Shane Victorino News Archive
Red Sox manager John Farrell continues to assert that Victorino, if healthy, is the starting right fielder, the Boston Globe reports. Victorino played a third consecutive game Monday night, the first time he's done that all spring.
Victorino played in the first of what the Red Sox want to be three consecutive games Saturday, the Boston Globe reports.
Victorino is not expected to open the season on the disabled list, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said he's still trying "to get a better gauge on" Victorino's durability, the Providence Journal reports. "The one thing we're still trying to get our arms around is, what's the overall durability inside of a given week? How many games played can we plan for?," said Farrell.
Multiple scouts have said Victorino doesn't look right physically, ESPN Boston reports.
Victorino will abandon switch hitting again and bat only right-handed, Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reports.
Victorino has been noticeably more careful in spring games since experiencing some soreness in his legs, the Boston Herald reports. "I think a little bit guarded at times," manager John Farrell said of Victorino's approach. "Again, he's coming off a back surgery, so first game out, you know, he reverts back to when he was 100 percent healthy and has a little bit of setback. Now we're taking steps, progressive steps, with him, getting back to full speed."
Victorino (leg) emerged from Tuesday's game with no issues, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports.
Victorino (leg) will not make the trip Monday to play the Cardinals in Jupiter (Fla.), the Boston Globe reports.
Victorino felt tightness in his legs after sliding into the bag while going from first to third on a single in Friday night's game, WEEI.com reports.