Shane Victorino RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Indians pursuing Shane Victorino

    Baseball Essential "According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Cleveland Indians are “showing interest in free agent OF Shane Victorino.” Chris Cotillo of SB Nation followed this up by confirming that the Indians are showing the “most intense interest” in Victorino. Victorino has played just 101 games over..." December 07

  • Cleveland Indians shopping in Shane Victorino's aisle for free-agent outfielders

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Thanksgiving has come and gone and the Indians still need outfielders. The good news is there are still more than four months to shop until opening day. The bad news is the Indians are still shopping in the same aisle. The Indians were never in play for the upper crust of free agent..." November 29

  • Red Sox trade Victorino to Angels "The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge. To fill Victorino's spot on the 25-man roster, outfielder Rusney Castillo was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and is expected to start..." July 27

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    Tim Britton @TimBritton

    Shane Victorino and Rusney Castillo both in PawSox lineup tonight -- Victorino in RF, Castillo at DH. Ryan Hanigan isn't playing.

  • Shane Victorino placed on 15-day DL

    ESPN Boston "Shane Victorino is going on the disabled list for the second time in 2015, the sixth time in three seasons with the Red Sox and 11th time since 2007. Victorino missed all but 40 games in 2014 after a hamstring injury and back surgery, and this latest setback raises real questions about how much..." May 25

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    Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

    Sox announce that Victorino left game with a tight right hamstring

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    Ian Browne @IanMBrowne

    Nava in right instead of Victorino. Napoli at first. Papi sits.

  • Shane Victorino: ‘I Plan On Playing Every Day’ For Red Sox In 2015

    NESN "Shane Victorino has no plans to waltz into manager John Farrell’s office and demand he play all 162 games this season for the Boston Red Sox. But the 34-year-old outfielder is preparing for a full slate. Victorino, who made waves at Red Sox spring training Thursday by firing back at his..." March 27

  • Shane Victorino lashes out at talk radio guys for blowing his Cole Hamels comments out of proportion

    Hardball Talk "Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino used to play in Philly, so when the biggest offseason trade rumors involve a Phillies player being traded from Philly to Boston, he’s a logical guy to go to for a comment. Which is what the Philadelphia Daily News did a few days ago. Victorino’s comments..." March 26

  • Red Sox expect Shane Victorino to resume switch-hitting

    Providence Journal "The Red Sox lineup might not lean as much to the right as expected. Manager John Farrell said Thursday that Shane Victorino is likely to resume switch-hitting in 2015. Victorino had abandoned the practice in early August of 2013 because of the discomfort he felt swinging from the left side of the..." February 26

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Farrell: "If Shane Victorino's healthy, he's our right fielder." And Farrell says Victorino is "full go" right now #RedSox

  • Shane Victorino: 'I have no intentions of being a bench player'

    Boston Herald "Shane Victorino couldn't have been any clearer about how he views his role with the Red Sox. "I have no intentions of being a bench player," he said. Victorino arrived in camp Wednesday and worked out with his Red Sox teammates for the first time today. He went through agility drills and..." February 20

  • Shane Victorino says he should be the Red Sox’ starting right fielder

    WEEI Boston "Through all the uncertainty that has encompassed the Red Sox‘ offseason, Shane Victorino has taken solace in his own run of certainty. Monday, for the first time since undergoing back surgery, the outfielder will swing a bat. It is the latest step forward in a rehabilitation process that has..." November 28

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    #RedSox announce Victorino will have lower back surgery today in LA

  • Shane Victorino will have back surgery today

    Boston Globe "Right fielder Shane Victorino will have surgery on a disc injury in his lower back in Los Angeles today and miss the remainder of the season, the team announced on Tuesday. Dr. Robert Watkins will perform the surgery in Los Angeles. Victorino, who turns 34 in November, has played only 30..." August 05

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    Victorino expected to miss some time due to back.

