustained the injury while running the bases against Tampa Bay on Wednesday. He has not played since then, so the move is retroactive to Thursday. To replace Victorino on the roster, the Red Sox recalled right-hander Matt Barnes from Triple...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Again Out Of Red Sox Lineup

The Red Sox look to rebound from two brutal losses in the Land Of Pulpy Orange Juice with a three-game set in Charm City's Orioles Park at Camden Yards. Tonight's Sox lineup is: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Mike Napoli 1B, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Daniel Nava RF, Brock Holt SS, and Ryan Hanigan C. Rick Porcello takes to the mound for The Carmine Hose.
Via FenwayNation
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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