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Daily Red Sox Links: Sam Travis, Tyler Thornburg, Steve Selsky

Sam Travis and Steve Selsky are having great springs and have a chance to make the MLB roster. Meanwhile, pitching injuries are hurting the Sox.

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If Hanley Ramirez can’t play first base because of a shoulder injury, could that open the door for Sam Travis to earn a roster spot as a platoon partner for Mitch Moreland? (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

The Red Sox vaunted starting pitching depth has taken hit after hit. If they need to trade for some help, would the Dodgers make a good partner? (Gabe Burns; Dodgers Nation)

It’s not just the rotation that has injury issues. The bullpen is banged up as well with Tyler Thornburg on the shelf. Who’s to blame and who is going to step up? (Matt Dolloff; CBS Boston)

Steve Selsky wasn’t one of the big offseason additions, but he has been tearing it up this spring and may be insurance at third base. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Fernando Abad pitched in the World Baseball Classic and he doesn’t regret it. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Although pitching injuries make it seem like the sky is falling in Boston, the Red Sox are still the favorites in the AL East. (Alex Putterman and Matt Clapp; The Comeback)