Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:25:34 -0800
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said OF Shane Victorino (thumb) is making progress, and the team hopes Victorino will be able to play in game early next week.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:55:39 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (thumb) is taking batting practice for the first time Tuesday, March 4.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:09:34 -0800
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said there's no reason not to expect OF Shane Victorino (thumb) not to be ready for the start of the season, despite the fact that the team has been vague about his status this spring coming off thumb surgery. Farrell said Victorino is in good shape this camp, although he didn't have a full offseason to train due to the surgery. There is no timetable for Victorino to play in spring games, but Farrell is confident he'll be ready for March 31.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:18:26 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (thumb) has resumed swinging a bat but isn't close to playing in spring games. "He went through two really good days of work," manager John Farrell said. "Coming out of swinging the bat off the tee, soft toss and some light BP, we felt there were some other things we needed to address just from core strengthening and he's going through that right now." There is no timetable for him to get into a game, as the team is being cautious with him. The Red Sox still expect him to be ready for opening day.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:42:44 -0800
Boston Red Sox OFs Shane Victorino, Daniel Nava and Jonny Gomes are all candidates to hit in the leadoff spot this season. Gomes will platoon with Nava in left field.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:33:50 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (thumb) plans to take it slower this spring after having surgery in the offseason to release a nerve in his thumb. He's done dry swinging, but everything else has been limited up until now. Victorino's goal is to be ready for opening day, but he's not going to push anything. "The healing process, I'm getting back to somewhat feeling good," he said. "I'll ramp up some activity, but I'll definitely work through it, be smart about it, take our time, work through the process."
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 19:07:38 -0800
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said OF Shane Victorino and OF Daniel Nava are the leading candidates to bat leadoff for the team this season.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:02:34 -0800
Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (thumb) is taking dry swings after having surgery on his thumb last November. OF Shane Victorino (wrist) is slightly behind, but manager John Farrell expects both players to be ready by opening day.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:26:19 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (thumb) underwent successful nerve release surgery on his right thumb Monday, Dec. 16. He is expected to be ready for spring training.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:30:45 -0800
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said OF Shane Victorino will likely return to switch hitting next year.