Shane Victorino Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Shane Victorino's injury
Nick Wood, who caught Shane Victorino's grand slam baseball from Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, discusses why he has decided to auction it off, and SCP Auctions vice president Dan Imler breaks down what it could go for at auction.
World Series MVP David Ortiz and Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino had their beards shaved for charity to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
10/30/13: Shane Victorino rips a double off the Green Monster, scoring three runs for an early Red Sox lead
10/30/13: Shane Victorino goes 2-for-3 with a walk and four RBIs in the Red Sox's decisive Game 6 victory
Shane Victorino knocks a 3-run double as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series in Game 6. Watch the #MissionOctober hour-long World Series Edition on 11/4 at 7PM ET/4PM PT on FOX Sports 1.
ST. LOUIS — As the Red Sox tried to harness their excitement following a 3-1 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series, they also had to take stock of their physical status heading into Game 6. One player that most eyes will continue to be on will be Shane Victorino, who [...]
By Brian MacPhersonST. LOUIS -- Little could sum up this Red Sox better than this: The months of playing through a back injury caught up with Shane Victorino so much on Sunday afternoon he had to sit out Game Four of the World Series -- and because Victorino sat, Jonny Gomes was in position to hit a game-changing three-run home run. "It's crazy how that happens," Victorino said. Victorino has never seen a wall he couldn't collide with or a fastball he couldn't let clip him in the shoulder, and so has played through a multitude of injuries during this season. He missed time -- though he...
10/26/13: Joe Kelly makes a terrific barehanded grab on a chopper off the bat of Shane Victorino and throws over to first for the out
ST. LOUIS -- Shane Victorino has been dealing with assorted nagging injuries all season long.At the worst possible time, he has succumbed to one.Victorino was scratched from the Red Sox' lineup during batting practice here tonight because of low back tightness, a problem that has plagued him at various times throughout the season. In his absence, Daniel Nava will shift to right field, while Jonny Gomes will be added to the lineup in left field.
10/19/13: After a leadoff double, a walk and a reached on error, the Red Sox take a 5-2 lead on Shane Victorino's grand slam
10/19/13: The Red Sox's faithful show plenty of love for Shane Victorino after his dramatic grand slam
10/19/13: Shane Victorino crushes a grand slam to left field, giving the Red Sox a dramatic 5-2 seventh-inning lead
The Tigers made some key outs on the basepaths in the game and were hurt in the seventh inning by an error by shortstop Jose Iglesias on a potential double-play ball. BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox narrowly missed three home runs. But Shane Victorino got the job done for the Sox in dramatic fashion. A 12th trip to the World Series for the Detroit Tigers will have to wait.Victorino hit a grand slam off Detroit relief pitcher Jose Veras in the seventh inning Saturday night as the Red Sox broke away for a 5-2 Game 6 victory to eliminate the Tigers from the American...
10/17/13: David Ross plows into Alex Avila trying to score on Shane Victorino's ground ball, but the catcher hangs on for the out
10/13/13: Shane Victorino hits a single to left field in the sixth inning to break up Max Scherzer's bid for a no-hitter
10/13/13: Al Alburquerque fans Shane Victorino to tie the MLB postseason record for most strikeouts in back-to-back games with 31
DETROIT — Justin Verlander has one request for umpire Ron Kulpa, who will be behind home plate today for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series: Keep an eye on Shane Victorino.Only a dart board gets hit more often than Victorino. In six postseason games, the Red Sox right fielder has been plunked five times, a single-season playoff record. He’s notorious for crowding the plate, and because the switch hitter has been batting exclusively from the right side due to nagging injuries, he has been hit even more than usual.
10/8/13: Shane Victorino singles home Jacoby Ellsbury to give the Red Sox a 2-1 lead in the seventh inning
Jacoby Ellsbury starts baseball activities; Shane Victorino’s scratch not raising long-term concerns
Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, out since Sept. 5 due to a non-displaced fracture of the navicular bone in his right foot, started baseball activities for the first time since he was diagnosed with his injury. On Friday afternoon, he swung off a tee and threw on the field. The next steps of his [...]
Two weeks since being diagnosed with a fracture in his foot, Jacoby Ellsbury has yet to run the bases or swing a bat. Shane Victorino is dealing with back, hamstring, hip and, now, thumb issues that have given him a keen understanding of how his favorite UFC fighters feel entering the late rounds.And so, the spotlight returns to a familiar face.How will Jackie Bradley Jr. handle it this time?
Shane Victorino had a big night at the plate, but his night ended early with an injury that will have to be monitored as the Red Sox prepare for the playoffs.Victorino aggravated a jammed right thumb in the 5-3, 12-inning loss to Baltimore, with Jackie Bradley Jr. pinch-hitting for him in the 12th.
By Tim BrittonBOSTON -- Shane Victorino is out of the Red Sox lineup with a sore thumb. The outfielder is day-to-day. "There's not an overriding concern that he's not going to be available," manager John Farrell said of Victorino's status going forward. Victorino has, of course, been coping with hamstring and back injuries all season. After playing 45 straight games into September, Victorino has gotten some rest of late, playing in just six of the last 10 games. With Victorino and Jacoby Ellsbury out, the Red Sox will lean more on Jackie Bradley, Jr. in center field. Advanced defensive...
Shane Victorino had to leave last night’s game due to a jammed right thumb, an injury that will have to be monitored closely as the Red Sox enter the home stretch of this season and prepare for the playoffs.Victorino aggravated a jammed right thumb in the 5-3 12-inning loss and had to be replaced for his 12th-inning at-bat by Jackie Bradley Jr.
