Red Sox Injury Updates: Koji Uehara, Shane Victorino, Will Middlebrooks, Mike Napoli

The people in Boston are beginning to get restless with the slow start the Boston Red Sox are off to this season.  They're finishing off a three-game set with the Chicago White Sox tonight in a rubber match set to start at 8:10pm eastern.  We have updates on three very important players for the Red Sox, let's go over them.Koji UeharaUehara has been sidelined for a week...
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Red Sox' Dustin Pedroia, Koji Uehara, Shane Victorino all due back this week

The Boston Red Sox find themselves in last place in the American League East at 5-8 as play begins on April 15. While it is still very early, they could use the services of three key players who have missed action or played below expectations due to injury. Dustin Pedroia, Koji Uehara, and Shane Victorino are all due back by the end of this week, and their returns could help boost...
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Sign of relief: Dustin Pedroia’s wrist is not broken

As I noted when right fielder Shane Victorino went on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, the Boston Red Sox have the depth in the outfield to overcome his temporary loss to start the season. So far, they have endured although their record of 5-8 and three losses in four games to the New York Yankees do not make it look that way. Standings placement does not mean anything...
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Boston Red Sox: 5 takeaways of the week

A couple of interesting notes, observations, and stats that I’ve picked up on over the course of the week for the Boston Red Sox. Let’s get into it. The injury bug has bitten It started with Shane Victorino. He hurt his hamstring in his final inning of play in the last game of spring training. […] The post Boston Red Sox: 5 takeaways of the week appeared first on isportsweb.
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Shane Victorino: Michael Pineda Pine Tar Use ‘Obvious,’ ‘Is What It Is’

NEW YORK — Add Shane Victorino to the list of Boston Red Sox players unfazed by Michael Pineda’s pine tar controversy. Victorino, who currently is on the disabled list with a hamstring strain, didn’t play Thursday when Pineda appeared to use a foreign substance on his throwing hand while leading the Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Red Sox. The outfielder had a front row seat...
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Will Middlebrooks, Shane Victorino Making Progress In Injury Rehabs

NEW YORK — The Red Sox’s offense needs a boost. Fortunately for Boston, help could soon be on the way. Third baseman Will Middlebrooks (calf) and outfielder Shane Victorino (hamstring) both worked out on the field before Friday’s Red Sox-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium. It was an encouraging sign for a club struggling to get the type of offensive production this season that...
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Overstocked in the Outfield

Right now, the Red Sox are carrying five major-league calibre outfielders on their 25-man roster, with another on the disabled list (Shane Victorino). Currently, Manager John Farrell has been rotating the five that are healthy: Jackie Bradley Jr., Grady Sizemore, Mike Carp, Daniel Nava, and Johnny Gomes. Eventually, at least one of these players will be sent down to the Red Sox AAA...
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Red Sox Face Potentially Overcrowded Outfield

Jackie Bradley, Jr. could make things tough for Ben Cherington. The young outfielder has had a recent offensive surge—and turned in a string of stellar plays in the field. Once Shane Victorino returns from the DL, Boston will face a version of Outfield Musical Chairs—with Daniel Nava, Jonny Gomes, Grady Sizemore, Victorino and Bradley all trying to squeeze into four spots. And...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Making His Case

Source In a stunning reversal of last year’s dynamics, Jackie Bradley Jr. is having an excellent start to the season after a somewhat disappointing spring training. Ironically, Bradley wasn’t even supposed to be on the Opening Day roster, but Shane Victorino tweaked his hamstring and got the flu, so here we are. In seven games, Bradley has eight hits (including two doubles...
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Shane Victorino Back At Fenway After Bout With Flu; Return Date Still Uncertain

After spending nearly a week basically quarantined from his Boston Red Sox teammates, Shane Victorino was back on the field Wednesday at Fenway Park. The Red Sox outfielder, who had been battling a nasty case of the flu, began to ease himself back into baseball activity, completing conditioning work and doing some light throwing. Victorino said he just was happy to feel like a...
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Red Sox Injury Updates: Craig Breslow, Shane Victorino, Will Middlebrooks

The reigning World Series champions are off to a slow start at 3-5.  A surprising 1-4 at home so far this season, they play the Texas Rangers in the rubber match of a three game set later this afternoon.  The Red Sox have at least one player coming to help today with the other two starting the process soon.Craig BreslowThe Red Sox haven't had the left-hander available yet...
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Shane Victorino's return slowed; no timetable for Will Middlebrooks

