8:08 PM EDT, Thu May 28, 2015
Boston Herald

Red Sox Notebook Shane Victorino returns to DL with calf strain

Maybe it should come as no surprise at this point, but Shane Victorino is back on the disabled list.After a left calf strain caused the right fielder to leave Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Red Sox sent Victorino to the 15-day DL yesterday.This marks the second time this season Victorino has been placed on the disabled list, after also spending time there with a hamstring injury.“Vic is still dealing, obviously, with some tightness in the calf,” manager John Farrell said.

The Republican

Boston Red Sox put Mookie Betts on standby in case Shane Victorino's calf tightened up

BOSTON -- It's becoming more and more clear that Shane Victorino cannot be relied upon to be an everyday player for the Boston Red Sox.  He already has spent time on the disabled list with a hamstring injury. Now his...

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Shane Victorino (left calf) to disabled list, Red Sox looking to get durability more consistent

On Sunday the Red Sox placed rightfielder Shane Victorino (left calf) on the 15-day disabled list and called up infielder Jeff Bianchi from Triple-A Pawtucket. Victorino missed two games this week with general soreness, focused around the left calf, but returned Saturday night. The return didn’t go as planned as he had to leave the […]

The Republican

Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino is day to day with left calf injury

Shane Victorino had been playing well since his return from the disabled list (hamstring) May 11. Since then, he's 8 for 19 with a home run, double, three walks, a stolen base and three runs.

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Red Sox injury updates: Shane Victorino still day-to-day; Pablo Sandoval remains out with limitations

On Thursday the Red Sox were hopeful to get both Pablo Sandoval and Shane Victorino back Friday, but unfortunately for them, both remain out of the lineup. After being a late scratch with “general soreness” mostly in the left calf Thursday, Victorino remains out of the lineup Friday. He went 2-for-2 as a pinch-hitter Tuesday. […]

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Red Sox injury updates: Shane Victorino out with ‘general soreness'; Pablo Sandoval ‘much improved’

Shane Victorino was in the original lineup posted shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, but just a few minutes later a revised one was sent out with Victorino scratched and Daniel Nava inserted to make his third straight start in right field. “[Victorino] is held out tonight with some soreness,” said manager John Farrell. “It’s more […]

The Republican

Boston Red Sox injury updates: Shane Victorino out with left calf soreness

Shane Victorino sat out of Thursday's game against the Texas Rangers with left calf soreness.

Boston Herald

Shane Victorino shows Red Sox what they've been missing

SEATTLE — You see the swing, a right-handed uppercut on a 92-mph fastball that cleared the left-field fence at cavernous Safeco Field and broke a scoreless stalemate in the sixth inning here last night.Then you see the catch, a leaping grab on the run at the lip of the warning track in right field, and the on-target heave back to the infield to double a runner off first base in the seventh.Most of all, you feel the energy created when Shane Victorino reaches base three times and make as good a play as you will see from an outfielder.

The Republican

Boston Red Sox and Shane Victorino are at a crossroads in his career on how much he should be playing

Does Shane Victorino even have the ability to produce at his 2013-level because his back injury and hamstring strains have pushed the 34-year-old well beyond his prime years?

Boston Herald

Red Sox Notebook: John Farrell won’t push Shane Victorino

OAKLAND, Calif. — Shane Victorino is healthy, but he may not be the Red Sox’ starting right fielder.Bogged down by hamstring injuries that have restricted him to just 42 games over the last two seasons, Victorino returned from the 15-day disabled list last night in a new role.The 34-year-old will mostly play against left-handed pitchers, at least for the time being, as the Sox hope to get the most out of the former switch-hitter who has been batting exclusively right-handed this season.

The Republican

Boston Red Sox designate Luis Jimenez to make room for Shane Victorino

Jimenez was designated for assignment to make room for Shane Victorino (right hamstring strain) who was activated from the disabled list.

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Red Sox pregame notes: Shane Victorino could join team in Oakland on Monday

Out with a hamstring injury since April 22, right fielder Shane Victorino might almost be ready to return to the Red Sox lineup. The plan for Victorino is still to get his rehabbing done in Portland on Friday and Saturday, but what happens after that isn’t so clear. If all goes well for Victorino, manager […]

The Republican

Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino expected back next week but do you want him starting? (POLL)

The question is do you want him back considering he's so injury-prone and hasn't hit? He's batting .143/.302/.171/.474 in 43 plate appearances this year.

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Red Sox pregame notes: Shane Victorino, Rusney Castillo injury updates; why Allen Craig is in RF

The progression of Shane Victorino’s and Rusney Castillo’s injuries are trending in the right direction. Victorino (hamstring) could get into a rehab game in the middle part of next week, as he’s eligible to return next Friday in Toronto. “We were going to ramp up his running through the weekend,” manager John Farrell said. “If […]

The Republican

Red Sox's Shane Victorino progressing but might not return when eligible because of strange reason

BOSTON -- Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino, who was placed on the disabled list retroactive to April 23 with a right hamstring strain, is headed in the right direction. "Vic's running will increase with intensity today," Red Sox manager...

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Red Sox injury updates: Mike Napoli out ‘couple of days,’ Shane Victorino targeting at-bats early next week

First baseman Mike Napoli missed Monday’s game with the Blue Jays with an illness, and that illness will keep him out at least a few more days. Manager John Farrell said prior to Tuesday’s game Napoli would be out “probably next couple of days.” His illness is contagious, so the team is being careful. Daniel […]

NESN

Shane Victorino Blessed To Be Starting Again For Red Sox

NESN's Ashley Allen discusses Shane Victorino's busy offseason and why the outfielder is blessed to have the opportunity to start again for the Boston Red Sox

NESN

Red Sox All-Access: Shane Victorino

Red Sox All-Access presents a behind the scenes look at Shane Victorino at spring training.

NESN

Red Sox All Access: Behind the Scenes With Shane Victorino

Red Sox All Access takes a behind the scenes look at Red Sox OF Shane Victorino. The full episode premieres April 8th on NESN.