Shane Victorino said recently that surgery to repair a bulging disc in his back would result in 3-4 months of rehab.
Shane Victorino will undergo season-ending back surgery on Tuesday.
Shane Victorino (back) will visit a doctor in Los Angeles next week to receive a second opinion on his back.
Red Sox placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 31, with lower back tightness.
Shane Victorino is expected to be placed on the disabled list after aggravating his back injury.
Shane Victorino is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Saturday.
Shane Victorino went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against the Rays on Friday.
Shane Victorino singled three times in four at-bats, scoring once, but the Red Sox suffered a defeat to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Shane Victorino is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Blue Jays.
Red Sox activated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list.
Shane Victorino (back) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Saturday.
Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) will continue his minor league rehab assignment Thursday night with Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated Sunday that it's possible Shane Victorino (back) will be activated from the disabled list at the start of the second half.
Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) is expected to be reevaluated on Sunday.