Injury and roster news out of Boston Red Sox spring training camp. Pablo Sandoval has sore back. Henry Owens has been sent to the minors. First base prospect Sam Travis has been reassigned to minor league camp.

All this happening as the opening day calendar clicks down to 11 days.

Sandoval is listed as day-to-day with lower back tightness. Travis Shaw is starting at third base in today's game vs the Mets.

Young lefty pitcher Owens has lost out on his bid to be the fifth starter. He will start the year in Pawtucket. Lefty Brian Johnson and reliever Heath Hembree are also Pawsox bound.

Sam Travis was very impressive in his first major league camp. His reassignment means they are not sure where he will start the season - maybe Pawtucket, maybe Portland.

Expect Eduardo Rodriguez and Carson Smith to start the year on the DL.

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