Boston options infielder Jonathan Araúz to Triple-A Worcester
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today reinstated infielder Christian Arroyo from the 10-day injured list. To make room on the active roster, the Red Sox optioned infielder Jonathan Araúz to Triple-A Worcester.
Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Arroyo, 26, has missed 60 games this season due to a left hand contusion (May 7-24), a right knee contusion (June 21-July 4), and a left hamstring strain (July 19-August 22). The right-handed hitter has batted .271 (42-for-155) with six home runs and a .792 OPS in 50 games for the Red Sox, making 41 starts at second base and one at first base. He appeared in three rehab games with Worcester last week, making one start at designated hitter and two at second base.
Araúz, 23, has played in 16 games over three stints with Boston this season, batting .207 (6-for-29) 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.