The Red Sox have felt the absence of Shane Victorino early, and the team remains uncertain about when it will get its everyday right fielder back. Victorino, who suffered a hamstring injury in the final game of spring training that resulted in his placement on the disabled list, was further slowed in his efforts to rehab by a nasty bout of the flu last week. Illness forced him to...
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Loss Of Middlebrooks And Victorino Taking Toll

Poor 'Nava'-GationWill Middlebrooks and Shane Victorino are disproportionately important to the success of the 2014 Sox. Middlebrooks was just starting to heat up as another right-handed power bat in the order (beyond Mike Napoli, PRONOUNCED: Na-POLE-ee). Victorino's right-field defense is essential (especially in Fenway) and he is also someone who can jump-start the...
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Boston Red Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers: Sunday Sweep

SOX GET SWEPT The Milwaukee Brewers made it 3 in a row over Boston with a 4-0 victory Sunday afternoon.  Once again the Sox gave no support to Jon Lester, who is now 0-2 on the season.  A SUNNY SUNDAY AT FENWAY Although the sun was out, it was still a pretty cool 51 degrees at Fenway for Sunday afternoon baseball.  The Milwaukee Brewers were going for a three game sweep and had...
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Shane Victorino (Flu) Unlikely To Attend Red Sox’s Fenway Park Opener

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox’s World Series ring ceremony likely will be missing one of 2013′s most valuable contributors. Outfielder Shane Victorino, who currently is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring, was among those missing from the Red Sox’s clubhouse Friday morning. According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, Victorino still is battling the flu and...
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Shane Victorino’s MRI Reveals Hamstring Strain; Return Date Unknown

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino is beginning the 2014 season on the 15-day disabled list. Victorino was placed on the DL on Monday (retroactive to March 30), and outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to take his place on the 25-man roster. An MRI administered Sunday revealed Victorino suffered a Grade 1 strain of his right hamstring, and Red...
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Red Sox place Victorino on DL with hamstring injury

The Boston Red Sox have put right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring.
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Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles: Opening Day lineups for March 31, 2014

The Boston Red Sox begin the season the on road playing against the Baltimore Orioles. A season after winning the World Series Championship the Red Sox roster is largely unchanged and hopeful for a strong 2014 season. On Monday March 31, 2014 their season gets underway against a fellow AL East foe in the Baltimore Orioles. Monday’s game is set to get underway at 3:05 pm ET on ESPN2...
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Victorino Placed On DL; Bradley, Jr. Recalled

The Red Sox have placed Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list and recalled Jackie Bradley Jr. to take his spot on the roster. After reviewing the results of an MRI on Victorino's hamstring, the decision was made just a few hours before the first pitch on Opening Day at Camden Yards. Daniel Nava will start in right field and hit lead-off, Grady Sizemore will play center...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino to DL

A source just confirmed to me that the Red Sox are placing Right Fielder Shane Victorino (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list. The Red Sox soon after officially announce the move, and OF Jackie Bradley Jr. was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket. Shane was dealing with a boat load of minor injuries up until Saturday, where […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Victorino headed to DL

Ryan MacLeodContributing WriterIn a series of extremely unfortunate events, Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino is headed to the 15 Day DL. Victorino has been nursing a hurt hamstring for the last few days and his status to play today was kept unclear until just recently when he was officially put on the DL. This move adds one roster space for the Red Sox, allowing the team...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino questionable for Opening Day

The Boston Red Sox enter the season looking to defend their World Series championship of a year ago.  In order to do so, they must be running on all cylinders, have good fortune and stay relatively injury free.  But they may we without right fielder Shane Victorino, on Opening Day.  Victorino had off season thumb surgery, then discomfort in his left side and now a pulled...
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Shane Victorino To Have MRI, ‘Questionable’ For Opening Day

Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino is “questionable” for Monday’s Opening Day matchup against the Baltimore Orioles, manager John Farrell said Sunday, via Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe. Victorino strained his right hamstring in Saturday’s final spring training game while he was running the bases and his status remains uncertain. Although Victorino accompanied the team...
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Victorino Likely to Miss Opening Day With Injury

Shane Victorino will undergo an MRI to see the extent of the injury he suffered to his hamstring as he rounded first base.  A minor hamstring injury could have him sidelined for a week and a serious one would have him out for over a month.  
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Red Sox RF Shane Victorino (hamstring) could miss opener

BALTIMORE -- Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has been sent back to Boston to have his right hamstring examined, leaving his status for Monday's opener in doubt.
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