  • Shane Victorino aggravated his right hamstring injury

    Hardball Talk "Because an eight-game losing streak isn’t bad enough, here’s this. According to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald, Shane Victorino left last night’s game against the Rays after he tweaked his right hamstring on bunt attempt in the ninth inning. Victorino missed the first three weeks of the..." May 24

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    Victorino still experiencing knee soreness. He's being sent for MRI to determine precise nature of injury. 'Unlikely' available tonight

  • Red Sox activate Victorino from disabled list

    Rotoworld "Victorino is in the Red Sox starting lineup on Thursday night for the first time this season, batting second and playing right field against the rival Yankees. He had been on the shelf since the end of spring training because of a Grade 1 right hamstring strain." April 24

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    Brian MacPherson @brianmacp

    Victorino will play today and then Monday and Tuesday with the PawSox before being reevaluated. Middlebrooks could start rehab Monday.

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    Brian MacPherson @brianmacp

    Victorino expected to start rehab Saturday, Middlebrooks the middle of next week.

  • Shane Victorino to begin rehab assignment Saturday

    CBS Sports "Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino will head out on his minor-league rehab assignment Saturday, likely with Triple-A Pawtucket, the Red Sox told reporters (Scott Lauber) Thursday. Rehab assignments are permitted to last up to 30 days, but the club has told reporters that Victorino might return..." April 17

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Shane Victorino says flu "set me back a few days," but also remains hopeful of being ready to come off DL when he's eligible #RedSox

  • Shane Victorino's return slowed; no timetable for Will Middlebrooks

    WEEI Boston "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..." April 08

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    MLBRosterMoves @MLBRosterMoves

    The @RedSox place OF Shane Victorino on 15-day DL (retroactive to March 30); recall OF Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket.

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Shane Victorino tweaked his right hamstring, scheduled to undergo MRI tomorrow, likely in Boston. #RedSox

  • Victorino to sit out first few exhibition games

    CSN New England "The exhibition schedule begins Thursday and Grapefruit League play starts Friday, but it could be a few more days before Shane Victorino is on the field for the Red Sox. Manager John Farrell said the Sox are holding Victorino out of action for a while as Victorino builds some core..." February 26

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    Brian MacPherson @brianmacp

    Update on offseason wrist surgeries: Pedroia is taking dry swings now, and Victorino is two weeks away from throwing.

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    Red Sox announce Victorino today underwent successful nerve release surgery on his right thumb. It was performed by Dr. Thomas Graham

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Shane Victorino is "full go" for tomorrow night, Farrell said. Sounds like he'll be in lineup #RedSox

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    Shane Victorino is available to come off bench. Might've been able to start, Farrell said, but #RedSox wanted to guard against early exit

  • Shane Victorino out of Game 4 lineup due to lower back tightness

    CBS Sports "Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was originally in his customary spot in the Red Sox lineup for Game 4 of the World Series, batting second between Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia. Then, about an hour and 15 minutes before Game 4, the Red Sox announced he had been replaced in the lineup..." October 27

  • Victorino, Red Sox slam way past Tigers to World Series

    WEEI Boston "All year the Red Sox showed an ability to ignore adversity to take their opponents’ best punch and refuse to get knocked out. A strong case can be made that no one endured more bruises along the way than Shane Victorino the oft-injured right fielder whose three-year deal to come to Boston was..." October 20

  • Shane Victorino is giving up on switch-hitting again

    Hardball Talk "Shane Victorino has hit exclusively from the right side for the past six weeks so it was a bit of a surprise to see him bat left-handed against Anibal Sanchez in Game 5 of the ALCS on Thursday night. However after going 0-for-3 against Sanchez he flipped back to the right side against relievers..." October 19

  • Shane Victorino ties post-season record with ninth HBP

    Hardball Talk "Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino moved into a tie with Alex Rodriguez for the most post-season HBP’s in the bottom of the first inning of NLCS Game 2. Tigers starter Max Scherzer drilled Victorino in the left shoulder with a 91 MPH fastball his ninth career in the post-season. The errant pitch..." October 14

  • Victorino, Ellsbury banged up, but both expected to play Monday

    WEEI Boston "Shane Victorino and Jacoby Ellsbury both left Sunday’s 7-6 win over the White Sox for precautionary reasons but manager John Farrell said both are expected to be back in the lineup on Monday. Victorino re-aggravated a left hip contusion when he slid into first base in the fourth inning. He..." September 02

