Boston Recalls Infielder/Outfielder Michael Chavis from Triple-A Worcester
Boston, MA – The Boston Red Sox today placed infielder Christian Arroyo on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to June 21) with a right knee contusion. To fill Arroyo’s spot on the active major league roster, the Red Sox recalled infielder/outfielder Michael Chavis from Triple-A Worcester.
Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Arroyo, 25, was removed from Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals with a right shin bone bruise. The right-handed hitter has batted .264 (33-for-125) with four home runs and a .756 OPS in 41 games for the Red Sox this season, making each of his 33 starts at second base. Each of his four home runs has either tied the game or given the Red Sox a lead, including the club’s lone grand slam on June 16 against the Atlanta Braves.
Chavis, 25, has appeared in 11 games over three stints with Boston this season. He is 9-for-33 (.273) with one home run, four doubles, seven runs scored, and two RBI, making five starts at second base and two at first base. Chavis has played in 24 games with Worcester, batting .263 (25-for-95) with six home runs and an .801 OPS, with all six of his homers coming in the last 10 games. In 148 big league games (2019-21), he has hit .243 (128-for-526) with 24 home runs and 79 RBI.