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Shane Victorino: ‘I’ll Take Cole Hamels (On Red Sox) In A Heartbeat’

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Victorino has offered his sales pitch. Victorino, who played parts of seven seasons with Cole Hamels in Philadelphia, is among those who would love to see the left-hander land with the Boston Red Sox this offseason. “I’ll take Cole Hamels in a heartbeat as one of our starters,” Victorino recently told WEEI.com’s...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Modern Rule 5 Draftee: A Composite Sketch

The Rule 5 draft begins today (Thursday) at Noon ET, signifying the end of this year’s Winter Meetings in San Diego. Designed to facilitate opportunities for talented minor leaguers otherwise blocked within their own organization’s depth chart, the draft has created opportunities for (among others) Jose Bautista, George Bell, Roberto Clemente, Shane Victorino, and Johan […]
Via Fangraphs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino confident he’ll start for Red Sox

            The Boston Red Sox are looking like one of the teams that could make a major jump this season, but they’ll need to stay healthy and bring in another legitimate starting arm or two. Shane Victorino is one player that struggled through health issues last year, but he is healthy and confident that he will remain that way and...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Feels Good Despite Red Sox’s Uncertain Outfield Situation

With Hanley Ramirez being added to the Boston Red Sox’s already crowded outfield Tuesday, Shane Victorino’s situation became even more unclear. But the right fielder doesn’t seem to think so. Victorino played just 30 games in 2014 thanks to lingering back problems that led to season-ending surgery. Still, he told WEEI’s Rob Bradford on Thursday...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Shane Victorino to start swinging bat next week

The Boston Red Sox look forward to the 2015 season trying to put a dismal 71-win season behind them. At 18th in the league in runs scored and 23rd in ERA, improvements need to be made across the board. One positive that has come out of a lot of uncertainty this off season is the progress made by outfielder Shane Victorino in his rehab. He will begin swinging a bat next week and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Things Sox Fans Should Be Grateful For

#10—The likelihood that the 2015 offense will no longer look like a AAA offense.#9—The fact that Shane Victorino is healthy and might return to 2013 form.#8—The fact that Koji Uehara is still closing for the team.#7—The fact that the organization has youthful depth at pitcher, catcher and shortstop.#6—The fact that you could convene a Minyan with the number of OFs on the...
Via FenwayNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Expectations for Shane Victorino Post Operation

Shane Victorino only played 30 games with the Boston Red Sox in 2014, primarily due to lower back issues. Victorino had surgery to repair two bulging disks in his lower back on August 5th. The procedure is referred to as lumbar discectomy and generally takes 4-6 months to recover. See the below video for more […]
Via Infield Single
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks To Darrelle Revis, Shane Victorino Got His Own Exclusive Pair Of Nike Zoom Revis’s

Shane Victorino’s passion for sneakers is well-documented, so it’s not that surprising that Shane recently received his very own exclusive Nike Zoom Revis, complete with personal touches. The sneakers have a ton of great details. According to Complex, the all-red sneakers are a nod to the Boston Red Sox. There is an ’18’ and a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Recently Spent $12,000 On Sneakers Signed By Kevin Durant

At this point, Shane Victorino’s sneakerhead credentials are unquestioned. So, it’s of no surprise that Victorino was on-hand for Nike’s annual Doernbecher event. The Nike x Doernbecher annual partnership raises money for the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital by selling sneakers designed by kids who have been treated at the hospital. And while the collection will be Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Pays $12K For Doernbecher Air Jordan 8 (Photos)

Is $12K too much to spend on sneakers? It isn’t when you’re MLB player Shane Victorino and it’s definitely isn’t too much when the proceeds go to charity. Our friends over at TheShoeGame.com gave us the full story behind Victorino & the Doernbecher Air Jordan 8s: In Portland, Oregon on November 7th, Nike unveiled their Doernbecher Freestyle Collection for 2014. Not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino: I'm still the Red Sox right fielder

      This embed is invalid   " /> A tumultuous 2014 season wasn’t enough to shake Shane Victorino’s confidence.   Victorino, who underwent season-ending back surgery, is ready to rebound in 2015. It’s unclear how exactly he fits into the Boston Red Sox’s outfield plans, but the veteran is preparing to be an everyday player. “Hey, do I want to...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Victorino: I'll Be Ready To Start In Right Field

An Example Of Victorino's Stellar DefenseHave you forgotten about The Flyin' Hawaiian? Do so at your own risk, because Shane Victorino intends to jog your memory—big time. The Red Sox right fielder—who was injured most of 2014—is getting healthier by the day (after August back surgery) and fully intends to patrol Fenway's quirky right field again—as the 2015 starter...
Via FenwayNation
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Bradford: Shane Victorino Is Red Sox’s ‘Best Outfielder’ (Video)

Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino is off the disabled list, and faces a strange situation as the team looks to build its outfield ahead of the 2015 season. The Sox are managing a crowded outfield with Yoenis Cespedes, Rusney Castillo and Mookie Betts looking like starting outfield material, so is there a place for Victorino? WEEI’s Rob Bradford and Mike Mutnansky joined Wednesday...
Via NESN.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Shane Victorino, Nike Intern

This past weekend, Red Sox outfielder and noted sneakerhead Shane Victorino was spotted on the sideline of the Oregon/Stanford game. And while his presence confused many, it turns out that Victorino was on the sidelines as a part of an upcoming one-day internship that he’s going to do with Nike in Beaverton, Oregon. To be Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Decline Contract Option On Craig Breslow, Reinstate Shane Victorino

Craig Breslow won’t be suiting up in a Boston Red Sox uniform in 2015. The Red Sox have declined Breslow’s 2015 contract option, executive vice president/general manager Ben Cherington announced Friday. The left-hander had a down year in 2014, going 2-4 with a 5.96 ERA in 54 1/3 innings. Breslow said last week that he would be “a bargain” for another team willing to pick...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Whither Shane Victorino In The 2015 Sox OF?

As Red Sox GM Ben Cherington decides which of his free agents to offer qualifying offers to (starting today) and which free agents he covets from other teams (starting next Tuesday), there remains the issue of the 2015 outfield. Currently, it could be composed of any combination from among: Yoenis "He Hate Me" Cespedes, Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley, Jr., Allen Craig...
Via FenwayNation
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Faces Strange Situation As Red Sox Build 2015 Outfield

The Flyin’ Hawaiian never got off the tarmac this season. Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino was limited to 30 games in 2014 because of various injuries, including a back issue that required season-ending surgery. The tumultuous campaign — coupled with other factors — seemingly has relegated Victorino to fourth outfielder status, creating an unfamiliar situation that...
Via NESN.com
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Lands Customized ‘TMNT’ Nike LeBron Sneakers (Photos)

In case you haven’t heard, Shane Victorino really, really likes shoes. Apparently he also likes the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Boston Red Sox outfielder has never been shy about displaying his affinity for footwear, so when the Sox ended their 2014 campaign, he wasted no time trying to add to his collection. Custom sneaker designer Sab One was happy to oblige Victorino,...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation: Episode 21 – The Phillies Future, Hamels Foundation Event, Victorino’s Injury

This week on Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey discuss the future of the Phillies this year and next, including some options in the international market. Ian joins us for the final installment of his exclusive interview with Phillies legendary pitcher Curt Simmons. Also, Natalie works the red carpet at the Hamels Foundation Diamonds & Denim event. She gets the scoop from players...
Via Phillies Nation
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Preparing To Be Boston Red Sox’s Starting RF In 2015

Shane Victorino is focused on what he can control. The Boston Red Sox’s outfield has become a very crowded place in recent weeks with the acquisitions of Yoenis Cespedes, Allen Craig and Rusney Castillo. Victorino, who is sidelined for the remainder of 2014 after undergoing back surgery, understands the reality of the situation but isn’t changing his tune with regards to 2015...
Via NESN.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Follows in Keith Foulke's Footsteps

The Boston Red Sox have been one of the best teams in baseball for a decade now, although there have been ups and downs. Overcoming “the curse” was partially avoiding bad luck. But, when that is combined with planning—sabermetrics, scouting, and focusing on building a complete team—things can change in a hurry. For the 2004 Red Sox, this meant constructing a workable bullpen...
Via The Sports Post
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Happy After Back Surgery, Eager To Help Red Sox In 2015

Shane Victorino isn’t worrying about a thing. Victorino, who underwent successful back surgery Tuesday in California, dropped by the visitors’ clubhouse at Angel Stadium on Friday before the Boston Red Sox’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. The veteran outfielder expressed optimism regarding his recent procedure and his status for 2015. “I couldn’t feel any happier...
Via NESN.com
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Offers Words Of Encouragement After Back Surgery (Video)

Even season-ending back surgery can’t ruin Shane Victorino’s optimism. Victorino, who was limited to 30 major league games this season because of various injuries, obviously is frustrated with not being able to help the Boston Red Sox. But the veteran outfielder, who is expected to be ready for spring training next season, offered some words of encouragement Tuesday via his Instagram...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Shane Victorino done for the year

Shane Victorino underwent back surgery yesterday and will be out for the remainder of the 2014 season. After a great first season with the Boston Red Sox last year, Victorino’s injuries will limit him to 30 games this season. Hamstring and back injuries aggravated Victorino for most of last year, causing him to miss a game here and there and landed him on the DL once, but he was...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Outfielder Shane Victorino To Undergo Season-Ending Back Surgery

Shane Victorino has played in just 30 games for the Red Sox this season – Mandatory Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images via ESPN.com According to the Boston Red Sox’s Twitter handle, outfielder Shane Victorino will reportedly undergo back surgery, which will effectively end his 2014 season. RF Shane Victorino will undergo surgery on his lower back today in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Robert...
Via The Sports Journal
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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