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How Good Is Shane Victorino?

How Good Is Shane Victorino?

The Phillies know that before too long, youngsters Chris Roberson and Michael Bourn will be pushing to take over the center field job in Philadelphia. The question has always been 'who will handle the job until they get here?' If Shane Victorino has his way, he'll get the chance to not only be a stopgap, but possibly make the Phillies find somewhere else for Roberson and Bourn.

After coming up through the ranks with the Dodgers, Shane Victorino found himself off the 40 man roster and drifting in the world of the Rule 5 Draft. The Phillies, who were looking for help in center field, grabbed Victorino. The move came just ten days after the Phillies had dealt for veteran Kenny Lofton to fill the center field job at least for 2005. Victorino came into camp with a shot at... Recommended Stories

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