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Shane Victorino trade: Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington: 'We wouldn't have won the World Series without him'

BOSTON - When Shane Victorino signed with Boston entering the 2013 season, it seemed like a curious deal for the aging outfielder. Victorino, then 32, had inked a three-year, $39 million deal. By the time the Red Sox won the...

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Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington on outfielder Shane Victorino after trade to Angels: ‘We wouldn’t have won the World Series without him’

Trading Shane Victorino wasn’t easy for Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington. But it was the right move. With the Red Sox out of contention and Victorino’s contract expiring at the end of the year, the Red Sox wanted to get something for the Flyin’ Hawaiian before he departed in free agency, so they shipped […]

The Republican

Boston Red Sox trade: Emotional Shane Victorino on connection to Boston, 'Three Little Birds,' and 2013 World Series

BOSTON - About halfway through his press conference after Monday night's game, Shane Victorino broke down in tears. The passion and pride he'd shown on the field and in the clubhouse over the last three seasons in Boston poured out...

Boston Herald

Red Sox Beat: Important trade decisions still to come

The first trade was the easiest.No offense to Shane Victorino, whose clutch offense and Gold Glove in right field made him the most valuable player of the World Series-winning 2013 Red Sox, but he had to go. He’s a free agent after the season, and with the S.S. Sox sinking to the bottom of the AL East again, he was only taking up space better occupied by still-unproven Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo or even hitting-challenged Jackie Bradley Jr.

The Republican

Boston Red Sox trade Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Angels; Rusney Castillo recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket

Editor's Note: Jen McCaffrey breaks down what this trade means for the Red Sox. BOSTON - The first deal of Boston's trade deadline week has been completed. The Red Sox traded outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Times

Step 1: Angels acquire outfielder Shane Victorino from Red Sox

In what they hope was their first move and not their only move before this week's trade deadline, the Angels on Monday acquired outfielder Shane Victorino from the Boston Red Sox.

The Republican

Boston Red Sox recall Rusney Castillo after trade sends Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Angels

The Boston Red Sox recalled Rusney Castillo from Triple-A Pawtucket Monday afternoon after trading Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Angels.

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Red Sox trade Shane Victorino to Angels for infielder Josh Rutledge; Recall Rusney Castillo

And it begins. The Red Sox traded outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge. To fill Victorino’s spot in the roster, the team has recalled Rusney Castillo. Victorino was hitting .245 in 33 games this season. He battled injuries each of the last […]

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Updated Red Sox lineup: Rusney Castillo playing RF

Following the late-breaking news of Shane Victorino‘s trade to the Angels, outfielder Rusney Castillo was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket. Castillo will play right field and bat seventh in the Red Sox lineup on Tuesday. Castillo has hit .230 with one home run and six RBIs in 26 games this season with the Red Sox. […]

The Republican

Shane Victorino trade: What it means for Boston Red Sox outfielders Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts

BOSTON - The Red Sox started the season with too many outfielders and not enough starting roles. As a result, Rusney Castillo, who signed with the Red Sox last August for $72.5 million, started the year in Triple-A Pawtucket. He...

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MLB Trade Deadline: Pirates reportedly ending hunt for first baseman, out on Mike Napoli

Following a report Sunday that the Pirates were interested in Red Sox veterans Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino, it would appear they are no longer interested in Napoli. According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Pirates are telling teams they’re likely to keep Pedro Alvarez, which would effectively end their hunt for other first baseman […]

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Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates looking at Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino (report)

The Pittsburgh Pirates have looked at Boston Red Sox veterans Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, according to Pittsburgh Tribune Pirates writer Rob Biertempfel.

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Mike Napoli bracing himself for possible trade deadline relocation

HOUSTON — Shane Victorino has said he was wants to live out the life of his three-year contract with the Red Sox, using these final days before the non-waive trade deadline as an opportunity to “go make it hard on [the front office].” He isn’t alone in his sentiments. One of the other members of […]