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Shane Victorino expected back

Updated: October 30, 2013, 9:54 AM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino is expected to return to the starting lineup for Game 6 of the World Series on Wednesday night.

Boston manager John Farrell said Victorino, who has missed two games due to a back strain, was available in Game 5 for defensive purposes and as a pinch hitter. Farrell never used him, giving the battle-tested Victorino three full days to recuperate before Wednesday's contest.

"We fully expect him to be full go tomorrow," Farrell said Tuesday ...

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