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Justin Masterson faces Pablo Sandoval and Shane Victorino during live batting practice at Red Sox spring training.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mookie Betts is all the rage with the Red Sox, but if he’s thinking about being in the starting lineup, he might have to find a position other than right field. “If Shane Victorino is fully capable and fully healthy, he’s our right fielder,” manager John Farrell said Friday. “I mean, that’s pretty simple. He was one of the best right fielders in the game two years ago. “When you come back from injury, you shouldn’t have lost your job because of an injury.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — If Shane Victorino needed any pat on the back from his manager for his offseason work to rehab from back surgery, he got it and then some Friday. “I think the most encouraging one is the way Vic has reported,” John Farrell declared Friday outside the JetBlue clubhouse. “He is full-go […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino says he has “never in my life” showed up early for spring training, but that changed Wednesday afternoon, when he walked into Sox camp here a week before the team is scheduled to hold its first full-squad workout. There’s a message attached to his early arrival. Victorino said he is ready to take on 22-year-old Mookie Betts in what he termed a “friendly competition” to be the team’s starting right fielder, a job that was exclusively Victorino’s until hamstring and back injuries led to season-ending back surgery last Aug.
11.04.09: Mariano Rivera gets Shane Victorino to ground out, sealing the victory for the Yankees' 27th World Series title