Shane Victorino Injury: Updates on Red Sox OF's Back, Likely Return Date

Tim KeeneyContributor IOctober 27, 2013

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With the Boston Red Sox down two games to one in the World Series and facing what many believe to be a must-win game on Sunday night, right fielder Shane Victorino will be held out of the lineup with a back injury. 

Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal has the news:

Victorino lower back tightness. Nava batting second, Gomes fifth for #RedSox.

— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 27, 2013

Victorino is also out of the starting lineup for Game 5. He is considered a "full go" for Game 6.