Victorino last played April 24 against Oakland. Shane Victorino is back in the starting lineup for the Boston Red Sox. Victorino missed seven games in a row before being in the lineup Friday night for the opener of a three-game series at Texas. In 19 games, Victorino is batting .292 with a .358 on-base percentage in his first season with Boston. Farrell said he intended to give Ortiz, who is riding a career-high 22-game hitting streak dating back to last season, a day off coming into the series and that nothing is physically bothering the slugger.