Red Sox pregame notes: Updates on Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Victorino; Jackie Bradley Jr.’s growing pains; glimpse of the pitching future
The Red Sox are still trying to work their way back to a healthy outfield, but it remains to be seen when that happens. Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has yet to commence baseball activities as he recovers from the non-displaced fracture of the navicular bone in his right foot. There is still no timetable for [...]
Mike Francesa is joined by Peter Gammons to discuss the Red Sox, Shane Victorino, the Athletics, the Indians, and Terry Francona.
9/4/13: Shane Victorino's catch in the stands leads to a woman having her phone hit by the umpire and another woman losing her drink
By Brian MacPhersonBOSTON -- One day after Jacoby Ellsbury and Shane Victorino each left the game Sunday with an injury, both were back in the Red Sox lineup on Monday. It's that time of year. Victorino has been dealing with an assortment of hamstring and back issues all season. Mike Napoli has plantar fasciitis in his foot. David Ortiz came into spring training with a foot injury that cost him signficant time last season. Mike Carp was scratched from the lineup this week with irritation in his shoulder. Dustin Pedroia played the first two months with a torn ligament in his thumb and almost...
BOSTON -- Red Sox outfielders Shane Victorino and Jacoby Ellsbury both left Sunday’s game with injuries, but manager John Farrell expects both will be able to play in Monday’s holiday matinee against the Detroit Tigers. Victorino was removed after the sixth inning with a left hip contusion. Victorino suffered the injury in the fourth inning when he slid into first on a comebacker to the pitcher. Victorino stayed in the game and appeared to be in some discomfort in the top of the fifth after making a nice running catch on the White Sox’s Avisail Garcia, as he kept flexing his left leg...
Shane Victorino powers the Red Sox over the Orioles in a significant late season game.
By Brian MacPhersonSAN FRANCISCO -- Every time Shane Victorino gets up to the plate to hit from the right side against a right-handed pitcher, fellow switch-hitters Daniel Nava and Jarrod Saltalamacchia watch with a mix of awe, amusement and even a little bit of envy. "We were joking around that he's the new hybrid switch-hitter of the future -- that when there's a lefty, he's going to hit lefty," Nava said. "He makes it look so easy that you don't realize how hard it is." Injuries that have plagued the switch-hitting Victorino all season have made it impossible since early August for him...
BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits, David Ortiz homered and John Lackey held down New York's resurgent offense as the Boston Red Sox broke a three-game skid by beating the Yankees 6-1 on Saturday.Ortiz, Shane Victorino, Will Middlebrooks, Mike Carp and Daniel Nava each had two hits for the AL East leaders, who won for only the third time in nine games.
John Farrell‘s original plan for Saturday’s game was to give Shane Victorino, who has been dealing with a hamstring issue, the day off. That plan changed a few hours before first pitch when it became evident that Mike Napoli was not going to be able to play due to a foot injury. Farrell moved Victorino [...]
Red Sox Right Fielder Shane Victorino on his career with the Phillies and what he expects in facing his former team.
Red Sox Right Fielder Shane Victorino on the athletes and role models he admired while growing up.
Red Sox Right Fielder Shane Victorino on helping others and being part of the community.
By Brian MacPhersonBALTIMORE -- Three games, three left fielders for John Farrell and the Red Sox. Two games after Jonny Gomes was in the lineup against Tampa Bay's David Price and one day after Daniel Nava was in the lineup against Baltimore's Chris Tillman, Mike Carp was in the lineup on Saturday against Baltimore's Scott Feldman. Carp, Gomes and Nava have rotated through the lineup all season, particularly when injuries to David Ortiz and Shane Victorino have created a vacancy somewhere other than left field. Carp and Nava both have seen a bit of time at first base as well. But with Orti...
By Tim BrittonBOSTON -- It's the same old story for Shane Victorino. Victorino exited Friday's 4-2 win over the Yankees with left hamstring tightness after three innings. It's the 10th time this season Victorino has departed a game prematurely with an injury to either his hamstring or lower back. He's also missed 32 games because of injury. "Again, strength tests out fine afterwards," manager John Farrell said. "The left hamstring started to grab him the inning prior to his last at-bat. Day-to-day, as he's been for quite a while. We'll check him before we make a decision on the lineup...
Shane Victorino can’t seem to stay healthy. The outfielder left Friday night’s game after grounding into a double play in the bottom of the third inning. He grounded into the 4-6-3 twin-killing and limped across the first base bag. He immediately went down the dugout steps and down the runway to the Red Sox clubhouse [...]
Broken record alert: Shane Victorino left Friday night's game with tightness in his left hamstring.
A day after pulling out a 4-2 win against the Yankees, the Red Sox will get shortstop Stephen Drew back in their lineup. Drew went down on June 28 with a hamstring injury. Shane Victorino remains out of the Sox lineup. Victorino left Friday night’s game after experiencing tightness in his hamstring, however manager John [...]
Victorino has been hampered by injuries all season.
Despite being hampered by a hamstring injury, Shane Victorino is back in the lineup for the Red Sox, playing right field and batting second against Oakland right-hander A.J. Griffin. David Ortiz has had the most success against Griffin among Red Sox hitters, going 3-for-6 with a home run, and will be hitting cleanup. Jarrod Saltalamacchia [...]