Victorino's status for Thursday night's game is up in the air. He has battled nagging injuries all season while still managing to be an invaluable contributor.
"He's got a little bit of a jammed thumb," said Farrell. "He's wearing a guard to protect it, to give him some cushion. But we felt like after that final at-bat we needed to make a move there just because of the soreness he's experiencing."
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