After being a late scratch with “general soreness” mostly in the left calf Thursday, Victorino remains out of the lineup Friday. He went 2-for-2 as a pinch-hitter Tuesday.
“He’s day-to-day, that’s the best I can tell you right now,” manager John Farrell said.
“We don’t anticipate this being a long-term situation,” Farrell added. “Hopefully he’s back to us soon because he was swinging the bat well.”
Also on Friday the...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL rejected the NFLPA motion that Roger Goodell recuse himself from Tom Brady‘s appeal.
This means Goodell will hear Brady’s appeal, which goes against what Brady and the NFLPA wanted. The date for the appeal reportedly hasn’t been set.
NFL rejected NFLPA Motion that Roger recuse himself from appeal, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 22, 2015
On Friday the Red Sox recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A Pawtucket, and optioned back Jackie Bradley.
Castillo started the season with Triple-A Pawtucket, and suffered a shoulder injury the first weekend of the season. He got back with Pawtucket April 29 and started 0-for-11, but over his last 10 games there he was hitting .302 with two homers and seven RBIs, with hits in his last four games, including two, three-hit games.
After a few days of paternity leave earlier in the week, the outfielder returned to play for Pawtucket Thursday night before being promoted Friday.
“I think when we came out of spring training, we really felt like everything that he had done to that point, including last year, but also, spring training, had just confirmed for us the reasons why we signed him in the first place and that was because we felt and still feel...
Rusney Castillo wants Red Sox fans to understand one thing: he’s no savior.
The Cuban outfielder who signed a $72.5 million contract last summer was summoned to make his 2015 debut for the Red Sox on Friday night. He’ll start in right field and bat eighth as the Sox open a three-game series against the Angels.
With the offense floundering and the team’s right field production the worst in baseball (.496 OPS), Castillo will be given a chance to give the team a spark.
“It’s obviously something you’ve heard about, but it’s not really something I’ve keyed in on or thought about too much,” Castillo said through translator Adrian Lorenzo before the game. “I’ve tried to stay in my lane and continue with...
Those looking for a date for Tom Brady‘s appeal hearing will need to wait a little longer.
According to Pro Football Talk, the league office says no date has been set for the hearing. The NFLPA officially filed the appeal last Thursday, May 14.
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League office says no date set yet for Tom Brady’s appeal hearing.
‘ ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 22, 2015
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