  • Victorino, Red Sox pummel Wei-Yin Chen en route to 13-2 win over O's

    WEEI Boston "The Red Sox’ fortunes against left-handers it seems have taken a turn for the better. As recently as 10 days ago the team’s mighty struggles against southpaws even those with less-than-dominant stuff were a noteworthy concern as the Sox headed into the final six weeks of the regular season. But..." August 28

  • Red Sox Victorino day-to-day with tight hamstring

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Red Sox are hoping Shane Victorino's latest hamstring injury won't linger the way the last one did. Victorino left Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels with tightness in his left hamstring and will be unavailable for Sunday's series finale. He appeared to hobble home after..." July 07

  • Victorino hitless but still delivers walkoff win

    Boston Herald "Shane Victorino was officially hitless in five at-bats yesterday. Judging by the crowd of exuberant teammates surrounding him in the ninth inning after his grounder went under the glove of Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Josh Thole, Victorino just might be alright with that 0-for. Thole’s..." July 01

  • Franklin Morales likely headed to DL, Shane Victorino feeling better

    Boston Herald "In all likelihood, Franklin Morales will be placed on the disabled list today. Morales left Saturday night's game in Detroit with discomfort near his left shoulder, and the results of tests administered Monday were consistent with a recurrence of the left pectoral strain that hampered Morales..." June 25

  • Victorino expected to return for Game 2

    ESPN Boston "Shane Victorino is expected to be taken off the disabled list between games today and thrust into the starting lineup in center field for the second game of the day-night doubleheader against the Angels. Victorino, on the DL because of a hamstring issue, played well enough in a brief rehab..." June 08

  • Shane Victorino still hurting

    Boston Herald "When Shane Victorino ran in the outfield yesterday under the supervision of the Red Sox training staff, he still was favoring his cranky left hamstring. And so, for at least another few days, the Flyin’ Hawaiian will remain grounded. Rather than beginning a minor league rehab assignment..." June 03

  • Victorino, Middlebrooks ramping back up "Though Shane Victorino had to spend his return to Philadelphia on the disabled list, he was at least making progress with the left hamstring strain that has sidelined him since May 20. The outfielder could start a short Minor League rehab assignment as early as this weekend, putting him in..." May 30

  • On deck for Phillies: Shane Victorino "Shane Victorino can't wait to get back to Philadelphia. It has been nearly 10 months since the Phillies dealt the popular outfielder to the Los Angeles Dodgers, a journey that continued on to Boston when he signed 3-year, $39 million contract in the offseason. Victorino returns to Citizens..." May 24

  • Red Sox place Victorino, Middlebrooks on disabled list

    Boston Globe "The Red Sox placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks and outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced Friday. Infielder Jose Iglesias and pitcher Alfredo Aceves were called up from Triple A Pawtucket, and Iglesias will start tonight's game vs. the Indians at third..." May 24

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Victorino day to day. Farrell said #redsox would be cautious. That likely means out tomorrow.

  • Shane Victorino aching again

    Boston Herald "Playing last night in Bill Murray’s hometown, Shane Victorino starred in his own version of “Groundhog Day.” Victorino left the Red Sox’ 6-4 loss to the White Sox in the sixth inning after experiencing tightness in his left hamstring. It marked the fifth time this season that Victorino exited a..." May 21

  • Shane Victorino quite the catch

    Boston Herald "In the absence of a proven closer, go ahead and credit the save for the Red Sox’ come-from-behind 4-3 victory last night to right fielder Shane Victorino. Trailing 3-1 and down to their final strike in the ninth inning, the Sox scored three runs on Will Middlebrooks’ bases-loaded double against..." May 17

  • Shane Victorino reinjures back, hopes to play Friday

    Boston Herald "Trailing 3-1 and down to their final strike in the ninth inning, the Red Sox scored three runs on Will Middlebrooks’ bases-loaded double against Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney. But if not for a pair of stellar catches by right fielder Shane Victorino in the eighth, the game may have been..." May 17

  • Victorino suffers another injury after wall collision

    Boston Herald "Another day, another potential injury. Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino, whose kamikaze style in right field has already made him a fan favorite, was taken to Mass. General after yesterday’s 12-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with sore ribs following a hard collision with the right field..." May 13

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