A person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Shane Victorino and the Boston Red Sox are close to completing a three-year deal worth $39 million.
Matt Kemp was taken out the game in the first inning after crashing into the wall while attempting to catch a deep fly ball to center field off of Rockies shortstop Josh Rutledge.
Clayton Kershaw won his fourth consecutive start, Matt Kemp drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved into first place in the NL West with a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Shane Victorino from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for at least two other players, it was announced Tuesday.
Dodgers outfielder Andre Either will replace injured Shane Victorino in next week’s All-Star game.
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier will replace the injured Shane Victorino on the NL All-Star team.
Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino and White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko have been elected to the All-Star team by online fan voting.