Shane Victorino (hamstring) heads to DL, Daniel Nava recalled

Rob Bradford
May 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Shane Victorino's stay on the active roster with the Red Sox lasted just four weeks. After coming back from a right hamstring injury in April, the outfielder aggravated the same injury Friday night while running out a ground ball in the ninth inning of a 1-0 loss to the Rays. He was replaced by Jonny Gomes. Victorino was 0-for-4 Friday and is hitting .242 with one home run and 10 RBI in 91 at-bats. Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated Friday that the team believes the injury is not as serious as the one he sustained in the club's final spring training game in March. Taking his spot on the roster is Daniel Nava, who was impressive his four-week stay at Triple-A Pawucket. Nava, 31, rejoins the Red Sox for his second stint in the majors this season. He appeared in 17 games for Boston this year before being optioned to Pawtucket on April 22. With the PawSox, Nava has hit .253 (21-for-83) with three doubles, three home runs, and 14 RBI in 24 games. In the majors in 2014, Nava has batted .149 (10-for-67) with two doubles, two home runs, and three RBI. Defensively this season with Boston, he has played 15 games in right field (14 starts), three games in left field (1 start), and two at first base (both starts).

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