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Shane Victorino | Outfielder

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (34) / 11/30/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 190
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Red Sox placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain.
Victorino originally hurt the calf in the middle of last week and then aggravated the ailment on Saturday. He's played just 50 of a possible 204 games since the start of 2014 due to a variety of ailments. Rusney Castillo will be the Red Sox' everyday right fielder. May 24 - 11:30 AM

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Shane Victorino left Saturday's game with left calf tightness.

Victorino tweaked his calf chasing down a fly ball in the third inning. Mookie Betts pinch-hit for him in his next at-bat. Victorino's body has really let him down the last few seasons. Including tonight, he's played just 50 of a possible 204 games since the start of 2014.
May 23 - 8:18 PM

Shane Victorino was scratched from Thursday's lineup against the Rangers due to general soreness which Red Sox manager John Farrell says is "centralized somewhat" in his left calf.

Farrell is hopeful that the injury is a day-to-day situation. Daniel Nava will fill in and start in right field Thursday against the Rangers.
May 21 - 4:38 PM

Shane Victorino has been scratched from the Red Sox lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers.

It's just a night off. Daniel Nava will get the start in right field versus Rangers lefty Wandy Rodriguez.
May 21 - 3:21 PM

Shane Victorino finished 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo homer in Thursday's 2-1 win against the Mariners.

It was his first homer of the year. Victorino had a .143/.302/.171 slash line when he was activated from the disabled list, but he's 3-for-6 with a walk, double and homer in the past two games, giving hope that the veteran can chip in against left-handers this year. The Hawaiian is 90 percent healthy, according to skipper John Farrell.
May 15 - 1:07 AM

Red Sox activated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list.

He's in right field and batting seventh versus Scott Kazmir and the A's on Monday. Most of Victorino's playing time going forward could come against right-handers, as the Red Sox have brought up Jackie Bradley and plan to put him in right field versus righties often.
May 11 - 6:42 PM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Monday.

He's scheduled to play nine innings in his final rehab game with Double-A Portland on Saturday and will rejoin the team on Sunday. He should continue to see regular playing time in right field for as long as he remains healthy.
May 9 - 1:28 PM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Portland on Friday.

He'll play for Portland on Friday and Saturday before being activated from the disabled list Monday if all goes well. Victorino has struggled with a .143/.302/.171 batting line this season, but he'll go back to playing regularly in right field for as long as he can stay healthy.
May 8 - 9:07 AM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) isn't expected to return from the disabled list until the Red Sox travel to Oakland on May 11.

While he's first eligible to come off the disabled list on May 8, the Red Sox don't seem keen on the idea of him playing on the turf in Toronto, so they'll push him back a few days as a precautionary measure. He's expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment this week.
May 3 - 5:52 PM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) could be held back a few days rather than being activated from the disabled list when first eligible on May 8.

The reasoning isn't because he's had a setback but rather is due to the Red Sox beginning a three-game series in Toronto on May 8. The club can delay Victorino's return until May 11 in Oakland so that he doesn't have to play on the Blue Jays' artificial turf. "The reports coming out of teams that have gone through there have been, it’s a new turf, and it’s extremely long, the blades of artificial grass," manager John Farrell said. "The depth of the crushed rubber is deep. It looks like some guys have had some negative effects on their legs after playing up there. So whether or not Vic is ready to be activated, which next Friday is the day, we’ll determine that when we get closer to it."
Apr 29 - 9:20 AM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) could begin a minor league rehab assignment next week.

Victorino landed on the disabled list over the weekend with a right hamstring strain, but he has already increased his running program. The Red Sox called up Jackie Bradley, Jr. on Tuesday, but Brock Holt should continue to benefit the most from Victorino's absence.
Apr 28 - 4:17 PM

Red Sox placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring strain.

Another season, another Victorino injury. The 34-year-old spent most of last year on the DL and couldn't make it three weeks into the 2015 campaign before getting hurt again. With Rusney Castillo (shoulder) also injured, Allen Craig and Daniel Nava will fill the void in right field. Fantasy owners won't miss Victorino much, as he was only hitting .143 prior to getting sidelined.
Apr 25 - 5:05 PM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Friday.

Victorino's right hamstring injury felt better than expected Thursday, but he could still very well be out of action all weekend. Daniel Nava is starting in his place in right field. The Red Sox are also giving Xander Bogaerts a breather Friday, with Brock Holt filling in at shortstop.
Apr 24 - 3:12 PM

According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, Shane Victorino (hamstring) came into Thursday feeling "better than he anticipated."

Victorino was removed from Wednesday's game with tightness in his right hamstring. He'll sit out Thursday's game against the Rays. Farrell indicated that the team might back of Victorino's workload to some degree as they attempt to guide the outfielder through a healthy campaign. Victorino has played in just 152 games over the last two seasons.
Apr 23 - 5:06 PM

Shane Victorino (hamstring) is not in Boston's starting lineup Thursday against the Rays.

Daniel Nava will play right field and Allen Craig will play left field. Vicotrino was removed from Wednesday's game after experiencing tightness in his right hamstring. He is considered day-to-day for now.
Apr 23 - 3:13 PM

Depth Charts

C1Blake Swihart
2Sandy Leon
3Ryan Hanigan
4Christian Vazquez
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Rusney Castillo
2Shane Victorino
3Carlos Peguero
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
5Justin Masterson
Relief Pitcher
R1Koji Uehara
2Junichi Tazawa
3Craig Breslow
4Alexi Ogando
5Matt Barnes
6Tommy Layne
7Steven Wright
8Brandon Workman
9Heath Hembree
10Anthony Varvaro