Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:47:17 -0700
Boston Red Sox 3B Brock Holt will remain in the leadoff spot even with OF Shane Victorino returning, according to MLB.com's Tim Britton.
Fantasy Tip: The announcement is good news for Holt's owners. He should continue to be a solid source of runs as long as he remains at the top of Boston's lineup.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:49:57 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring, back) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and will bat sixth against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, July 19. In a corresponding move, OF Mookie Betts has been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:32:25 -0700
The Boston Red Sox are cautiously optimistic that OF Shane Victorino (hamstring, back) will be able to come off the 15-day disabled list Saturday, July 19, according to a source. Manager John Farrell said Victorino will be examined Saturday to see if he is ready to return.
Fantasy Tip: It is not known how much playing time Victorino will initially get when he comes off the disabled list. Owners could consider adding him back into their starting lineups but could also wait a few days to see how he performs.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:16:03 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) could return as soon as Saturday, July 19, according to manager John Farrell.
Fantasy Tip: Check back on Saturday, but it sounds like Victorino could be back with the big club shortly.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:53:35 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) must play in back-to-back games before the team is comfortable bringing him back from the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: The Red Sox are taking all precautions to make sure Victorino doesn't encounter a setback when he returns to the majors. Expect him to play mostly every day once he's comfortable.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:12:12 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) is expected play in a rehab game for Triple-A Pawtucket Thursday, July 17, and he's scheduled to bat second and play right field.
Fantasy Tip: There's a chance Victorino is activated from the disabled list for the start of the second half of the season Friday night. There'll be a bit of a logjam in the outfield when Victorino returns, and it could mean the return of Mookie Betts to the minors.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:06:34 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) was scratched from a scheduled rehab appearance for Double-A Portland Saturday, July 12. According to manager John Farrell, the medical staff "just felt like it was best to hold him out." Victorino will play for Class A Lowell Sunday, July 13, and Farrell is optimistic that he could be activated from the disabled list Friday, July 18.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:42:04 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) will be reevaluated after he plays rehab games Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, according to manager John Farrell.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:41:30 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) is scheduled to play two games with Single-A Lowell and then two games with Triple-A Pawtucket before the All-Star break, according to manager John Farrell.
Fantasy Tip: Victorino could be ready to rejoin the team following the All-Star break. It'll get interesting with how the Red Sox rotate their outfielders when he's back. Mookie Betts could be in for a trip back to the minors.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:18:25 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (back, hamstring) is dealing with more back issues and will not start his rehab assignment Wednesday, July 9.
Fantasy Tip: Here we go again. The Flyin' Hawaiin won't be back before the All-Star break and now may not be ready to return immediately after, either. The longer Victorino is out, the more it benefits Mookie Betts.