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Shane Victorino sits out with back tightness

ST. LOUIS — Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino did not play in Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday night because of lower back tightness. His status for Game on Monday and beyond is uncertain.

“He felt it stiffen up [Saturday] 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.”

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