ST. LOUIS — Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was scratched from the lineup because of lower back tightness.
“He felt it stiffen up last night. We tried to get him through it today but it’s not happening,” manager John Farrell said. “It’s similar to what he had during the season at times.”
Farrell said the Sox are hopeful Victorino could return in time for Game 5. His status as a reserve for tonight is uncertain.
The new lineup: