Shane Victorino News Archive
Victorino (ribs) is starting in right field Sunday against the Orioles.
Victorino was scratched from Saturday's lineup due to soreness in his ribs, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
Victorino was in noticeable pain after crashing into the right field fence at Fenway Park in Friday's game against Baltimore, but manager John Farrell said he's fine, the Boston Globe reports.
Victorino went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Nationals.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said the team will remain cautious with Victorino, who is coming off back surgery in 2014, early in the season, the Boston Herald reports. "He's well aware in advance of games if he's going to be on the field or when we're going to have Nava or Allen Craig in right," Farrell said. "He's working back into everyday play. There's going to be a balance to that. The schedule has something to do with that. Matchups have something to do with that."
Victorino is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Nationals, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.
Victorino is not in the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.
Victorino had two hits, scored a run and knocked in one in Boston's win over Philadelphia on Thursday. He returned to the lineup after getting a night off Wednesday.
Victorino is back in the lineup Thursday against the Phillies, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Victorino will sit out Wednesday's contest against the Phillies, Ryan Lawrence of the Providence Journal reports.