Red Sox place outfielder Jarren Duran on COVID-19 related injured list

Boston Recalls Infielder Jonathan Araúz from Triple-A Worcester

 

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today placed outfielder Jarren Duran on the COVID-19 Related Injured List. To fill Duran’s spot on the active roster, the Red Sox recalled infielder Jonathan Araúz from Triple-A Worcester.

 

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

 

Duran, 24, made his major league debut this season after being selected from Worcester on July 16. In 17 games with Boston, the left-handed hitter has batted .176 (9-for-51) with two home runs, a double, and a triple. Selected by the Red Sox in the seventh round of the 2018 June Draft, Duran has made each of his 12 starts in center field, recording one assist and committing zero errors.

 

Araúz, 23, has played in seven games over two stints with Boston this season, batting .286 (4-for-14) with one double and three walks. The switch-hitter has played in 55 games for Worcester this season, batting .224 (41-for-183) with four doubles, one triple, six home runs, and 27 RBI while making 33 starts at second base, 11 at third base, and eight at shortstop.