The Red Sox announced that outfielder Zach Daeges, reliever Joe Nelson and shortstop Angel Sanchez all did not make Boston's 25-man roster for opening day.
ESPN.com reports that Red Sox OF Zach Daeges has a strained muscle in his back and will rehab for a few days at the team's minor league complex.
The Red Sox have announced the following players have been added as invitees to major league spring training: pitchers Casey Kelly, Randor Bierd, Kris Johnson, Adam Mills and Kyle Weiland; catcher Luis Exposito; infielders Lars Anderson and Yamaico Navarro; and outfielders Zach Daeges, Ryan Kalish and Che-Hsuan Lin.
The Providence Journal reports that Red Sox OF prospect Zach Daeges will have surgery Friday to remove a problematic bone in his ankle. Daeges should be ready for spring training.
The Red Sox assigned 1B Lars Anderson, OF Josh Reddick and OF Zach Daeges to minor-league camp on Tuesday. They also optioned C Mark Wagner and RP Hunter Jones to Triple-A and SP Felix Doubront to Class A.