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2014 Avg.
.000
 
Career Avg.
.277
Name  Shane Victorino
Born  11/30/1980
Height  5-9
Weight  190
Number  18
Position  RF
Bats  S
Throws  R
4/17/2014 7:58:00 PM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. SOURCE: Tim Britton, Providence Journal
Insight: He strained his hamstring on the last day of spring training. Victorino could be activated as soon as Wednesday. Boston has a crowded outfield at the moment with Jackie Bradley Jr., Grady Sizemore, Jonny Gomes, Daniel Nava and Mike Carp all seeing action early in the season. Carp (.214, 0 HR, 2 RBI) is likely to be the odd man out when Victorino returns.
 
3/31/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Boston has placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day DL with a strained hamstring.
Insight: Jackie Bradley Jr. has been called up from Triple-A to take his place. Daniel Nava will start at right field Monday versus the Orioles.
 
3/31/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino is unlikely to suit up Monday against the Orioles. SOURCE: Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe
Insight: He hurt his hamstring in Boston's final spring training game this past weekend. We'd expect Jonny Gomes (.247, 13 HR, 52 RBI in 2013) to get the start in his place.
 
3/29/2014 4:31:00 PM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino re-injured his hamstring on Saturday. He's on his way to Boston for an MRI. SOURCE: Scott Lauber, Boston Herald
Insight: That puts Victorino's status in doubt for Monday's season opener in Balimore. With Victorino sidelined, the Red Sox would likely use Jonny Gomes in left field with Daniel Nava moving over to right. If Victorino lands on the disabled list, there's a good chance Boston would call up Jackie Bradley from Triple-A Pawtucket. Bradley was one of the last players cut when the team finalized its 25-man roster earlier this week.
 
3/27/2014 5:42:00 PM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino (side) played a minor league game without any issues Thursday, according to csnne.com.
Insight: Victorino was scratched with left side discomfort on Tuesday. He should be ready for Opening Day after Thursday's development.
 
3/26/2014 9:54:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino (side) will miss his second straight game Wednesday, according to Jason Mastrodonato of masslive.com.
Insight: Victorino was scratched with left side discomfort on Tuesday and is still hurting. However, he said he'll be ready for Monday's season opener.
 
3/8/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino may give up hitting from the left side of the plate altogether, according to Tim Britton of the Providence Journal, though Victorino said "no decision's been made."
Insight: A leg injury prevented him from hitting lefty late last season and throughout the playoffs. He hit .314 with six homers and an .861 OPS in 169 at-bats as a lefty last season but in his career has been a much better right-handed hitter than a left-handed one.
 
2/27/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino has been working through issues involving his "core strength," manager John Farrell said. However, he's expected to be ready well before Opening Day. SOURCE: Boston Herald
Insight: Farrell said Victorino reported to camp in good shape even though he underwent right thumb surgery in November. The 33-year-old outfielder dealt with several nagging injuries last season and only played 122 games, so the Red Sox are trying to avoid that happening again. Victorino hit .294 with 15 homers, 82 runs, 21 steals and an .802 OPS in his first year in Boston.
 
12/16/2013 9:50:00 PM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino had thumb surgery on Monday. SOURCE: Alex Speier, WEEI
Insight: It won't affect Victorino's fantasy value as he's expected to be back in plenty of time for spring training. Victorino was excellent for the Red Sox last year, contributing a .294 average with 15 HR, 61 RBI and 21 SB. He also had a number of clutch hits in the postseason including a game-winning grand slam against the Tigers.
 
12/10/2013 9:21:00 PM
Description: Boston manager John Farrell said Daniel Nava and Shane Victorino will both be candidates to lead off next season. SOURCE: Mike Silverman, Boston Herald
Insight: Jacoby Ellsbury had been the team's leadoff hitter for the previous six seasons but he signed with New York last week. Victorino hit .194 out of the leadoff spot last season (7-for-36) while Nava hit .289 (11-for-38). Dustin Pedroia will stay in the three hole for Boston with David Ortiz occupying the cleanup spot.
 
10/30/2013 3:28:00 PM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino is back in the lineup for Game 6 against St. Louis.
Insight: He missed the previous two games with back tightness. Victorino is hitting sixth behind Jonny Gomes and ahead of Xander Bogaerts instead of second where he usually hits. Victorino was named the AL's Gold Glove recipient in right field earlier this week.
 
Cold10/29/2013 6:43:00 PM
Description: Bill Shaikin of the LA Times reports Boston right fielder Shane Victorino is expected to play Wednesday in Game 6 against St. Louis.
Insight: Victorino missed Games 4 and 5 with a back issue. Aside from a series-clinching grand slam against Detroit, the veteran has had a quiet postseason (.188 AVG in 48 at bats).
 
10/28/2013 6:45:00 PM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino (back) is not in the lineup for Game 5 of the World Series Monday at St. Louis but is available off the bench, according to Tim Britton of the Providence Journal.
Insight: Daniel Nava will start in right field with Jonny Gomes in left for the second straight game.
 
10/27/2013 7:17:00 PM
Description: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has been scratched from Sunday night's starting lineup. SOURCE: Gordon Edes, ESPN Boston
Insight: Victorino is out with lower back tightness. Daniel Nava will move over to right field with Jonny Gomes getting the start in left. It's unknown if the ailing Victorino will be available to pinch-hit later in the game.
 
10/15/2013 10:49:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino is hitless in six at-bats against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.
Insight: Victorino went 6-for-14 (.429) with three RBI in the ALDS against Oakland, but is just 1-for-8 in the first two games of the ALCS.
 
Hot10/12/2013 9:31:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino has faced Anibal Sanchez, Detroit's Game 1 ALCS starter, 43 times and come away with just 10 hits (.233).
Insight: Victorino went 6-for-14 (.429) with three RBI in the ALDS against Oakland, but he hasn't had success against Sanchez. The two squared off frequently when Sanchez pitched for the Marlins and Victorino played for the Phillies.
 
Hot10/7/2013 11:16:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino is 4-for-11 with three doubles versus Rays right-hander Alex Cobb.
Insight: Victorino, who has struggled with nagging injuries for most of this season, hasn't let them spoil hie postseason as he's 4-for-8 in the first two games of the series.
 
10/4/2013 10:05:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino is hitless in seven at-bats versus Rays starter Matt Moore.
Insight: Victorino struggled with nagging injuries this season, but was solid after the All-Star break with 11 homers, 37 RBI, 10 SB and an .864 OPS in the second half. This matchup, however, doesn't appear to be of his liking.
 
9/29/2013 10:19:00 AM
Description: Boston right fielder Shane Victorino is getting the day off Sunday versus the Orioles. SOURCE: Jenny Dell, NESN
Insight: Most of Boston's regulars are sitting on Sunday. Quinton Berry will occupy right field in Victorino's absence.
 
9/20/2013 4:44:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino (thumb) is a late scratch from Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: He has been useful for fantasy purposes with a .295 average, 14 homers, 58 RBI, 80 runs, 21 steals and an .806 OPS, but has been limited to 116 games with various injuries.