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Shane Victorino (hamstring) is expected to play in three minor league games with Triple-A Pawtucket before being re-evaluated.

Victorino's rehab stint has been delayed by inclement weather, but as long as all goes well this weekend he could be looking at a return to the Red Sox on Thursday. Jackie Bradley or Daniel Nava could be candidates for demotion upon his return.

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Shane Victorino (hamstring) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Saturday with Triple-A Pawtucket.

Victorino was originally scheduled to begin his rehab assignment earlier, but inclement weather got in the way. The plan calls for him to play Saturday before getting the day off. He'll then play back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday, setting up a return on Thursday. The veteran outfielder was forced to begin the year on the DL with a hamstring strain.

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Inclement weather has pushed the beginning of Shane Victorino's (hamstring) rehab assignment at Double-A Portland back to Wednesday or possibly Friday.

Portland's game Tuesday was rained out, and there's evidently more rain in the forecast for Wednesday. The Red Sox have considered sending Victorino to a club with a warmer climate, but they want to make sure sports medicine coordinator Dan Dyrek is able to supervise the outfielder's recovery. Victorino had been slated to return from the DL on Friday, but that could now conceivably be pushed back a bit.

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Shane Victorino (hamstring) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment at Double-A Portland on Tuesday.

Victorino had originally hoped to return to the Red Sox on Tuesday when he's first eligible, but he'll play in a couple of minor league games first. If all goes well, he could rejoin the team for the weekend series against the Orioles.

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Shane Victorino (hamstring) still hopes to be activated from the disabled list on April 15 when first eligible.

Victorino admits that the flu "set me back a few days," but he's still shooting to return next Tuesday. The outfielder could begin a short rehab assignment later this week.

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Shane Victorino (hamstring, illness) was able to do some cardio work and receive treatment on Monday.

Victorino's recovery from a strained right hamstring has been slowed due to a nasty bout with the flu, but he's starting to feel better. Red Sox manager John Farrell said the club should know "through this week or toward the end of this week" when Victorino might be ready for a rehab assignment. He's eligible to return on April 15.

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Shane Victorino has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his right hamstring.

He was placed on the disabled list Monday morning and is probably going to need close to three weeks of recovery time. Victorino suffered the injury on one of the final days of spring training. Jackie Bradley Jr. was called up to take his spot on Boston's active roster.

Shane Victorino CF/RF BOS 20 Days

Red Sox placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with a right hamstring strain.

Jackie Bradley Jr. has been added to Boston's Opening Day roster in a corresponding move. Victorino strained his hamstring on one of the final days of spring and headed to Boston on Sunday night for an MRI. He'll aim to return as soon as his 15-day stint is over.

Shane Victorino CF/RF BOS 20 Days

Shane Victorino (hamstring) is unlikely to play in Monday's season-opening game against the Orioles.

And a 15-day disabled list may be coming. Victorino strained his right hamstring Saturday and was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday morning in Boston. The Red Sox open their season Monday afternoon in Baltimore.

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The Red Sox won't known until Monday whether Shane Victorino (hamstring) will be ready for Opening Day.

Victorino strained his right hamstring Saturday but won't undergo an MRI until Monday morning. Boston plays in Baltimore at 4 ET, but they think the outfielder will be able to get to the game in time if he's cleared. Victorino expressed optimism shortly after the injury that he'd be fine, but manager John Farrell said the 33-year-old is "questionable" for the opener.