Shane Victorino News Archive
Victorino is expected to miss "some time" with a minor back issue, WEEI.com reports.
Victorino was removed for a pinch hitter as a precaution Wednesday night, ESPN Boston reports.
Victorino is not in the lineup Saturday against the Rays, Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports.
Victorino had two hits, including his first homer of the season, in Friday night's loss to Tampa Bay.
Victorino was back in the lineup Tuesday and had three hits in a loss to Toronto. He had been given the night off Monday as part of plan to give him regular days off.
Victorino isn't in the lineup Monday in Toronto, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Victorino went 2-for-4 with a run against the Royals on Sunday.
Victorino, who went 1-for-3 in his return to the lineup Saturday after a long stint on the disabled list, will not be an everyday player immediately, the Providence Journal reports. Manager John Farrell said after Saturday's game that Victorino would be closely monitored and be given periodic breaks initially.
Victorino (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list in order to start Saturday's game versus the Royals, Alex Speier of WEEI.com reports.
Victorino (hamstring) appears to be on track to return Saturday, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.