Boggs said he should have undergone hernia surgery earlier, the Boston Globe reports. "I kick myself for not taking care of it sooner than I did," Boggs said. "To see the effect it had on me and my career, and how I've had to start all over again, convincing people I can get back to what I was, has been a pretty humbling experience for me."
Castillo's Opening Day status could be in jeopardy as a result of an oblique strain, Sean McAdam of CSN New England reports. "We don't have a time frame to give you or projected length (of recovery)," said manager John Farrell, "but he's going through some treatment to try to calm down the strain right now and there there will be rotational exercises and rehab when he's ready for that."