Steve Pearce (back) placed on Red Sox' injured list

Boston Red Sox infielder Steve Pearce has been placed on the injured list due to a lower back strain suffered on Friday night.

What It Means:

Pearce was pulled from the game due to the back strain, and now he'll miss at least 10 days. Sam Travis has been recalled in his place.

In 98 plate appearances this season, Pearce has a .182 batting average and a .509 OPS.