Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff June 8, 2013 06:02 PM
The Red Sox announced they've officially activated Shane Victorino prior to the second game of their doubleheader vs. the Angels, a move manager John Farrell suggested was possible earlier Saturday.
Victorino is in the starting lineup in center field tonight. Jacoby Ellsbury, who started the first game in center, was not in the starting lineup for the nightcap.
Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to Triple A Pawtucket to make room for Victorino.
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