Why Victorino needs to start in RF

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Conor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)
Contributing Writer

According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Red Sox haven't decided how they're going to fill the gaping hole in center field, although Ben Cherington hinted that he would be comfortable with Jackie Bradley Jr. in center. Of course, another possibility is moving Victorino to center, but John Farrell has made it perfectly clear that his preference would be to keep Victorino in RF, Alex Spier tweeted out (below).

I'm with Farrell on this - Victorino played the tricky right field in Fenway really well, so anything that keeps him there is fine by me. Whether the Sox go for a free agent in center or bring up JBJ, one thing is for sure - Shane Victorino in right gives the Sox the best chance to win.